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COVID-19 Updates

Our public defenders and clients are facing enormous challenges during this public health crisis. The Office of Public Defense Services sends our gratitude to our justice system partners who are working hard to mitigate the spread of disease while protecting civil rights for our clients. These are extraordinary times and it will take extraordinary collaboration and creativity to get through this.

OPDS is committed to supporting and maintaining open communications with public defenders and clients during this period of uncertainty. Stay up to date with the latest information by periodically checking this page.

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Please send us your questions, feedback, and concerns.

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OPDS Updates for Providers

Justice and Legal System Response

Habeas Advocacy Resources

Juvenile Advocacy Resources

State of Oregon Response

Health Response

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