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Oklahoma Supreme Court Elects New Chief, Vice Chief Justices

November 15, 2018

The Oklahoma Supreme Court today elected new leadership for the next two years, Chief Justice Douglas L. Combs announced Tuesday. The Oklahoma Constitution requires the Court every two years to select from its members a Chief Justice and a Vice Chief Justice. Noma D. Gurich was elected to the office…

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Courtfacts.org Provides Voters Info About Judges on Nov. 6 Ballot

October 25, 2018

Voters wanting to know more about the 12 judges on the statewide judicial retention ballot can find background information for all the judges on one website, www.courtfacts.org. Created by the Oklahoma Bar Association, the website offers biographies and photos of the judges, plus an explanation of how the merit retention…

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Supreme Court Approves New ‘Retired Member’ Classification as a Membership Option

January 3, 2018

By Carol Manning The greying of the legal profession has been forecast for many years, and the reality has arrived — fewer new lawyers entering the profession and the majority of OBA members over the age of 50. On Dec. 5 the Oklahoma Supreme Court approved the creation of a…

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