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Wild Wednesday: All hell breaks loose in Richard Glossip investigation(s)

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – Lawyers battling to prevent execution of death row inmate Richard E. Glossip want to block what they call attempts to stymie “innocence witnesses” – individuals who have submitted affidavits raising questions about evidence in the 1997 murder of Barry Van Treese. Attorneys Don Knight, Kathleen Lord and […]

Some more time: Richard Glossip’s advocates joyful over stay, critics somewhat muted

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – This week’s decision from the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals provoked joy from Richard E. Glossip’s defenders and advocates trying to prevent his execution, and somewhat muted responses from those who have said he is guilty in the 1997 murder of hotel owner Barry Van Treese. Former […]

Alternate narrative: Glossip brief before Oklahoma appeals court focuses on Constitution, inconsistencies in testimony, behavior of original investigators

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – Don Knight and his team of attorneys argue, in a lengthy brief filed with the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Tuesday, that a wide range of deficiencies exist in the case against Richard Glossip. In 2007, the state appeals court, in a close 3-2 vote, turned […]

Richard Glossip Reprieve Request

Staff Report NOTE to readers: Here is the text of the letter submitted on Monday (September 14) to Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin by attorneys for Richard E. Glossip. Enclosures referenced that are not included in this posting, along with a video of the Sept. 14, 2015 press conference at the Oklahoma State Capitol,  may be […]

New Evidence in Glossip case will be presented Monday, September 14 by Legal Defense Team Member Don Knight

Staff Report Editor’s Note: This week, attorneys Don Knight, Mark Olive and Kathleen Lord, who are working to establish Richard Glossip’s innocence – released a lengthy memorandum to reporters worldwide. The memo outlined new evidence in the case they are making for Glossip’s innocence. They and others fighting to stop Glossip’s execution are asking for […]

Sister Helen Prejean says it is up to the people of Oklahoma to reach out to Gov. Fallin to save Richard Glossip

By Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – With less than two weeks until the state scheduled execution of Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip, the Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP) hosted its third press conference with Sister Helen Prejean at the Oklahoma State Capitol on Sept. 3. Prejean, Glossip’s spiritual advisor […]

A Summary: “When Eight is Enough”

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – How many “true” stories does it take to execute an innocent man? Editor’s Note: On September 16, Richard E. Glossip is scheduled for execution for his purported role in a “murder-for-hire” plot in 1997. Glossip is currently on death row in Oklahoma waiting his execution. The case has drawn national, […]

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