The Law Blog of Oklahoma

Edmond Sun Graphic Designer Arrested for Child Porn

Posted : Tuesday, July 01, 2014

A graphic designer for The Edmond Sun is one of three recent child pornography arrests resulting from separate incidents in the metro area. 
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Soccer Star Hope Solo Responds to Domestic Violence Arrest

Posted : Friday, June 27, 2014

Former Olympic soccer star Hope Solo was arrested last week on domestic violence complaints after she was accused of assaulting her 17-year-old nephew and her sister. 
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Moore Distillery Denies Violations in Flash Fire

Posted : Tuesday, June 24, 2014

A Moore distillery denies that it had been warned about the use of open flame in a flash fire that left an employee with second degree burns over 50 percent of his body. 
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Man Arrested for Child Prostitution in OKC

Posted : Friday, June 20, 2014

An Oklahoma City man is behind bars after a 15-year-old runaway called her mother saying that the man was trying to prostitute her and another minor girl. The mother then called police, who responded to an apartment complex on North Pennsylvania Avenue. 
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New Law Requires Parent Education in Incompatibility Divorce

Posted : Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The 2014 Oklahoma legislative session featured a number of bills aimed at curbing the state's high divorce rate. Several of those laws did not pass, including one which would have removed incompatibility as grounds for divorce. However, one law, HB 2249, amended the existing statutes to require that parents seeking divorce for incompatibility complete an educational program about the impact of divorce on children. 
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GM Recall Failures Prompt Criminal Investigation

Posted : Friday, June 13, 2014

In 2001, engineers noticed a problem with the ignition switch in pre-production testing of the Saturn Ion. A mechanism inside the switch that was supposed to hold the key in place failed to secure the key, but the automaker said that the issue was resolved on redesign of the switch. 
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Undercover Sting Leads to Arrest of Man Trying to Meet Teen for Sex

Posted : Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Not everyone on the internet is who he or she appears to be. It is a lesson learned the hard way for the men and women caught in undercover online stings conducted by law enforcement agents in an effort to crack down on child predators. That young teen on the other end of a sexually explicit chat may not be an eager teenager at all, but rather a brawny sheriff's deputy or  an Oklahoma Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force member. 
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Grounds for Divorce in Oklahoma

Posted : Friday, June 06, 2014

If your marriage is in trouble and you are considering divorce, you may wonder exactly what the grounds for divorce are in Oklahoma. Can anyone get a divorce for any reason? Does Oklahoma have an option for a no-fault divorce? 
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City Files Painkiller Lawsuit against Drug Companies

Posted : Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Prescription painkiller abuse has reached what some experts call epidemic proportions, and accidental poisonings--typically from drug overdose--has now surpassed motor vehicle accidents as the leading cause of accidental death. Oklahoma, in particular, has been plagued by prescription drug abuse and overdose deaths.  
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Conviction Vacated; Woman Convicted of Infant Murder to be Released on Bond

Posted : Friday, May 30, 2014

New evidence in the murder of a 15-week-old infant has led an Oklahoma judge to vacate the conviction and sentence of the baby boy's mother. Michelle Murphy, who has spent 20 years in prison after being sentenced to life without parole in the stabbing death of her infant, Travis Wood, is expected to be released today after a judge set a $10,000 bond. 
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