Tracy Tiernan - February 7, 2022 - Criminal Defense

Several bills addressing criminal justice in Oklahoma will receive consideration when the legislature looks to pass these measures on February 7, 2022. To become laws, bills must pass through both House as well as Senate committees and then receive the support of votes from both chambers. After this, Oklahoma‚Äôs governor still has final authority to […]

Tracy Tiernan - July 10, 2021 - Criminal Defense

On May 28th, 2021, the Oklahoma State Legislature wrapped its latest session. The legislators from this session assumed office following the 2020 elections. These elections saw Republicans win a 39-9 majority in the Senate and an 82-19 Senate majority. 25 pieces of legislation passed both chambers during the session, and the following are some important […]