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A Criminal Waste of Space. I think I may have underestimated the Pepsi Cola people.

A Criminal Waste of Space

This would, after all, be an easy thing to do. About all we see of Pepsi is that red-white-and-blue beachball logo, and it's hard to take them seriously as an evil empire when all they seem to want us to do is join the Pepsi generation and think young. Frankly, I think we've long since passed the point of diminishing returns on getting me to think young, and I doubt I would be successful if I tried somehow to switch generations, so I'm afraid I haven't paid them a lot of attention.

Too bad. Turns out they are some kind of corporate Hannibal Lecter and I've fallen right into their evil clutches. Yesterday I received word, via the magical powers of Al Gore's internet machine, that Pepsi is part of a vast, international Zionist conspiracy. But it was on the internet. Community. My FindLaw. The Defense Rests. Criminal Jurisdiction. Probable Cause.

In the years since I became a lawyer, there are a few things I’ve never really gotten used to.

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One of them is how it is that people who hire me will almost always have made some kind of statement to the police; usually a statement that harms them in some way, and makes their case more difficult to defend. Now the average person out there might be thinking, “Yeah, so what? I’m glad criminals don’t know better. I don’t want people getting off on a ‘technicality’ because they exercised their right to remain silent.”

But it’s really not that simple. And, yeah, my job might depend upon defending people. A Public Defender. Defending Those People. Legal advice. Lawyers Weekly Books. American Constitution Society for Law & Policy. Wex. Jurist. Law News Now. ACLU Forum. OCU. OCU Law Calendar. Gavel 2 Gavel. US Law. Yahoo! Law Directory. Attorney Pages. The Oklahoma Supreme Court Network. Justice Rudolph Hargrave has passed away Tuesday April 1.

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Our condolences to his wife Madeline and their family. Graveside services were held on Friday April 4 at 2 p.m. at the Oakwood Cemetery in Wewoka, located on SH-56, just south of U.S. 270. More information is available at Justice Hargrave was born in 1925 in Shawnee and resided in Wewoka. He attended Wewoka public schools, East Central State University in Ada, and the University of Oklahoma where he received his law degree in 1949. On October 10, 1978, Hargrave was appointed to the Oklahoma Supreme Court by Governor David L. More recently, Justice Hargrave was honored by the namesake "Hargrave Prize" award, first given in 2013 as an annual recognition of the best three faculty papers of the Sovereignty Symposium. OCRA. OBA. MY OKBar. OBA-NET. ODCR. OIDS. The Oklahoma Indigent Defense System implements the Indigent Defense Act, 51 O.S.


Section 1355 et seq., by providing trial, appellate and post-conviction criminal defense services to persons who have been judicially determined to be entitled to legal counsel at State expense. The mission of the System is to provide indigents with legal representation comparable to that obtainable by those who can afford counsel and to do so in the most cost effective manner possible. The System is a state agency created effective July 1, 1991. The System is appointed by the courts to represent all adult and juvenile indigents in 75 counties who are charged in felony, misdemeanor and traffic cases punishable by incarceration. The System is further appointed by the courts to represent all indigents in 75 counties where the State is seeking the death penalty. OSCN Forms. Doug Loudenback on the Web. Standard Visitation In Oklahoma. Crime & Punishment Forum. Prayer to St. Thomas More.

This prayer invokes St.

Prayer to St. Thomas More

Thomas More as the patron saint of lawyers, asking him to pray to God for the grace to rise to the highest standards of that profession. It also makes reference, in the final verse, to St. Thomas More’s status as the patron saint of large families, and it would be appropriate for a non-lawyer to pray that verse as a separate prayer. Legal News. My FindLaw. Blawg. Blawg Directory. Blawg Review. Appellate Law & Practice. Defending Those People. Federal Civil Practice Bulletin. The Legal Workshop. Crime & Federalism. Criminal Defense Blawg. CrimProf Blog. Sunday, April 13, 2014 "Adding Insult to Gun Injuries, Police Often Handcuff Victims" From The New York Times: Mr.

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Daly spent more than a week immobilized, not just by his three bullet wounds, but also by a set of handcuffs and ankle restraints — all because of an unpaid $25 fine for possessing a cup of wine in public. What happened to Mr. US District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma. US Code. American Law WebRing. Law Issues WebRing. Legal History WebRing. The Code of Hammurabi.

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