What’s New on BarBooks™

The following material has been posted to BarBooks™ as of November 1, 2017. Chapters to books in progress are posted as they are finalized, before they are available in print.

Veterans, Military Servicemembers, and the Law
Chapter 6:   The US Department of Veterans Affairs
Chapter 8:   Employment and Reemployment Rights
Chapter 10:  Family Law

Administering Trusts in Oregon
Chapter 1:   The Role of Trusts in Estate Planning Process
Chapter 5:   Trustee’s Duties, Powers, and Liabilities
Chapter 6:   Administration Procedures
Chapter 14:  Oregon Rule Against Perpetuities

Oregon Criminal Jury Instructions
UCrJI Nos. 1043, 1103 and 2311

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Oregon Uniform Jury Instructions, 2017 Supplements

With Oregon Uniform Jury Instructions you will always be prepared for trial with up-to-date and customizable jury instructions, save time by using instructions already drafted by the experts, and represent your clients with confidence using the comments to the instructions.


Oregon Uniform Civil Jury Instructions

  • 1 New Instruction
  • 9 Revised Instructions
  • 1 Withdrawn Instruction

The Uniform Civil Jury Instructions Committee completed their review of the landlord-tenant instructions with updates to an instruction last updated in 2011 and the addition of a new instruction addressing landlord retaliation. The committee continued reviewing instructions in other areas that were last reviewed in 2005 as well as updating instructions last reviewed in 2007. Included in this 2017 supplement are nine revised instructions, one new instruction, and one instruction addressing passenger negligence that was withdrawn because it was sufficiently addressed in other instructions.

Oregon Uniform Criminal Instructions

  • 2 New Instructions
  • 8 Revised Instructions
  • Updated Users’ Guide

The Uniform Criminal Jury Instructions Committee is finishing up its 2017 supplement. The updated Users’ Guide contains discussions on the issues of jury concurrence, judicial admissions, and stipulating to prior convictions. The committee drafted a new curative and limiting instruction to address matters excluded from evidence and matters offered for a limited purpose. The committee also added new case law to a number of instructions and revised the instructions for second-degree robbery and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Order your copy today by visiting our online bookstore. You may also contact our CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413 or toll-free in Oregon, 1-800-452-8260, x 413.

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NEW! Veterans, Military Servicemembers, and the Law, 2017 Edition

Available for Preorder! Order Your Copy Today.

This new offering is a resource developed in conjunction with the Military and Veterans Law Section. It highlights the vast military presence in Oregon, underscoring the need for legal resources to support our veterans and military. It also provides information about legal rights and benefits that may alter how you practice when your client or opponent is a veteran or military servicemember.

Highlights include:

  • Who Is a Veteran?
  • Military Branches
  • Oregon’s Military Presence
  • Criminal Law for Veterans
  • Getting Military Records, and Witnesses: Privacy Act, FOIA, and Touhy Requests
  • The US Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • State Veterans’ Benefits and Resources
  • Employment and Re-Employment Rights
  • Helping Servicemembers on Active Duty and Veterans as Civil Litigants, Consumers, and Taxpayers
  • Family Law Issues
  • PTSD and TBI: Issues in Administrative and Criminal Forums
  • Veteran-Focused Service Organizations

Order your copy today by visiting our online bookstore. You may also contact our CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413 or 1-800-452-8260, ext. 413.

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Advising Oregon Businesses: Vols. 1 & 2, 2017 Edition

Available for Preorder! Order Your Copy Today.

Advising Oregon Businesses provides the tools you need to assist your business clients in choosing and organizing a business entity. This must-have resource is written and edited by Oregon’s foremost business law lawyers. Volumes 1 and 2 have been completely revised to include new topics, 2017 legislation, and one new chapter on where to incorporate.

Highlights include:

  • Sole Proprietorships
  • General Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Partnership Taxation
  • Tenancy in Common—An Alternative to Partnerships or LLCs
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Procedural Steps of Incorporation
  • Business Records
  • Amendment of Articles and Bylaws
  • Income Tax Consequences of Incorporation
  • Subchapter S Taxation
  • Financing in General
  • Definition of a Security
  • Public Companies
  • Private Placement of Securities
  • Oregon Securities Law
  • Debt Financing
  • Venture Capital Financing
  • Government Financing of the Small Business
  • Shareholders’ Meetings; Voting; Proxies; and Voting Arrangements
  • Corporate Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Redemption or Purchase of Corporate Shares
  • Shareholder Derivative Actions
  • Inspection of Corporate Records
  • Powers, Duties, and Liabilities of Corporate Directors and Officers
  • Ethical Guidelines for the Business Lawyer
  • Dividends
  • Foreign Corporations in Oregon
  • Assisting an Extranational Corporation in Oregon
  • Cooperatives
  • Professional Corporations
  • Special Problems of Closely Held Businesses
  • Tax Aspects of Stock Redemptions and Nonliquidating Distributions
  • Corporate Liquidations
  • Introduction to Corporate Reorganizations
  • Acquisitive Corporate Reorganizations: Type A, B, and C Reorganizations
  • Corporate Separations—The D Reorganization
  • Type E and Type F Reorganizations
  • Type G Reorganizations
  • Cross-Entity Conversions and Mergers
  • Jurisdiction of Organization – NEW!

Order your copy today by visiting our online bookstore. You may also contact our CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413 or 1-800-452-8260, ext. 413.

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Damages Book Wins ACLEA Award

OSB Legal Publications has once again been recognized for our commitment to publishing quality legal resources. We received an award for a book we released in 2016.

The Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) has selected Damages as the winner of its ACLEA’s Best Award of Outstanding Achievement in Publications. A plaque commemorating the award was presented at ACLEA’s Annual Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in August and is on display in the lobby of the OSB Center.

Of course, Legal Pubs couldn’t have created this highly informative and innovative book without the help of our three volunteer editorial board members Hon. Karsten Rasmussen, Rick Lee, and Heather Bowman.

Damages was designed to support Oregon attorneys in their role as litigator and advisor. Whether the attorney is a recent law grad or a seasoned attorney, there is something in here for them. This publication was made possible only through the extra­ordinary dedication and gratuitous contribution of time and talent offered by 50 Oregon attorneys. The accomplished attorneys who drafted each chapter offered their insights—starting with an over­view of the particular practice area or basis for money damages, and drilling down into the most relevant details that practicing attorneys are likely to encounter in their practice. The authors included practice tips and caveats where appropriate. Many authors also provided references to other resources, which are often helpful springboards when greater depth of understanding in a nuanced area of the law is necessary.

The authors who volunteered their time and talent on this publication and made an ACLEA award possible are Allen E. Eraut, Julie A. Smith, Joshua Sasaki, Megan McGuire, Laura C. Johnson, David Auxier, Ted Reuter, Bernard S. Moore, Samuel T. Smith, Joshua D. Stadtler, Jeffrey D. Munns, Nicholas E. Wheeler, James C. Edmonds, Jeffrey A. Trautman, Donald E. Templeton, Frederick H. Lundblade, III, Jennifer Middleton, Meredith Holley, Hon. Benjamin M. Bloom, Thomas M. Triplett, Keith S. Dubanevich, Nadine A. Gartner, W. Greg Lockwood, Carson D. Bowler, Michelle G. Rudd, Reilley D. Keating, Jay W. Beattie, Gavin W. Bruce, Emily S. Miller, D. Gary Christensen, Cody Berne, Robert Lane Carey, Lindsay L. Reynolds, Sarah M. Einowski, Jeff Bradford, Rima I. Ghandour, Erin E. Gould, Bryan P. Murphy, Justine Fischer, Thomas C. Peachey, Andrew J. Myers, Michael B. Hallinan, Sara Kobak, Jordan R. Silk, James Coon, Gordon T. Carey, Jr.

The editorial review board, authors, and in-house editors have produced a deskbook that is practical, comprehensive, and well-supported with citations to legal authorities. It filled an ever-present need for up-to-date information on the law of damages in a variety of areas of law. Because of the quality of the publication and its unique place in the market it has become an invaluable resource for Oregon lawyers.

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Assistant Disciplinary Counsel Opening

Were you the first to buy a copy of Oregon Rules of Professional Conduct Annotated when it came out last year? Is your copy of The Ethical Oregon Lawyer dog-eared? Then maybe this new opening at the Oregon State Bar is just the career move you’re looking for.

Assistant Disciplinary Counsel – Litigation

The Oregon State Bar is looking to fill the position that will provide counsel to the Bar in the evaluation, investigation, and, where appropriate, litigation through trial and appeal of ethics complaints made against Oregon lawyers.

Please visit http://www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html for job details.

The Oregon State Bar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Diversity & Inclusion Recruiting

The Oregon State Bar is seeking applicants for two positions in the Diversity & Inclusion Department. If you have a passion for diversity issues or know someone who does, check out these postings.

Diversity & Inclusion External Coordinator

The Oregon State Bar is looking to fill the position that will provide external support for the Director of Diversity & Inclusion and the department. This position serves as a representative and liaison on behalf of the department to external stakeholders who currently partner with the department.

Please visit http://www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html for job details.

Diversity & Inclusion Internal Coordinator

The Oregon State Bar is looking to fill the position that will provide internal support for the Director of Diversity & Inclusion and the department. This position serves as a representative and liaison to internal stakeholders to the Diversity Action Plan.

Please visit http://www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html for job details.

The Oregon State Bar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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OSB Seeks Admissions Manager

OSB Seeks Admissions Manager

The Oregon State Bar is looking to fill the position that will perform the functions of the Executive Director of the Board of Bar Examiners (BBX) as set forth in the Rules for Admission. This position will provide administrative, management, and staff support for the Admissions Department of the Oregon State Bar (OSB), in compliance with BBX directives and within policy guidelines applicable to OSB departments.

Please visit http://www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html for job details.

The Oregon State Bar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Damages, 2016 Revision

Available Now!

Damages will help you:

  • Evaluate a case quickly and competently.
  • Analyze both plaintiff and defense strategies in damage claims.
  • Determine the types of damage awards and remedies available to your client.

From compensatory damages to punitive damages to nonmonetary remedies, the award of damages is what brings your client to the civil courtroom. Damages is your essential resource to determine the types of damage awards and remedies that may be available to your client.

Table of Contents:

  1. Compensatory Damages
  2. Nominal Damages
  3. Punitive Damages
  4. Pain and Suffering
  5. Mental Distress
  6. Loss of Earnings and Earning Capacity
  7. Medical Expenses
  8. Impaired Living Capacity
  9. Contributory Negligence and Comparative Fault
  10. Loss of Service
  11. Wrongful Death
  12. Defamation and Invasion of Privacy
  13. Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination
  14. False Imprisonment
  15. Interference with Contractual and Business Relations
  16. Securities Laws
  17. Physical Injury To or Loss of Chattels
  18. Dispossession of Personal Property
  19. Invasions of Real Property, Including Environmental Damage
  20. Condemnation
  21. Tortious Injury to Property in Admiralty
  22. The Standard Fire Insurance Policy and other Direct-Loss Policies
  23. Contracts for the Sale of Goods
  24. Employment Contracts
  25. Construction Contracts
  26. Land Sale Contracts
  27. Special Damages for Breach of Contract
  28. Loss of Profits
  29. Liquidated Damages
  30. Attorney Fees and Costs
  31. Prejudgment Interest
  32. Mitigation of Damages
  33. Collateral Benefits and the Collateral-Source Rule
  34. Additur and Remittitur

Order your copy today by visiting our online bookstore.  You may also contact our CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413 or 1-800-452-8260, ext. 413.

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Joint Oregon & Washington Cannabis Codebook, 2016 Edition

Available Now! Order your copy today!

Now that medical and recreational cannabis are legal in Oregon and Washington, the legislatures and agencies in both states have been scrambling to create statutes and rules to address this rapidly evolving area of law.  Get the Joint Oregon & Washington Cannabis Codebook and have the statues and related administrative rules in this growing area of law at your fingertips. This publication will not be available on BarBooks™. This handy spiral-bound set covers the following topics:

Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS)

  • Recreational Use of Cannabis
  • Medical Use of Cannabis
  • Testing of Cannabis and Cannabis Products
  • Packaging, Labeling and Dosage of Cannabis and Cannabis Products
  • Taxation of Cannabis and Cannabis Products

Revised Code of Washington (RCW)

  • Industrial Hemp Research Program
  • Liquor and Cannabis Board—General Provisions
  • Uniform Controlled Substances Act
  • Controlled Substances Therapeutic Research Act
  • Medical Cannabis
  • Use of Buildings for Unlawful Drugs
  • Various Tax Provisions

Order your copy today by visiting our online bookstore.  You may also contact our CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413 or 1-800-452-8260, ext. 413.

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