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Childers v. Childers  
Date: September 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 95
Docket Number: 112497

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner-appellee Tracey Childers (wife) and Respondent-Appellant Kelly Childers (husband) were divorced pursuant to a Decree of Dissolution of Marriage that distributed their marital estate. The husband appealed the D...

Blair v. Richardson  
Date: September 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 96
Docket Number: 112535

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-appellant Pat Blair brought an action alleging that a conveyance of real property from her grandmother to her sister, the defendant-appellee Gayle Richardson (grantee), was void because the grandmother (grantor...

Trusty v. Oklahoma  
Date: September 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 94
Docket Number: 114208

Justia Opinion Summary: Kyle Trusty was arrested for driving under the influence after crashing his vehicle. Trusty was taken to the hospital where he consented to a blood test to determine his blood alcohol content. The blood was drawn by a nu...

Lee v. Bueno  
Date: September 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 97
Docket Number: 114563

Justia Opinion Summary: The primary question before the Oklahoma Supreme Court in this case was the constitutionality of 12 O.S. 2011 section 3009.1, limiting the admissibility of evidence of medical costs in personal injury actions. In 2014, p...

IN RE APPLICATION OF GREEN FOR ADMISSION TO OKLA. BAR ASSOC.
Date: September 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 98
Docket Number: SCBD-6327
IN RE OKLAHOMA RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
Date: September 19, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 91
Docket Number: SCBD-3490
IN RE: RULES GOVERNING DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS
Date: September 19, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 92
Docket Number: SCBD-4216
IN RE: RULES CREATING AND CONTROLLING THE OKLAHOMA BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: September 19, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 93
Docket Number: SCBD-4483
Vasquez v. Dillard's Inc.  
Date: September 13, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 89
Docket Numbers: 114, 810

Justia Opinion Summary: Jonnie Vasquez, a Dillard's store employee, injured her neck and shoulder as she lifted shoe boxes while working. She filed claims for benefits under Dillard's Opt-Out plan, which were ultimately denied. The employer sou...

In the Matter of M.H.C.  
Date: September 13, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 88
Docket Number: 114552

Justia Opinion Summary: M.H.C. (child) was born in September of 2013. The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) placed the child in protective custody on November 5, 2013. In the initial petition filed on November 18, 2013, the State decl...

IN RE: AMENDMENTS TO OKLAHOMA UNIFORM JURY INSTRUCTIONS - CIVIL
Date: September 12, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 90
Save the Illinois River, Inc. v. Oklahoma ex rel. Oklahoma Election Board  
Date: August 8, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 86
Docket Number: 115164

Justia Opinion Summary: On April 21 and April 29, 2015, the Oklahoma Senate and the Oklahoma House of Representatives, respectively, passed House Joint Resolution Number 1012, directing the Oklahoma Secretary of State to refer a proposed consti...

Steele v. Pruitt  
Date: August 8, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 87
Docket Number: 115190

Justia Opinion Summary: On January 27, 2016, the proponents of Initiative Petition No. 404, State Question 780 and Initiative Petition No. 405, State Question 781 (collectively Petitioners), filed both petitions and their ballot titles with the...

STATE ex rel. OKLAHOMA BAR ASSOCIATION v. MORGAN
Date: August 2, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 85
Docket Number: SCBD-5964
OCPA Impact, Inc v. Sheehan  
Date: July 18, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 84
Docket Number: 115108

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2015, Respondents-Proponents Shawn Sheehan, Linda Reid, and Melvin Moran filed Initiative Petition No. 403 (State Question No. 779), with the Oklahoma Secretary of State. The petition sought to amend the Oklahoma Cons...

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