Oregon

Criminal Justice

Convicted kidnapper faces new stalking case after alleged encounters near prosecutor’s home

First Amendment

9th Circuit revives inmate’s pro se suit over being required to work with pork in kitchen

Law Firms

Complaints about crotch-touching lawyer led to staffer’s firing, suit says

Insurance Law

Insurer sued over claim it refuses to cover disabled homeowners who have pit bulls as service dogs

Product Liability

Employer who provided bucket in van for use as toilet is sued for $4M over death of worker

Evidence

Photo of airborne bike lock in cyclist-driver road-rage incident sparks public advice

Education Law

Masked gunman in surprise ‘active shooter’ school drill traumatized teacher, federal lawsuit says

Animal Law

Jury awards couple nearly $240K over neighbors’ barking dogs

Animal Law

Woman faces new charges of animal neglect; cop wore gas mask to rescue kitten

Bar Associations

Will California be the next state to allow legal technicians? Bar group calls for pilot program

Criminal Justice

Man held 900 days as material witness gains freedom and a check after testy testimony

Real Estate & Property Law

Lawmen swiftly solve case of missing log cabin; was its removal from homesite a crime?

Legislation & Lobbying

Emails offer glimpse of ex-governor’s legal strategy, show efforts by staff to distance ‘first lady’

Tort Law

Appeals court: City can be sued over faded crosswalk; will comparative negligence still bar claim?

Government Law

Under fire over fiancee’s role as ‘first lady’ and paid outside consultant, Oregon governor resigns

Government Law

Governor’s fiancee was ‘first lady’ but isn’t under jurisdiction of ethics commission, both say

Constitutional Law

Is a nude violinist akin to a naked bicyclist? Federal civil rights suit says yes, seeks $1M

Criminal Justice

Lawyer waiting in court offers $1K to defendant facing a felony if he didn’t pay restitution

Evidence

Graffiti suspect may have tagged from Seattle to Southern California, police say

Government Law

Three cities sue Uber, citing noncompliance with state laws and municipal regulations