Posted in Civil Rights on March 10, 2015
Following the release of a short video which captured racially charged content in a fraternity chant, the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity at the University of Oklahoma is no more. Riding on a party bus, the chant was captured which included some disturbing racial slurs including “there will never be a n—– in SAE.” The actions… read more…Is a bartender responsible for over-serving you?
Does a bartender at a commercial business have any responsibility when serving alcohol? The answer is generally, yes. Under Oklahoma’s dram shop laws– laws governing bars that serve alcohol– a bartender who over-serves a visibly intoxicated patron can be held criminally liable, but, as discussed in greater detail below, there are several factors that make proving… read more…Rape of Sapulpa Student May Implicate Title IX Harassment
A Sapulpa assistant softball coach was found dead in an apparent suicide after Creek County officials officially charged him in the rape of a 17 year old softball player. The body of Brad Alan Evans was discovered by deputies when they entered his home to serve the charges of Second Degree Rape. The Sapulpa school… read more…What You Need to Know About OK Earthquake Insurance
There has been no shortage of controversy over the recent spike in earthquake activity in Oklahoma. Oklahoma had more earthquakes on record in 2014 than California and Oklahoma earthquake activity has been trending dramatically higher in the last three years. To give you an idea of how impressive this increase in activity is, Oklahoma experienced 567… read more…Boating DUI bill passes House
The Oklahoma state House of Representatives has passed a bill to strengthen the penalties for boating while intoxicated. This firm previously covered the problems with Oklahoma’s boating while intoxicated laws. You can access that coverage here. House bill 1714 imposes new restrictions that compel the suspension of a person’s driver’s license. For a first offense,… read more…