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OKG Newsletter


Topic: judicial

Clear and 'present' changer


CFN

Gazette staff
Let's get this straight: U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, thinks stalling the appointments of exceptionally qualified judges is ... a travesty! A sham! A travesty of a sham!
 
Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Lest ye be judged


CFN

Gazette staff
In perhaps an effort to finally make Oklahoma a state “of the business, by the business, and for the business,” the State Chamber last week released its rankings of judges on the state Court of Civil Appeals.
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Judicious info for voters


Letters to the Editor

Fred Morgan
Keith Rollin Eakins’ commentary (“Whither a Kardashians court?,” Nov. 14, Oklahoma Gazette) reduces the importance of an accountable judiciary to something approaching selecting the next American Idol. It is simplistic to throw pop culture platitudes at political discourse rather than discuss Oklahoma judicial history and the need for an informed electorate.
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Judging the judges


CFN

Gazette staff
They say revenge is a dish best served cold. But try telling that to Oklahoma’s supporters of tort reform. That crowd wants its retribution piping-hot and fresh from the microwave. At least that’s how it looked after the state Supreme Court ruled June 4 that 2009’s landmark tort-reform law was unconstitutional.
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Common sense needed on the court


Commentary

Fred Morgan

Recently, the Oklahoma Supreme Court struck down lawsuit reform legislation passed by a bipartisan Legislature and signed by Democrat Gov. Brad Henry. In doing so, seven of the nine justices relied upon an obscure procedural objection rather than the substantive merits of the bill.

 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
 
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