232 ABA Journal Oklahoma articles.
An Oklahoma lawyer charged with solicitation of murder and racketeering is going on the offensive with a statement claiming the charges are motivated by “vindictiveness and jealousy.”
Winston Connor, 54,…
Jan 24, 2019 3:44 PM CST
Nov 7, 2018 9:33 AM CST
A law professor and associate dean for academic affairs at the Oklahoma University College of Law voluntarily resigned Tuesday after his discriminatory writings about women and same-sex marriage in a…
Oct 3, 2018 2:45 PM CDT
The group Still She Rises seeks to address criminalization and incarceration of women in Oklahoma, focusing on helping indigent mothers in northern Tulsa, a historically impoverished and underresourced community. Still She Rises began taking clients in January 2017 as the first pro bono law office in the country specifically dedicated to representing mothers involved in the criminal justice system.
Oct 1, 2018 1:45 AM CDT
Viewers have to remember that Gwinnett County Jail is just that: a county jail. That means almost all the inmates are coming in off the streets. Don’t get this confused with a prison. You can think of county jail as a kind of lockup purgatory.
Sep 20, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
Patrick Murphy doesn’t deny participating in the murder and mutilation of George Jacobs in 1999.
But it’s possible that his conviction doesn’t count. As Murphy argued in a habeas appeal to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Denver, he’s a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, as was Jacobs, and the murder took place on land that was part of the tribe’s reservation as defined by an 1866 treaty.
Sep 1, 2018 2:20 AM CDT
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed U.S. Magistrate Judge Charles Barnes Goodwin for a federal judgeship, though the ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary had given him a “not qualified”…
Aug 29, 2018 3:07 PM CDT
The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary has given a “not qualified” rating to a lawyer nominated to a federal judgeship in Oklahoma.
The “not qualified” rating for nominee…
Aug 24, 2018 12:01 PM CDT
Aug 23, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
The estate of the late recording artist and actor Prince is suing an Englewood, New Jersey-based domain broker for cybersquatting the prince.com website.
Filed last Wednesday in the U.S. District…
Jul 30, 2018 12:45 PM CDT
Probate judges in at least seven Alabama counties refuse to issue marriage licenses to any couples, same-sex or heterosexual, so lawmakers may abolish licenses altogether. Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Montana have similar proposals.
Jul 1, 2018 1:50 AM CDT
May 10, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
A Tulsa adoption lawyer who wants a legislative solution to Oklahoma’s “educational funding nightmare” hopes a brigade of 100 female attorneys can make a difference.
Lawyer Becki Murphy wrote…
Apr 6, 2018 9:33 AM CDT
Oklahoma has always been the nation’s laboratory for capital punishment.
It was a state legislator named Bill Wiseman who in 1977 came up with the idea of lethal injection by…
Mar 16, 2018 2:50 PM CDT
Eight states described as having “a legitimate and substantial interest in preserving and promoting fetal life” have weighed in on a lawsuit seeking to clear the way for immigrant minors…
Jan 9, 2018 4:02 PM CST