#BLM post: The Story of an Eight-Month Struggle to Call Out Institutional Racism in the University of Oregon Student Conduct Processes

Dr. Debra Thompson is an Associate Professor of Political Science at McGill University. A leading scholar of the comparative politics of race, Thompson’s teaching and research interests focus on the relationships among race, the state, and inequality in democratic societies. Dr. Thompson previously taught at the University of Oregon. Here is a letter she recently… Read More

Oregon State Hospital Restricts Admissions, Leaving Some Mentally Ill Inmates Stuck In Jail

For the second time in less than a year, the Oregon State Hospital has fallen out of compliance with a long-standing federal court order that requires it admit inmates from jails within seven days of them being found so mentally ill they can’t aid in their own criminal defense. The Oregon Health Authority — which… Read More