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Shows tagged as: law
Thu, Mar 28 2013
Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill aimed at helping military veterans who have been convicted of a crime.
Tue, Mar 26 2013
Crime is on the rise in Medford, Oregon. Some say increases in drug use and drug trafficking are the biggest causes.
Fri, Feb 8 2013
After a Gresham bakery refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, we'll ask the State Labor Commissioner: what laws apply to customers and business owners?
Wed, Jan 16 2013
Paul De Muniz recently retired after serving as an Oregon Supreme Court justice for more than a decade.
Mon, Jan 7 2013
After recent mass shootings, people are answering this question in very different ways.
Thu, Oct 25 2012
What does it mean to assert your fifth amendment rights during a legal proceeding?
Thu, Oct 11 2012
Jeffrey Toobin talks about the American judicial system and his new book, The Oath.
Fri, Aug 17 2012
Kyron Horman's mother is suing his stepmother in civil court over her son's 2010 disappearance.
Mon, May 7 2012
Law enforcement in Oregon will accept IDs issued by the Mexican government as a form of identification for traffic stops and other minor incidents.
Thu, Mar 22 2012
How should age affect sentencing when juveniles commit murder?
Tue, 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.
Tue, Nov 22 2011
We'll get an update on Governor Kitzhaber's Commission on Public Safety, which is looking at ways to save money in the criminal justice system.
Wed, Aug 31 2011
Can the University of Oregon Ducks maintain its football prowess amid legal and ethical issues?
Fri, Jul 22 2011
"Pot clubs" in Oregon are closing their doors after receiving strongly worded letters from the U.S. Attorney.
Fri, Jul 22 2011
The stabbing death of a mother and her four young children earlier this week has led to the biggest homicide investigation in Medford history.
Mon, Jul 18 2011
Does Oregon need a law requiring parents to report a missing child within 24 hours?
Fri, Jul 1 2011
Meet Michael Simon, Oregon's newest federal judge, who will be sworn in June 30. What would you like to ask him?
Mon, Jun 27 2011
Betty Roberts died this weekend at age 88. We'll reflect on her life in law and politics.
Tue, May 3 2011
Does law enforcement need a warrant to search your cell phone data if you're arrested? That question comes before the Oregon Supreme Court this week.
Fri, Feb 25 2011
Five years ago federal and state laws to combat meth were passed: what impact have they had?
Wed, Feb 9 2011
Is there a conflict between protecting victims of stalking and the free speech rights of the accused stalker?
Tue, Dec 21 2010
How has news coverage of a bank bombing in Woodburn and an attempted bombing in Portland affected your perceptions of these cases?
Thu, Sep 2 2010
What does it mean to families and to law enforcement when a cold case is solved?
Fri, Aug 27 2010
What would you like to ask Portland's new police leadership?
Tue, Jul 6 2010
The ACLU calls the the U.S. Government's "no-fly" list "un-American and unconstitutional". What do you think?
Thu, Apr 8 2010
How can state and federal agencies work together to keep heroin off the streets?
Mon, Jan 11 2010
When should police officers be allowed to use Tasers?
Fri, Dec 11 2009
Should post-traumatic stress from serving in Iraq be a defense for murder?
Mon, Aug 31 2009
Are drunk driving laws tough enough?
Fri, Aug 7 2009
How closely should our judges parallel our state's demographics?
Fri, Jul 24 2009
What does the verdict in the Worthington trial say about Oregon's faith healing law?
Thu, Jun 25 2009
If a woman becomes drunk, blacks out and is raped, should prosecutors be allowed to charge rape or first degree sex abuse? Or should the current law be retained, which only allows a defendant to be charged with sex abuse in the second degree?
Tue, Mar 17 2009
What will the Seattle police chief bring to the Office of National Drug Control Policy?
Wed, Dec 10 2008
When should criminals be released on parole?
Mon, Dec 8 2008
What impact has the Hanford nuclear site had on your life?
Wed, Oct 29 2008
What would you like to ask anti-tax activist Bill Sizemore?
Tue, Oct 14 2008
What end-of-life options should be available to people with a terminal illness?
Mon, Sep 22 2008
When and how should we be able to record officers of the law?
Wed, Jul 30 2008
What do you know about teen dating violence?
Tue, Jul 22 2008
Oregon is one of two states that does not require unanimous juries for all criminal offenses. Should it stay that way?
Wed, Jun 25 2008
Are your attitudes about privacy changing with the times?
Wed, Apr 23 2008
Who should be Oregon's next attorney general?
Tue, Mar 25 2008
Do laws against panhandling and sidewalk obstruction help solve the problem of homelessness?
Wed, Mar 19 2008
Who should be driving -- and how do we decide?
Tue, Feb 12 2008
How do cops use social networking sites to catch criminals?