Ronald Smith death row
"If you're willing to take me back, I'm willing to come home.''
"We must end this incoherent double standard. Canada opposes the death penalty and will ask for clemency in each and every case, no exceptions."
Smith was convicted in 1983 for shooting Harvey Madman Jr. and Thomas Running Rabbit while he was high on drugs and alcohol near East Glacier, Mont.
CALGARY - Montana politicians will try once again to pass legislation to get rid of the death penalty — something that would
CALGARY - A ruling by a Montana judge is a step closer on whether the state can take a shortcut in its attempt to get approval
A ruling by District Court Judge Jeffrey Sherlock last year declared the state's method of execution unconstitutional. That
CALGARY - A proposal to abolish Montana's death penalty has failed again, a blow for Canadian Ronald Smith, a convicted murderer
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
CALGARY - The Montana parole board that recommended against clemency for death-row Canadian Ronald Smith may be examined