Oklahoma attorney general to recommend clemency for Glossip
April 23, 2023
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's new Attorney General Gentner Drummond plans to ask the state's Pardon and Parole Board on Wednesday to recommend sparing the life of death row inmate Richard Glossip, a highly unusual move for the state's top prosecutor's office that typically urges the board to reject clemency.
In a letter dated Monday to the five-member board, Drummond wrote that he has serious concerns about the fairness of Glossip's trial and cited two independent reviews of the case that recommended Glossip be granted a new trial.
"I am not aware of an Oklahoma Attorney General ever su...
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