Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Real Time Access To Judicial Misconduct Hearings

The web page of the Oklahoma Supreme Court is providing real time access to an ongoing judicial misconduct proceeding

Case No. CJTD-2020-1, The Supreme Court of the State of Oklahoma, Petitioner v. Kendra Coleman, Respondent.

The livestream for Wednesday can be viewed on Youtube.

On Monday, August 31, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., Trial in the above-referenced matter will commence in the Court on the Judiciary, Trial Division. Thereafter, proceedings are scheduled to commence at 8:30 a.m. each weekday (except Labor Day) until concluded.

The Oklahoma State Court Network (OSCN) website will provide a link to livestream the Court’s proceedings. The Oklahoma Judicial Center remains closed to the public, so public viewing of the proceedings is only available by watching the livestream feed. The link to the live-time feed will be posted on August 31 on the OSCN website approximately sixty minutes before the hearing begins.

Article 7A Section 2 of the Oklahoma Constitution sets forth the requirements for membership on the Trial and Appellate Divisions of the Court on the Judiciary. The trial division is made up of 8 district judges appointed by the Oklahoma Secretary of State and one active member appointed by the Oklahoma Bar Association. The Secretary of State maintains the list of members for both the Trial Division and the Appellate Division.

The nine members of the Trial Division are: Presiding Judge Rebecca Nightingale (District Judge,Tulsa) , Vice Presiding Judge Brad Heckenkemper (OBA member), and district judges Newburn (Comanche), Woodward (Garfield) , Kirkley (Wagoner) , Ashwood (Lincoln) , Coppedge (Marshall) , Balkman (Cleveland) and Pazzo (Rogers).

(Mike Frisch)

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