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Oklahoma: bill would require lawyers seeking District Court judgeship have tried at least 3 jury trials to verdict; no other state has a trial-requirement - Gavel to Gavel
Many, but not all, states require their judges be “attorneys” or in some cases “practicing attorneys”. Now one member of the Oklahoma Senate wants to specifically require trial experience for the state’s main trial court (District), something no other state requires. The state’s constitution already requires “a minimum of four years’ experience as a licensed … Continue reading Oklahoma: bill would require lawyers seeking District Court judgeship have tried at least 3 jury trials to verdict; no other state has a trial-requirement