USA: Further information: Utah Board denies clemency; lawsuit filed: Ronnie Lee Gardner

By Amnesty International, , Index number: AMR 51/051/2010

On 14 June, the Board of Pardons and Parole in Utah, USA, denied clemency to Ronnie Lee Gardner. His lawyers have filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court challenging the fairness of the clemency process. Ronnie Gardner is scheduled to be executed by firing squad on 18 June.

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