Topic - Oklahoma Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Oklahoma is one of the two highest judicial bodies in the U.S. state of Oklahoma and leads the Oklahoma Court System, the judicial branch of the government of Oklahoma. - Source: Wikipedia

Subscribe to this topic via RSS or ATOM
Related Stories
  • FILE - This June 29, 2011 file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Charles Warner. Warner is one of is one of two Oklahoma death row inmates scheduled to be executed who have sued state corrections officials to obtain details about the lethal drugs that will be used to execute them, including their source. (AP Photo/Oklahoma Department of Corrections, File)

    Oklahoma Court denies request to stop executions

    The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals denied a stay on Friday for two death row inmates set to be executed this month, saying it didn't have jurisdiction - even though the state Supreme Court says it's the only court that does.

  • Oklahoma Senate Oks limits on abortion drug

    The Oklahoma Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma in a bill written in direct response to a recent state Supreme Court decision.

  • Oklahoma appeals court denies execution stays

    An Oklahoma appeals court ruled Wednesday that the state can move ahead with this month's executions of two inmates, and defense attorneys said they would now ask the state Supreme Court to halt the executions amid questions about new lethal injection procedures.

  • Retired Okla. Supreme Court Justice Hargrave dies

    Retired Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Rudolph Hargrave died Tuesday at age 89.

  • Okla. high court splits execution stay request

    The Oklahoma Supreme Court split and sent to other courts a case brought by two death row inmates seeking to stay their executions and challenging what they say is secrecy surrounding state execution procedures.

  • 2 Oklahoma death row inmates seek stay for appeal

    Lawyers for two Oklahoma death row inmates on Tuesday asked the Oklahoma Supreme Court for a stay of execution while their lawsuit makes its way through state court.

  • Oklahoma court upholds workers compensation change

    The Oklahoma Supreme Court Tuesday upheld a plan to convert the state workers' compensation insurance agency into a mutual company.

  • Oklahoma House redefines abortion inducing drugs

    The Oklahoma House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Monday to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma, a bill that was written in direct response to a recent state Supreme Court decision.

  • Oklahoma judge won't grant execution delays

    An Oklahoma County district judge ruled Monday that she would not delay the executions of two death row inmates scheduled for later this month while the inmates challenge the state over the origins of the drugs used to carry out the death penalty.

  • Judge moves Oklahoma inmates' suit to state court

    A federal judge ruled Friday that a lawsuit filed by two Oklahoma death row inmates seeking information on the drugs that will be used in their executions scheduled for later this month should be heard in state court.

  • Okla. Supreme Court reinstates voter ID challenge

    The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated a lawsuit that challenges the state's voter ID law, ruling that the Tulsa County resident who filed it has legal standing to challenge the law's constitutionality.

  • 5 things to know about the 2014 Okla. Legislature

    Here are five things to know about the 2014 session of the Oklahoma Legislature, which begins Monday with Gov. Mary Fallin's delivery of her fourth State of the State address to the Oklahoma people, legislators, statewide elected officials and members of the Oklahoma Supreme Court.

  • Court won’t take up Okla. ‘personhood’ issue

    The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a lawsuit over an Oklahoma "personhood" amendment that sought to grant state constitutional protections to human embryos starting at conception, but pro-life advocates say the issue is far from over.

More Stories →

Happening Now