Oklahoma

An update from law student Brenda B.: Our first stop was the Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum dedicated to the 168 victims and more than 600 survivors of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995. How does this museum connect to our death row tour? Oklahoma City bomber, Timothy McVeigh, a homegrown, anti-government terrorist, was sent to death row. He died by lethal injection at the U.S. penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, on June 11, 2001, after the federal judge granted his request to stop all appeals of his conviction. A second man and conspirator, Terry Nichols, received 161 consecutive life sentences. A third man who knew of the bombing plan but failed to warn [...]