Oklahoma inmate James Coddington will be executed this week


WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU? IT’S BEEN OVER THREE WEEKS SINCE THE PARDON AND PAROLE BOARD RECOMMENDED CLEMENCY FOR DEATH ROW INMATE JAMES CODDINGTON BUT GOVERNOR KEVIN STITT IS THE ONLY ONE WHO CAN GRANT THAT NOW WE ARE ONLY ‘THREE DAYS TO HIS SCHEDULED EXECUTION. THIS IS AUDREY. GOODSON IS LIVE AT THE STATE CAPITOL THIS MORNING WITH WHAT COMES NEXT AUDREY. HELLO GUYS, JUST THREE AND A HALF WEEKS AGO THE PARONS AND PAROLE BOARD VOTED TO RECOMMEND JAMES COTTINGTON FOR CLEMENCY. NOW THE QUESTION IS WILL THE GOVERNOR GRANT CLEMENCY CODDINGTON AND HER LAWYER HOLD THAT HE IS A CHANGED MAN. NOT THE SAME DRUG THAT TOOK THE LIFE OF ALBERT HALE IN 1997 FOR DRUG MONEY. EXPERIENCED A TRANSFORMATION ON DEATH ROW. THIS TRANSFORMATION REVEALED HIS INNATE GOODNESS. THERE WAS NO DOUBT DAY. NO DOUBT AT ALL THAT JAMES HAS COMMITTED A HORRIFIC ACT. BUT HIS WHOLE LIFE DEMONSTRATES THAT HE IS NOT A MONSTER. LAST WEEK THE GOVERNOR JUST GRANTED A STAY OF THE EXECUTION OF ANOTHER INMATE SCHEDULED FOR EXECUTION IN SEPTEMBER RICHARD GLOSSOP THESE EXECUTIONS ARE SET TO STOP AFTER A TRIAL IN EARLY MARCH HAS RULED THAT THE METHOD OF EXECUTION OF OKLAHOMA DOES NOT VIOLATE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF DEATH Inmates Online. IT BEGINS TO BEGIN THIS THURSDAY WITH THE EXECUTION OF JAMES COTTINGTON UNLESS OF COURSE THE GOVERNOR DECIDES TO RECOMMEND CLEMENCY BEFORE THURSDAY. THE STATE SCHEDULED AT LEAST ONE EXECUTION PER MONTH UNTIL JANUARY

Oklahoma death row inmate James Coddington will be executed this week

Oklahoma’s Pardons and Parole Board recommended clemency for him about three weeks ago, but Gov. Kevin Stitt is the only one who can grant it.

Oklahoma death row inmate James Coddington is due to be put to death this week. | MORE | Oklahoma Pardons and Parole Board Recommends Clemency for James Coddington Oklahoma Pardons and Parole Board recommended clemency for him about three weeks ago, but Governor Kevin Stitt is the only one to be able to grant it. Coddington and his lawyer argue that he is a changed man and not the same drug addict who killed Albert Hale in 1997 for drug money. “James went through a transformation on death row,” said Coddington’s attorney, Emma Rolls. “This transformation revealed his innate goodness. There is no doubt that James committed a horrible act, but the entirety of his life demonstrates that he is not a monster.” | MORE | OCU law professor responds to James Coddington’s clemency recommendation Last week, Stitt granted a stay of execution for Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip. His execution was originally scheduled for September. Executions in Oklahoma are set to resume after a judge ruled in March that the state’s method of execution did not violate the constitutional rights of death row inmates. The first execution since then is scheduled for Thursday with Coddington unless Stitt steps in and grants clemency. The state has scheduled at least one execution each month through January.

Oklahoma death row inmate James Coddington is due to be put to death this week.

| MORE | Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board recommends clemency for James Coddington

Oklahoma’s Pardons and Parole Board recommended clemency for him about three weeks ago, but Gov. Kevin Stitt is the only one who can grant it.

Coddington and his lawyer argue that he is a changed man and not the same drug addict who killed Albert Hale in 1997 for drug money.

“James went through a transformation on death row,” said Coddington’s attorney, Emma Rolls. “This transformation revealed his innate goodness. There’s no doubt James did something horrible, but his entire life proves he’s no monster.

| MORE | OCU law professor responds to James Coddington’s clemency recommendation

Last week, Stitt granted a stay of execution for Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip. His execution was originally scheduled for September.

Executions in Oklahoma are set to resume after a judge ruled in March that the state’s method of execution did not violate the constitutional rights of death row inmates. The first execution since then is scheduled for Thursday with Coddington unless Stitt steps in and grants clemency.

The state has scheduled at least one execution each month through January.


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