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The National Trial Lawyers Announces John P. Cannon as One of Its Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in Oklahoma

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The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that John P. Cannon of the Cannon Law Firm, PLLC in Oklahoma City has been selected for inclusion into its Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in Oklahoma, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field. Membership in this …

The Future of Criminal Jurisdiction on “Indian Land” & The 2018 Sovereignty Symposium

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Last week I joined U.S. Attorney Robert Troester, Federal Judge Erwin, Oklahoma Solicitor General, Mithun Mansinnghani, and other distinguished guests on the Sovereignty Symposium’s Panel discussion of criminal law. The discussed centered on criminal jurisdiction on “Indian Land” and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Murphy v. Royal[1]. In Murphy, the Tenth Circuit overturned an Oklahoma State Court …

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What do I do if I’m arrested? (Video)

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Getting arrested is a confusing, stressful, and a terrible experience that can bring up many new questions. It’s important you know your rights. It’s also important you have a strong defense attorney which can be the difference between freedom and going to jail. Watch Video: What To Do If You or a Loved One Are Arrested: If you have been …

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A Criminal Defendant’s Constitution

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I often get asked, “Why do you practice criminal defense?” or “how can you defend criminals?” The answers is simple: to protect the Constitution, fight the power of accusation, and care for my fellow man. The Constitution First, the Constitution. Our Founding Fathers wrote criminal defense attorneys into the first ten amendments to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights. the …

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Welcome to Cannon Law, PLLC

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I am excited to announce the creation of my law firm, Cannon Law, PLLC. I have dedicated my career to public service and I have reached the level of expertise allowing me to continue to serve clients in my own firm. I will Fight for your Rights, as I have for every client I have had the honor of representing in my …