Entries tagged with “Julius Jones

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Innocence

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Clemency

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New Voices

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Sep 16, 2020

NFL Season Begins with Players Outspoken about Death Penalty, Racial Justice

As the 2020 National Football League (NFL) season’s open­ing week­end began on Sunday, September 13, end zones were paint­ed with the words End Racism” and It Takes All of Us.” Six NFL teams remained in lock­er rooms for the Nationa…

Policy Issues

Innocence

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Mental Illness

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Representation

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Clemency

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Upcoming Executions

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Sep 21, 2021

Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals Sets Seven Execution Dates

After more than six years with no exe­cu­tions and with a tri­al pend­ing on the con­sti­tu­tion­al­i­ty of the state’s lethal injec­tion process, the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has issued death war­rants set­ting sev­en exe­cu­tion dates…

Policy Issues

Innocence

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Race

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Clemency

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Nov 18, 2021

Oklahoma Governor Grants Clemency to Julius Jones

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has grant­ed clemen­cy to death-row pris­on­er Julius Jones (pic­tured). In an order announced four hours before his sched­uled exe­cu­tion on November 18, 2021, Stitt 

Policy Issues

Innocence

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Race

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New Voices

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Apr 25, 2018

Powerful New Documentaries Explore Death-Penalty Issues

Three pow­er­ful new doc­u­men­taries that explore the mod­ern death penal­ty in the United States are set to pre­miere this April. Oscar-win­ning actress Viola Davis and Julius Tennon are exec­u­tive pro­duc­ers of The Last Defense…