Richard Glossip Files Clemency Petition In Case That Has Drawn Widespread Support from Republican Lawmakers Pushing for Hearing Based on New Evidence of Innocence

August 12, 2022

(Oklahoma City, OK)  –  Today, attorneys for Richard Glossip filed a clemency petition with the Oklahoma Board of Pardon and Parole, stating that “Mr. Glossip had no prior criminal record and has been a model prisoner for over 25 years while he has maintained his innocence,” and that “[t]he State of Oklahoma intends to make its fourth attempt to execute innocent man Richard Glossip on September 22, 2022 – even while the real killer, Justin Sneed, is serving a life sentence for the same crime.” (p. 1)

Read the full clemency petition.