SACRAMENTOb-- Gov. Jerry Brown's office says he granted a total of 128 pardons last year.

Brown announced he pardoned 79 and commuted the sentence of one prisoner in December. Friday, his office submitted a report on all of the pardons for 2012 to the Legislature as required by law.

The Los Angeles Times says one of the previously unannounced people who received a pardon was George Schwartz. He was a former prosecutor and deputy Los Angeles city attorney who was convicted of soliciting sexual favors from a defendant in return for promising to help her obtain a lighter sentence.

Most of the pardons announced in December were for people who had been convicted of nonviolent drug offenses and committed no other crimes after serving their sentences.




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