This Is the End: Jim Morrison to Be Pardoned

Jim Morrison

As far as Jim Morrison's indecent exposure conviction in Miami goes, this is the end.

Gov. Charlie Crist's crusade to let the late Doors rocker off the hook for the 1969 incident at a Miami concert will finally be won Thursday, after Crist got a commitment for enough votes from the other members of the state's Board of Executive Clemency to approve a pardon for Morrison.

An announcement is expected sometime Thursday after Crist and the other three members of the Clemency Board meet to finalize the pardon in Tallahassee.

The Morrison pardon comes nearly 40 years after the rebel rocker was found dead in Paris in 1971 and a day after he would have turned 67. Morrison, who was facing six months behind bars, was in the process of appealing the conviction when he died.

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