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Young People Sue Obama Over Climate Change

OPB | Aug. 17, 2015

Eleven young Oregonians are part of a climate change lawsuit brought against the Obama administration, charging that failure to act to prevent catastrophic climate change violates their rights.

Legislature Considers Campaign Finance Regulation

OPB | April 21, 2015

The Oregon constitution would have to be amended by voters to allow limits on individual donations to campaigns.

Oregon Lawmaker Introduces Impeachment Process

OPB | March 06, 2015

FRIDAY: Oregon is the only state where the governor can't be impeached. Representative Jodi Hack (R-Salem) wants to change that.

Washington Constitutional Amendment Would Change Ballot Initiative Process

OPB | Jan. 21, 2015

WEDNESDAY: A Washington constitutional amendment would force ballot initiatives to include specific funding plans.

Federal Judge Says Secular Humanism Is A Religion

OPB | Nov. 07, 2014

FRIDAY: A federal judge ruled that a case brought by a prison inmate who identifies as a secular humanist can go forward.

Winning Lincoln High School Constitution Team Talks Civics

OPB | May 13, 2014

TUESDAY: Members of Lincoln's Constitution team discuss civics education in light of a new poll suggesting Oregon voters are woefully lacking knowledge in the subject.

Oregon Appeals Court Ruling Addresses Warrantless Search Of Animals

OPB | April 17, 2014

THURSDAY: The court reversed a misdemeanor conviction for animal neglect, throwing out evidence from a veterinarian who tested a dog without a warrant.

Right to a Jury Trial

OPB | Oct. 02, 2012

How will an Oregon Court of Appeals ruling on the right to a jury trial affect counties across Oregon? 

Third Parties: Constitution Party

OPB | Aug. 22, 2012

Our series on Oregon's minor parties continues with a look at what makes the Constitution Party of Oregon unique.

Searching Electronic Devices Without a Warrant

OPB | Jan. 31, 2012

A federal judge in Eugene has ruled that reviewing information from electronic devices without a warrant is a violation of Fourth Amendment rights.

School Funding in the Courts

OPB | Jan. 11, 2012

Washington's state Supreme Court ruled that the state is not meeting its constitutional requirements to fund education.