313 ABA Journal Oregon articles.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.
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DC Circuit declines to stay or vacate injunction stopping federal executions
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has declined to stay or vacate a judge’s…
Dec 2, 2019 3:57 PM CST
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Pryor Cashman settles associate’s age bias suit
Pryor Cashman has settled a lawsuit by an associate who said the firm violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act when it fired…
Nov 15, 2019 4:37 PM CST
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Sidley Austin and Deloitte are among five professional firms agreeing to pay $220 million to settle claims for aiding securities sales by a now-defunct investment firm accused of operating as…
Jul 11, 2019 1:22 PM CDT
“We are here to live life and be as successful as we can possibly be,” writes trial attorney James Gray Robinson. Check out his top rules about practicing law—and life in general—that can help lawyers to be successful, whether they are young or old.
Jun 20, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court told Oregon courts Monday to take another look at the case of former bakery owners who were fined $135,000 for refusing to bake a custom wedding…
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In 49 U.S. states and the federal court system, a 10-2 vote would not have been enough to convict. Oregon is currently the only state that permits convictions (for felonies other than murder) on a 10-2 or 11-1 vote of the jury. That practice has come under criticism in recent years by people who say it was enacted for racist reasons; it denies minority viewpoints on the jury a voice and removes an important safeguard against wrongful convictions.
May 1, 2019 2:30 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether to overrule a 1972 case that allowed nonunanimous verdicts in state criminal trials.
The court agreed to decide whether the…
Mar 18, 2019 3:00 PM CDT
In less than four years, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office’s national rape kit testing program has led to 186 new arrests and 64 new convictions, including 47 felony sexual assault…
Mar 14, 2019 3:42 PM CDT
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