Oregon

330 ABA Journal Oregon articles.

Legal Loophole in Deer Custody Case

Snowball is headed back home—for now. Because of a legal loophole, the disabled deer raised by a Molalla, Ore., family after they found her as a fawn along a road…

Suit Planned in Deer Custody Case

A lawyer for an Oregon family who nursed a deformed deer back to health after finding her as a fawn on a road five years ago says his clients are…

Patriot Act Surveillance Provisions Struck

An Oregon lawyer mistakenly identified as a suspect in a terrorist bombing has won a ruling that parts of the USA Patriot Act are unconstitutional because they allow surveillance and…

Tax Lawyer Sued for $17 M Over Claimed Dual Role

An unsuccessful horse-breeding investment by wealthy clients has put a Portland, Ore., tax attorney in the hot seat. He and his law firm reportedly are being sued for at least…

States, Feds Ponder ‘Gender ID’ Bills

Gender identity isn’t a phrase that traditionally comes up in everyday conversation. But it’s a hot topic among lawmakers and lobbyists these days, as both Congress and a growing number…

Where’s Molly? New Law Aids Searchers

An Oregon man’s successful search to find the younger sister who was institutionalized decades ago, when she was not quite three years old, is making it easier for others to…

‘Best Interest’ in Chimp Custody Case?

Are Emma, 5, and Jackson, 6, just somebody’s property? Or are the two chimpanzees, with their individual interests and tastes–she likes watermelon, for instance, while he prefers grapefruit–entitled to have…

Arson for Animals Not Terrorism, Lawyer Says

A federal judge delayed sentencing an animal-rights radical on Tuesday after the defendant’s lawyer objected to her sentence calculations.

U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken of Eugene, Ore., indicated she planned…

Handing Down Help

In Ohio, ‘Curative Damages’ Are Embraced by Tort Plaintiffs and the Supreme Court

Networking for Referrals

Sending Cases to Other Lawyers Isn’t as Risky if You Know Their Qualifications

‘Ruff’ Justice?

Pet Sitter’s “Dog Gone” Mistake Could Bite Her, Even After Owner Gets New Leash on Life