Starting in July, district attorneys in all 36 Oregon counties will be charged with making sure that most grand jury proceedings are recorded. Those recordings will be available, not to the general public, but to defendants whose lawyers will be able to use them in court. That’s good news.
For now, only Deschutes, Jackson and Multnomah counties are recording grand jury proceedings, and district attorneys report few problems with the process. Implementing the new system hasn’t been a hassle.Read More (Offsite)