Law/Court/Crime

Adree Edmo Victory at Supreme Court and Interview with TL Forsberg

Airs at: Tue, 06/02/2020 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us for Transpositive on Tuesday, June 2nd at 6pm on KBOO. This week we replay an interview with attorney Shaleen Shanbhag regarding the case of transgender prisoner Adree Edmo.  The supreme court chose to uphold a ruling of the ninth circuit court that the Idaho... Read more

1st COVID19 Death in ODOC This Week on Prision Pipeline

Airs at: Mon, 05/25/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Alice Lundell of the OJRC David Hart Contracts COVID19 We talk this week with Alice Lundell of the Oregon Justice Resource Center regarding the ongoing status of a federal class lawsuit filed on behalf of their clients who are incarcerated at four Oregon prisons,  against t... Read more

John Schlosser Interview

Produced for Between Us
John Schlosser is a nonpartisan candidate who is running for Circuit Court Judge in district 4, position 12.    He talked with Don Merrill about how his desire to be an attorney evolved ove time, why he declined the endorsement of Representative Diego Hernandez and why the ... Read more

Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge candidate Sonia Montalbano highlights crisis of confidence in the legal system

Airs at: Tue, 05/12/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Sonia Montalbano, a candidate for Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Position 12, has been a lawyer in Multnomah County for over 20 years, making a point to deal in many different types of caselaw.  Originally from New York, Montalbano was a first generation college st... Read more

Multnomah County District Attorney Candidate Ethan Knight on decriminalizing homelessness and just treatment for all

Airs at: Tue, 05/12/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The Multnomah County District Attorney is responsible for prosecuting offenders who violate state law, while upholding a balanced and fair administration of justice. On May 19th, Multnomah County voters will decide the next District Attorney of the county. Ethan Knight ... Read more

Circuit Court Judge candidate Rima Ghandour on her candidacy and what to value in a judge election

Airs at: Mon, 05/11/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  For the election coming up on May 19th, there are five candidates, all vying to fill Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge, 4th District, Position 12. KBOO's Nat Moon sits down with candidate Rima Ghandour.  Ghandour has been a practicing attorney in both the public and p... Read more

Circuit Court Judge candidate John Schlosser brings expertise in immigrant rights cases to the race

Airs at: Mon, 05/11/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  As the May 19th primary fast approaches, one of the widest races on the ballot is that for Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Position 12. Interestingly, the Circuit Court has not seen a competitive race for 12 years, as typically judges are appointed when another resi... Read more

Multnomah County DA candidate Mike Schmidt talks plans to lower mass incarceration, abolish cash bail and address ICE

Airs at: Thu, 05/07/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  In November, Multnomah County voters will elect a new District Attorney, a position that has a great deal of discrestion when it comes to deciding who gets charged with a crime, and who doesn't, as well as the severity of the charge. One candidate is Mike Schmidt, who ha... Read more

Election Races, Ballot Measures and COVID 19 in Oregon Prisons

Airs at: Mon, 05/11/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Partnership for Safety and Justice (PSJ) and Safety and Justice Oregon Deputy Director Shannon Wight and Communications Director Talia Gad.  They’ll discuss the May 2020 races for county district attorneys and ballot measures including the Metro hous... Read more

Adrian Brown, candidate for Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
It’s a rare occurrence when there’s more than one candidate running for a Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge position. For the election coming up on May 19th, there are five candidates, all vying to fill Circuit Court Judge, 4th District, Position 12. We’re fortunate to ... Read more