SCOTUS decision will lead to ‘substantial’ number of retrials


July 10, 2020 – District Attorney Jack Thorp said in an interview with KTUL on Friday, he worries about the victims in cases that must be retried after a United States Supreme Court decision to return much of eastern Oklahoma to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Read and watch the interview with KTUL here.

Thorp explains expungement purpose and process


July 9, 2020 – District 27 District Attorney Jack Thorp spoke with the Tahlequah Daily Press about expungement – a legal process that effectively removes records of arrests or convictions from qualifying suspects and defendants. In the article, Thorp said, “It’s all in the interest of justice,” and often used to clear the record of […]