Oregon State Hospital gets a break as federal judge decides against contempt finding

Oregon State Hospital in Salem (Malheur Enterprise/file)

After several months of noncompliance, wait times for patients being admitted to the Oregon State Hospital are back in compliance with a 2002 rule requiring the facility to take just seven days to admit patients who have been ordered there.

That’s according to a federal judge in Portland, who released an opinion Tuesday, Oct. 29 . . .

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