Matthew C. Ellis in the News
March 9, 2016, West Linn settles lawsuit with former police captain for $300,000, The Oregonian.
October 21, 2015, City on the hook for $121,000 after retaliation lawsuit ruling, Canby Herald
October 16, 2015, Canby police supervisor retaliated against officer, jury finds; awards him $120,000, The Oregonian.
September 22, 2015, Before you puff, know the rules. You can still lose your job for off-duty pot use, The Oregonian.
July 8, 2015, Oregon legal experts riff on off-duty pot use, sobriety tests, Oregon Country Fair, The Oregonian.
May 4, 2015, Former West Linn Police Captain Sues City, Claims He Was Retaliation Target, The Oregonian.
April 23, 2015, Former police captain suing city, West Linn Tidings
April 22, 2015, Oregon Teacher of the Year Reinstated, Will Be Fired Again, KGW News
April 3, 2015, MESD Fires Brett Bigham, 2014 Teacher of the Year, GoLocalPDX
April 3, 2015, Oregon’s 2014 Teacher of Year fired today. Had been warned not to speak about being gay, Democratic Underground.
December 10, 2014, Lesbian slurs used by Grant County staff to describe job applicant, 2 federal lawsuits claim, The Oregonian
October 6, 2014, Former Pearl District hair stylist claims racially hostile environment, The Oregonian
September 30, 2014, Oregon parole officer says he was fired for blowing whistle on anti-lesbian comments, The Oregonian
September 30, 2014, Fired worker files whistle-blower suit against Grant County, Blue Mountain Eagle
June 13, 2014, Deaf inmate sues Oregon prison system for not providing sign-language interpreters, The Oregonian
May 20, 2014, Prominent lawyer Ross Day sued for alleged sexual harassment, talking about ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’, The Oregonian
June 4, 2014, Former Canby detective alleges retaliation by senior police officials, sues city for $900,000, The Oregonian
April 22, 2013, Nude Dancer Alleges Sexual Harassment at Skinn, Willamette Week
February 1, 2013: Gresham business refuses to serve same-sex couple, Portland Tribune
October 25, 2012: Federal appellate court affirms verdict in Lindsay Hunt trial, The Oregonian.
January 4, 2012: Canby settles gender discrimination lawsuit with former police officer, The Oregonian
July 13, 2011: Citizen panel questions Portland police handling of former recruit Lindsay Hunt’s complaints, The Oregonian.
June 2, 2011: Jury begins deliberations in former Portland police recruit Lindsay Hunt’s whistle-blower case, The Oregonian
May 31, 2011: Dueling psychological analyses of Lindsay Hunt offered at her federal whistle-blower trial, The Oregonian
June 12, 2008: Where He/She Belongs: Bigendered Person Wins Claims Against Portland Women’s Shelters, The Portland Mercury
March 6, 2008: The Thick Blue Line, The Portland Mercury