Oregon

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

Trials & Litigation

Woman sues nail salon, says pedicure resulted in leg amputation

Criminal Justice

Voters OK recreational pot in these jurisdictions

Constitutional Law

Man practicing open-carry robbed of his gun by armed stranger

Trials & Litigation

Man convicted in supermarket checkout line dispute files suit against shopper he shot and store