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OKG Newsletter


Topic: law

No time for wine

Proponents of allowing wine sales in grocery stores say it’s unlikely the issue will be voted on this year.


News

Greg Horton
Despite a recent state Supreme Court ruling clearing the way for a petition drive to go forward, its organizers believe a state question to allow sale of wine in Oklahoma grocery stores is unlikely to make the ballot this November. State Question 763 seeks to give the 15 most populous counties the opportunity to let certain retailers sell wine in grocery and department stores.
 
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

American DREAM

A group of young people in the state’s Hispanic community is working to help Oklahoma’s undocumented residents benefit under the DREAM Act.


News

Peter Wright
Thousands of undocumented residents living in Oklahoma now can apply for a deportation protection program initiated by presidential order in June. For one group of undocumented students and their friends, the application is not only a reprieve, but also a call to help others who may be eligible.
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The toll of Islamophobia


Letters to the Editor

Jillian Holzbauer-Frazier
“Islamophobia” has become a prominent buzzword in the realm of political rhetoric. Some see it as the pinnacle of a climate of discrimination in America; others view it as a smear tactic to inhibit free speech. What is the real pulse of our great nation when it comes to the delicate balance between freedom of religion and freedom of speech?
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Go ahead and blaspheme


CFN

Gazette staff
With violent protests throughout the Middle East over an anti-Muslim video on YouTube, you wouldn’t think it’s the best time for U.S. lawmakers to roll back limits on the belittling of religion.
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Examining Islam

Turkish journalist Mustafa Akyol addresses questions of Islam, the Middle East and democracy at a Monday lecture.


Features

Greg Horton
Mustafa Akyol
7 p.m. Monday
Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel, Oklahoma City University
2501 N. Blackwelder
okcu.edu
426-5425
free
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Going downtown

OCU finalizes plans to move its law school downtown.


News

Clifton Adcock
It’s official: The Oklahoma City University School of Law is headed downtown.
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

To litigate or not to litigate?


CFN

Gazette staff
“Here’s a fish hangs in the net, like a poor man’s right in the law.”
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
 
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