What with all of the commotion around the Presidential race and the ongoing battle for control of the U.S. Senate, you can’t be blamed if you somehow missed what may turn out to be the most historic ballot measure passed in the 2020 General Election. That would, of course, be Oregon’s Measure 110, which dealtContinue reading “Attorney Richard Davies discusses decriminalization of drugs on KPTZ Compass”
Originally published in the Port Townsend Leader, by Nick Twietmeyer It’s a law that has been given the nickname “driving while poor” by legal professionals, but at a recent meeting of the Port Townsend City Council’s public safety committee, a local public defender asked for a moratorium on arrests for third-degree driving with a suspendedContinue reading “JeffCo public defender says suspended license arrests unfairly target the poor”
In November, Jefferson Associated Counsel sent letters to Sheriff Joe Nole and Prosecutor James Kennedy, asking that they work together to enact a moratorium on filing DWLS3 charges. DWLS3 stands for “Driving While License Suspended in the 3rd Degree.” The offense is committed when your driver’s license is suspended for failing to pay a trafficContinue reading “Jefferson Associated Counsel calls for moratorium on filing DWLS3 charges”
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