Conrad  Wilson
Conrad  Wilson

Conrad Wilson

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Conrad Wilson is a reporter and producer covering criminal justice and legal affairs for OPB.

Prior to coming to OPB, he was a reporter at Minnesota Public Radio. Before that he ran the news department at an NPR affiliate in Colorado. His work has aired on "Marketplace" and NPR's "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered." He has also written for Mashable, The Oregonian, Business Week, City Pages and The Christian Science Monitor.

Conrad earned a degree in international political economics and journalism from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

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The Federal Correctional Institution in Sheridan.

Judge weighing legal path for problems at Oregon’s federal prison

During a tense hearing Thursday in U.S. District Court, attorneys with the U.S Department of Justice said conditions at the Bureau of Prisons complex in Sheridan, Oregon, had improved. Oregon's Federal Public Defender, who is representing more than 200 habeas corpus petitions, was skeptical and asked a federal magistrate judge to allow the cases to move forward.


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Oregon governor candidates weigh in on death penalty

In the race to be Oregon's next governor, the Democratic candidate says she’ll continue Oregon’s moratorium on capital punishment, while the Republican and unaffiliated candidates indicate they will revoke it, which could allow the state to resume executions.









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