Criminal Law 101: Understanding Oklahoma’s Criminal Preliminary Hearing

If you are charged with a felony you have a right to a preliminary hearing. A preliminary hearing is a court hearing where witnesses testify and the judge decides whether there is enough evidence against you to order you to have a trial. If the court believes there is enough evidence to believe a crime was committed and enough evidence …

Dallas Maverick Point Guard Raymond Felton Admits Gun Felony, But Avoid Prison Time

Source: Associated Press vi Tulsa World Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton pleaded guilty on Wednesday in a New York gun case, taking a plea deal that involved admitting a felony but spares him jail. Felton pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a firearm. He admitted he knowingly had a large-capacity ammunition magazine …