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

  • Uniform Jury Instructions 08/29/22 - Current Oklahoma Uniform Jury Instructions (Criminal) may be found on the OCCA website under the dropdown navigation for Court Resources > Jury Instructions More

News

  • Remembering Bob Ravitz 03/04/24 - I am a former Student of Bob Ravitz's, and so are all of you, whether you know it or not. Some of us were fortunate enough to have him as a professor in law school - he taught me criminal procedure and the law of capital punishment more than 30 years ago. Others worked for… More

Upcoming Hearings

S-2023-638 | STATE v. PIERCE

Date: Mar14
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

Setting Of Death Penalty Execution Dates

Date: Mar26
10:30 AM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor


Livestream: https://vimeo.com/event/2825366
Cases to be addressed:
D-2007-660             RICHARD NORMAN ROJEM
D-2000-1609           EMMANUEL LITTLEJOHN
D-2008-319             KEVIN RAY UNDERWOOD
D-2008-595             WENDELL ARDEN GRISSOM
D-2005-171             TREMANE WOOD
D-2007-1055           KENDRICK ANTONIO SIMPSON

J-2023-1052 | J.R. v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA

Date: Apr11
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

J-2024-53 | K.F. v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA

Date: May02
10:30 AM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

S-2023-952 | STATE OF OKLAHOMA v. SPARKS

Date: Jul18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor