OPB | Jan. 14, 2016
We talk to Portland's police union president about a new survey that shows very low police morale, a University of Oregon researcher who made a surprising discovery about the history of evolution, and the Oregon Supreme Court's first Asian-Pacific American justice.
OPB | July 10, 2015
Some dogs are deemed so dangerous that they are ordered by the courts to be euthanized. One Portland couple thinks that's wrong, and they're taking the dogs' cases to court.
OPB | May 26, 2015
Rep. Jennifer Williamson (D-Portland) is sponsoring a bill to require recordings, but prosecutors are opposed.
OPB | Oct. 22, 2014
WEDNESDAY: County plans to demolish a building used by a domestic violence shelter to make way for a new courthouse have lead to a lawsuit and community outcry.
OPB | Oct. 14, 2014
TUESDAY: The Oregon Supreme Court will hear arguments today on new legislation aimed at cutting costs to the state's public employee retirement system (PERS).
OPB | Oct. 01, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Mohamed Mohamud, the young Beaverton man convicted of trying to bomb Portland's annual tree lighting ceremony in 2010, could face a sentence of life in prison.
OPB | July 23, 2014
TUESDAY: Two appeals courts were divided on the issue of whether states that had not set up their own health care exchanges can receive federal subsidies.
OPB | April 24, 2014
THURSDAY: Attorneys for four couples seeking to overturn Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage made their arguments in court Wednesday.
OPB | April 23, 2014
WEDNESDAY: A federal judge will hear oral arguments from plaintiffs challenging Oregon's constitutional definition of marriage as between "one man and one woman."
OPB | March 03, 2014
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.
OPB | Feb. 25, 2014
TUESDAY: Defendants found guilty in criminal cases in Clark County, Washington are paying far more in court fees than their peers around the state.
OPB | Aug. 06, 2013
The Washington State Supreme Court says the system is not doing enough to prevent racial discrimination in the selection of juries.
OPB | June 03, 2013
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.
OPB | April 25, 2013
University of Oregon law professor Carrie Leonetti spent a year in Bosnia studying eyewitness testimony and the justice system there.
OPB | March 28, 2013
Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill aimed at helping military veterans who have been convicted of a crime.
OPB | Feb. 01, 2013
The 21-year-old Mohamud was found guilty in a plot to set off a bomb at Portland's 2010 Christmas tree lighting.
OPB | Jan. 30, 2013
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.
OPB | Jan. 28, 2013
We'll get an update from OPB reporter April Baer on what's been happening in the courtroom over the past week.
OPB | Jan. 18, 2013
We'll get the latest from OPB reporter April Baer who has been in the courtroom every day this week.