THE CANADIAN PRESS/Bill Graveland
An execution date has been set five times and each time the order was overturned.
"Pfizer strongly objects to the use of its products as lethal injections for capital punishment."
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.
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 decades of his life defending those headed to the gal...
As jurors in the Tori Stafford decide fate of accused child killer Michael Rafferty, the gruesome details of the case have renewed calls to bring back the death penalty in such brutal murders.