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Innocence Project’s Vanessa Potkin to address Julius Jones and wrongful convictions at OK-CADP fundraiser

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 28th Annual Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP) Awards Dinner & Meeting will feature Innocence Project’s Director of Post Conviction Litigation, Vanessa Potkin as keynote speaker. The event will be held Saturday, June 8 at the Capitol View Event Center, 5201 N. Lincoln […]

Dr. Susan Sharp Crow to address race and the death penalty at OK-CADP annual dinner

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel ReporterOKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Sociology professor and death penalty expert, Dr. Susan Sharp Crow will be keynote speaker during the Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP) 27th Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner on Saturday, April 21.  Her topic that evening will be “The Oklahoma Death Penalty Review: […]

Richard Glossip’s week: How 3-2 appeals court “No, go ahead” became 5-0 “Hell Yes — Stop!”

A rally hosted by was held at the US Supreme Court Building on Tuesday, September 29, the day before the scheduled execution of Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip. The exectuion was stayed by Gov. Fallin for 37 days. Getty Image/Larry French.

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – It was a long week for Richard Glossip and many others, but to some events were so shocking that five days seemed like just a few hours. Monday (September 28), the Department of Corrections received a go-ahead to execute Richard Glossip, convicted in an alleged “murder-for-hire” at […]

Richard Glossip gets 37 more days, as state examines execution process

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin has issued a 37 day stay of Richard Glossip’s execution to address legal questions raised on Wednesday (Sept. 30) about Oklahoma’s execution protocols. The stay will give the Department of Corrections and its attorneys the opportunity to determine whether potassium acetate is compliant with the state’s court-approved […]

OK-CADP hosts two events with Frank Thompson – warden turned anti death penalty advocate

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP) has announced two events to be held on Saturday, April 4, on the University of Central Oklahoma campus. Both events will feature special guest speaker Frank Thompson, a former Oregon State Penitentiary warden – now an anti-death penalty advocate. The […]

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