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Oklahoma Access to Justice Commission

Legal Aid participates in the Oklahoma Access to Justice Committee of the Oklahoma Bar Association.

On Thursday, March 13,2014 the Oklahoma Supreme Court Ordered the establishment of an Oklahoma Access to Justice Commission.
The Oklahoma Access to Justice Commission is created to develop and implement policy initiatives designed to expand access to and enhance the quality of justice in civil legal matters for low-income Oklahoma residents.

This newly created Commission is awaiting appointment of the following seven (7) voting members:
1. a justice of the Supreme Court of Oklahoma;
2. a judge from a county with a population of 500,000 or more;
3. a judge from a county with a population of less than 500,000;
4. one (1) member of the Oklahoma Bar Association;
5. one (1) representative of a state or federally funded legal-services program; and
6. two (2) at-large members who have demonstrated a commitment to and familiarity with access-to-justice issues in Oklahoma.

Read the full Supreme Court Order here


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