232 ABA Journal Oklahoma articles.
Ten federal inmates were executed this year as a result of a push by the Department of Justice, putting the total number of federal executions above that of all 50 states combined.
Dec 17, 2020 3:07 PM CST
The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday published a final rule change that would allow federal executions to be carried out in any manner allowed in the state where the death sentence was imposed.
Nov 30, 2020 2:23 PM CST
Trump pardons former national security adviser Flynn
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he has pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the…
Nov 25, 2020 4:00 PM CST
I can’t pinpoint exactly what makes the song so intolerable after repeated listens. All I know is I’m not alone. Other adults have realized “Baby Shark” can be weaponized, and they are using it to their advantage.
Nov 24, 2020 9:05 AM CST
Justice Ginsburg will be first woman to lie in state at Capitol
The late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the top of the…
Sep 21, 2020 4:36 PM CDT
Being born and reared in western Oklahoma, I was always fairly familiar with the tribes in that area. Even though I don’t have any American Indian blood, plenty of my friends do, and I have had the opportunity to grow up experiencing the wealth of history and culture they offer.
Sep 16, 2020 2:21 PM CDT
From staying organized with small poster boards and using multiple Sharpie pens to finding a compatible study buddy or just getting outside for some fresh air, two bar exam admittees offer tips to study for and pass a bar exam and steer clear of the stress that comes with it.
Sep 15, 2020 12:35 PM CDT
A lawsuit filed in Oklahoma this week seeks damages for a continuing nuisance stemming from the 1921 Tulsa massacre in an affluent neighborhood known as the Black Wall Street.
Sep 4, 2020 12:27 PM CDT
Every attorney has faced the proverbial Monday morning quarterback at some point. If you’ve never heard the term before, it usually indicates a person who critiques an event, situation or decision after the fact.
Aug 27, 2020 9:36 AM CDT
Oklahoma’s criminal justice system has been roiled by a U.S. Supreme Court decision last month that found that Tulsa and other parts of eastern Oklahoma are a reservation for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.
Aug 4, 2020 9:15 AM CDT
The opening words of Justice Neil M. Gorsuch’s opinion for the U.S. Supreme Court in a major case on American Indian law leaped off the page for many advocates for Native Americans. The court, in a 5-4 decision on July 9, held that the Creek reservation in eastern Oklahoma had never been “disestablished” by Congress.
Jul 27, 2020 2:36 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a large part of eastern central Oklahoma is an American Indian reservation, a decision that calls into question hundreds of state court convictions.
Jul 9, 2020 9:18 AM CDT
Oklahoma’s top court refuses to block Trump rally
The Oklahoma Supreme Court refused to block a campaign rally Friday for President Donald Trump that is scheduled for Saturday in Tulsa,…
Jun 19, 2020 3:25 PM CDT
A federal judge in Oklahoma awarded Monday the zoo made famous in Netflix’s Tiger King
to the Big Cat Rescue Corp., founded by Joe Exotic’s rival, Carole Baskin.
Jun 2, 2020 11:58 AM CDT
Abortion providers in Texas have withdrawn a Supreme Court application to allow medication abortions to continue in the state after a federal appeals court granted the relief that they sought.
Apr 15, 2020 9:54 AM CDT
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