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Who Prosecutes Locally in Oregon when there is no County District Attorney?


“No right to prosecute: With no district attorney in office, defense lawyers say all ongoing criminal cases must be dismissed,” by Phil Wright, East Oregonian, July 14, 2011

Excerpt: “Defense lawyers in Umatilla County are pushing to end criminal prosecution for lack of a district attorney. Attorneys have filed multiple motions to dismiss in the wake of the Oregon Department of Justice’s criminal investigation and prosecution of Dean Gushwa, who resigned as district attorney effective May 31….” [Link to full East Oregonian article.]
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