If Licensing Worked, Wouldn’t Lawyers Be Liked?

If Licensing Worked, Wouldn’t Lawyers Be Liked?

Being an attorney, even one who doesn’t actively practice, requires thick skin. It’s best to embrace the litany of lawyer jokes, like this one.            Why don’t sharks eat lawyers? Professional courtesy. The jokes may be innocuous, but they come from an authentic...
Attorney Licensing in Oklahoma

Attorney Licensing in Oklahoma

Attorney Licensing in Oklahoma Author Mike Davis Abstract This paper evaluates Oklahoma’s attorney licensing requirements and concludes that the public interest justification is not sufficient to necessitate such licensing, nor does licensing mitigate the risks...
Rethinking Emergency Powers in Oklahoma

Rethinking Emergency Powers in Oklahoma

Rethinking Emergency Powers in Oklahoma Author Mike Davis Abstract This paper analyzes Oklahoma’s gubernatorial emergency powers and finds them lacking. It recommends enacting a tight limit on the amount of time an emergency can be declared to exist, limiting local...