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State Rep. Christian won't drop effort to impeach five Oklahoma Supreme Court justices

By BARBARA HOBEROCK - Tulsa World Modified: April 25, 2014 at 8:38 am •  Published: April 25, 2014
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A lawmaker said Thursday that he will pursue the impeachment of five Oklahoma Supreme Court justices, despite the dissolution of execution stays issued late Wednesday.

Rep. Mike Christian, R-Oklahoma City, filed articles of impeachment Wednesday saying the state Supreme Court acted outside of its scope when five of the nine members voted to issue stays for death row inmates Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner.

Christian said staying an execution date is the exclusive domain of the Court of Criminal Appeals.

Read the full story at TulsaWorld.com.


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