Oklahoma board sets dates for high-profile death-row inmates
September 2, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board has set tentative dates for clemency hearings for high-profile death row inmate Julius Jones and five others who have exhausted their legal appeals.
The clemency hearings for the inmates would take place 21 days before their scheduled executions, according to The Oklahoman.
Formal approval of the hearing dates will not be made until the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals weighs whether the capital punishments may move forward.
Execution dates were sought by Attorney General John O'Connor last Thursday after a U.S. district judge...