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OSU SGA Senate mandates FOI training for SGA members, but Open Meeting Act compliance still a problem

All new OSU SGA senators, executive branch officials, and Supreme Court justices must undergo training in Oklahoma’s open government laws or be removed from office, under legislation passed by the Student Government Association Continue Reading →

OSU agrees to release student parking ticket information

Oklahoma State University followed the University of Oklahoma’s lead on Thursday, saying it would release the names of students who receive parking tickets. “In keeping with the Oklahoma Open Records Act, Oklahoma Continue Reading →

OU President Boren orders parking tickets made public

The University of Oklahoma reversed course on public access to school-issued parking tickets this afternoon just hours after the student newspaper joined a lawsuit seeking access to the records. For more than Continue Reading →

Trial judge in Mixon case doesn’t want video released under Open Records Act

First it was a Norman assistant city attorney asininely defying the Open Records Act by allowing only news media to view surveillance video of a University of Oklahoma football player knocking out Continue Reading →

The First Amendment on Campus


Our 2014 First Amendment Congress will be Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Constitution Hall  in the University Center at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. The theme is The First Amendment on Campus. We’ll look Continue Reading →

Reuters asks state Supreme Court to unseal records in billionaire oil baron’s divorce case

International news agency Reuters asked the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday to order a trial judge to “immediately unseal the trial transcripts and all judicial records” in Harold Hamm’s divorce trial. Hamm, Continue Reading →

Reuters seeks to open Oklahoma billionaire oilman’s closed divorce trial, sealed court records

Global news agency Reuters filed motions Wednesday seeking to open the Oklahoma County courtroom in which oil baron Harold Hamm’s divorce trial has been conducted nearly in secret for almost 10 weeks. Continue Reading →