A group of Missourians have been asking Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to grant clemency to a Missouri man serving life for marijuana possession. Now, they’re taking big steps to make sure he’s getting the message – two billboard-sized steps.
Jeff Mizanskey was sentenced to life in prison without parole after his third felony marijuana conviction in 1993.
The court ruled that inmate John Winfield’s clemency proceedings were violated.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is standing firm with plans to execute Russell Bucklew this week.
Pat Quinn’s office says he’s making progress in clearing a backlog of more than 2,500 requests.
The Democratic governor also rejected 136 clemency requests.
The governor also rejected 136 clemency requests.
AP: Mo. gov. got hundreds of mercy pleas
Martin Link faces midnight execution for rape, murder of 11-year-old girl.