Albuquerque Police Face Federal Scrutiny, Local Outrage

http://www.npr.org/2014/05/22/314728781/albuquerque-police-face-federal-scrutiny-local-outrage?sc=ipad&f=1001 Albuquerque Police Face Federal Scrutiny, Local Outrage by Kelly McEvers NPR – May 22, 2014 Kenneth Ellis III was shot and killed by police in a 7-Eleven parking lot in Albuquerque, N.M. He is among the dozens of people local police have shot over the last four years, 25 of whom have died. The […]

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: New DOJ Policy Urges Agents To Videotape Interrogations

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/05/21/314616254/new-doj-policy-calls-for-videotaping-the-questioning-of-suspects?sc=ipad&f=1001 New DOJ Policy Urges Agents To Videotape Interrogations by Carrie Johnson NPR – May 21, 2014 Senior Justice Department officials have quietly notified U.S. attorneys and federal agents that they’re establishing "a presumption" that agents will electronically record statements made by individuals in their custody. In a memo obtained by NPR, Deputy Attorney General […]

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Albuquerque Police Face Federal Scrutiny, Local Outrage

http://www.npr.org/2014/05/22/314728781/albuquerque-police-face-federal-scrutiny-local-outrage?sc=ipad&f=1001 Albuquerque Police Face Federal Scrutiny, Local Outrage by Kelly McEvers NPR – May 22, 2014 Kenneth Ellis III was shot and killed by police in a 7-Eleven parking lot in Albuquerque, N.M. He is among the dozens of people local police have shot over the last four years, 25 of whom have died. The […]

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Recreational Marijuana Use Advocates Gaining Ground

Recreational Marijuana Use Advocates Gaining Ground Colorado last month became the first state to sell marijuana for recreational use and Washington state voters have approved the retail sale of recreational pot, though shops have yet to be set up there. So reports CNN.com. Portland, Maine, recently legalized marijuana’s recreational use and, in three cities in […]

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FREE Expunction Clinic

Updated 3/2016 Metropolitan Public Defender Criminal Record Expunction Clinic Call (503) 225-9100 for current schedule Metropolitan Public Defender Kress Building 630 SW 5th Avenue Suite #500 Portland, OR 97204 (503) 225-9100 Our expunction clinic is held every week in our downtown office at 630 SW 5th Ave (corner of SW 5th and Morrison).  Due to […]

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Marijuana: What Happens When a Growing Operation is Discovered?

It is against the law in Oregon to possess marijuana, to sell or even give away marijuana, and to grow marijuana (But See: Medical Marijuana). It is commonplace, however, that people in Oregon do grow marijuana. Considerable police resources are directed at uncovering grow operations and busting the people behind these grows. If you are […]

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