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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

Supreme Court Gives Teens Sentenced to Life a Second Chance
Adam Banner - Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Figuring out how to punish juveniles accused of serious crimes has been difficult for the American justice system. Science has proven that brain development is not complete until adulthood, and teens and young adults struggle with impulse control and a full understanding of consequence, cause, and effect until their brains are fully developed. However, the inability to fully understand one's actions and control one's impulses does not completely mitigate violent crime and eliminate a necessity for harsh penalties. 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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