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National support grows for body cameras on police officers

The time has come for the Portland City Council to approve the use of body video cameras on all Portland Police officers. The ineffectiveness of Portland Police review boards and internal affairs investigations have created a system where Portland Police officers can ignore their responsibilities as peacekeepers and civil servants. This allows officers to abuse citizens with no repercussions. Body … Continue reading

Tillery v. Dollar Tree Verdict news coverage

The Oregonian did a story on the verdict we obtained on June 23rd, 2010 in Tillery v. Dollar Tree Store, Inc. Click here for the story. Unfortunately, the print version of the Oregonian piece used the cheeky headline “Purse Peek.” Dollar Tree lawyers called the incident a “Purse Peek” and argued there was no force used.  The jury rejected this defense and found the … Continue reading