Tag Archives: Criminal Law

Marijuana-Related Jury Instructions under Construction

By Dean Land, Attorney Editor At first glance, Oregon’s new marijuana laws seem simple—recreational marijuana is now legal. But a more in-depth look reveals some very complex legislation. Together, Ballot Measure 91 (2014) and House Bill 3400 (2015) take up … Continue reading

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Criminal Law, 2013 Revision

From its humble beginnings in 1965, the OSB’s Criminal Law has grown to a 3-volume comprehensive treatise. With over 2,000 pages and over 4,000 cases, statutes (current through the 2013 Oregon legislative session), rules, and practice tips, Criminal Law promises … Continue reading

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Legal Blogs on Criminal Law

In preparation for the upcoming release of the 2013 revision of Criminal Law, we decided to share a couple of blogs or websites related to criminal law matters. We do not endorse any of these sites or guarantee the accuracy … 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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