A town hall in Oklahoma City will focus on the experiences of women and children in Oklahoma’s criminal justice system. The event is being convened by The Atlantic, in conjunction with Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting with participation from Oklahoma Watch.
An Oklahoma Watch-Out forum on the 2018 elections featured a lively debate that covered everything from whether Republican or Democratic policies are best for the state to the prospects for voter turnout next year.
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Hundreds of companies have been contaminating drinking water throughout the country for decades, and the harmful effects still plague communities. In Picher, Oklahoma, decades of lead and zinc mining left residents with an aquifer contaminated with lead and heavy metals.
Many researchers describe the Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation as the gold standard for interrogating criminal suspects. But the fact that more than a fourth of wrongly convicted suspects gave false confessions has critics assailing the technique.