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Article • November 7, 2017 • from PLN November, 2017
Filed under: Prison Labor
Concern over Use of Prisoners to Clear Homeless Camps in Washington, Oregon by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton In November 2016, the Human Rights Commission (HRC) in Seattle, Washington adopted a resolution calling on the city to stop using state Department of Corrections (DOC) work crews to clean up homeless ...
Oregon Prison Guard Freed on Sex Charge, Victim Detained as Material Witness by "She was in chains,” said Betsy Rawls, an attorney representing a former prisoner who was incarcerated as a material witness against the prison guard who sexually abused her. “Belly chains and shackles. And she’s the victim.” The ...
Article • November 6, 2017 • from PLN November, 2017
Lawsuit Alleges Four Oregon Prisons Served Food “Not for Human Consumption” by Monte McCoin by Monte McCoin On May 9, 2017, attorney Leonard R. Berman filed a class-action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Portland, Oregon on behalf of three prisoners who claim they were forced to eat fish ...
Article • August 30, 2017 • from PLN September, 2017
Filed under: Parole, Parole Conditions
Oregon Parole Board Must Define Applicable Statutory Terms by The Oregon Court of Appeals has held that a prisoner was improperly denied an early parole consideration hearing when the Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision (Board) failed to define “reasonable cause” before applying that statutory term. In 1986, George W. ...
Article • August 30, 2017 • from PLN September, 2017
Filed under: Prisoner Property
Oregon Prisoner’s Conversion Claim Against Guard Reinstated by The Oregon Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s dismissal of a prisoner’s handwritten, pro se filing for failure to state a claim. Oregon prisoner Michael Spillino filed a handwritten petition in circuit court, claiming that Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC) lieutenant ...
Article • August 30, 2017 • from PLN September, 2017
Oregon Prosecutors and Cops Bully Parole Board into Improperly Rescinding Parole; Court Orders Release by The Oregon Court of Appeals held last year that a prisoner’s release date had been improperly rescinded due to a public outcry, contrary to state law. Oregon prisoner Sidney Dean Porter was sentenced to life ...
Article • August 30, 2017 • from PLN September, 2017
Filed under: Medical, Prisoner Property
Plastic Spoon Not a “Dangerous Weapon” Under Oregon Law by The Oregon Court of Appeals has held that a prisoner was entitled to dismissal of a dangerous weapon charge because a plastic spoon with a slightly sharpened handle was not a dangerous weapon. The Court also held an “attempt” jury ...
Article • August 30, 2017 • from PLN September, 2017
Oregon Prison Officials Must Provide Post-release Disability Care by An Oregon federal district court issued a preliminary injunction enjoining prison officials from releasing a disabled prisoner without assistance. Oregon state prisoner Steven Fox was an able-bodied person when he entered prison in 2010. Due to the neglect of prison officials, ...
Oregon Victim Must Allow In Camera Inspection of Computer by Mark Wilson by Mark Wilson The Oregon Court of Appeals held that an alleged rape victim was required to turn over her computer for in camera inspection of her internet searches. That is, a criminal defendant's right to access "important ...
Article • August 22, 2017
Filed under: Parole Conditions
Oregon Probation Improperly Revoked for "Action Plan" Violations by Mark Wilson by Mark Wilson The Oregon Court of Appeals vacated a probation revocation judgment, finding that the court improperly revoked for the violation of a special condition that was not imposed by the court. Valora Rivera-Waddle pleaded guilty to assaulting ...
Article • August 22, 2017
Oregon ACLU & Transgender Prisoner Sue for Hormone Therapy by Mark Wilson by Mark Wilson "What's happening at the Oregon Department of Corrections is unconstitutional and its inhumane treatment of people and it has to stop," said Mat dos Santos, legal director for the Oregon chapter of the American Civil ...
Article • August 10, 2017
"Intellectual Disabilities" End Decade on Oregon's Death Row; State's "Expert" Sharply Criticized by Mark Wilson by Mark Wilson After serving more than ten years on death row, a 60-year old Oregon prisoner had his death sentence vacated and was ruled ineligible for the death penalty, due to an "intellectual disability." ...
Article • July 28, 2017 • from PLN August, 2017
Filed under: Telephone Access
Consensual Use of Another Prisoner’s Telephone PIN is Not Oregon ID Theft by The Oregon Court of Appeals held on August 17, 2016 that the consensual use of another prisoner’s telephone PIN does not constitute the crime of identity theft under state law. Jacob Thomas Ritter was incarcerated at the ...
Beagle v. Yamhill County, OR, Complaint, Wrongful Death Medical Neglect, 2017 Case 3:17-cv-00711-AA Document 1 Filed 05/08/17 Page 1 of 22 Matthew D. Kaplan, OSB No. 980699 matthew(Zl)mdkaplanlaw.com Kaplan Law, LLC 222 SW Columbia St., Suite 1111 Portland, Oregon 97201 Telephone: 503 226-3844 Facsimile: 503 943-6670 Attorney for Plaintiff UNITED ...
Article • July 20, 2017
Guilty Plea Does Not Foreclose Oregon DNA Testing Request; No Credibility Findings at Appointment of Counsel Stage by Mark Wilson by Mark Wilson The Oregon Court of Appeals reversed a lower court's refusal to appoint counsel on a request for DNA testing, twice. The court instructed that a guilty plea ...
Brief • June 13, 2017
VanValkenburg v. Oregon Department of Corrections, OR, Opinion and Order re Fees, Hearing Disability Discrimination, 2017 Case 3:14-cv-00916-MO Document 240 Filed 06/09/17 Page 1 of 18 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON PORTLAND DIVISION DAVID D. VANVALKENBURG, No. 3:14-cv-00916-MO Plaintiff, OPINION AND ORDER v. OREGON ...
Brief • June 13, 2017
VanValkenburg v. Oregon Department of Corrections, OR, Verdict, Hearing Disability Discrimination, 2016 Case 3:14-cv-00916-MO Document 183 Filed 11/03/16 Page 1 of 4 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON DAVID D. VANVALKENBURG, Plaintiff, Case No. 3: 14-cv-00916-MO v. VERDICT FORM OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, a state ...
VanValkenburg v. Oregon Department of Corrections, OR, Amended Complaint, Hearing Disability Discrimination, 2015 Case 3:14-cv-00916-MO Document 43 Filed 03/18/15 Page 1 of 24 MATTHEW C. ELLIS, OSB No. 075800 matthew@employmentlawpdx.com 621 SW Morrison St Ste 1050 Portland, OR 97205 Telephone: 503/226-0072 SHENOA L. PAYNE, OSB No. 084392 spayne@hk-law.com Haglund Kelley ...
Publication • June 8, 2017
Filed under: Work, Attorney, Money/Property
Oregon Law Practice Management - Crowdfunding Your Law Practice, 2016 9/4/2016 Crowdfunding Your Law Practice | Oregon Law Practice Management Oregon Law Practice Management Practice Management Tip for Oregon Lawer Crowdfunding Your Law Practice Posted on 01/12/2015 Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture  raising monetar ...
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