State of Oklahoma v. James A. Hogue

Court:Tulsa County District Court
Case No:CF-97-1766
Plaintiff:State of Oklahoma
Defendent:James A. Hogue

The State filed 22 counts of embezzlement by Trustee and 1 count of caretaker abuse, neglect, financial exploitation against former District Court Judge James Hogue and his wife, Kathleen Hogue in connection with their management of the Estate of Jewell Levone Young. In a sensational case, over 900 veniremen were summoned- the most in the history of Tulsa county. Trial took approximately four weeks and was closely followed in the press.

Outcome:

Acquittal