"Meet the New Chief Justice" was first aired on Sunday May 26th 2013. Our Guest was Tom Colbert, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Oklahoma.
Our topics included:
- His first few months as Chief Justice.
- Major funding issues the Court system in Oklahoma has today and will it require a curtailment of any services.
- Major issues he spends "administrative time" dealing with on the Supreme Court.
- Does he take any cases for disposition while he is Chief Justice or does his other duties prevent that.
- Even though he may not take any cases, does he still participate in the disposition of cases, including oral argument.
- Major changes he would like to see lawyers make in presenting oral arguments to the Supreme Court.
- Based upon his review of appellate records, does he discern any decrease or increase in civility between lawyers and court personnel from his prior experience.
- Major things he would like to see the Court accomplish during his tenure.
Justice Colbert, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers