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We Sued the Legislature AND the Governor . . . and WON!

Last year, the legislature of Oklahoma, passed a horrendous DUI bill. I – along with some other lawyers – tried our best to convince the various Representatives and Senators to vote against this bill. When we got NOWHERE, I promised … Continue reading

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DUI-Drugs: Medical Marijuana will cause NEW problems for people

If you have planned to treat a medical problem with medical marijuana, you probably already know that we have passed it here in Oklahoma. In fact, you can apply for your medical marijuana license on-line starting today! However, you should … Continue reading

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A Different type of “Black Friday” . . .

For several people, this “Black Friday” will have a completely different meaning than for the rest of us. These are the folks who, after a day of food, family and football, did NOT make it home yesterday, but, instead, ended … Continue reading

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THE STORY OF LOT: THEY’RE NOT ALL GUILTY . . .

There are far too many people who, when they see or read that someone has been arrested for DUI, will automatically assume – and believe – the person guilty and will demand severe punishment, ALL without the benefit of actually … Continue reading

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The Declaration of Independence: Would YOU have signed it?

The 4th of July.  A day off.  A time to play.  Go to the lake.  Cook out.  Enjoy family and friends.  Get a sun burn.  Shoot off fireworks (if your city will let you!) or at least go watch some.  … Continue reading

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Good Things Happen When You Announce Ready for Trial

Last Thursday, I had a DUI Bench trial scheduled to be tried.  This was the first of the several DUI trials for my office set for the remainder of this year.   This case was not my client’s first.  He had … Continue reading

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The Circus: Another Proposed Bill That Needs to Fail

The Gazette Newspaper recently had an editorial that was entitled something like “the same circus with a new set of clowns”.  This editorial expounded upon the crop of new legislators and the clownish new bills that some of them are … Continue reading

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An email I received about Last Night’s News Story . . . .

Today, I have had several people comment to me about last night’s story on KFOR about the pending Bill (see my earlier blog post) to make convicted DUI offenders carry an “alcohol restricted” license prohibiting them from buying or drinking any alcohol … Continue reading

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A Scarlett Letter; and YOU are to Enforce it

There is a Bill pending in the Oklahoma Senate (SB 30) which would allow a judge to order the Department of Public Safety to place the words “Alcohol Restricted” across the top of the drivers license of any person convicted … Continue reading

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Helpful Tips from the Police? Watch out.

On the front page of the Oklahoman on December 27th, there was a story about a pamphlet that the Oklahoma City Police Department had designed and was making available for the public.  It was intended to answer questions about what … Continue reading

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