Supreme Court will consider overturning Oklahoma death row prisoner Glossip's murder conviction

 

January 19, 2024



WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday said it will hear an appeal from Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip, who has steadfastly maintained his innocence and averted multiple attempts by the state to execute him.

Glossip was sentenced in a 1997 murder-for-hire of the owner of the motel where he worked.

The case won't be argued until the fall.

Glossip now has the support of the state's Republican attorney general, Gentner Drummond, who says Glossip's life should be spared because he did not get a fair trial.

"Public confidence in the death penalty requires the highest standard...



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