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Oregon Supreme Court changes law on illegal searches

statesmanjournal.com — When Oregon police officers commit a crime like trespassing or illegally stopping someone, the rules governing whether they can use any evidence they find have changed. On Thursday, Oregon's Supreme Court handed down a 4-3 decision on a trio of cases that expanded the range of factors lawyers and judges can use to determine whether to suppress evidence found following an illegal police act.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @AnnaStaver: Oregon's Supreme Court has rewrote the rules for using evidence obtained after an illegal police stop. stjr.nl/1rLyQgR #sjnow

Sep 02, 2014

Oregon's Supreme Court has rewrote the rules for using evidence obtained after an illegal police stop. stjr.nl/1rLyQgR #sjnow

Shooting suspect went to work release center after probation was revoked

statesmanjournal.com — The man suspected of killing a Silverton woman on Saturday was already on probation for assaulting his son and had been issued a restraining order to stay away from his wife. Jason Clifford Down, 43, was convicted last year of a misdemeanor assault against his adult son and was sentenced to two years of probation.
Sep 02, 2014

Shooting suspect went to work release center after probation was revoked stjr.nl/1uiMeqC via @salem_statesman

Positive signs from Beavers’ defense

statesmanjournal.com — Oregon State defensive coordinator Mark Banker provided an amusing response when he was informed that the Beavers rank 15th in the nation in total defense. "Well, 15 is better than 115, right?" Banker said after Tuesday's practice. That's a fact.

Hannah & Anna Politicast (Sept. 1)

statesmanjournal.com — Hannah & Anna Politicast (Sept. 1)
Sep 02, 2014

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