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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 […]

COMMENTARY: Checking it Twice: David Prater is sometimes Naughty, Not Nice

By Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater was recently accused, in news stories that garnered nationwide attention, of starting an improper investigation of former Oklahoma Speaker of the House Kris Steele because of disagreements over policy issues. The allegations came from a former public employee, an investigator who […]

Oklahoma NAACP Asks District Attorney to Release Julius Jones’ Case Files

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma State Conference of the NAACP has called on Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater to release case files on death row prisoner Julius Jones “in order to promote public trust in both the criminal justice system and in Mr. Jones’s case.” Attorneys for […]

COMMENTARY: Bandana DNA results inconclusive – fight over Julius Jones’ innocence continues

  By Patrick B. McGuigan, publisher Wednesday, October 31, 2018   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In a news story published today (October 31) on page one of The Oklahoman, reporter Nolan Clay presented some analysis of DNA results in one of the most controversial death penalty cases in state history. Clay wrote that results show […]

Community leaders to discuss Oklahoma’s mass incarceration issue

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Tuesday, April 19, a panel discussion will be held in which local community leaders will present their views on the topic of “Mass Incarceration in Oklahoma: When Will It End?” The event will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at First Christian Church of Oklahoma City, at […]

ReMerge celebrates ninth graduating class as successful rehabilitation and recovery efforts continue

Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter A ReMerge graduation event at the Oklahoma History Center celebrated four Oklahoma women who successfully completed the yearlong diversion program earlier this month. Congratulations go out to the newest four ReMerge graduates – Anshanique, Casey, Kristy, and Shari. “I was using every day in my addiction,” said Anshanique, ReMerge Graduate […]

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