"Meet the New Chief Justice" was first aired on Sunday April 2nd 2017. Our Guest was Douglas Combs, Chief Justice, Oklahoma Supreme Court. Show No. 829
Our topics included:
- Congratulations on being appointed Chief Justice.
- He previously served as vice chief justice, discuss his duties.
- Major duties of the chief justice.
- Discuss the “schedule” the Court maintains in receiving cases, deciding which cases to resolve and then carrying out the resolution of these cases.
- Discuss the makeup of the Court at 9 members, if that is a desirable number - should there be more or should there be fewer.
- The Court of Civil Appeals is broken down into divisions, thoughts given to breaking the Supreme Court down into divisions.
- Discuss budget constraints and the effect our economic situation in the state is having on the Supreme Court and the other courts in the state.
- His first few months as Chief Justice.
- How the citizens of Oklahoma, particularly the viewers in this program, can help the Court.
Kent Meyers, Chief Justice Combs