Tulsa Attorney Blog 1 Posts Tagged 'hit and run'

  • Oklahoma Court Affirms Life Sentence in Error Ridden Hit and Run Case

    The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals acknowledged there were errors in the trial that sent Joey Lynn Smith to prison for life after a hit-and-run accident. The errors the court acknowledged – and others errors the Oklahoma criminal defense attorneys alleged on appeal – are only part of the story. For a hit-and-run case, the prosecution essentially argued an assault and battery with a deadly weapon case.