State Court of Civil Appeals to Hold Oral Arguments at TU College of Law

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The Oklahoma State Court of Civil Appeals will hold oral arguments on Thursday, April 22 in the Price & Turpen Courtroom at The University of Tulsa College of Law, John Rogers Hall, 3120 E. 4th Pl.

The session will begin at 11 a.m. and is open to the public.

The case being argued is Cimarron River Ranch, LLC v State of Oklahoma ex rel. the Commissioners of the Land Office; Tecelote Limited Partnership d/b/a/ Tecelote Ranch; Cimarron Trust Estate; and NYE Schumacher Cattle Company, LLC. The Honorable Jane Wiseman will be presiding.

The dispute involves an October 2005 lease of School Trust land in Cimarron County, Oklahoma.

Martha Cordell, assistant dean for student affairs at the law school, said the arguments provide the TU community with an opportunity to see some of the state’s best lawyers engaging in actual appellate arguments.

No photography will be allowed in the courtroom.

Jimmy Hart