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Coalition and Supporters to Hold “Free Julius Jones” Rally at State Capital

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Update July 27, 2018:  More Free Julius Jones Rally Speakers Announced OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and supporters of Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Darius Jones will hold a peaceful and non-violent “Free Julius Jones” rally at 6:30 p.m. on the South […]

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July 29, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The City Sentinel has learned that the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals (OCCA) has withdrawn a June order denying requests to look at evidence of racial bias on the Oklahoma County jury that convicted death row inmate […]

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 […]

State Appeals court turns down Richard Glossip appeal, next stop is U.S. Supreme Court

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – A closely divided Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has voted to deny several issues raised on appeal from attorneys for Richard E. Glossip. Monday (September 28) in a 3-2 ruling, the panel rebuffed post-conviction relief, a motion for evidentiary hearing and a motion for discovery and emergency […]

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