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New Oklahoma Law to Raise Felony Threshold for Some Property Crimes
Adam Banner - Saturday, October 15, 2016

Among the roughly 200 new Oklahoma laws that will take effect on November 1, 2016, are a few dealing with the criminal justice system and criminal justice reform. One of those laws, which the Oklahoma legislature approved as House Bill 2751, is intended to lower the state prison population, which is bursting at the seem, by raising the threshold for certain property crimes to be designated as felonies. Read More

Oklahoma ERAD Program Suspended Amid Legal Concerns
Adam Banner - Tuesday, June 14, 2016

When it comes to civil asset forfeiture, Oklahoma law enforcement seems to act first and think later. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Oklahoma City Police recently adopted--and then quickly suspended--an asset forfeiture program that would allow them to electronically seize funds from prepaid gift cards and even bank accounts without due process or proof of a crime.  Read More

Not Guilty Verdict: Violation of Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act
Adam Banner - Thursday, June 25, 2015

Last week, we were able to secure a not guilty verdict in an Oklahoma County jury trial. My client was charged with violating the Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act, but now he is once again a free and innocent man. Read More

Oklahoma Restitution Hearings
Adam Banner - Friday, December 19, 2014

As I am working on a few client's cases, I've come to the realization that, much like a large portion of criminal defense practice, your average first-time offender (and even some folks who have been through the system before) has no idea what a restitution hearing, let alone the term "restitution" itself, actually means and encompasses.  Read More

Chris Lane - An Oklahoma Shooting and Gun Control
Adam Banner - Friday, August 23, 2013

Are some people just born “bad”? Read More


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