October 21, 2022
Federal Appeals Court rules decisively for Oklahoma in longstanding case challenging constitutionality of death penalty
The federal Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Oklahoma‚s execution protocol does not violate the U.S. Constitution or federal law. The case, brought by numerous Oklahoma death-row inmates, has been ongoing for nearly a decade but now appears to have finally reached its conclusion.
“On behalf of the numerous families whose lives were irrevocably altered by heinous murders of loved ones, I thank the Tenth Circuit for its timely, thorough, and definitive decision,” Atto...