Conrad Wilson

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In The Pacific Northwest, Concern Grows Over The Number Of Deaths In County Jails

Monday, June 17, 2019

In the Pacific Northwest, about half the number of jail deaths are caused by suicides. An investigation by NPR member stations raises concerns about the steps being taken to prevent the deaths.


Oregon's Criminal Justice System To Be Examined Over Treatment Of Mentally Ill People

Monday, June 10, 2019

Some Oregon inmates with mental illness are in jail rather than a state mental health hospital. A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday that Oregon is not providing timely, appropriate care.


Oregon Tries To Avoid ACLU Lawsuit Over Public Defenders

Monday, June 10, 2019

The ACLU has sued 15 states over inadequate public defender programs. Oregon is trying to head off legal action by considering a bill that would increase funding and oversight for the state's system.


Oregon Voters To Decide Fate Of Sanctuary Law

Thursday, November 01, 2018

A bipartisan sanctuary law that Oregon lawmakers passed easily in 1987 is now subject to a repeal vote.


ICE Appears To End Use Of Federal Prisons For Immigrant Detainees

Saturday, October 20, 2018

In June, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced they would house 1,600 immigrant detainees in federal prisons. But now nearly all detainees have been moved elsewhere, deported, or released.


Oregon Appeals Court Hears Challenge To Non-Unanimous Convictions

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Oregon is one of two states to allow split verdicts for most felony cases. Many critics say the non-unanimous jury system leads to convictions of innocent people.


Oregon Attorneys Argue State's Juvenile Sentencing Laws Are Unconstitutional

Thursday, September 06, 2018

A case going before the Oregon Court of Appeals on Friday argues that the state's sentencing laws for juveniles violates the U.S. Constitution and a 2012 Supreme Court ruling.


Hundreds Of Immigrant Detainees Held In Federal Prisons

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Some immigrants housed in prison were held three to a cell for up to 23 hours a day, according to court filings. The government maintains that detained immigrants are not being denied due process.


FBI Agent Found Not Guilty Of All Charges Related To Malheur Shooting Death

Friday, August 10, 2018

A federal jury in Oregon found FBI agent W. Joseph Astarita not guilty of all charges he faced related to the shooting death of a spokesman during the 2016 Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation.


Trial To Begin For Ex-FBI Agent Charged In Shooting At Wildlife Refuge

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Jury selection begins Tuesday in the trial of an ex-FBI agent charged with lying about what happened when law enforcement shot and killed a man during the occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon.


20 Years Ago, Oregon School Shooting Ended A Bloody Season

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

A year before Columbine, a streak of school shootings had America debating whether they were a blip or a trend. The last fatal mass shooting of the 1998 school year was in Springfield, Ore.


Questions Remain After Deadly Shooting By Portland Police In Homeless Shelter

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon and family members are questioning the officers' use of force.


Massive Wildfires Burn Out Of Control In Several Western States

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

A massive wildfire in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge is still not contained. Fires are burning out of control in California, Montana, Washington and Colorado, too.


When Sheriffs Refuse An ICE Detainment Request, They Get Called Out

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

The federal government is issuing weekly reports that name sheriffs it says aren't cooperating with federal immigration law enforcement. Many sheriffs say what they're being asked to do is illegal.


ICE Agents' Tactics Raise Concerns About Migrants' Access To The Justice System

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Lawyers and judges in some parts of the country say that for the first time Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agents are coming inside courthouses to question people about their immigration status.


2 Occupiers Found Guilty Of Conspiracy In Oregon Wildlife Refuge Standoff

Friday, March 10, 2017

A jury in Oregon has reached a verdict in the trail of a second group of armed occupiers of a federal wildlife refuge.


Federal Trial Begins For Leaders Accused Of Occupying Wildlife Refuge

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Federal prosecutors in Oregon are getting a second chance to prove the armed occupation of a wildlife refuge was illegal. Jury selection is underway in Portland.


Jury To Decide Fate of 7 Defendants Who Occupied Oregon Wildlife Refuge

Thursday, October 20, 2016

The jury in the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation trail is now deliberating on the case. They've heard six weeks of testimony and will now decide if the defendants are guilty of conspiracy.


Witnesses Begin To Take Stand In Oregon Wildlife Refuge Occupation Trial

Friday, September 16, 2016

Prosecutors and the defense gave opening statements this week in the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation trial taking place in Portland. Witnesses have also begun to take the stand.


Trial To Begin In Occupation Of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Jury selection begins Wednesday for defendants accused of conspiring to occupy the refuge in Oregon, which highlighted the frustrations some in the West have with federal management of public lands.