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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 […]

Lawyer for death row inmates calls June and July “reasonable timeframe” for key issues in Oklahoma lethal injection case

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Today, May 5, Judge Stephen Friot of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma ordered Oklahoma state officials to provide additional information to death row prisoners about the State’s plans for training protocols related to lethal injection executions. The Oklahoma […]

#JusticeforJulius Awareness Month includes prayers, protests and a film at Auditorium at the Douglass

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Thursday, November 1, a free public screening of the ABC documentary The Last Defense will be held at the Auditorium at the Douglass, 600 N. High Avenue, in Northeast Oklahoma City. Doors open at 6 p.m. The newly renovated venue, part of the historic Douglass […]

BREAKING: Could Oklahoma Appeals Court take a fresh look at the Julius Jones conviction?

by Patrick B. McGuigan and Darla Shelden Wed., July 25, 2018   Updated:  Sun. July 29, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The City Sentinel has learned that the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals (OCCA) has withdrawn a June order denying requests to look at evidence of racial bias on the Oklahoma County jury that convicted death row inmate […]

Attorneys believe race study shows Oklahoma inmate Julius Jones’ death sentence is unconstitutional

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In August 1999, Oklahoma County District Attorney Bob Macy sought the death penalty against Julius Darius Jones, a former John Marshall High School honor student who was accused of killing an Edmond insurance executive, Paul Scott Howell. Jones is African American. He was only 19 […]

Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip shares letter from Bridgette McInroe, UCO student

Background: Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip, scheduled to be executed on September 16, receives hundreds of letters, but this one stood out to him. After reading it to his spiritual advisor, Sister Helen Prejean, they agreed, with Bridgett’s permission, to share it with the public. Dear Richard, I have typed several letters and handwritten […]

Letter to the Editor – Oklahoma Death Row Inmate

To the Editor: I must admit that, living outside of the state of Oklahoma, I had never heard of Richard Glossip or of his predicament.  After doing so, it’s safe to say that I’m more than a little disturbed. I’m not going to pretend to know the specifics of the case, nor will I play […]

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