Oregon Department of Justice

Justice Building
The Justice Building in Salem houses the central offices of the Oregon Department of Justice. (Oregon State Archives Scenic Image 20080324-0011​)

​Contact Information

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Phone: 503-378-4402
Contact: Lisa M Udland, Deputy Attorney General​
Administrative Rules Coordinator: See Contact List for Justice Department​
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Statutory Authority: ORS Chapter 180

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State Archives Holdings from This Agency

The following are selected abbreviated listings from the holdings of the Oregon State Archives. Additional records may be available. These records may be viewed free of charge at the State Archives Building in Salem. Copies are available for a fee. Take the Web tour for more information about visiting or ordering copies from the Oregon State Archives.
Title: Administrative correspondence: Dave Frohnmayer
Dates: 1981-1985
Cubic Ft.: 7
Title: Administrative files: Dave Frohnmayer
Dates: 1981-1991
Cubic Ft.: 2.5
Title: Administrative Files: Robert Y. Thornton
Dates: ca. 1950-1969
Cubic Ft.: 8
Title: Amicus curiae ​case files
Dates: 1980-1989
Cubic Ft.: 4
Title: Anti-trust case files
Dates: ca. 1965-1983
Cubic Ft.: 34
Title: Ballot title requests
Dates: 1908-1938
Cubic Ft.: 2
Title: Biennial reports
Dates: 1915-1920
Cubic Ft.: 1
Title: Case files
Dates: 1904-1956
Cubic Ft.: 8
Title: Case files, Oregon courts
Dates: 1904-1955
Cubic Ft.: 1.6
Title: Correspondence files
Dates: 1895-1955
Cubic Ft.: 62
Title: Correspondence files: Dave Frohnmayer
Dates: 1981-1987
Cubic Ft.: 7
Title: Correspondence files: James A. Redden
Dates: 1977-1980
Cubic Ft.: 3
Title: Correspondence files: James. M. Brown
Dates: 1980
Cubic Ft.: 1
Title: Correspondence re: State Aid to Indian Children
Dates: 1940
Cubic Ft.: .25
Title: Dockets
Dates: 1902-1920
Cubic Ft.: 1
Title: Governor's Special Commission Against Violent Crimes
Dates: 1982-1986
Cubic Ft.: 1.5
Title: Indictments
Dates: 1915-1946
Cubic Ft.: .1
Title: Influenza ordinance, Tillamook City
Dates: 1919
Cubic Ft.: .1
Title: Legislative records
Dates: ca. 1920-1961
Cubic Ft.: 3.2
Title: National Association of Attorneys General files
Dates: 1961-1969
Cubic Ft.: 3
Title: Opinions: Attorney General
Dates: 1891-1968
Cubic Ft.: 39
Volumes: 15
Title: Opinions: Informal
Dates: 1919-1938
Cubic Ft.: 1.5
Title: Penk v. State System of Higher Education files
Dates: 1984-1985
Cubic Ft.: 1
Title: Photographs
Dates: 1915-1959
Cubic Ft.: .25
Title: Press releases: Dave Frohnmayer
Dates: 1980-1988
Cubic Ft.: 2
Title: Rajneeshpuram case files
Dates: 1981-1989
Cubic Ft.: 31
Title: Speeches
Dates: ca. 1935-1947
Cubic Ft.: .1
Title: Speeches: Dave Frohnmayer
Dates: 1981-1991
Cubic Ft.: .5
Title: Vice investigation files, Multnomah County
Dates: ca. 1951-1960
Cubic Ft.: 21