Police Officer Videotaped Beating Handcuffed Man Ordered Back To Work By Oklahoma Supreme Court

Source: Rhett Morgan/Tulsa World What is a dissapointment for anyone that believes that just because police officers have a dangerous job, a badge, and  a gun they are not above the law. The Oklahoma Supreme Court has cleared the way for an Owasso police officer Lt. Mike Dento who was fired in 2011 for excessive force that was caught on …

Supreme Court Urged to Hear Historic Oklahoma Gay Rights Case

Source:   Christ Castell/NewsOk WASHINGTON — The Tulsa County couple who challenged Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage nearly 10 years ago urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to use the case to decide the issue for the entire nation. Mary Bishop and Sharon Baldwin, who have won favorable rulings this year from a federal judge in Tulsa and a federal …

State Supreme Court finds Common Core Repeal Constitutional

Source:  ANDREA EGER  /Tulsa World OKLAHOMA CITY — Only a few hours after hearing oral arguments, the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday afternoon ruled a bill repealing Common Core standards constitutional. The court’s ruling, which is available on its website, states that House Bill 3399 does not violate the Oklahoma Constitution and “having found HB 3399 constitutional, there is no need …

Oklahoma Supreme Court to Decide Constitutionality of New Law That Repealed Common Core

Source: Gene Perry/Oklahoma Policy The full Supreme Court will hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of a new law that repealed Oklahoma’s adoption of the Common Core curriculum standards and requires the state Board of Education to draft new standards that the Legislature would have the power to change as it sees fit. The lawsuit was filed by a group of …