AG Comments on Pardon and Parole Board Vote on Julius Jones

Mike Seals - March 8, 2021 11:26 pm

Attorney General Mike Hunter

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter today released the following statement after the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted 3-1 in favor of moving Julius Jones’ commutation request to stage two.

“With the exception of Judge Allen McCall, I am disappointed in the members of the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board,” Attorney General Hunter said. “The three members who voted in favor of moving Jones to stage two did not apply objective standards to the law or the evidence. I encourage those members to go back and look at the 33-page protest letter and 849-page appendix we submitted last Monday, which completely invalidates every claim that Julius Jones is innocent. My office will continue to stand on the irrefutable facts of this case and with the family of Paul Howell by opposing Jones’ request for relief from the Pardon and Parole Board.”

His stage two commutation hearing is scheduled for June.

 

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