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ACLU lawyer discusses challenge to Oklahoma’s critical race theory ban

Why is a coalition of educators and civil rights groups challenging Oklahoma's law?

Civil rights lawsuit claims Oklahoma court discriminates against people with disabilities

In a federal class action lawsuit, the Canadian County District Court is accused of discriminating against defendants with disabilities and imposing unaffordable bail amounts on poor people.


With weeks left in legislative session governor proposes new criminal justice reform plan  

Gov. Stitt lent support to several criminal justice reform initiative currently under consideration in the Legislature as well as some ideas that haven’t advanced.


The cost of prosecution: DA says defendants pay too much of Oklahoma’s criminal justice tab

Funding for district attorneys’ offices is hard to come by. For years, the state has paid less than half the bill, leaving DAs to collect the rest from other sources like the federal government and criminal defendants.