343 ABA Journal Oregon articles.
A lawyer who revealed a client’s criminal record and name when countering a negative online review violated an ethics rule that bans revelation of information relating to a representation, the Oregon Supreme Court has ruled.
Jul 21, 2021 9:35 AM CDT
The Oregon State Bar Board of Bar Examiners has adopted a task force report suggesting supervised practice or law school experiential-learning programs as bar exam alternatives for attorney licensure.
Jul 1, 2021 12:52 PM CDT
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4-3 Tuesday that a woman convicted in a plot to smuggle marijuana to the state from Oregon should be allowed to practice law.
Jun 30, 2021 12:23 PM CDT
A woman who led police on a low-speed chase on her electric mobility scooter wasn’t operating a motor vehicle and should not have been convicted for fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, an Oregon appeals court has ruled.
Jun 10, 2021 10:25 AM CDT
The requirement for unanimous jury verdicts in serious criminal cases doesn’t apply retroactively to overturn final convictions on federal collateral review, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
May 17, 2021 12:28 PM CDT
A lawyer who practices in Portland, Oregon, has received a five-year suspension for firing six bullets into the law office of a colleague, narrowly missing the law firm manager who was in the building.
Apr 27, 2021 12:08 PM CDT
Prosecutors are asking a federal court in Oregon to drop charges against a former Littler Mendelson associate accused of disorderly conduct on federal property during demonstrations in Portland last summer.
Mar 3, 2021 3:30 PM CST
The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has revived a First Amendment challenge to the Oregon State Bar's mandatory membership requirement.
Mar 1, 2021 3:00 PM CST
Lawyer expresses regret after he is pepper-sprayed by mayor
A lawyer who was pepper-sprayed by the mayor of Portland, Oregon, has expressed regret for the incident that provoked the response.…
Jan 29, 2021 3:49 PM CST
Portland, Oregon, Mayor Ted Wheeler pepper-sprayed a lawyer who confronted him in a restaurant parking lot Sunday about COVID-19 risks, according to police.
Jan 27, 2021 12:05 PM CST
An Oregon judge dismissed charges against a suspect in a hammer attack Monday after his accuser refused to testify against him without a mask.
Jan 27, 2021 11:19 AM CST
Ballot measures intended to reform policing gained approval in jurisdictions across the country last week, while several other criminal justice reforms also won approval.
Nov 9, 2020 2:55 PM CST
Voters in several states loosened drug laws Tuesday, going so far in Oregon as to legalize
psychedelic mushrooms and to decriminalize small amounts of heroin and other drugs.
Nov 4, 2020 11:39 AM CST
The Oregon Supreme Court has rejected claims that the public trust doctrine imposes broad duties on the state to protect the environment from greenhouse gas emissions.
Oct 23, 2020 10:39 AM CDT
In April, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Ramos v. Louisiana that split verdicts in state trials for serious criminal offenses violated the Sixth Amendment right to a fair trial, overturning a high court ruling in 1972 that upheld them. The effect of the court’s ruling in Ramos is that state courts will now vacate cases with split verdicts on direct appeal. Prosecutors will next decide whether to retry them. What is unclear is whether the ruling will apply retroactively.
Oct 1, 2020 2:10 AM CDT
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