Oregon DOJ News

AG Rosenblum Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Edwards v. Vannoy

Statement from Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum on today’s United State Supreme Court decision in Edwards v. Vannoy: “This morning the United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Edwards v. Vannoy, ruling on the issue of whether the right to a unanimous jury verdict in criminal cases (announced last year in Ramos v. Louisiana) applies to older cases… View Article

Posted in Media Release on May 17, 2021

AG Rosenblum and Public Utility Commission Partner to Protect Low Income Oregonians

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and the Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) today announced a $1.6 million dollar False Claims Act settlement with a Sprint (now T-Mobile) subsidiary called Assurance Wireless, for overcharging the Oregon Lifeline program. This program, managed by the PUC, provides discounted voice and broadband service to qualifying low-income Oregonians paid for with federal… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release on May 12, 2021

AG Rosenblum and Multnomah County DA Schmidt Announce Partnership to Investigation Death of Robert Delgado

Today, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced a partnership between both offices to investigate the death of Robert Douglas Delgado. Both District Attorney Schmidt and Attorney General Rosenblum recognize the importance of always maintaining actual and perceived prosecutorial legitimacy and fairness. Attorney General Rosenblum will assign an Assistant… View Article

Posted in Media Release on April 29, 2021

Oregon House Passes Contact Tracing Privacy Bill

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today praised the Oregon House of Representatives for unanimously passing HB 3284, a bill proposed by the Attorney General to protect personal health data related to COVID-19. This bill applies to any commercial website, private entity, or mobile “contact tracing” or exposure notification app that collects, uses or discloses information about… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Privacy on April 28, 2021

Federal Government Withdraws the Sale of the National Archives Building

Statement from Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum on the Federal Government’s decision today to withdraw the sale of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) building in Seattle. In January, Oregon joined Washington and 29-federally recognized tribes and other groups in a lawsuit against the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for illegally proceeding with the sale of the… View Article

Posted in Media Release on April 8, 2021