NOTE: This course has been approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for mandatory “On-demand” CLE Credit. Members are only permitted to earn up to 6 credit hours per year from “On-demand” programs.
CLE CREDIT: This course has been approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1 on demand hours of mandatory CLE credit, including 0 hours of ethics.
NOTE: This program is not approved for Texas credit. The Texas Bar will not permit members to submit online programs for Texas credit.
CHECKPOINTS: This program will contain random checkpoints. In order to submit credit for this program, you must confirm your presence at the checkpoints. If you do not meet the checkpoint requirement you may not receive credit for the live program. The checkpoint submission is entirely dependent on your successful completion of the system check.
NOTE: At the end of the program click on the “Credit Submission Tab” to go to your credit profile and begin the credit submission process. Please remember to submit credit on the day of the event.
Initiative Petitions in Oklahoma: Do We Really Have Direct Democracy?
Kent Meyers, Director, Crowe & Dunlevy, OKC
“The first power reserved to the people is the Initiative.” OK Const. V, Section 1. Our forefathers believed in the concept of an active, direct democracy. One can seriously question whether their intentions are capable of being fulfilled under today’s version of initiative petitions in Oklahoma. This program will discuss the initiative process, its successes and failures and raise questions about changes that should be addressed.