HELENA — The Montana House on Wednesday endorsed a bill giving the governor power to overrule the Board of Pardons and Parole on clemency decisions for felons — a measure spurred in part by the case of convicted murderer Barry Beach.
HELENA — A bill giving the governor power to overrule the Board of Pardons and Parole on clemency decisions — spurred in part by the case of convicted murderer Barry Beach — easily advanced to the House floor Friday.
HELENA — A legislative panel Wednesday endorsed bills to revise state Parole Board authority and procedures, including one to give the governor wider power to grant clemency to convicted felons.
HELENA — Montana's parole board has more work to do before deciding whether to accept convicted murderer Barry Beach's application for clemency.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock's office isn't saying how the new governor will deal with the pending request for clemency from a Canadian citizen who remains on Montana's death row for the 1982 slaying of two Native American men.
EDMONTON, Alberta - The Canadian government said Saturday that it will not challenge a Federal Court ruling that ordered the government to try to win clemency for a Canadian man who has been on death row in Montana for 26 years.