Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Oklahoma Death Row Inmate’s Appeal

The Supreme Court Jan. 22 agreed to hear an appeal from Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip, who has long maintained his innocence. Glossip is backed by the state’s attorney general who has said he should not be executed because of errors made that prevented him from getting a fair trial.

Oklahoma Denies Appeal by Death Row Inmate for New Trial

An Oklahoma court has denied the request for a new trial for death row inmate Richard Glossip, even though the state’s attorney general said he had concerns about some of the testimony and evidence in the case.