Snitching & Plea Bargaining: The Dark Underbelly of the American Justice System

Factually podcast discusses plea bargaining and informant testimony in American justice system, often leading to wrongful convictions and lack of regulation for informant protection and reliability.

Alternative Transportation In Oregon for New Year’s Eve

Most people in Oregon have already started to plan their New Year's Eve celebrations. For those who plan to celebrate with alcohol or other substances, it's important to have a safe and responsible plan for getting home. While traditional options like driving may be...

Driving Under the Influence: Categories of DUII Offenses

The driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII) laws in Oregon are among the strictest in the nation. The penalties for this crime vary depending on how many times the person has already been convicted of a DUII, as described below. However, each case is...

Corbridge Law Wins Gold In Best of Beaverton

Pamplin Media Group in Beaverton, Oregon, ran a survey to its readership and asked the question, "Which businesses are the best in Beaverton?" There was online voting and each person was only allowed to vote a single time. In the beginning, Corbridge Law Offices was...
Gypsy Jokers Clubhouse Leader Found Not Guilty In Federal Racketeering Case

Gypsy Jokers Clubhouse Leader Found Not Guilty In Federal Racketeering Case

(Portland, Ore) On a cloudy Tuesday, November 30, 2021, a federal jury in Portland, Oregon’s Federal Court found two members of the Gypsy Jokers, also known as the Gypsy Jokers Outlaw Motorcycle Club, guilty of kidnapping and murder in aid of racketeering. The charges were brought for the 2015 kidnapping and murder of Robert Huggins, a Portland resident and former club member and the trial lasted five weeks.

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What is a Measure 11 Crime?

What is a Measure 11 Crime?

Changes may be on the horizon in 2021. Measure 11 was originally passed in 1994 to establish mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines, with no possibility of early release for good behavior, for a certain class of violent crimes. Those crimes include Manslaughter,...

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New Laws for Portland and Oregon in 2021

New Laws for Portland and Oregon in 2021

(source: KGW News) TLDR; Cigarette and Tobacco tax increaseDriver licenses without Proof of Legal PresenceFacial recognition ban (Portland only)Decriminalization of low-level drug possession (Feb 1)Minimum wage increase (July 1) Cigarette, tobacco tax increase There...

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Domestic Violence Arrests Increase During COVID-19

Domestic Violence Arrests Increase During COVID-19

Because of many factors, including work-from-home, homeschooling, the existential dread of the Pandemic, lack of space in the home, and even some regions releasing violent criminals early, there has been a worldwide surge in Domestic Violence arrests and Restraining...

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Why Defend “Guilty People?”

Why Defend “Guilty People?”

First off, everyone deserves to have their rights protected. That's why rights are there. To make sure the system is as fair as possible to all people. That said, we often to ensure that happens, and that's why everyone charged with a crime should strongly consider...

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Sex Crimes in Oregon

Sex Crimes in Oregon

Being accused of a sex crime is an intimidating and life-changing experience. You could lose your family, your friends, your job, your reputation, and there could be other far-reaching consequences. What is considered a sex crime in Oregon? Some examples are: Rape or...

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The Dangers of Distracted Driving

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

The findings included the following: (1) 70% of drivers reported talking on a cellphone while driving; (2) 42% said they read texts or e-mails in traffic; (3) 48% said they drove 15 mph over the speed limit, (4) 39% said they drove through a light that just turned red when they could have stopped safely; and (5) 13% said that they drove when their blood alcohol level “might have been near or over the legal limit within the past year.

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