Oklahoma Makes It Official (But What Does That Signify?)

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Until this year, the print reports of the National Reporter System have been the “official” version of Oklahoma decisions. “As of January 1, 2014, sixty years after the Oklahoma Supreme Court designated the West Publishing Company as the “official publisher” of its decisions, it revoked that designation.  For decisions of the Oklahoma Supreme Court and the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals rendered after that date, the digital files published on the Oklahoma State Courts Network constitute the official versions.  Reflecting the new status, decisions that have become final will now be marked official by “the placement of the respective court’s official seal of authentication” in the upper right hand corner.” ~as reported in Citing Legally