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Virtual Capital City Black Film Festival will spotlight mental health

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The Capital City Black Film Festival (CCBFF) will host its eighth annual film competition December 4-6 in Austin, Texas. This year’s virtual event will deliver a “best-in-class experience with thought-provoking programming, virtual networking opportunities, and films and music videos presented by talented filmmakers from across the globe,” […]

National Julius Jones Petition Day – supporting his clemency – set for Dec. 11

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Wednesday, December 11, Change.org is partnering with the Julius Jones Coalition for ‘National Julius Jones Petition Day’. This social media advocacy effort will encourage citizens nationwide to sign the online petition supporting Oklahoma death row prisoner, Julius Jones’ clemency application. The event is […]

Lawyers, Activists seek Clemency for Julius Jones. Case issues detailed

Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Lawyers for Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Jones plan to press for clemency for their client. The news was shared at a recent event supporting Oklahoma’s leading organization coordinating efforts to end capital punishment in Oklahoma. Lawyers announce clemency campaign to seek “Justice for Julius” At that […]

OK-CADP fundraiser features Innocence Project’s Vanessa Potkin and pays tribute to death penalty foe Jim Rowan

By Patrick B. McGuigan and Darla Shelden OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –Nearly 200 guests attended the 28th Annual Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP) Awards Dinner & Meeting on Saturday, June 8 at the Capitol View Event Center in Oklahoma City. The evening included a cocktail reception, a buffet dinner by Ingrid’s Catering, followed by an awards program.  Flowers were […]

OK-CADP fundraiser to feature Innocence Project’s Vanessa Potkin and honor death penalty foe Jim Rowan on June 8

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 28th Annual Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP) Awards Dinner & Meeting will be held Saturday, June 8 at the Capitol View Event Center, 5201 N. Lincoln Boulevard, in Oklahoma City. A cocktail reception will begin at 5 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner […]

Group to hold Julius Jones Informational Day at State Capitol May 9

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Julius Jones Think Tank, a group advocating for Julius Darius Jones on Oklahoma’s death row, will host ” Julius Jones Informational Day” at the Oklahoma State Capitol on Thursday, May 9 from 9 – 11 a.m.  The group will meet in Room 112. […]

Coalition and Supporters to Hold “Free Julius Jones” Rally at State Capital

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Update July 27, 2018:  More Free Julius Jones Rally Speakers Announced OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and supporters of Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Darius Jones will hold a peaceful and non-violent “Free Julius Jones” rally at 6:30 p.m. on the South […]

ABC’s “The Last Defense” examines Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Jones’ case

By Patrick B. McGuigan and Darla Shelden Friday, July 6, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The ABC documentary series, “The Last Defense,” executive produced by Academy award winning actress Viola Davis, will air the three final episodes beginning Tuesday, July 10 at 9 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST). These episodes, directed by Amani Martin and […]

ABC documentary “The Last Defense” to air June 12 spotlighting death row inmates Julius Jones and Darlie Routier

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –  A new documentary series, titled “The Last Defense,” executive produced by actress Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, will begin airing on Tuesday, June 12 on the ABC Television Network at 9 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST). The program takes an in-depth look at the cases […]

Trying to save a life, lawyers for Julius Jones seek “writ of certiorari” from U.S. Supreme Court

Patrick B. McGuigan The defense team for Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Jones has filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court. The November 27 filing asks the Court to order a hearing on new information in the Jones case. The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has rebuffed efforts to secure […]

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