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ACLU of Oklahoma Responds to Watered Down Criminal Justice Reform Bills, Urges Voters to Demand Real Reform at Ballot Box
Today, members of the Oklahoma Legislature moved forward with their effort to pass watered down criminal justice reform bills that fail to adequately address Oklahoma’s mass incarceration crisis.
The ACLU of Oklahoma has received reports from education advocates at the Capitol of instances in which people have been denied access to public hallways outside legislative offices. To be absolutely clear, this is unconstitutional and we have demanded that such orders be immediately rescinded.
The ACLU of Oklahoma’s Campaign for Smart Justice released an Oklahoma public opinion poll of voters’ views of the role of prosecutors.