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July 29, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The City Sentinel has learned that the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals (OCCA) has withdrawn a June order denying requests to look at evidence of racial bias on the Oklahoma County jury that convicted death row inmate […]

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: […]

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 […]

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