He had been taking 30 to 40 hits of LSD and consuming between 12 and 18 beers a day at the time of the murders. He refused a plea deal that would have seen him avoid death row and spend the rest of his life in prison. Three weeks later, he pleaded guilty. He asked for and was given a death sentence.
Democratic Senator Dave Wanzenried intends to reintroduce a bill to repeal Montana's death penalty when the state legislature sits again in January. The bill made it through the Senate twice in 2009 and 2011 but failed to get past the Montana house judiciary committee.
"Even if they went forward and wanted to change the statute, there's no guarantee, with how the legislature has been divided, that the statute can be changed," said Waterman in an interview with The Canadian Press.
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"The truth of the matter is we've not used the death penalty for some time. We have gone more than a decade without any new capital cases being charged," he said.
"It takes an awful lot of navigating to get a bill through the legislature, especially one that will be as controversial as this one will be," Wanzenried said.
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He also doubts there is a lot of support for revamping the execution method.
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Ron Waterman, lawyer for the civil liberties union, suggests getting those changes passed by the state legislature could be a formidable task.
of serious harm violative of the plaintiff's right to be protected from cruel and unusual punishment."
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a civil lawsuit in 2008 on behalf of Smith that argued the lethal injections the state uses are cruel and unusual punishment and violate the right to human dignity.
Smith later had a change of heart and has had a number of execution dates set and overturned.
District Court Judge Jeffrey Sherlock in his Sept. 6 ruling pointed to problems such as lack of training for individuals who administer the drug and a discrepancy over whether two or three drugs should be used. He also questioned the method used to determine if an inmate is actually unconscious before receiving the lethal injection.
Waterman is unsure whether the state will appeal Sherlock's decision. It could be another couple of months before that is known.
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In order to pass, the changes need to pass both the Senate and the state House of Representatives.
He is currently waiting to see if Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer will grant him clemency.
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ready for the 2013 session and, since the house only sits every two years, it might be delayed until 2015.
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Sherlock said the state legislature needs to rejig the statutes to bring the execution protocol into line with Montana's Constitution.
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