nine lobbyists working at the state Capitol every year pushing for changes that benefit law enforcement and prosecution, but are detrimental to defendants and your clients. Law enforcement has its own nine lobbyists working on its behalf. Agencies represented include the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma and Tulsa County Sheriff’s’ Associations, the Oklahoma Police Chiefs Association, the FOP and the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs. That’s 18 lobbyists working for the interests of law enforcement.
The District Attorneys’ Council and the District Attorneys Association have
at least nine different groups supporting tougher crime measures at the Oklahoma State Capitol
more than 2,400 bills and resolutions introduced, and more than 500 of these will be in areas of the law that could directly impact your clients
For the 2015-2016 legislative sessions, there will be