Failed to properly supervise his Assistant District Attorney Fern L. Smith in the June 1999 trial of Richard Glossip in which she was responsible for multiple brady violations.
- ADA Fern L. Smith failed to preserve/disclose the "Sinclair Tapes" -
- ADA Fern L. Smith failed to preserve/disclose the polygraph examination results (dispute exists as to if examination actually even occurred).
- An Oklahoma Police Department Report indicated the District Attorney's Office ordered the destruction of evidence from the capital murder case to be destroyed in 1999, while on appeal.
More State Officials connected to the Glossip case, See Also: John O'Connor, Scott Pruitt, Joshua L. Lockett, Jennifer Crabb, Jennifer Miller, Hon. Robert Hudson, Wes Lane, Fern L. Smith, Connie Smothermon, Gary Ackley, David Prater, Patricia "Pattye" High