Oregon’s Court of Appeals found that driving past the scene of an accident on a deserted rural road does not establish a lawful basis for a police officer to pull you over. State v. Middleton, 302 Or App 339 (2020)
I Am Not Sick I Don’t Need Help, by Dr. Xavier Amador, is terrific reference for those of us who work with people who live with mental illness. Some interesting facts I learned from reading the book: Bipolar disorder and Schizophrenia are as lethal as diabetes (about 10 to 15% of all who suffer from… Read More
In State v. M. J. M, appellant appealed a judgment that committed her to Mental Health Division custody, arguing she had proven to the trial court by a preponderance of the evidence “she was willing and able to and would probably participate in voluntary treatment.” Once a court finds a person is mentally ill by… Read More
10 years in prison for a first offense? Car confiscation? License revocation for years on end? Read about places that have harsher DUI laws than Oregon.