The newly revised three-volume Criminal Law in Oregon is an essential resource for Oregon lawyers who practice criminal law. Topics covered in this comprehensive resource range from search and seizure to postconviction proceedings, and everything in between. Drawing on the wisdom of the experts, this book will save you time and resources. In addition to serving as the chief reference guide on criminal law for Oregon judges, defense lawyers, and prosecutors, Criminal Law in Oregon is an invaluable resource for civil practitioners who handle the occasional criminal law case. Continue reading
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Lawyers and Mental Health Professionals in Criminal Law Cases
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.
The chapter on Mental Illness and Incapacity, authored by Laura Graser, Elizabeth N. Wakefield, and Harris S. Matarazzo, addresses the issue of working with mental health professionals. This post is an excerpt from that chapter, which also covers the guilty except for insanity defense, Psychiatric Security Review Board (PSRB) jurisdiction, civil commitment proceedings, and sex-offender classification. The full chapter is available on the BarBooks online library and will be available as an eBook in December. Continue reading