Oklahoma Law

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:49am
story
So many folks get into deeper trouble by talking with the police. Whether it is a recorded interview or and informal statement, this is a very bad idea....
Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:22pm
beat down

In Oklahoma, generally speaking, if you are being assaulted by another then you have the right to defend yourself.  There are a couple of Oklahoma statutes that authorize such defense; one applies to using non-deadly force in defense of yourself and the other applies to using deadly force.  Today I'm going to talk about using non-deadly force and how it applies to defending yourself against an accusation that you've committed a crime.

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:11am
Firearm

Can you have a firearm?  The law regarding possessing firearms is very complicated unless you are a felon, then it is very easy. and generally no you cannot.  Following are some of the rules governing possessing firearms for people involved in the criminal justice system.

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 2:13pm
Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

There are several statutes that prohibit car theft and they are used under different circumstances. 

Larceny of a Motor Vehicle.  The most obvious one is 21 O.S. §1720 and it reads, in full, as follows:

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:07pm
Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is, allegedly, modern day slavery.  This, at least, is how those vaguely familiar with the term view it.  What it really is, however, is an attempt to use fancy words to make old crimes seem even more morally worse than they have traditionally have been considered to be.

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