Oklahoma

232 ABA Journal Oklahoma articles.

Okla. Bar GC Accused of Groping and Biting Woman

A crime report detailing accusations against the general counsel of the Oklahoma Bar Association alleges he groped a woman in a Remington Park suite and bit her breast, the

Okla. Judge Sues Accusers in Indecent Exposure Case

An Oklahoma judge who has been charged with indecent exposure in a criminal case has filed a civil defamation action against his accusers, one of whom reportedly is his ex-girlfriend.

Oklahoma Law Firms Benefit from State’s Oil-and-Gas Economy

Oklahoma’s oil-and-gas driven economy is good news for the state’s law firms, which report they aren’t experiencing the kind of downturn that is hitting lawyers elsewhere.

Among the firms reporting…

Okla. Attorney Disbarred; Court Cites ‘Unbelievable’ Testimony

An Oklahoma attorney has been disbarred by the state supreme court after allegations that he forged a letter under another lawyer’s letterhead, purporting to sign it with that lawyer’s name,…

Okla. Attorney Pleads in Law Partner’s Manslaughter

A Tulsa, Okla., attorney has pleaded no contest in the manslaughter death of his law partner, and a five-year sentence is being recommended by the prosecution.

Kenneth Morgan, 34, was…

Judge Blasts Proposed Code Change as Promoting ‘Homosexual Agenda’

An Oklahoma judge has taken aim at what he calls the “liberal, pro-homosexual American Bar Association” in a letter opposing a change in the state’s judicial conduct code.

Judge Bill…

Okla. Supreme Court Rules Hospital May Be Liable for Attack in Garage

A divided Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that a nonprofit hospital may be liable for a parking garage attack.

A nurse sued after she was kidnapped from the garage at…

Lawyer Who Leapt From Window After Robbery Arrest Surrenders Law License

An Oklahoma lawyer who leapt from a hospital ledge after he was accused of robbing a drugstore has agreed to resign from legal practice.

The Oklahoma Supreme Court accepted Robert…

Lawyer Who Made Snarky Comments Ordered to Write Civility Article

A lawyer who ordered opposing counsel to “sit quietly in the corner” and “be like a potted plant” has been ordered to write an article on civility for that remark…

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…

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