Posts Tagged:Richard Glossip

‘Shocked, sad, angry’; Law firm releases more new evidence in Glossip case

This week, a law firm released more new evidence that they say brings into question the guilt of Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip. “Shocked, sad, angry,” said Don Knight, Glossip’s attorney, when describing his feelings about the new findings. “Richard spent 25 years on death row now for a crime he didn’t commit and…Read More

Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip challenges conviction again as execution looms

Death row inmate Richard Glossip is scared, his attorney said Friday. The inmate filed a new challenge Friday morning to his conviction, coincidentally just hours after his execution was set for Sept. 22. He claimed again he is “factually innocent”. He also claimed prosecutors intentionally destroyed evidence, his trial attorneys were ineffective and he is ineligible for…Read More

Republican legislator vows to end capital punishment in Oklahoma if state kills death row inmate

Findings from an independent investigation into the conviction of an Oklahoma death row inmate have at least one Republican legislator calling for the end of the state’s use of capital punishment if the man is put to death. The inquiry into the conviction of Richard Glossip showed his case was marred by “inexcusable” conduct by…Read More

Independent Investigation Finds ‘No Reasonable Jury’ Would Have Convicted Death Row Inmate Richard Glossip

Oklahoma Death Row inmate Richard Glossip’s quest for freedom continued Wednesday when a cadre of lawyers and lawmakers assembled in the Oklahoma House of Representatives Press Room to present the findings of a new independent investigation into his case. Glossip has been on Death Row for 25 years for the 1997 murder-for-hire of his boss,…Read More

28 Oklahoma death row inmates could be executed over next two years after judge’s ruling

A federal judge on Monday rejected a legal challenge to Oklahoma’s execution protocol, ruling it does not violate a constitutional prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment. The decision clears the way for the state to carry out as many as 28 executions by legal injection over the next two years. Up first could be convicted…Read More

Oklahoma lawmaker renews push to free death row inmate Richard Glossip

With crossover day looming, it’s crunch time at the state capitol. However, Wednesday, Rep. Kevin McDugle wasn’t pushing a bill. Instead, he spent the day lobbying alongside Richard Glossip’s attorney. The pair are pleading for more signatures on a letter that was sent to Governor Stitt almost a year ago. The letter, which has already…Read More

Oklahoma death row inmate’s case to be reviewed by outside firm after lawmakers raise doubts about his guilt

A group of Oklahoma lawmakers who believe 59-year-old death row inmate Richard Glossip may be innocent announced on Tuesday that a law firm will conduct a third-party review of the case. “If it comes back and he’s guilty, then we’ll move forward with the execution,” Rep. Kevin McDugle, a Republican, said at a press conference…Read More

More Than 35 Lawmakers Urge Governor To Review Richard Glossip’s Death Row Case

Dozens of Oklahoma state lawmakers are calling on Governor Kevin Stitt to order an independent investigation into the case of a death row prisoner. The lawmakers are even taking Richard Glossip’s case to national TV. A documentary about Glossip a few years ago titled “Killing Richard Glossip” continues to get international attention. Now, there is…Read More