Category Archives: Book Excerpts

Articles pulled from the pages of upcoming or recently published books from the Legal Publications department.

Pain and Suffering Damages

This article is an excerpt from Chapter 4 of Damages, by Lara Christine Johnson For more information on this topic, check out the Damages book on BarBooks™. The print version of this book will be available later this year. ____________ … Continue reading

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Lawyer Advertising on the Internet

Excerpted from The Ethical Oregon Lawyer (OSB Legal Pubs 2015), chapter 2 “Marketing, Advertising, and Solicitation” by David J. Elkanich. § 2.4   ADVERTISING Lawyer advertising, marketing, and self-promotion have changed markedly over the years. Prior versions of this chapter may have focused almost … Continue reading

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Sales of Manufactured-Dwelling Parks in Oregon

This article is excerpted from Oregon Real Estate Deskbook, chapter 48 Manufactured and Mobile Homes, by Phillip C. Querin and William “Bill” D. Miner. The complete chapter will soon be available on the BarBooks™ online library. Look for the preorder … Continue reading

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Attorney Fees Provide Fair Access to Courts

Statutory and contractual rules for the award of attorney fees are important provisions that help ensure that parties have fair access to the judicial system. To help lawyers navigate the many rules and regulations related to attorney fees, Legal Publications … Continue reading

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Time Limitations under the Oregon Family Abuse Protection Act

Oregon Statutory Time Limitations is now available on the BarBooks™ online library. This article is an excerpt from the Family and Juvenile chapter of that book. It is not a comprehensive coverage of the topic of the Family Abuse Protection … Continue reading

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Electronically Stored Information (ESI) and Litigation

This article is an excerpt from Oregon Civil Pleading and Practice, chapter 30, E-Discovery. For more information on this topic, go to the BarBooks™ online library or purchase a hard copy at a discount during our Summer Sale. By Mark … Continue reading

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Free Speech in Oregon

In celebration of Oregon Constitutional Law receiving the ACLEA Award of Outstanding Achievement in Publications, we decided to share an excerpt from that award-winning book. This excerpt is from chapter 3, Article I, Section 8, Free Speech Writ Large, by … Continue reading

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Appellate Oral Argument – the Judges’ Perspective

Excerpted from Appeal and Review: Beyond the Basics (OSB Legal Pubs 2014), chapter 4 Effective Oral Advocacy. By William F. Gary, Hon. Joel S. DeVore, Hon. Erica L. Hadlock, and Hon. Jack L. Landau To learn more about advanced appellate … Continue reading

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The Posting Begins for Oregon Real Estate Deskbook

Excerpted from Oregon Real Estate Deskbook (OSB Legal Pubs 2014, in progress), chapter 6 Recording and Priorities. By Chas Cleveland Abbe, state underwriting counsel, Fidelity National Title Group, Portland. To learn more about recording and priorities, go to BarBooks™, where … Continue reading

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New Law for Commitment of Person with Mental Illness

Excerpted from Criminal Law (OSB Legal Pubs 2013), chapter 15 Mental Illness and Incapacity. By Harris Matarazzo, sole practitioner. To learn more about this new legislation, go to BarBooks™. § 15.13-3(g) Extremely Dangerous Person with Mental Illness § 15.13-3(g)(1) In … Continue reading

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