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Analysis: Pardon and Parole Board Review of Death Sentences: Two Paths

By Randy Bauman, ACLU of Oklahoma, Of Counsel June 23, 2020   Julius Jones is seeking relief from his death sentence per a procedure clearly allowed by law and regulation. Under Article 6, Section 10 of the Oklahoma Constitution, the Governor is given the authority to reduce criminal sentences upon favorable recommendation of the Pardon […]

COMMENTARY: Saving Julius Jones: A time for truth, and a time for wisdom

  By Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher of The City Sentinel Thursday, June 11, 2020   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma state Pardon and Parole Board is asking Attorney General Mike Hunter whether or not they have the authority to consider requests for commutation of sentences imposed on death row inmates in our state. Those […]

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 […]

Attorneys file clemency petition on behalf of Julius Jones – receive letters, tweets of support

By Patrick B. McGuigan, publisher Published Oct 15, 2019 – Updated Oct 28, 2019   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Members of the legal team for Julius Jones, on Oklahoma’s death row for 19 years, filed a petition of clemency for him with the state Pardon and Parole Board on October 15. Dale Baich and co-counsel, Amanda Bass, […]

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 […]

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