US District Court of Oregon Senior Judge Ancer L. Haggerty talked with KBOO radio host Shaheed Haamid on his It Takes a Village radio program Friday April 4, 2014. Their interview covers a variety of topics spanning Judge Haggerty’s 40 year career. More details of Judge Haggerty’s life and legal career will be forthcoming with the publication of his US District Court of Oregon Historical Society oral history later this year. Click on the link below to hear their interview.
Steven T. Wax, Oregon’s top federal public defender who has represented terrorism suspects, challenged government investigative tactics and authored a book about the erosion of civil liberties in the U.S. war on terror, will step down from his post on Sept. 30, after 31 years. http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2014/04/steven_wax_oregons_federal_def.html