Entries tagged with “Richard Glossip

Executions

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Lethal Injection

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Oct 29, 2021

Eyewitnesses Report John Grant Experienced Repeated Full-Body Convulsions’ and Vomited During Execution; Oklahoma Says Execution was Carried Out Without Complication’

Oklahoma’s lega­cy of botched exe­cu­tions has con­tin­ued to grow, as media wit­ness­es to the October 28, 2021 exe­cu­tion of John Grant (pic­tured) report­ed that Grant suf­fered repeat­ed con­vul­sions and vom­it­ed over a nea…

Executions

Jan 12, 2023

Oklahoma Carries Out First of 11 Executions Scheduled for 2023

Oklahoma has car­ried out the first of eleven exe­cu­tions sched­uled for 2023, admin­is­ter­ing a lethal injec­tion to death-row pris­on­er Scott Eizember on January 12. The exe­cu­tion was a con­tin­u­a­tion of a 

Policy Issues

Innocence

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Jun 17, 2022

Oklahoma Legislature Releases Independent Review of Richard Glossip Case

Oklahoma leg­is­la­tors announced that an inde­pen­dent inves­ti­ga­tion revealed strong evi­dence of Richard Glossip’s inno­cence. Glossip, who came with­in hours of exe­cu­tion in 2015, is the sec­ond pris­on­er the Oklahoma At…

Executions

Lethal Injection

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State by State

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Mar 02, 2020

Oklahoma Prisoners Challenge New Execution Protocol in Federal Court

Less than two weeks after Oklahoma offi­cials announced that the state would return to the same con­tro­ver­sial three-drug exe­cu­tion pro­to­col impli­cat­ed in a series of botched exe­cu­tions in 2014 and 2015, the state’s death-row prison…

Policy Issues

Innocence

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Upcoming Executions

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Nov 21, 2022

Oklahoma Pushes Back Clemency Hearings, Changing Execution Timelines

Oklahoma has pushed back the clemen­cy hear­ings of two men on death row, John Hanson and Richard Glossip (pic­tured). Glossip’s exe­cu­tion date was also moved back, and Hanson’s exe­cu­tion date will like­ly have to be changed. Both men were sched­uled t…

Policy Issues

Innocence

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Upcoming Executions

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Nov 04, 2022

Richard Glossip Execution Halted for a Seventh Time

Oklahoma has once again put off the exe­cu­tion of Richard Glossip, the sev­enth time his pend­ing exe­cu­tion has been stayed or reprieved. On November 2, 2022, Governor Kevin Stitt issued a