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SNU student’s senior project advocates ending the death penalty

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Southern Nazarene University student Mady Martin spent her final senior semester creating a project called, “10 Reasons Oklahoma Should Abolish the Death Penalty.”. A 21 year old  business and behavioral science major, Martin was working on her senior project for the honors program when she […]

Impressions and Questions: Could documentary ‘Killing Richard Glossip’ end up saving him?

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Many lawyers speak at great length, even when that is not necessary. 
Don Knight, lawyer for Richard Glossip, can speak with a few words, when necessary. Concerning the potential impact of an Investigation Discovery (ID) documentary called “Killing Richard Glossip” set for broadcast on April 17 and 18, at […]

‘Cruel Odyssey’ – ‘Killing Richard Glossip’ Documentary Scheduled for Spring World Premiere

Patrick B. McGuigan, editor UPDATE:  “Killing Richard Glossip,” the two night, two hour documentary, will air Monday, April 17 and Tuesday, April 18 at 9/8 CST on the Investigation Discovery (ID) Channel.  Check for local show times in your area. OKLAHOMA CITY – The Investigation Discovery (ID) channel has announced it will broadcast its new […]

COMMENTARY – Oklahoma, executions and democratic choice – Ending the death penalty for our time, and for all time

by Patrick B. McGuigan October 17, 2016 OKLAHOMA CITY – A few days ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the state of Oklahoma, requiring further judicial review in the case of a man convicted of killing a mother and her two children. The High Court said state judges erred in allowing the testimony of […]

Sister Helen Prejean urges students to get involved in abolishing the death penalty

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Renowned anti-death-penalty activist Sister Helen Prejean was guest speaker at a Halloween-eve lecture held at the University of Central Oklahoma Pegasus Theater in Edmond. The free event was hosted by the Oklahoma Scholar-Leadership Enrichment Program (OSLEP). A class titled “Engaging and Informing Citizens about the Death Penalty in the U.S.” […]

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 […]

Capitol Report: A Stay for Glossip? And, a ‘Smart City’ Award

CapitolBeatOK Staff Report Patrick B. McGuigan, editor of CapitolBeatOK, has encouraged Gov. Mary Fallin to grant legal advocates for Richard E. Glossip a 60-day stay of execution. McGuigan renewed his support for the idea after reading a lengthy analysis of conflicting evidence in the case. He told News9 reporter Alex Cameron that attorney Don Knight […]

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 […]

Prejean, Sarandon, Knight and exoneree Nate Fields to appear on Dr. Phil on behalf of Richard Glossip

by Patrick B. McGuigan and Darla Shelden Exclusive to The City Sentinel Anti death penalty activist Sister Helen Prejean, award winning actress Susan Sarandon, legal team member Don Knight and Illinois exoneree Nathan “Nate” Fields will appear on The Dr. Phil Show to advocate for the life of Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip. Recently […]

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