17, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Gay marriage has second appellate court hearing
DENVER (AP) — Gay marriage has its second hearing at the federal appellate level Thursday as lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license square off in a Denver courtroom.
17, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma gay-marriage case goes before federal appeals court that took up Utah case last week
OKLAHOMA CITY - Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay people for unfair treatment when they defined marriage as a union between one man and one woman? The Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard similar issues in a ...
16, Apr 2014 - In second round of challenges, federal appeals court takes up Oklahoma gay-marriage ban
OKLAHOMA CITY — Lawyers for a couple challenging Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage and the clerk who refused to grant them a license head to a federal appeals court Thursday with the rare opportunity to build on arguments the judges heard in a similar case just a week earlier.
16, Apr 2014 - Round 2: Court takes up Oklahoma gay-marriage case
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lawyers for a couple challenging Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage and the clerk who refused to grant them a license head to a federal appeals court Thursday with the rare opportunity to build on arguments the judges heard in a similar case just a week earlier.
15, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Defense attorney still concerned with execution drugs
OKLAHOMA CITY - Will we finally see an end in the court battles over execution drugs this month? Attorney General Scott...
04, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma officials express support for Hobby Lobby
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma officials expressed support Tuesday for Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. as attorneys argued before the U.S. Supreme Court over the federal health care law's mandate that employers offer emergency contraceptives like the morning-after pill. Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby is challenging the law's mandate that ...
04, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma Catholics seek legal relief from Obamacare mandate
Local Catholic leaders are plaintiffs in a new lawsuit seeking relief from a federal rule forcing employers to provide insurance covering contraception. Archdiocese of Oklahoma City spokeswoman Tina Dzurisin said the Catholic Benefits Association filed suit Wednesday morning in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. Dzurisin said the association represents nearly 200 ...
04, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma inmates to seek execution stays
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lawyers for two Oklahoma death-row inmates say they believe they will be successful in their challenge to the state's execution law, despite adverse U.S. Supreme Court rulings for condemned men from Missouri and Texas. Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner sued the state of Oklahoma in February over what they called a "veil of secrecy" surrounding execution protocols and the ...
04, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Death row inmates ask for stay of executions
Lawyers for two Oklahoma death-row inmates say that despite adverse rulings for condemned killers from Missouri and Texas before the U.S. Supreme Court, they believe their challenge to the state's execution law...
01, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma City attorney charged with three tax offenses
Attorney Doug Friesen has handled high-profile shooting cases.
01, Apr 2014 - Longtime Oklahoma City federal court clerk to retire
Robert D. Dennis began his work as the federal court clerk in 1985.
20, Sep 2013 - Oklahoma City, OK Former Oklahoma City University employee charged with wire fraud
Lisa C. Riggs is charged with one count of wire fraud in federal court. She was the executive assistant to former President Tom McDaniel from May 2004 to July 2010.