2018 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 27 - Executive Clemency
§ 40-27-105. Commutation of death penalty on application for pardon.
Upon application for a pardon by a person sentenced to capital punishment, if the governor is of opinion that the facts and circumstances adduced are not sufficient to warrant a total pardon, the governor may commute the punishment of death to imprisonment for life in the penitentiary.