Tracy Tiernan - June 7, 2021 - Criminal Defense

The Oklahoma Criminal Court of Appeals decided the case of State v. Allen in May 2021 and made some notable decisions about how the state handles child abuse laws. A conviction of this nature can carry substantial penalties; the following are some important details about this case. The Facts of the Case Oklahoma convicted Kelvin […]

Tracy Tiernan - May 14, 2021 - Criminal Defense

In 2019, Oklahoma passed a permitless carry law. The basics of this law make it legal for anyone who is 21 years of age or over as well as those who are active or honorably discharged members of the military who are not banned from owning a firearm to carry a gun in public without […]

Tracy Tiernan - April 12, 2021 - Criminal Defense

A recent Supreme Court decision will likely have major implications for the regulatory authority over Oklahoma tribal land. In 1997, the state of Oklahoma convicted McGirt of several criminal offenses and sentenced him to 1,000 years plus life in prison. Because McGirt is an enrolled citizen of the Seminole nation, he argued that Oklahoma lacked […]