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Supreme Court of Oklahoma:IN THE MATTER OF THE REINSTATEMENT OF CLAYBORNE, SCBD-6474, 2017 OK 93, ___ P.3d ___, Decided: 11/20/2017

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:00:00 CST

¶1 Petitioner Mark Anthony Clayborne has presented this Court with a Petition for Reinstatement to Membership in the Oklahoma Bar Association (OBA) pursuant to Rule 11, Rules Governing Disciplinary Proceedings, 5 O.S.2011, Ch. 1, App.1-A (RGDP). The OBA, through its Office of the General Counsel, investigated the allegations in the petition and filed an objection to Petitioner's reinstatement. Thereupon, this matter was referred to the Professional Responsibility Tribunal (PRT) to hold a hearing on the petition and the OBA's objection. A three member trial panel of the PRT heard this matter on March 28, 2017, and filed its report with this Court on June 14, 2017.



Supreme Court of Oklahoma:STATE ex rel. OKLAHOMA BAR ASSOCIATION v. FOARD, SCBD-6552, 2017 OK 92, ___ P.3d ___, Decided: 11/20/2017

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:00:00 CST

¶1 The State of Oklahoma, ex rel. Oklahoma Bar Association (Complainant) has presented this Court with an application to approve the resignation of Jean Lea Foard (Respondent) from membership in the Oklahoma Bar Association. Respondent seeks to resign pending disciplinary proceedings and investigation into alleged misconduct, as provided in Rule 8.1, Rules Governing Disciplinary Proceedings, 5 O.S. 2011, Ch. 1, App. 1-A. Upon consideration of the Complainant's application and Respondent's affidavit in support of resignation, we find:






Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals:BARNES v. STATE, F-2016-298, 2017 OK CR 26, Decided: 11/22/2017

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:00:00 CST

¶1 Appellant Travis Dillion Barnes was tried and convicted by a jury in Nowata County District Court, Case No. CF-2014-124, for the crimes of Count 1: First Degree Burglary, in violation of 21 O.S.2011, § 1431 ; and Count 2: First Degree Rape, in violation of 21 O.S.2011, §§ 1114 , 1115. The jury recommended Barnes be sentenced to fifteen (15) years imprisonment and a $10,000.00 fine on Count 1; and life imprisonment without the possibility of parole on Count 2. The Honorable Curtis L. DeLapp, District Judge, sentenced Barnes in accordance with the jury's recommendations and further imposed a $1,000.00 fine on Count 2. 1 Judge DeLapp additionally ordered Count 1 to run consecutive to Count 2, imposed various costs and fees, and ordered Barnes to register as a sex offender. Barnes now appeals. We AFFIRM Barnes' convictions, but VACATE his sentences and REMAND FOR RESENTENCING .



Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals:NAJERA v. DAVID STANLEY CHEVROLET, 115522, 2017 OK CIV APP 62, ___ P.3d ___, Decided: 10/25/2017

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 21:00:00 CST

¶1 David Stanley Chevrolet, Inc. (DSC) appeals from the trial court's Order denying its motion to compel arbitration. Based on our review, we reverse and remand for further proceedings.



Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals:IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP OF MELDRUM, 115470, 2017 OK CIV APP 61, ___ P.3d ___, Decided: 08/29/2017

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 21:00:00 CST

¶1 Amanda Meldrum (Grandmother) appeals a September 30, 2016, order which granted Veronica D. Meldrum's (Step-Mother) petition for guardianship and denied her cross-petition for guardianship. Based on our review of the record and applicable law, we affirm.