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==Government / Legislation==
[http://www.oregon.gov/pages/index.aspx Oregon.gov]
Oregon State Legislature — Who Represents Me?
Oregon Department of Transportation Rulemaking
United States Sentencing Commission
American Bar Association
American Civil Liberties Union
American Constitution Society
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
George Public Defender Standards Council
Idaho Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Indiana Public Defender Council
Innocence Project (national office)
Youth, Rights and Justice
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Office of Public Defense Services
Oregon ACLU
Oregon Association of Licensed Investigators, Inc.
Oregon Innocence Project
OR Dept of Veternas Affairs / Options for Veterans Involved in the Criminal Justice System
Oregon Capital Resource Center
Oregon State Bar
Virginia Indigent Defense Commission
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
==Research / Reference / Resources==
California-Related Resources Available on the Internet
Cornell University Law School Legal Information Institute
D’Angelo Law Library
Death Penalty Information Center
Defending Immigrants Partnership
Florida State Univ. College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Google Scholar
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Internet Sleuth
Lane County Legal Aid and Advocacy Center
LexisNexis Lawyer Locator
Library of Congress
OCDLA Library of Defense
OCDLA Library of Defense Resource Page
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Ninth Circuit Blog
Oregon Blue Book
Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association
Portland State University's Online Bachelor in Criminology & Criminal Justice Program
Public Defender Investigator Network
Public Legal / Internet Legal Research Group
Rand Research and Analysis
Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse
United States Citizen and Immigration Service
University of Southern California Law Library
Yahoo Groups on Government, Politics and Law
Washburn University School of Law Library
Bend Bulletin
Mail Tribune
New York Times
Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association
Statesman Journal
Washington Post
List of Newspapers by State

Revision as of 11:25, January 24, 2016


Questions & Pro Bono Referrals

Child Support Helpline: Statewide service of legal aid programs throughout Oregon that provides help to low-income persons who have problems with getting or paying child support. 1-800-520-5292  ::Monday 1:00pm – 4:00pm ; Thursday 9:00 am– 12:00pm.
Public Benefits Hotline: Statewide service of legal aid programs throughout Oregon that provides help to low-income persons who have problems with applying for or receiving public benefits such as Welfare, ::Food Stamps, or Social Security. 1-800-383-1222 Monday-Thursday 1pm-4pm; Tuesday and Wednesday 9am-12pm.
Pro Bono Hotline: If you are low income and seeking help on a consumer, contract, employment, housing or estate matter, you may qualify for assistance with a volunteer attorney through our Pro Bono ::Program. Your legal issue must be in the Portland Metropolitan Area. We cannot assist with emergencies. Please call our message line at (503) 473-8329 and leave a message describing the legal issue. Your call will be returned by an intake specialist.

General Information





  • Bronson's Blog - Bronson James blog on northwest leagal issues.
  • Confrontation Blog - Devoted to reporting and commenting on developments related to Crawford v. Washington and the Confrontation Clause.
  • Ninth Circuit Blog - Case summaries and commentary by federal defenders of the Ninth Circuit
  • Rankin's Site Rankin Johnson IV blogs on new issues and problems in the areas of appeals, criminal law, forensic science and more.
  • SCOTUS Blog - SCOTUSblog is devoted to comprehensively covering the U.S. Supreme Court without bias and according to the highest journalistic and legal ethical standards.
  • Sentencing Law and Policy - The Sentencing Law and Policy blog provides Information and commentary about guidelines and capital sentencing. The blog is written by Professor Douglas A. Berman, a Robert J. Watkins/Procter & Gamble Professor of Law.


Oregon Circuit Courts (with links to court websites and calendars)

Oregon Judicial Department (Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Tax Court Opinions)

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (opinions & orders)

US Supreme Court Resources and Case Databases

Codes / Rules / Statutes

Code of Federal Regulations

Federal Rules of Evidence

Oregon Administrative Rules

Oregon Sentencing Guidelines / Criminal Justice Commission

Oregon Revised Statutes

United States Code

Supplementary Local Rules