Tagged: Law

County Vs City Laws

OPB | July 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Gun laws and a proposed sick leave ordinance have caused tension between counties and cities in Oregon.

Oregon Sues 5-Hour Energy For False Advertising

OPB | July 22, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: Oregon's attorney general filed a lawsuit against 5-hour Energy for making false claims about its product.

Responding To Summer Gang Violence

OPB | July 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Two members of Portland's Gang Violence Task Force discuss how officers are responding to the recent spate of gang-related shootings and their broader approach to combat youth violence.

Marijuana Retail Stores Open Across Washington

OPB | July 09, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We're live from Vancouver's first recreational marijuana store, Main Street Marijuana, which opens for business today.

New Law Helps Adoptees Access Records

OPB | July 08, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: A new change in Washington's adoption law will affect how thousands of adoptees find out their histories.

New Medical Malpractice Mediation System Now Underway

OPB | July 02, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll hear from OPB's reporter Kristian Foden-Vencil about the compromise negotiated by Governor John Kitzhaber to help reduce medical malpractice lawsuits.

New Vancouver Fireworks Law Limits Sales And Use

OPB | June 27, 2014 12:45 p.m.

FRIDAY: This year, Vancouver, Washington residents will only be able to set off fireworks on July 4.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules On Obama Appointments, Abortion Protests And More

OPB | June 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll get analysis of some big Supreme Court rulings this week with our go-to court watcher, Lisa McElroy.

Going "Pro Se": Representing Yourself In Court

OPB | April 09, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A huge number of people in Oregon decide to represent themselves in court. That doesn't mean it's easy.

Court Ruling Says Judges Can Force Some Defendants To Take Anti-Psychotic Drugs

OPB | March 25, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: The Oregon Supreme Court ruled March 20 that judges can order mentally ill defendants to take anti-psychotic medication under certain circumstances.

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