An official website of the State of Oregon
Here's how you know »
An official website of the State of Oregon »
You are here:
Oregon Department of Corrections
Oregon Judicial Department's Intro to the Courts of Oregon
Handbook for Jurors: Written by the Oregon State Bar to help you better understand jury service in state courts. Designed to supplement juror orientation in each judicial district.
Understanding Police Procedures If You are Stopped by Police: Published by the Portland Police Bureau.
Oregon Judicial Department Self-Help Page: Links to resources for users who want to learn more about the law and courts or who want to represent themselves in a legal matter. The self-help information is not legal advice. Oregon law prevents us from offering legal advice to the public.
Oregon's Racial/Ethnic Demographics, 2001 Compilation of data from the U.S. Census 2001 Supplement.
The Color of Justice (PDF): Racial and Ethnic Disparity in State Prisons: A report by The Sentencing Project that documents the rates of incarceration for whites, African Americans, and Hispanics for each state.
Women Offenders: Programming Needs and Promising Approaches: August 1998) Part of the National Institute of Justice Research in Brief Series. Finds that women offenders are more likely to be primary caregivers for their children, victims of sexual and physical abuse, and drug abusers. Discusses innovative programs targeted at women offenders.
National Association of Women Judges: Several curricula on issues concerning women in the justice system.
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.
A lock icon ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website.
Only share sensitive information on official, secure websites.
Your browser is out-of-date! It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites. Learn how