Getting Your Wheels Back After Drunk Driving: Oregon Hardship Permits

Getting Your Wheels Back After Drunk Driving: Oregon Hardship Permits   Transportation is not just a convenience, it is an absolute necessity. When facing drunk driving charges in Oregon, it is only natural to worry about the potential impact on your ability to go about your day-to-day travel, like commuting to and from work. Although […]

Oregon Man Charged With Measure 11 Crime Vindicated in Stabbing Presents Prime Example of Self Defense

Oregon Man Charged With Measure 11 Crime Vindicated in Stabbing Presents Prime Example of Self Defense Things turned ugly last year when a fight erupted at a party in a remote corner of Clatsop County. High on drugs and alcohol, 31-year-old Jeremy Peat punched Air Force veteran Scott Brandon, 27, in the face. After pulling […]

Deanna Swenson accused of ballot tampering, retains attorney Jason Short

Deanna Swenson accused of ballot tampering, retains attorney Jason Short In a case that’s receiving national attention, former Clackamas County election worker Deanna Swenson has been charged with ballot tampering. Ms. Swenson, a 55-year-old mother of two from Beavercreek, has served without incident as an election worker for at least 15 years. Around October 30 […]

Oregon looks into advanced technology for DNA tests

Oregon looks into advanced technology for DNA tests When police are investigating a crime, it is not uncommon for authorities to collect samples (ex. blood, saliva) from the crime scene to help create a suspect’s DNA profile. This technique is true in many jurisdictions, including Oregon. However, recently, technology has evolved. Oregon’s Gun Task Force […]

Facebook can lead to criminal charges

Facebook can lead to criminal charges Americans live in a very digital world. Everyone carries a cellphone and many engage in online social networking, including Facebook. With so much of our lives conducted online, it is common for individuals to document everything in text. Everything is tracked and stored in various online systems. As a […]

Washington County: Illegal stop and frisk maneuvers take America by storm

Washington County: Illegal stop and frisk maneuvers take America by storm Although the citizens of the United States enjoy living in a free nation built under the written amendments of the Constitution, many believe that their rights are not being upheld to the fullest capacity in Oregon or in many other states across the country. […]

Arrest of businessman illustrates the severe penalties of tax evasion

Arrest of businessman illustrates the severe penalties of tax evasion A businessman in Oregon was recently arrested for engaging in illegal tactics to hide money from the IRS and avoid paying his taxes. Recently, an Oregon businessman was ordered to spend more than a year in prison and pay the Internal Revenue Service approximately $500,000 […]

Racial profiling is a concern in Oregon

Racial profiling is a concern in Oregon Unfair racial profiling routinely occurs across the country, and involves traffic stops as well as interrogations on the street. For many people in Oregon and across the country, racial profiling is a frustrating part of life. In today’s society, it is difficult to believe people are still targeted […]

Oregon’s new marijuana laws

Oregon’s new marijuana laws With the recent passing of Measure 91, Oregonians should get the facts about legalized marijuana in the state and the laws that will govern it. Portland sits only across the river from Vancouver, Washington yet Portland residents have been banned from using marijuana recreationally while their neighbors in Washington have been […]