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Schweitzer considers clemency request


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Schweitzer considers clemency request

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The man who could hold in his hands the life of the only Canadian on death row in the United States says the Canadian government's plea for clemency will have only a limited influence on him.

Double-murderer Ronald Smith is down to the final appeal of his death sentence in Montana. A decision is expected this month from the U.S. Supreme Court on whether it will review the Alberta man's case. His lawyer is not optimistic about the outcome.

If the court refuses to grant a review, the matter will go back to a Montana court to s...

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