Officer Who Shot Terence Crutcher Back In Court Tomorrow

Tulsa police Officer Betty Shelby, who  has been charged with 1st Degree manslaughter for fatally shooting unarmed 40-year-old Terence Crutcher will be in Tulsa County District Court for her Preliminary Hearing. The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday November 29, 2016, at 9:00am in Courtroom 347, and will be Shelby’s second court appearance. Shelby plead not guilty to the charges back …

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 …