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The Law Deans: Michael T. Cahill, Rutgers Law School
Adam Banner - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

With two campuses in Newark and Camden, New Jersey, the unified Rutgers Law School is located in among the richest legal markets in the nation. New Jersey is one of the ten largest legal markets in the nation, and nearby Philadelphia and New York are two of the five largest markets. This provides law students with myriad educational and professional opportunities and real-world experience to help them thrive as practicing lawyers. Rutgers Law recognizes the evolving legal landscape and works diligently to revolutionize legal education to not only adapt to changing needs, but to create innovative solutions for equipping law students for the future of their profession. Read More

Client Receives $225,000 for Malicious Prosecution
Adam Banner - Monday, April 24, 2017

One of my clients who had been wrongfully accused of, and charged with, Failure to Report Child Neglect recently received a significant monetary award resulting from a jury verdict in her lawsuit against the city of Tulsa for malicious prosecution. Read More

How Long Before an Offense Drops off My Record?
Adam Banner - Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Having a criminal record--even for a minor offense--can make it difficult to find a job, get a loan, or secure a rental agreement for a place to live. When a past record is complicating someone's present life, one of the first things they want to know is how to clear that record. Read More

What is a "Violent" Crime or Offense in Oklahoma?
Adam Banner - Saturday, January 14, 2017

I cannot count the times a current or potential client has been misinformed on the nature of "violent" crimes and offenses in Oklahoma. Most of this stems from false information regarding the applicable laws or ingnorance induced by an attempt to apply common sense in a nonsensical area of the law. I am often asked questions such as "what crimes are considered violent?" and "is there a list of violent crimes?" among other inquires. Hopefully the following will help clear up some commonly held misonceptions about violent crime charges in Oklahoma and their potential repercussions. Read More

Who Can See My Record after an Expungement?
Adam Banner - Thursday, December 15, 2016

There is no question that getting a criminal record expunged, or sealed, can make things a lot easier for someone with a record of arrest or conviction. However, many people are surprised to discover that there are some circumstances under which an expunged record may still be visible to others. Read More

New Expungement Law to Offer Faster Relief
Adam Banner - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

A new Oklahoma law that reduces the waiting period before getting an expungement will take effect November 1, 2016. The new expungement law means, among other things, that those who have been convicted or received a deferred sentence for certain misdemeanors and non-violent felonies will be able to have their records sealed much more quickly than they would under the existing law. Read More

Criminal Record Expungement in Oklahoma
Adam Banner - Saturday, January 18, 2014

The following is by no means a complete detailing of the Oklahoma laws and legal requirements for expunging criminal records, and if you are interested in an expungement, you should contact a qualified attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Oklahoma to fully explain the legal requirements and the necessary process.   Read More

Obama's Presidential Pardon Record
Adam Banner - Thursday, December 05, 2013

During his terms in office, President Obama has pardoned 11 drug offenders. By comparison, he has pardoned 10 turkeys. Please let that soak in. Read More

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