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COMMENTARY: Oklahoma Death Penalty repeal bill merits fair hearing and vote on Tuesday

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Tuesday, February 25, the Oklahoma House Judiciary Committee chaired by Rep. Chris Kannady, R-Oklahoma City, will consider legislation that would begin the process to phase out the death penalty in our state. The bill deserves a fair hearing, an honest debate, and a floor vote by members […]

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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