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Gov. Fallin, legislative leaders and district attorneys promise advance for criminal justice reform

Staff Report Governor Mary Fallin, joined by legislators, district attorneys and business leaders, announced early this month an agreement has been reached that will allow six criminal justice reform measures to advance in this year’s legislative session, as well as develop a coordinating council to oversee future criminal justice reform efforts. “These reforms are targeted […]

Governor Mary Fallin signs four criminal justice measures into law

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY — Governor Mary Fallin on Wednesday, April 27 signed four criminal justice reform bills flowing from proposals outlined in her State of the State address at the start of the 2016 legislative session. “These measures will preserve public safety while helping control prison costs and reduce incarceration rates,” said Fallin. “According […]

OCC’s Day at the Legislature attendees will be “Advocating for Justice”

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The public is invited to attend the 33rd Annual Day at the Legislature (DAL) on Monday, February 29. This year’s event is themed, “Advocating for Justice:  Environmental and Criminal.” Hosted by the Oklahoma Conference of Churches, the morning session will be held at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City. […]

VOICE OKC to hold Restorative Justice Sunday presentation

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Sunday, January 24, members of the VOICE OKC (Voices Organized in Civic Engagement) will host a Restorative Justice Sunday presentation. The program titled “Public Safety at Risk: Fines and Fees and the Oklahoma Criminal Justice System” will be held at 3 p.m. at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, […]

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