Oregon Real Estate Deskbook – Online Offerings

Oregon Real Estate Deskbook series is the winner of the 2016 ACLEA Award of Outstanding Achievement. It is a complete reorganization of the five previous real estate series books, combining chapters that covered the same topics from different angles. In addition, it includes updated chapters from Foreclosing Security Interests and 10 brand new chapters.

The five-volume book is available as a complete set or as individual volumes. AND NOW IT IS ALSO AVAILABLE AS INDIVIDUAL CHAPTER EBOOKS! Continue reading

DNA Testing Excerpt from Criminal Law in Oregon

The 2022 revision of Criminal Law in Oregon is scheduled to release in December. It will be available for preorder soon, in both print and digital formats. This revision contains up-to-date case law and statutory changes that have happened since the 2013 revision was released. We are excited to be offering this new edition in a durable, convenient, and accessible perfect bound format.

One of the new areas addressed in this revision deals with postconviction motions for DNA testing. This post is an excerpt from that chapter, written by authors Ryan Kahn, Daniel Toulson, and Jason Weber. It is available here before it is completely final or posted to the BarBooks online library. Continue reading

Creditors’ Rights & Remedies – eBook Offerings

Trying to collect a judgment or enforce a lien? Having trouble locating the debtor or the debtor’s assets? Need to know what property is subject to execution? Creditors’ Rights and Remedies can help! This book contains the latest developments in debtor-creditor law and a wealth of practice tips to make you an efficient and effective lawyer. Since the prior update, substantial changes in this area of law have come about through changes from the legislature and the courts, and through the availability and growth of information technology. The 2016 revision completely updates the prior revision and supplement, and also includes several revised chapters from Foreclosing Security Interests. It focuses on Oregon case law and statutes, and presents explanations of federal law where applicable.

This resource is now available as individual chapter eBook downloads on the OSB online store.

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Consumer Law in Oregon – eBook Offerings

The concept of consumer rights and remedies has developed into a unique area of legal endeavor and inquiry, encompassing issues and concepts that are distinct from those in bankruptcy and debtor-creditor relations. A growing number of attorneys now specialize in consumer law cases, and many other attorneys are realizing that consumer law issues can become relevant in a wide variety of practices.

The Oregon State Bar published Consumer Law in Oregon as a print publication in 2013. This handbook has continued to be a reference source for many attorneys confronted with consumer law issues. This handbook does not attempt to provide an in-depth analysis of all of the applicable consumer statutes and regulations. Rather, the goal is to provide enough information so that the reader can achieve a general understanding of any particular statute and determine if further research is warranted.

This resource is now available as individual chapter eBook downloads on the OSB online store. Continue reading

Keep Your Ethics Materials Up-to-Date

The old adage that “it’s easier to ask forgiveness than to seek permission” doesn’t apply when it comes to lawyer ethics. Make your life easier by having these essential resources at your fingertips so you can always discern what is permissible before you act.

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Legal Publications Summer Sale

Legal Publications Summer Sale!
Don’t wait until the last minute to expand your library of legal publications. View the full catalog of publications at osbar.org/publications and use coupon code SUMMER2022 at checkout to save on select titles.
Sale runs June 1-July 31, 2022
Save 25% when you order any of these print books.

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E-books: Affordable Legal Resources

Did you know that in addition to print books and an online library that OSB Legal Publications also offers e-books on a variety of topics? E-books are PDFs that can be downloaded to any device and are available at a nominal cost. Whether you’re a practicing Oregon attorney wanting to brush-up on a specific topic, an out-of-state lawyer needing to familiarize yourself with Oregon law, or someone representing themselves in court, we have resources to meet your needs. Continue reading

OSB Legal Publications Releases Updated Codebooks for 2022

TIME IS RUNNING OUT! To save 15% on our 2022 codebooks, preorder by April 18 and enter coupon code CODES2022 at checkout. Continue reading

2021 Uniform Jury Instructions Updates

The Uniform Civil Jury Instructions Committee and the Uniform Criminal Jury Instructions Committee spent 2021 working on instructions in a wide array of categories—updating a number of older instructions and in some categories creating brand new instructions. Continue reading

COVID-19 and Executive Authority under the Oregon Constitution

The 2022 edition of Oregon Constitutional Law features the most recent case law and analysis on current constitutional issues, such as the Governor’s authority to act during the COVID-19 epidemic. Following are two excerpts on this topic: Continue reading