Oklahoma's State Question 780: Criminal Justice Reform and Resistance

16 Pages Posted: 9 Jan 2019

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Stephen Galoob

University of Tulsa College of Law

Colleen McCarty

University of Tulsa College of Law

Ryan Gentzler

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: December 21, 2018

Abstract

Oklahoma's State Question 780, which made possession of any controlled dangerous substance a misdemeanor, is a blueprint for criminal justice reform in conservative states. This paper elaborates the sweep of the changes that SQ 780 wrought and provides new evidence regarding some law enforcement efforts to resist SQ 780's reforms.

Keywords: Criminal Justice Reform, SQ 780, Oklahoma

Suggested Citation

Galoob, Stephen and McCarty, Colleen and Gentzler, Ryan, Oklahoma's State Question 780: Criminal Justice Reform and Resistance (December 21, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3305270 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3305270

Stephen Galoob (Contact Author)

University of Tulsa College of Law ( email )

3120 E. Fourth Place
Tulsa, OK 74104
United States

Colleen McCarty

University of Tulsa College of Law ( email )

Tulsa, OK
United States

Ryan Gentzler

affiliation not provided to SSRN

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