Oregon

Constitutional Law

Man practicing open-carry robbed of his gun by armed stranger

Trials & Litigation

Man convicted in supermarket checkout line dispute files suit against shopper he shot and store

Evidence

Determining driver impairment with marijuana involves imperfect science, says law enforcement

Labor & Employment

‘Seismic’ 9th Cir. rulings nix FedEx claim its drivers aren’t employees, could cost company millions

Legal Marketing

Brewery sues DUI law firm, says look-alike ‘Sessions Law’ mark confuses ‘Session Lager’ customers

Disability Law

Deaf inmate says prison violated ADA by not providing sign-language interpreters

Criminal Justice

Shooter who killed teen, injured teacher at Oregon school got his weapons at home, police chief says

Trials & Litigation

Recent admittee sues law firm founder, says he sent graphic email, spoke of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Securities Law

Business law firm to pay $8M to settle class action over its work for hedge-fund client

Trials & Litigation

Murder defendant’s claim of ‘secret signal’ launches unusual ethics probe against DA

First Amendment

Federal judge awards $802K in attorney fees and costs in case over jail mail

White-Collar Crime

Federal judge sentences former PI attorney to 63 months for embezzling $1M from clients

Evidence

Appeals court nixes drowsy-driving conviction, says transcript of police interview was wrong

Careers

All seven new partners at well-known West Coast firm are women

Law Schools

U of Oregon to expand law school’s satellite operation in Portland

Trials & Litigation

Pimp convicted of stomping customer sues Nike over lack of warning label on shoes

Government Law

City-permit rule for mistletoe sale, but not begging, makes 11-year-old an advocate for legal change

Criminal Justice

Suspect in bombing of DA’s office hoped to delay scheduled sentencing in earlier case, officials say

Criminal Justice

Oregon man is charged in bomb blast outside office of DA who was prosecuting him

White-Collar Crime

Ex-attorney faces federal criminal case over claimed $1M in client thefts