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Oregon State Bar to prosecute Washington County district attorney, defense attorney on ethics violations

Published by The Oregonian, September 27, 2012 The Oregon State Bar will prosecute Washington County’s district attorney and a defense attorney on ethics violations stemming from their handling of a mentally ill man’s aggravated murder case. Kateri Walsh, a state … Continue reading

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DRO recommends legislation after investigating what happened to Donn Spinosa

From the Oregonian, July 23, 2012 Disability Rights Oregon on Friday concluded an investigation critical of the prosecution of a mentally ill Aloha man, twice charged in the 1997 slaying of his ex-wife. READ – what happened to Donn Spinosa … Continue reading

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Cheryl Kidd joins defendant patients at Oregon State Hospital

From the Eugene Register Guard, June 12, 2011 The woman accused in the death of police officer Chris Kilcullen is one of 105 “treat until fit” suspects at Oregon State Hospital Cheryl Dawn Kidd is hardly rare in receiving court-ordered … Continue reading

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Are Oregon State Hospital consultants worth it?

From the Salem Statesman Journal, February 27, 2011 State officials refuse to answer questions about two mental-health consultants who have been paid $1 million to help the Oregon State Hospital respond to an ongoing U.S. Department of Justice investigation of … Continue reading

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Oregon State Hospital consulting firm no stranger to DHS

From the Salem Statesman Journal, January 22, 2011 Kaufman Global is not a household name in Oregon. But the Indiana-based consulting firm is well known to leaders of the state Department of Human Services. Since 2007, DHS has awarded Kaufman … Continue reading

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We must not fail in transformation of state hospital

Opinion by Daniel Smith, published in the Salem Statesman Journal April 18 2009 Dr. Daniel Smith has spent 25 years working in community mental health, the past six as a forensic psychologist at Oregon State Hospital in Salem. The governor’s … Continue reading

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Is the Oregon State Hospital report worth the cost?

From the Salem Statesman Journal, April 12 2009 Judge’s comments don’t offer details – or anything new A $250,000 report about the Oregon State Hospital may reveal more about state government than it does about the hospital. Gov. Ted Kulongoski … Continue reading

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