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Default 49 Oklahoma inmates imprisoned for drug crimes asking for commutations

49 Oklahoma inmates imprisoned for drug crimes asking for commutations

Some state inmates serving 10 years to life in prison for what has been described as “low-level” drug crimes have applied for commutations thanks to the help of advocates and law students.

The 49 inmates and those backing their commutation applications are citing recent changes in state law — and Oklahoma’s highest incarceration rate in the nation — as the reason why.


“A lot of these are 20-, sometimes 30-year sentences on a crime that if charged now would be a misdemeanor,” said Corbin Brewster, Tulsa County’s chief public defender.


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Sending lots of positive energy for these folks....
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