We at the ACLU of Oregon believe it is our duty to keep the public informed about the state of their civil liberties. The work we do at the legislature, in the courts, and in our communities is important, but there is no better defender of civil liberties and civil rights than a public that is informed and engaged.
Women attorneys shared concerns about pay inequity and retaliation at the Office of Public Defense Services (OPDS). The ACLU of Oregon asked for an investigation. OPDS has started an investigation by an outside investigator. We encourage everyone with information to participate in the investigation.October 11, 2021
This successful lawsuit by the ACLU of Oregon against the City of Portland protects protestors from being "doxxed" by Portland police.September 20, 2021
Our recap of victories, champions, and what’s left on the tableAugust 17, 2021
The ACLU of Oregon heard from multiple women defense attorneys who experienced retaliation and pay inequity at the Office of Public Defense Services (OPDS).
The Biden administration must commit to protect journalists, free press, and free speech.August 6, 2021
Reflections on protests and police accountability in Portland and our path forwardJune 21, 2021