Volume 2 No. 10 | March 9, 2022


No published opinions this week. 

The Supreme Court of Oklahoma Court Calendar

The Supreme Court of Oklahoma is in session year round, unless otherwise noted. The Court regularly schedules conferences on Mondays and other days as needed.


The March Oklahoma Bar Journal focuses on the impact of McGirt v. Oklahoma. Theme articles include:

  • McGirt v. Oklahoma: A Primer
    By Conor P. Cleary
  • Oklahoma Cities and Towns in Indian Country are not Immune From the U.S. Supreme Court’s Holding in McGirt
    By Chrissi Ross Nimmo
  • ‘This Land Is Whose Land?’: An Update on McGirt and the Energy Sector in Oklahoma
    By Drew Rader
  • The Forensic Implications of McGirt: New Challenges Associated With Evaluating Old Evidence
    By Brian J. Gestring
  • Tribal Courts: What About Victim’s Rights?
    By Jacintha Webster 

NEW! Click for a new digital experience reading the OBJ. The interactive "flipbook" provides  reading tools, including the ability to take notes on a page, download or print individual pages and change your view according to your preferences.

Owasso High School’s Team Zip, Zap, Zok edged out Jenks High School’s Team The Truth to claim the Oklahoma High School Mock Trial Championship. Owasso High School has won the state championship four of the last five years.

The Owasso team was coached by Judge Daman Cantrell, attorneys Ken Underwood, Maegan Murdock and Kaylind Baker and teacher Kelly Murphy.

Team members were Marley Hutchins, Seth Wyrick, Aidan Green, Kayla Gross, Katelynn Gurley, Terressa Evington, Morganne Grobe, Ava Brigman, Lauren Hughes, Katelyn Wiehe and Alyson Bushey.

The Jenks team was coached by attorneys Morgan Medders, Stacey Accord, Jenny Day and Michael Horn and teachers Michael Horn, Danielle Frost and Dana Mackay.

Read more about the championship.>>>

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By Jim Calloway, OBA Management Assistance Program director

We have discussed before in this space the importance of using long, complex passwords, which will likely require a password manager to organize. Protecting your information and your client’s information is very important for those of us in the legal profession.

The dark web is awash with stolen passwords and login information. Even if you haven’t started using a password manager yet, you should appreciate the risk if your username is your publicly available email address and you are using one of the most common passwords that any would-be intruder would first try.

So, for your reading pleasure, these are the 20 most common passwords leaked on the dark web.