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Letter from the editor: Why we’re republishing archive stories from the ’60s

When I first started working at the Emerald as a columnist last spring, my old editor required her writers to spend at least two hours in the newsroom every week. We were encouraged to come in to get help on our stories, but barring that, we could fill the time …

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A drag then, legal now

Editor’s note: We’ve transcribed the original archive stories that cover Annette Buchanan’s case as it happened. You can find all of the pertinent articles from the ’60s here. It’s finally legal to smoke and tell in the state of Oregon. When the clock struck midnight on July 1, any fear of …

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Legendary Emerald reporter Annette Buchanan Conard dies at age 67

Annette Buchanan Conard, a former reporter whose work at the Oregon Daily Emerald led to the creation of an important Oregon law, died at the age of 67 on Feb. 1.

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Annette Buchanan Conard leaves behind legacy in protecting journalist rights

Buchanan’s case set the basis for Oregon’s shield law. She passed away at 67.

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House passes shield law

The House passed an “unqualified” reporters’ shield law which guarantees journalists the right to refuse to divulge their sources of information.

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Buchanan Battle Continues

Annette Buchanan Conard, who has been fighting and losing a battle against a contempt of court charge for over a year and a half, said Wednesday she will take her case to the United States Supreme Court.

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Editorial: Legalized Marijuana

A lot of people have been getting pretty self-righteous since the Eugene police started cleaning up on the nasty old marijuana smokers, especially since some of them were among the “hippies” we defended last week. A lot of people keep saying “see, see, nasty, nasty.” We say: Baloney.

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Shield Law Failure Likely

House Bill 1020—a reporter’s shield law — appeared doomed after a two and one-half hour public hearing of the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday night in Salem.

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Reporter Privilege Statute Introduced

A bill to give news reporters a measure of privilege in protecting news sources was introduced today by Representative Keith D. Skelton.

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Rep. Skelton to Introduce Reporter Privilege Bill

A bill to allow news reporters to protect their sources will probably be introduced during the first few weeks of the Oregon Legislature

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Buchanan Support Ruling Due Today

The Supreme Court will rule today on whether three newspaper oganizations can file briefs in behalf of Emerald Managing Editor Annette Buchanan.

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Buchanan Trial Gets National Attention

It all started in the lobby of the Student Union on Sunday, May 22. A couple of students approached Emerald Managing Editor Annette Buchanan. Why, they wanted to know, had recent Emerald stories on campus drug use been so anti-marijuana.

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DA Says Buchanan Coverage Unfair

Lane County District Attorney William Frye told an Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association meeting Saturday that editors had not acted fairly in the Annette Buchanan case.

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Hulteng Explains Buchanan Case

Aspects of the Annette Buchanan case were discussed last Thursday by Dean John Hulteng of the School of Journalism at the weekly Student Union luncheon discussion.

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Ruling Probable Today

Arthur Johnson, attorney for Annette Buchanan, and Lane County District Attorney William Frye will make their final arguments before Circuit Judge Edward Leavy today.

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Attorney Asks For Jury Trial

Annette Buchanan goes back to court Monday. The Emerald’s managing editor will appear in Circuit Court at 10 a.m. to defend herself against contempt of court charges.

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Some Questions For. Mr. Frye

The Emerald editorial board has a number of questions about the decision of Lane County District Attorney William Frye to subpoena four editors of this newspaper to find out about drug use on campus.

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Students Condone Marijuana Use

“Pot sensations are different from those of alcohol. There’s actually no comparison.”

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