Revised Lethal Injection Protocol Remains Unconstitutional

ACLU of Montana

Revised Lethal Injection protocol creates unreasonable risk of cruel and unusual punishment, violates separation of powers Recent changes to Montana’s lethal injection protocol by the Montana Department of Corrections create an unreasonable risk of subjecting prisoners to cruel and unusual punishment and violate the separation of powers between the legislative and executive branches of government.

Death penalty bigger than one person

Via ACLU Montana: Yesterday, the Montana Pardons and Parole Board recommended denying clemency to death row inmate Ronald Smith. Discussion of the death penalty in Montana during this process has naturally focused on Smith’s case, the family of his victims and his own family. But it’s important to remember that the debate over the death penalty is […]