Oregon DOJ News

AG Rosenblum Statement on “Oregon Emergency Diploma Privilege” for 2020 Oregon Law School Graduates

On June 29, 2020, the Oregon Supreme Court heard concerns voiced by the deans of Oregon’s three law schools and the Oregon Board of Bar Examiners relating to the upcoming July 2020 Oregon Bar examination and the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  The court approved several measures in response, including a one-time “Oregon Emergency Diploma… View Article

Posted in Media Release on July 6, 2020

AG Rosenblum Highlights First Report on Oregon’s New Hate and Bias Crimes Laws

Oregon Attorney General Ellen today highlighted the results of the first Senate Bill 577 report » from the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission (CJC), which is designed to share data on Oregon’s new hate and bias crimes and bias incidents law. The report, which was statutorily required under Senate Bill 577, was released on July 1. Much… View Article

Posted in Hate and Bias Crimes, Media Release on July 2, 2020

Oregon DOJ to Host “Community Conversations” to Hear from Marginalized Communities

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced today that the Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ) will host a month-long “Community Conversations” series to hear from marginalized Oregonians about their experiences with institutional racism and implicit bias. There will be a different online session for the LGBTQIA+, Religious Minority, Latinx, Black/African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Undocumented/Migrant Farm Worker,… View Article

Posted in Hate and Bias Crimes, Media Release on July 1, 2020

AG Rosenblum Settles with Six Companies and Medical Clinics Selling Unproven Covid-19 Treatments

Oregon Attorney Ellen Rosenblum today announced agreements with six companies and medical practitioners who have been selling products and services advertising a so-called Covid-19 “cure”, or advertising an ability to boost immunity and keep people healthy from the disease. Many of the treatments the companies and medical practitioners were selling are not approved by the… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release on June 26, 2020

AG Rosenblum Releases Law Enforcement Bias Response Toolkit

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum released a Law Enforcement Bias Response Toolkit to help law enforcement respond to victims of bias crimes and other hateful incidents. The toolkit includes resources such as a victim referral pocket card, suggested language for law enforcement responding to bias incidents and crimes, and other tools. The online toolkit has… View Article

Posted in Hate and Bias Crimes, Media Release on June 22, 2020