Tagged: Courts

New Efforts Aim To Curb Absenteeism At Community Court

OPB | March 03, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: The Chronic Offender Pilot Project, used by Portland-area police and prosecutors to get more people to show up for community court, is raising some eyebrows.

Are Defendants Paying Too Much In Court Fees?

OPB | Feb. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Defendants found guilty in criminal cases in Clark County, Washington are paying far more in court fees than their peers around the state.

What Can Be Done To Combat Racism On Juries?

Aug. 06, 2013 12:25 p.m.

The Washington State Supreme Court says the system is not doing enough to prevent racial discrimination in the selection of juries.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules In DNA Case

June 03, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll talk with law professor Lisa McElroy about a high profile DNA case Justices ruled on today and other cases expected to be decided in June.

UO Professor Investigates Justice System In Bosnia

April 25, 2013 12:30 p.m.

University of Oregon law professor Carrie Leonetti spent a year in Bosnia studying eyewitness testimony and the justice system there.  

Legislation Could Help Vets Convicted Of Crimes

March 28, 2013 12:25 p.m.

Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill aimed at helping military veterans who have been convicted of a crime.

Mohamed Mohamud Found Guilty

Feb. 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The 21-year-old Mohamud was found guilty in a plot to set off a bomb at Portland's 2010 Christmas tree lighting.

Exploring The Second Amendment And The Supreme Court

Jan. 30, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll check in with U.S. Supreme Court watcher Lisa McElroy about the current interpretation of the "Right To Bear Arms" and if it's likely to change. 

The Latest On The Mohamed Mohamud Trial

Jan. 28, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll get an update from OPB reporter April Baer on what's been happening in the courtroom over the past week.

An Update On The Mohamed Mohamud Trial

Jan. 18, 2013 12:25 p.m.

We'll get the latest from OPB reporter April Baer who has been in the courtroom every day this week.

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