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Former Oregon Supreme Court Justice Joins Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Posted on 24 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PORTLAND, Ore. - Newly retired Oregon Supreme Court Justice W. Michael Gillette has joined regional law firm Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt as a shareholder in the firm's commercial litigation practice group. Gillette, who left the bench on Dec.... Read More

Court Confronts Canine Constitutional Case
Posted on 4 Jul 2016 by Gabriela Nolen

In State v. Newcomb, 2016 Ore. LEXIS 366, the Oregon Supreme Court addressed the question of whether a defendant’s rights under the Oregon and United States Constitutions had been violated due to a warrantless draw of blood from defendant’s... Read More

Ore. Trial Court To Reconsider $100M Tobacco Case
Posted on 25 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PORTLAND, Ore. - (AP) The Oregon Supreme Court has ruled that Philip Morris does not have to pay $100 million in punitive damages to the family of a smoker who sued the tobacco giant over its low-tar cigarettes. The case, however, is going to another... Read More

Oregon Court Rules Medical Marijuana Users Can Have Guns
Posted on 20 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

GRANTS PASS, Ore. - (AP) The Oregon Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday that a retired school bus driver can have her medical marijuana and a concealed handgun, too. The ruling upheld previous decisions by the Oregon Court of Appeals and circuit... Read More