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OKG Newsletter


Topic: lawyer

It’s a gas, gas, Gassaway


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If the bad guy in this spoof of the movie “Drive” looks familiar, there's good reason for it.
 
Tuesday, January 3, 2012

American DREAM

A group of young people in the state’s Hispanic community is working to help Oklahoma’s undocumented residents benefit under the DREAM Act.


News

Peter Wright
Thousands of undocumented residents living in Oklahoma now can apply for a deportation protection program initiated by presidential order in June. For one group of undocumented students and their friends, the application is not only a reprieve, but also a call to help others who may be eligible.
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Bad Moon rising


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Usually when attorneys argue, there’s a judge around to either tell them to hush up or threaten them with contempt of court.
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Blue moon


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In the Downwardly-Spiraling- Individual-Spirals-Downward department, Oklahoma City attorney Lewis B. Moon has been disbarred for recent actions ranging from threatening others to posing as a federal agent. The state Supreme Court called Moon “an embarrassment to the legal profession” in its Jan. 22 order.

 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

All about Cleta


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Former Oklahoma legislator and current Washington D.C. lawyer Cleta Mitchell is a powerful woman with a ton of influence, or so says Jonathan Krohn in a recent profile in The Atlantic Monthly Journal.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Pervy lawyer, bondsman busted


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There are really only a few reasons a person would need to travel to Peru 30 times in eight years — all of them shadier than umbrellas lining the beaches of Playa Tortugas.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Five-oh

A lot has changed in 50 years, including how longtime attorney and former legislator Jim Howell views the legal system.


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Born and raised during the Great Depression in a rural setting near Wewoka, Jim Howell knew he had a passion for the law. Fifty years later, he’s as busy as he was in the early 1960s.
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

What's to hide?

Nothing, says mayoral candidate Ed Shadid. But a battle looms to keep his divorce records private.


News

Tim Farley
Disclosing sealed court records connected to Oklahoma City mayoral candidate Ed Shadid’s divorce in 2007 outweighs embarrassment or harm it may cause the Ward 2 councilman, his ex-wife or their children, according to a leading expert on government openness and public records.
 
Monday, December 9, 2013

Lockdown

The War on Drugs may be more about big business than curbing marijuana use.


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Tim Farley
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part one of a three-part series about marijuana and its impact on the state.
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
 
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