Officer Betty Shelby Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal Shooting of Terence Crutcher

By Arianna Pickard Tulsa World  A Tulsa police officer charged with first-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of unarmed Terence Crutcher two weeks ago pleaded not guilty Friday morning in Tulsa County District Court. Betty Shelby, 42, remained silent in the courtroom other than answering “yes” to acknowledge her presence, and her plea was entered by attorney Shannon McMurray, who …

ANALYSIS: 6 People Who Could Become the Next Supreme Court Justice

Source: JORDYN PHELPS, JANET WEINSTEIN, JOHN KRUZE, and ALYSSA PONE/ABC News   Following Justice Antonin Scalia’s sudden death earlier this month, President Barack Obama is in the process of wading through a binder full of potential candidates to fill the late justice’s now-vacant seat on the Supreme Court. And though Republicans say they will not hold hearings for any nominee the president puts forward, arguing that …

South’s 1st Black Female Law Student’s Legacy Stronger Than Ever!

Sixty-five years ago this year, Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher became the first Black female to attend law school in the South when she enrolled at the University of Oklahoma College of Law (“OU Law”).  After initially being denied admission because she was Black, and supported by hundreds of small donations  from all over the Nation, Fisher filed a lawsuit in 1946 …

BREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Decided Same-Sex Debate, Gay Marriage Legal in 5 States Including Oklahoma

In a stunning move, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear any one of the seven potential lower court rulings that stuck down  same-sex marriage bans in five states. This surprising move  effectively makes gay marriage legal in Indiana, Wisconsin, Utah, Virginia and Oklahoma. For more information on this recent decision visit USA Today.