Government Privilege and Abuse

This especially pernicious form of cronyism occurs when government agencies’ powers exceed what is reasonable and proper under state and federal constitutions and in a free society. Courts overstepping their bounds, civil asset forfeiture, fines that fund fining agencies, and court fees payable on conviction, are all examples.

OG&E and the Corporation Commission Aren’t Doing…
Byron Schlomach
November 4, 2020
Amicus Brief to the Supreme Court of the United…
Benjamin Lepak
October 26, 2020
Stopping a Judicial Power Grab Before it Upends Oklahoma
Benjamin Lepak
October 26, 2020
Abuse of Office: Cindy Byrd Demonstrates She Doesn’t…
Byron Schlomach
October 7, 2020
Time to Liberate Legal Education from the ABA’s…
Benjamin Lepak
October 5, 2020
Covid-19 Response Casts Doubts on the Value of Local…
Mike Davis
September 14, 2020
OKC Public Schools Elevating a Privileged Elite over Oklahoma…
Benjamin Lepak
August 31, 2020
How Oklahoma Can Be Number One in Covid Policy
Benjamin Lepak
August 10, 2020
Breaking the Unjust Shield: Fix Qualified Immunity
Spencer Cadavero
June 8, 2020
An Argument that Oklahoma’s Mayors Acted Unlawfully During…
Benjamin Lepak
May 27, 2020
A Legal Primer on Oklahoma’s Communicable Disease, Quarantine,…
Mike Davis
April 7, 2020
Breaking the ABA’s Law School Cartel: A Proposal…
Benjamin Lepak
March 25, 2020
Good-Hearted, Wrong-Headed, and Funded by You, The Forgotten Man
Benjamin Lepak
March 9, 2020
Free Speech Blacklists Pose a Threat to Democracy
Mike Davis
February 26, 2020
Taming Judicial Overreach: 12 Actions the Legislature Can Take Immediately
Benjamin Lepak
October 23, 2019
Legislators in Black Robes: Unelected Lawmaking by the Oklahoma…
Benjamin Lepak
September 4, 2019
Well Begun is (Only) Half Done: The Supreme Court’…
Mike Davis
March 6, 2019