It’s half past seven on a Thursday morning, and
while most of us are still putzing with the coffee maker to get a jump
on the day, Cincinnati attorney Al Gerhardstein is just finishing his
morning bicycle ride to work.
Billy Slagle is going to die on Aug. 7.
The Ohio Parole Board recommended against granting Slagle clemency on
July 16, and Gov. John Kasich last week denied Slagle’s request to have
his death sentence commuted to life in prison.