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 Justice Sonia Sotomayor Tells Tulsa Law Students Race Still Matters in America

Source: /Tulsa World Sonia Sotomayor’s life could have turned out much differently. Chances are good she would have still become a lawyer. She says she decided on that by age 10. But it’s unlikely she would have gone to Princeton and Yale Law, become a prosecutor, a judge and finally an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, had a …

OU Starting Linebacker Frank Shannon Sacked by Oklahoma Supreme Court

Source:  Jason Kersey/NewsOk After more than two months of fighting in court, the University of Oklahoma will be allowed to enforce its one-year suspension of junior linebacker Frank Shannon following an Oklahoma State Supreme Court ruling Monday. The state’s highest court ruled that Cleveland County District Judge Tracy Schumacher did not have the jurisdiction to rule on the Shannon case, …

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg: America Has A Real Race Problem

Source: Ian Millhisher/Think Progress The Supreme Court was “once a leader in the world” in combating racial discrimination, according to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “What’s amazing,” she added, “is how things have changed.” Ginsburg, who was one of America’s top civil rights attorneys before President Carter appointed her to the federal bench in 1980, spoke at length with theNational Law Journal‘s Marcia …