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Hearing delayed for Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Jones

 

October 27, 2021



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A clemency hearing for Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Jones scheduled for Tuesday has been delayed for a week while his legal challenge is pending in federal court.

The five-member Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board is now set to hear Jones' request for clemency next Tuesday while an appeal by death row inmates is pending in federal court.

Jones and five other death row inmates are seeking to be reinstated into a federal lawsuit challenging Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol. A federal district judge on Monday rejected the inmates' request, and their attorneys immed...



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