330 ABA Journal Oregon articles.
A lawyer who practiced law in Portland, Oregon, was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Wednesday for firing shots into the office of another lawyer.
The lawyer, Erik Graeff,…
Jan 25, 2019 9:32 AM CST
An Oregon attorney who pleaded guilty to stealing money from client trust accounts and her law firm, and not paying income taxes for six years, was sentenced Thursday to serve…
Jan 11, 2019 2:30 PM CST
Trial judges should be “a model of dignity and impartiality” who are able to control their tempers and emotions, according to ABA standards on special functions of trial judges.…
Dec 17, 2018 7:00 AM CST
Oct 25, 2018 12:10 PM CDTrefusing to perform same-sex marriages won’t be tried on criminal charges of letting a felon handle weapons.
Oct 24, 2018 2:30 PM CDT
The former owners of an Oregon bakery are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to accept their appeal and decide that they had a First Amendment right to refuse to bake a custom cake for a same-sex wedding.
Oct 23, 2018 4:20 PM CDT
A lawsuit blaming the federal government for failing to take action to stop climate change can proceed to trial, but the plaintiffs must proceed without President Donald Trump as a…
Oct 16, 2018 1:25 PM CDT
After a year in which sexual harassment in the workplace has taken center stage, the ABA House of Delegates voted to urge legal employers not to require mandatory arbitration of such claims.
Oct 1, 2018 12:50 AM CDT
Diane Gruber and Mark Runnels argue in a suit filed last Wednesday in federal court that paying compulsory dues infringes on their First Amendment rights because it helps pay for political and ideological speech they disagree with.
Sep 4, 2018 11:54 AM CDT
Aug 6, 2018 1:58 PM CDTThe Hill and the Washington Post have stories.
Jul 10, 2018 3:25 PM CDT
The Democratic Attorneys General Association has launched an initiative to elect more women to an underestimated position: state attorney general. DAGA’s 1881 Initiative is named for the first year two women ran for—and lost—state AG seats. The goal is to ensure that by 2022 at least half the Democratic attorneys general will be women.
Jul 1, 2018 2:10 AM CDT
A lawsuit filed against an Oregon lawyer claims he drafted a clause in his lease that freezes his rent at $1,550 a month in perpetuity.
Landlord Angela Bell says in…
Jun 21, 2018 7:10 AM CDT
An Oregon judge has ordered a teen to pay $36.6 million in restitution for tossing fireworks in the Eagle Creek Canyon last September and sparking a wildfire that spread to…
May 22, 2018 11:55 AM CDT
A horse named Justice is entitled to recover the costs of his medical care and damages for pain and suffering from his alleged abuser, according to a negligence suit filed…
May 2, 2018 10:08 AM CDT