ODOC statement on death penalty protocol development

Our agency has been deluged by questions from reporters about the supposed existence of a “deadline” in July for developing the state’s death penalty protocol for nitrogen hypoxia. To be clear, ODOC Director Joe M. Allbaugh stated during a news conference with Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter in March, “I’m hoping to have something of a preliminary fashion in the next 90 to 120 days.” At no point in the press conference nor since then has ODOC d...  Read More...