Legal battle hopes to shed light on Oklahoma’s death penalty process

A citizen’s attempt to shed light on Oklahoma’s death penalty process takes a new turn in the courts, putting your rights on the line.

How much should you get to know about Oklahoma’s executions? That’s the question at the heart of a legal battle right now. It is an attempt to shed light on our death penalty process after a troubling series of botched executions got the world’s attention.

“You saw convulsing, you saw the up-and-down,” said Chelsea Washington, a former Fox 25 reporter and witness to Clayton Lockett’s execution.