Oregon

Trials & Litigation

Woman sues nail salon, says pedicure resulted in leg amputation

Criminal Justice

Voters OK recreational pot in these jurisdictions

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