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

  • In Memoriam: Peggy Bowles 05/09/24 - June 6, 1939 - May 6, 2024 Peggy joined the Court of Criminal Appeals on January 9, 1989, upon Judge Gary L. Lumpkin taking office as one of the judges appointed to expand the court from 3 judges to 5. Peggy immediately became an integral part of the court staff. She served with distinction during… More
  • In Memoriam:  Ricki Joann Walterscheid 03/27/24 - Oklahoma Indigent Defense System appellate attorney Ricki Joann Walterscheid, 45, died peacefully at home Thursday, March 21, 2024, surrounded by her family.  She spent her entire 20-year career as an appellate lawyer at OIDS, and the bulk of her practice was before the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals.  Ricki joined OIDS’ General Appeals Division as… More

Upcoming Hearings

J-2024-169 | R.T.M. v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA

Date: May30
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

J-2024-170 | L.C.F. v. STATE- OF OKLAHOMA

Date: May30
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

J-2024-156 | D.L. v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA

Date: Jun06
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

Dismissed: J-2024-207 | J.D.A. v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA

Date: Jun06
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor
Canceled

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

Date: Jul11
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor
Canceled

J-2024-295 | L.B.G. v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA

Date: Jul18
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

Dismissed: 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
Canceled

J-2024-296 | C.M.G. v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA

Date: Jul18
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

JS-2024-308 | STATE OF OKLAHOMA v. M.T.

Date: Aug01
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

J-2024-334 | P.J. v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA

Date: Aug01
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

J-2024-380 | D.B. v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA

Date: Aug15
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor

S-2024-208 | STATE OF OKLAHOMA v. DIAZ

Date: Oct24
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Third Floor