Death Row Ronald Smith

Clemency for Ronald Smith? New Governor Should Say Yes

Ronald F. Waterman | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada
Ronald F. Waterman

Montana's new Governor will decide whether to grant clemency to Canadian death-row inmate Ronald Smith. Since their convictions, both of Smith's co-defendants have either served their sentences or have been granted parole, leaving the inequity of the death sentence in the case looming large.

Alberta Death Row Inmate's Lawyer Pens Novel

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - It wasn't much of a stretch for death row lawyer Don Vernay to put himself into the mind of a killer.Vernay, 69, has spent more than two dec...

State's Execution Protocol To Be Put On Trial; Canadian On Death Row

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.20.2012 | Canada

CALGARY - A Montana judge has scheduled a trial for next summer as the state attempts to bypass a requirement that it needs to get approval from its l...