Oregon

280 ABA Journal articles on Oregon.

Federal judge in Nevada throws out charges against Cliven Bundy and sons, slams government

After finding that FBI evidence was not disclosed to the defense before trial along with “flagrant misconduct” by prosecutors, a federal judge threw out charges in Nevada against cattleman Cliven…

Inmates’ escape par for the course in private prison transport industry

The private prisoner transport company whose van was stolen by two inmates last week in Oklahoma — precipitating a national manhunt that remains underway — may be feeling a sense…

Order for debarking surgery in dog nuisance suit is upheld on appeal

An Oregon appeals court has upheld a trial judge’s order that a couple’s dogs must get debarking surgery to prevent them from disturbing their neighbors.

The appeals court ruled on…

Oregon county sues drugmakers for $250 million over opioids
Multnomah County, Oregon has filed a $250 million lawsuit against several pharmaceutical companies for allegedly persuading physicians to overprescribe opioids and causing widespread addiction, The Oregonian reports.
Oregon judge allows video game designer to change sex to ‘agender’

An Oregon judge has approved an application by a writer and video game designer to change from the male sex to “agender.”

Judge Amy Holmes Hehn approved the petition submitted…

Did judge help immigrant escape ICE agents waiting outside courtroom? Federal prosecutor complains

A federal prosecutor’s complaint has led to an internal investigation into whether an Oregon judge helped an immigrant avoid arrest by immigration agents waiting outside the courtroom.

U.S. Attorney Billy…

Law prof who wore blackface violated school’s anti-discrimination policies, report finds

An University of Oregon law professor who wore blackface to a Halloween party violated the school’s anti-discrimination policies, according to an administrative investigation report released Wednesday.

Scott Coltrane, the school’s…

Portland will tax companies that reward CEOs with disproportionately high pay

The city of Portland, Oregon, is addressing income inequality by taxing publicly traded companies in the city that pay their chief executives at least 100 times more than the median…

Oregon judge is charged with gun violations for allegedly letting felon handle weapons

A judge in Marion County, Oregon, has been charged with two felonies for allegedly letting a felon handle firearms on two occasions.

Judge Vance Day was charged in an indictment…

Law prof who wore blackface at Halloween party ‘wounded our community,’ university president says

A University of Oregon law professor who wore blackface to her off-campus Halloween party “wounded our community,” according to a letter to students written by university president Michael Schill.

Regardless…

Ammon Bundy’s lawyer is stunned with Taser and arrested after acquittals in refuge standoff

The lawyer representing Ammon Bundy was shocked with a Taser, tackled and arrested after he loudly objected to his client’s continued detention after his acquittal in Portland on Thursday.

The…

Oregon civil rights lawyer files First Amendment suit over surveillance of his Twitter account

The top civil rights lawyer with Oregon’s Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit claiming surveillance of his Twitter account violated his First Amendment right to freedom of speech about…

Was Longbow Productions an FBI operation? Lawyer for standoff defendant seeks to toss interview

A lawyer representing a defendant in the Oregon standoff is asking a judge to toss an interview his client gave to a mysterious production company that some believe to be…

Oregon law requires Alzheimer’s patient be spoon-fed despite advance directive

Despite having signed an advance directive drawn up by a lawyer to limit attempts to prolong her life if she became incapacitated, an Oregon woman suffering early onset Alzheimer’s disease…

Ammon and Ryan Bundy won’t be allowed to wear their preferred cowboy attire at trial

Brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy won’t be sporting their preferred cowboy look during their conspiracy trial for the seizure of a national bird sanctuary in Oregon.

U.S. District Judge Anna…

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