Biden nominates first Indigenous woman to serve as Oklahoma federal judge

BY: - October 18, 2023

President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced the historic nomination of a Cherokee Nation attorney to serve as a federal judge in Oklahoma.  If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Sara Hill would become the first Native American woman to be appointed as a federal district judge in Oklahoma, according to the Leadership Conference on Civil and […]

Six members of the Board on Judicial Compensation sit around a conference table.

State board recommends 17% pay increase for Oklahoma judges

BY: - September 19, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma judges could receive a 17% pay hike next year. The Oklahoma Board on Judicial Compensation on Tuesday voted 5-0 to recommend the pay hike for all state judges at an estimated $8.5 million cost to the state. The Oklahoma Legislature can adopt, reject or modify the recommendation next year. The proposed […]