217 ABA Journal Oklahoma articles.
Oklahoma plans to resume lethal injections following a five-year moratorium spurred by botched executions.
Feb 14, 2020 11:46 AM CST
An Ohio lawyer and expert witness who created digital child pornography in defense of his clients can’t escape a $300,000 civil judgment in bankruptcy, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Jan 7, 2020 1:30 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court accepted Friday a pro se cert petition to once again consider whether a large part of eastern central Oklahoma is an American Indian reservation, which could call into question hundreds of state convictions.
Dec 16, 2019 10:33 AM CST
Suspended law student is expelled after posting ‘okay to be white’ flyers
A suspended law student at Oklahoma City University was expelled after he posted flyers reading “It’s okay to…
Dec 11, 2019 3:21 PM CST
More than 450 inmates were released in Oklahoma on Monday as a result of a law that retroactively applies lower sentences for drug possession and low-level property crimes that voters approved in 2016.
Nov 5, 2019 9:59 AM CST
A fired investigator claims that Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater improperly ordered a probe into supporters of criminal justice reform.
Oct 30, 2019 10:36 AM CDT
A homeless man arrested in Oklahoma City was sentenced to 15 years in prison on a cocaine charge before the final test results revealed the real identity of the white powder found in his backpack.
Oct 17, 2019 1:03 PM CDT
Some formerly incarcerated people say it’s often not enough to meet their basic needs
Sep 11, 2019 2:49 PM CDT
An Oklahoma judge ruled Monday that Johnson & Johnson is liable for $572 million for the public nuisance it created when it engaged in a marketing campaign that promoted opioid use.
Aug 27, 2019 10:37 AM CDT
James Calvert had been a difficult defendant. On trial in 2015 on charges of murdering his wife and kidnapping his son, Calvert had chosen to represent himself, but was having trouble following the judge’s instructions to stand up when addressing the Smith County court in East Texas.
Jul 30, 2019 9:27 AM CDT
A U.S. Army reservist dropped his federal lawsuit against an eastern Oklahoma gun range on Tuesday after it agreed to remove its “Muslim-free establishment” sign.
Apr 24, 2019 10:47 AM CDT
An Oklahoma sheriff who battled with a judge over what she thinks to be dangerous jail conditions announced her resignation Monday.
But Sheriff Terry Barnett of Nowata County is not…
Mar 21, 2019 4:33 PM CDT
The first full day of ABA Techshow 2019
kicked off with a buzz as a small, black multi-propellered flying object zipped through a ballroom at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago.
Feb 28, 2019 11:45 AM CST
A former Pennsylvania district attorney has been suspended from law practice partly because she created a fake Facebook page to investigate banned sales of bath salts being used as drugs.
Feb 19, 2019 7:00 AM CST
A courthouse in Claremore, Oklahoma, was evacuated and closed Monday after bedbugs were discovered on a lawyer’s jacket.
Rogers County Sheriff Scott Walton gave the details to the Tulsa…
Feb 5, 2019 11:30 AM CST
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