Chief Justice Downplayed Tension Between Branches Of Government

Ponca City Now - September 29, 2013 11:24 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Despite some barbs from legislators in recent weeks over the judiciary’s power in Oklahoma, the chief justice of the state’s highest court downplayed the suggestion of tension between the two branches of government. Oklahoma Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Colbert tells The Associated Press he doesn’t see a conflict between the legislative and judicial branches and says the court, legislative leaders and the governor have a "good working relationship."

 

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