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Is Multnomah County's Political Contribution Cap Constitutional?

Oregon is one of a handful of states with no limits on political contributions, largely due to expansive free-speech protections. But Oregon’s wild west style of political spending will face an unusual test in a Multnomah County courtroom on Tuesday. 13 more words


Value in Controversy: Analyzing the 7th Amendment

“The friends and adversaries of the plan of the convention, if they agree in nothing else, concur at least in the value they set upon the trial by jury; or if there is any difference between them it consists in this: the former regard it as a valuable safeguard to liberty; the latter represent it as the very palladium of free government”-Alexander Hamilton, Federalist 83… 777 more words



Da trumpeter has now begun blocking people who disagree with him or criticize him from his Twitter account @realDonaldTrump.  This has Constitutional law scholars pondering and debating the constitutionality of such a move. 845 more words

Political Commentary

Deschutes County gag orders trouble legal experts

Limiting coverage to court cases may be unconstitutional

A recent spate of gag orders placed on murder cases by Deschutes County judges appears to have created a pattern that prosecutors around the state call incredibly rare and legal experts say is troubling and possibly unconstitutional. 16 more words

Bend Bulletin

A Big Blast in Afghanistan

America’s war in Afghanistan has dragging on for so long that by now most Americans have largely forgotten about it, but it was back in the news on Thursday with a literal bang. 1,124 more words


Trump travel ban executive order takes unusual pains to explain itself

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Trump travel ban executive order takes unusual pains to explain itself

Trump travel ban executive order takes unusual pains to explain itself:- Under pressure from the courts, President Trump has rescinded his executive order instituting a travel ban and replaced it with one…