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State ex rel versus the City

While we may never know how many people called in and joined the WebEx meeting for a remote hearing on a case that normally would have drawn little attention, the…

Elk Build, Oct 12

Obviously this is an outdated post, but there was a lot of work that I had to do on the back end to get this set up properly. On the…

Court Case Wrap-up, October 23

one of the rare times when a Portland Police officer is actually facing charges for actions taken in the line of duty

Police state surveillance

In the news of all the police beatings and arrests of protesters, press and legal observers, I have the opportunity to share something a little more heartwarming. News of a…

A background on the theory of press passes and the public space

Over the last few month and a half (it feels like a year by this point), I’ve been approached by a number of people concerning the concept of citizen/independent journalists…

First run of arrest data (not entirely accurate based on new data)

Editor’s note: this article was originally based on this tweet thread from July 9th 2020. Since then, we have learned that the Portland Police’s press releases were riddled with errors,…

The unspoken cost of police brutality

So, I’ve just taken a peek at all the civil suits against the city for crimes committed against citizens in the course of protests, and at this time, not counting…

Third class action case against City of Portland for police brutality

I’ve been incredibly busy as of late, and most of my focus has been on the Twitter and live stream side of things, including some research projects, but I wanted…

State of the revolution, June 15th

by Heather-Lynne Van Wilde So, today’s been a bit of a wild day.  Last night the police unilaterally decided that when they declare a protest an ‘unlawful gathering’ and close…

A background on citizen Press, and the Portland Police Bureau

“Those who are capable of tyranny are capable of perjury to sustain it.” ― Lysander Spooner So, this has been a few days in coming, but I wanted to get…