Montana Adopts New Policy for Clemency Law
The Montana Board of Pardons and Parole has adopted a new policy on how it will implement a new law that allows the governor to grant clemency to prisoners even if the board recommends against it.
Under the new policy, if there is no new information in the application for clemency the panel can rely on existing records and move the application along. If the application is new, the board staff will have to review it and report to the panel.
Since the law took effect on October 1, they have received five requests for clemency.
Mother’s Day in Prison
Spending Mother’s Day in prison is pretty tough on both the incarcerated mom as well as the children on the outside. We urge you to visit the mom not only to help her keep her spirits up but also for the benefit of the children and to keep the family unit together as much as possible.
428 Inmates Died In Florida Prisons in 2017
In 2017, 428 Florida inmates died making it the deadliest year ever. This is an increase from the 356 deaths in 2016.