Oklahoma

223 ABA Journal Oklahoma articles.

Judge Vacates Divorce, Giving Wife in Murder Case Military Benefits

An Oklahoma judge has vacated a divorce last month of a military couple, so that the wife can get government benefits following her then ex-husband’s murder of their two children.

Judge Has Lawyer Handcuffed to Client, Jailed

An Oklahoma judge jailed an attorney after accusing him of lying about his client hiding a witness in a domestic violence case.

Oklahoma County District Judge Twyla Mason Gray sentenced…

Breyer: Court Must Balance Security and Civil Liberties

Justice Stephen G. Breyer told law students yesterday that the U.S. Supreme Court is the “border guard” protecting the line between security and civil liberties.

Speaking at the University of…

States Enforce Federal Immigration Laws

Although enforcing the nation’s immigration laws has traditionally been the federal government’s job, states increasingly are doing it. They are motivated by a perception that the feds aren’t getting it…

Oral Roberts Prez Denies Lavish Spending

Three former professors at Oral Roberts University contend its president, Richard Roberts, improperly fired them for objecting to the school’s involvement in a political race.

But their lawsuit goes further,…

In Tight Market, Law Grads Seek Work in OK

A tight legal market for law students who aren’t graduating from the nation’s most elite law schools or at the top of their class is apparently prompting many to seek…

Lawyer Accused of Robbery Leaps From Ledge

An Oklahoma lawyer accused of robbing a drugstore is in critical condition after leaping from a hospital window yesterday, landing on a roof of a building three stories below.

Robert…

Judge’s Penis Pump Conviction Affirmed

A former Oklahoma judge convicted for using a penis pump while presiding over trials has lost his appeal.

Retired Judge Donald Thompson was convicted of four counts of indecent exposure…

Police: Lawyer Robbed Drugstore

An Oklahoma City attorney has been arrested and is accused of robbing the same pharmacy three times yesterday in the course of 11 minutes.

Police say 50-year-old Robert Behlen, a…

Children Kidnap Tot, Mom Foils Plot

Two girls, age 10 and 12, are being held by Enid, Okla., authorities for allegedly breaking into a neighboring home as Sheila Wells slept, kidnapping her 1-year-old son, Brandon, at…

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Diner Flips His Wig After Prankster Pulls the Rug Out From Over Him




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