The Verdict can be seen on Cox Communications YurView Channel 3 in
Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Sundays at 9:00 a.m. and Mondays, Tuesdays,
and Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. The show is hosted by Kent Meyers and
Each week, guests discuss legal or social issues of general
interest to the viewers. The discussion is always lively and
educational. The Verdict presents thoughtful differences of opinion
The show is made possible through the courtesy of BancFirst Corp.;
Chickasaw Nation; Delta Dental; The Journal Record; Legal Graphics;
and Oklahoma Lawyers for Children.
Kent Meyers - Host
He has taught Antitrust Law, Trial Techniques,
Professional Responsibility and Bankruptcy at the University of
Oklahoma College of Law and at the University of Tulsa and
Oklahoma City University Law Schools.
He is a co-founder of Oklahoma Lawyers for Children,
which represents deprived children in Juvenile Court.
He was a member (1985-1991) and was Chairman
(1990-1991) of the Oklahoma Judicial Nominating Commission and is
a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He was
designated a Distinguished Lecturer in Law at Oxford
University for the summer of 2001.
Kent Meyers can be reached by phone at (405) 235-7729 or by e-mail
Mick Cornett - Host
Mick Cornett is a former TV personality, businessman, and 4-Term
Mayor of Oklahoma City. Last year he was named to Fortune Magazine’s
list of the The 50 Greatest Leaders in the World. His latest book The
Next American City was published by Putnam/Random House and was released
Cornett spent 20 years as a television sportscaster/news
anchor/sports play-by-play broadcaster. Following the Oklahoma City
bombing in 1995 he diverted his attention to public service and served
as a full-time college professor before winning a seat on the Oklahoma
City Council in 2001.
In 2004 he won the city-wide election for Mayor and thus began a
series of record-setting political victories. His re-election percentage
of 87% in 2006 is the highest in city history. During his tenure,
Oklahoma City experienced an economic renaissance that is still in
Cornett is best known for helping to bring an NBA franchise to
Oklahoma City and for addressing the community’s shortcomings in areas
of health and wellness. His leadership to pass the transformational
MAPS 3 initiative has spurred an enormous amount of private investment
into the city.
Newsweek called him one of The 5 Most Innovative Mayors in America.
The European based World Mayor Organization named him the second-best
Mayor in the World. And Governing Magazine proclaimed him a Public
Official of the Year. He was the President of the United States
Conference of Mayors in 2016-17. Cornett decided not to run for a 5th
term as Mayor, and ended his tenure earlier this year. His 2018
Gubernatorial bid ended when he lost a Republican runoff election.
He has a Journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma and an MBA
from New York University.