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In Oklahoma, lawsuit options limited when prisoners claim constitutional rights violations

The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled the Legislature has authority to block lawsuits against governments operating jails and detention centers. The ruling follows legal actions spawned after an Oklahoma man was badly beaten in a county jail.


Oklahoma’s Crime-Funded Court System

It’s the users of the court system, and more specifically the losers, who pay most of those fees, and many question the wisdom of that trend.