bias crime


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Recent Examples on the Web Last month, Bivins tweeted that Oregon should do away with bias crime laws. oregonlive, 7 May 2022 Neal Hollis Walker, 54, was booked into Multnomah County jail on suspicion of second-degree bias crime and menacing. oregonlive, 9 July 2022 Sasha Lundy could face second-degree bias crime, menacing and DUII charges after confronting the two officers, police said Monday. oregonlive, 2 Aug. 2022 Law enforcement is not currently looking into the incident as a bias crime. Elizabeth Djinis, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 June 2022 Those figures include cases referred by police to the district attorney’s office, not convictions in bias crime cases. oregonlive, 11 Feb. 2022 State lawmakers in 2019 shifted the official name of the offense from intimidation to bias crime — and upgraded the offense to a felony. oregonlive, 11 Feb. 2022 Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced Thursday that Leon Drennan, 75, pleaded guilty to second-degree assault, first-degree bias crime and the unlawful use of a weapon. oregonlive, 5 Nov. 2021 He was being held on charges of menacing, criminal mischief, assault, unlawful use of a weapon and committing a bias crime. oregonlive, 22 Nov. 2021 See More

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1982, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bias crime was in 1982

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13 Sep 2022

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“Bias crime.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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