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Quick hits (part II)

1) Though I only dabbled in Dungeons and Dragons as a teenager, fair to say it has changed by firstborn’s life and I enjoy learning about it vicariously through him.  2,663 more words

Politics

County Clerk’s office concerned about IT security

Carla Hayden told the Vanderburgh
County Board of Commissioners
on Tuesday the County Clerk’s office records
are not secure.

“I’m very concerned that we are very vulnerable as we are, 347 more words

Local Government

Judge: Retry or release Frank Gable in Oregon prison director's murder

A federal judge ruled Thursday that the man convicted of murdering the Oregon Department of Corrections director in 1989 should either be released from prison or retried within 90 days. 49 more words

Statesman Journal

Frank Gable, convicted in 1989 killing of Michael Francke, should be retried or released from prison, judge says

A man convicted in the 1989 killing of the Oregon Department of Corrections director should be retried or released from prison because evidence was excluded from his trial that pointed to someone else as the possible killer, a federal judge ruled Thursday. 22 more words

The Oregonian

Jussie Smollett's Justice: Put down the Pitchforks

Pictured above: Jussie Smollett, PaleyFest Los Angeles 2016, by Dominick Dusseault, cropped for sizing, copyright iDominick

Post Authored by Bradley Fuller

I recently represented a Cook County man who was charged with the serious crime of assault.  1,898 more words

Featured

Good Friday: The Day Jesus Sat on Death Row

On the morning of the very first Good Friday, I imagine Jesus waking in a jail cell alone. I picture him sitting in the corner, eyes trained at a wall, preparing himself for a death that would come at the hands of the state. 720 more words

Criminal Justice

Senate takes it easier on juvenile offenders 

Oregon’s initiative process allows the people to enact laws directly when the Legislature cannot or will not do so. On Tuesday, the Senate voted to change Ballot Measure 11 to be more lenient toward juvenile offenders 25 years after voters passed it. 55 more words

Oregon Legislature