clemency

Poll Results – 50% Do NOT Favor Clemency
K96 took an online poll yesterday of whether our audience favored clemency for Ronald Smith, a man convicted over 30 years ago in the double homicide of Thomas Running Rabbit and Harvey Mad Man near the Marias Pass.
While these results are not scientific, I believe they are representative of the peop…
Ronald Smith Clemency Hearing concludes
The clemency hearing for Ronald Smith concluded this afternoon in Deer Lodge at the Powell County Courthouse.  Ronald Smith was convicted of a double murder in 1982 and had requested that Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer grant him clemency, effectively trading his death sentence for life witho…
Ronald Smith Clemency Hearing Today
Ronald Smith, convicted double murderer, will speak today during an executive clemency hearing at the Powell County Courthouse in Deer Lodge. The hearing represents what will likely be his final opportunity to explain why his sentence should be commuted to life in prison instead of the death penalty…