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Oregon Standoff Verdict: Not Guilty


A supporter displays a "NOT GUILTY!" button following the not guilty verdict delivered in the trial of seven occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

A supporter displays a "NOT GUILTY!" button following the not guilty verdict delivered in the trial of seven occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

Bradley W. Parks/OPB

The verdict is in for the trial of the Malheur Refuge occupiers. All seven defendants were found not guilty of conspiring to impede federal workers of doing their jobs. We’ll talk about the verdict, reaction to it and what it might mean for federal workers and patriot movements going forward.

GUESTS:

  • Amelia Templeton: OPB reporter
  • Matthew Schindler: Defense attorney who helped represent defendant Kevin Medenbach
  • Kevin Sali:  Portland based defense attorney
  • Jason Holm: Assistant Regional Director for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife 
  • Joan Anzelmo: Retired National Parks Service Superintendent
  • Chris Briels: Member of the Harney County Committee of Safety
  • Georgia Marshall: Harney County rancher
  • Amanda Peacher: OPB reporter
  • Peter Walters: Member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation

 

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