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The Four Degrees of Arson in Oklahoma

The Four Degrees of Arson in Oklahoma

It was in February of 2019 that a woman from Burns Flat visited her daughter in California to help care for her new granddaughter. While there, she received a call from neighbors stating that her house was on fire

Does Oklahoma Have a Stand Your Ground Law?

Does Oklahoma Have a Stand Your Ground Law?

When many people think of the Stand Your Ground law, they often think about Florida. This law in the Sunshine State was an issue of great debate during the 2013 trial of George Zimmerman after he shot Trayvon Martin. However, Florida’s not the only state that has a Stand Your Ground law. Other states do as well, including Oklahoma.

Defining Possession With Intent to Distribute in Oklahoma

Defining Possession With Intent to Distribute in Oklahoma

If the latest bill is passed, a person possessing fewer than four grams of any drug cannot face PWID/PWIT charges. If the prosecution still wishes to lay PWIT/PWID charges, they must show that at least three of seven other circumstances were included in the crime.