In-custody Informants in Oklahoma (2020)

In 2020, the state enacted a law which codified these disclosure requirements for prosecutors. Additionally, the law requires district attorneys’ offices to create a central index tracking each case in which a jailhouse informant testifies, the substance of the testimony, and the benefits provided. District attorneys must report this information to the Oklahoma District Attorneys Council, which will maintain a statewide tracking system and annually report to the legislature aggregate data on the total number of cases in the statewide index and the number added in the previous fiscal year. Effective: November 2020.

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