Entries tagged with “Rex Duncan

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Jan 27, 2023

Oklahoma Attorney General Appoints Special Counsel to Conduct Thorough Review’ of Richard Glossip’s Case

Oklahoma Attorney General Gentner Drummond has appoint­ed a spe­cial coun­sel to con­duct a thor­ough review’ of the case of death-row pris­on­er Richard Glossip, who has faced nine exe­cu­tion dates despite strong evi­dence that he is inno­cent of the 1997 alleged mur­der-for-hire of an Oklahoma City motel own­er. In a news release issued January 26, 2023, two days after the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals resched­uled Glossip’s exe­cu­tion from February 16 to May 18, 2023, Drummond said that Rex Duncan (pic­tured), a for­mer Republican state rep­re­sen­ta­tive and two-term Osage County District Attorney,…

Policy Issues

Innocence

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Apr 07, 2023

Oklahoma Attorney General Moves to Vacate the Murder Conviction of Richard Glossip

On April 6, 2023, Oklahoma Attorney General Gentner Drummond asked the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals to vacate Richard Glossip’s con­vic­tion and death sen­tence and to remand the case to the District Court for fur­ther pro­ceed­ings. He cit­ed the U.S. Supreme Court’s admo­ni­tion that the prosecutor’s inter­est is not that it shall win a case, but that jus­tice shall be done.”