Tagged: Law

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.

Environmental Update

OPB | March 17, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk with the EarthFix team about China's ban on West Coast shellfish, a lost ski season for Mt. Ashland, and more.

Oregon Lawyers Divided Over Proposed Changes To Class Action Payments

OPB | Feb. 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Democratic lawmakers want to redirect unclaimed money from class action lawsuits to help fund legal aid for people who can't afford to hire a lawyer.

Woodburn Officers Allege Misconduct And Retaliation

OPB | Jan. 21, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: Police officers in Woodburn are suing the city, claiming the police department systematically ignores misconduct and retaliates against whistleblowers.

The Battle Over Oregon's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

OPB | Jan. 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: The American Civil Liberties Union and the state of Oregon are challenging the federal government's attempt to access data in the state's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.

New Rules for Oregon's Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

OPB | Dec. 13, 2013 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: The rules that will govern Oregon's medical marijuana dispensaries are far from perfect, according to members of the committee that created them.

Smoking Cessation Drug Chantix Tied To Violent Side Effects

OPB | Dec. 09, 2013 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: A Harrisburg woman alleges side effects from a smoking cessation drug caused her husband to murder their 13-year-old son before committing suicide himself.

Should Animals Have Legal Personhood?

OPB | Dec. 04, 2013 12:50 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: An animal rights group has filed a writ of habeas corpus on behalf of a chimpanzee named Tommy, in an effort to take him from his owners and have him put in a sanctuary.

U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Oregon Case

OPB | Dec. 04, 2013 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A 2004 protest in Jacksonville, Oregon is at the center of a Supreme Court case involving qualified immunity for Secret Service agents.

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