Who we serve

The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals is the highest court in the State of Oklahoma with appellate jurisdiction in criminal cases. It is the state court of last resort in criminal matters. The Court derives its origin and jurisdiction from the state constitution, which was formulated by the constitutional convention and submitted to and adopted by the people of Oklahoma at the first election, held on September 17, 1907.

Notices

  • Job Opening: Staff Attorney 08/10/21 - The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has an opening in its Orders Division for a staff attorney.  This full-time position works for the court at large drafting orders and opinions in post-conviction matters, direct appeals, and various other appellate legal issues.  Applicants should have a strong background in legal writing and preference is given to… More
  • Uniform Jury Instructions 12/20/19 - This court has issued a new order, effective December 20, 2019, updating the Uniform Jury Instructions. Please see 2019 OK CR 28 and Attachment with noted changes. Updated Jury Instructions will be found on the OCCA website under the dropdown navigation for Court Resources > Jury Instructions More

News

Upcoming Hearings

J-2021-756 | E.R.I. v. STATE

Date: Nov04

10:00 AM

Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

Livestream available: https://vimeo.com/596706735

S-2021-378 | STATE v. AKERS

Date: Dec02

11:00 AM

Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

Livestream available: https://vimeo.com/596709032

S-2021-304 | STATE v. SHAFFER

Date: Dec02

10:00 AM

Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

Livestream available: https://vimeo.com/596707773

S-2021-472 | STATE v. RUTLEDGE

Date: Jan13

10:00 AM

Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

Livestream available: https://vimeo.com/596709650

S-2021-880 | STATE v. MITCHELL

Date: Mar31

10:00 AM

Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

S-2021-870 | STATE v. BALES

Date: Apr07

10:00 AM

Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

S-2021-871 | STATE v. BALES

Date: Apr07

11:00 AM

Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor