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Portland, OR – Accident with Injuries Reported on NE 17th Ave near NE Broadway

Portland, OR – Four Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-205

Portland, OR (January 19, 2021) – Emergency crews in Portland were called to the scene of a serious injury collision on the northeast side of Portland that resulted in the shutdown of southbound Interstate 205 for several hours. Just before 3:30 p.m., on January 18, the Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division responded to the scene of a crash on Interstate 205. Reports show that a crash involving four vehicles took place during the mid-afternoon hours near Northeast Killingsworth Street. The [...]

Portland, OR – Three Killed in Car Crash on I-5 near Headquarters Rd

Sandy, OR – Brenda Stader Fatally Struck by Vehicle on US-26

Sandy, OR (January 18, 2021) – A pedestrian lost their life in a motor vehicle accident in the Sandy area on Wednesday morning. At approximately 10:45 a.m., on January 13, the Oregon State Police were requested to provide assistance at the scene of a work-related traffic collision. Reports from the OSP show that 50-year-old Brenda Stader, from Portland, was contracted by Northwest Traffic Control to work as a flagger on US Highway 26 near milepost 32, just outside of Sandy. [...]

Free Speech and Education

Read: Pompeo Opinion It is well settled that the First Amendment right to free speech exists in the university classroom – even when a student’s viewpoint clashes with the professor.  The lesson here is that if a state college or university professor opens up a classroom debate to all viewpoints, then the professor cannot then punish the student for expressing a viewpoint the professor deems inflammatory and offensive.  The state college or university is not free to interfere with speech for [...]

Education Law: ‘Sexting’ Investigation at Coachella High School

Sexting Investigation at Coachella High School Source Article: The Desert Sun With the school year underway and students in the routine of school, homework, and socializing, now is a good time for parents to discuss the issues of privacy and appropriate communication.  This story is a good reminder that students in public schools have little to no rights to privacy for District provided equipment including computers and iPads, and that forwarding inappropriate texts can be a form of bullying and sexual [...]

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