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

  • Oral Argument – Covid Regulations 05/12/21 - For hearings before the Court, all participants entering the Judicial Center must wear a mask until they reach the third floor. Masks are NOT required in the Court of Criminal Appeals courtroom. All Oral Arguments before the Court will be streamed live to the public. The live-stream link will be provided on www.okcca.net on the… 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-2021-195 | J.H.W. v. STATE

Date: Jun17

10:00 am

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

For hearings before the Court, all participants entering the Judicial Center must wear a mask until they reach the third floor. Masks are NOT required in the courtroom.

J-2021-305 | T.F.J. v. STATE

Date: Jul15

10:00 AM

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

For hearings before the Court, all participants entering the Judicial Center must wear a mask until they reach the third floor. Masks are NOT required in the courtroom.

J-2021-351 | E.J.A. v. STATE

Date: Jul29

10:00 AM

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

For hearings before the Court, all participants entering the Judicial Center must wear a mask until they reach the third floor. Masks are NOT required in the courtroom.

S-2021-18 |STATE v. BUSBY

Date: Aug26

10:00 AM

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

For hearings before the Court, all participants entering the Judicial Center must wear a mask until they reach the third floor. Masks are NOT required in the courtroom. Livestream available: https://vimeo.com/506144242

S-2021-378 | STATE v. AKERS

Date: Dec02

11:00 AM

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

For hearings before the Court, all participants entering the Judicial Center must wear a mask until they reach the third floor. Masks are NOT required in the courtroom.

S-2021-304 | STATE v. SHAFFER

Date: Dec02

10:00 AM

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

For hearings before the Court, all participants entering the Judicial Center must wear a mask until they reach the third floor. Masks are NOT required in the courtroom.