327 ABA Journal Oregon articles.
Book by Mueller prosecutor says more could have been done
A book by Andrew Weissmann, a former prosecutor for special counsel Robert Mueller said the office failed to fully investigate…
Sep 22, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed an injunction that would have made it easier to place a measure on the ballot seeking to reform Oregon’s redistricting process.
Aug 12, 2020 9:57 AM CDT
At least two lawyers are facing federal charges following demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, that began July 20 and continued into the early-morning hours of July 21.
Jul 30, 2020 10:46 AM CDT
Stealth layoffs could affect law firm ‘vitality,’ expert says
Attributing layoffs to performance rather than economic issues—so-called stealth layoffs—could harm associate relationships with law firm partners and leaders, according to…
Jul 29, 2020 3:36 PM CDT
Attorney General Barr defends sending federal agents to Portland
Testifying before Congress on Tuesday, U.S. Attorney General William Barr denied that he was giving special breaks to President Donald Trump’s…
Jul 28, 2020 4:44 PM CDT
In light of public health concerns, Illinois and New York have joined the growing list of states that canceled in-person bar exams, with plans for an October remote test offered by the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
Jul 23, 2020 12:02 PM CDT
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum alleged in a lawsuit Friday that federal agencies dispatched to Portland, Oregon, demonstrations are violating protesters’ constitutional rights.
Jul 20, 2020 11:00 AM CDT
The Oregon Supreme Court approved temporary diploma privilege Monday, for in-state graduates and people who graduated from ABA-approved law schools with first-time bar passage rates of at least 86%.
Jun 30, 2020 10:40 AM CDT
Lawyer’s discovery sanctions can be discharged in bankruptcy, 9th Circuit rules
A suspended California lawyer may discharge more than $5,700 in discovery sanctions in bankruptcy, but she can’t discharge more…
Jun 15, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
The Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal has overturned two manslaughter and molestation convictions in response to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that nonunanimous jury verdicts are unconstitutional.
May 29, 2020 2:32 PM CDT
Oregon top court halts lifting of stay-at-home orders
The Oregon Supreme Court stayed a judge’s injunction Monday evening granted to 10 churches challenging the state’s ban on religious services. The…
May 19, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
A unanimous verdict is needed to convict a defendant of a serious criminal offense, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Apr 20, 2020 11:58 AM CDT
A Davis Wright Tremaine staff member, who worked out of the firm’s office in Bellevue, Washington, was found dead Thursday after she’d left work Tuesday morning, experiencing flu-like symptoms.
Mar 13, 2020 1:37 PM CDT
Authorities say an Oregon lawyer who refused to pay for a $200 lap dance led police on a foot chase through a blackberry briar and train tunnel near the strip club.
Mar 4, 2020 11:34 AM CST
Concordia University School of Law, a Boise, Idaho, institution with new ABA accreditation, had a 100% bar passage rate for its class of 2016
, but its future as of Monday is unknown, following the announcement that its parent school, the Concordia University campus in Portland, Oregon, is closing.
Feb 11, 2020 3:34 PM CST
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