Care-giving advice and support from the Oregon Family Caregiver Handbook:
“DHS has a new, free handbook you can download …. If you are an elder thinking about having a family member provide your care, or if you’re a family member who is or may someday be asked to provide care for a family elder ….” [Link to Law for Real People 9/13/13 blog post]
Do you have something to say about the Doctrine of Digital First Sale?
“…. request for public comments on five issues critical to economic growth, job creation, and cultural development that were identified in the Department’s Green Paper on Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy (Green Paper)....” (Link to FR public notice.)
From No Shelf Required: Department of Commerce needs input on digital first sale by November 13
Wikipedia First Sale Doctrine article.
The Washington County Law Library is presenting two free Small Claims Court programs for the public:
“All Rise! Taking Your Case to Oregon Small Claims Court”
Monday, October 28, 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Multnomah County Central Library
Wednesday, November 6, 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the Beaverton City Library. (The Beaverton City Library program will be videotaped by the Oregon State Bar .)
The program features Steven A. Todd, Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Pro Tem and Janay Haas, attorney and author of the recently published “Using Small Claims Courts in Oregon.“ Attendees will learn about court procedures and rules, the role of evidence, and the advantages of mediation over trial. We are allowing plenty of time for questions.
Note for Oregon lawyers: This program is NOT a CLE, but you are welcome to join us.
Visit the website: Oregon Small Business Fair 2013
Or go to PSU Business Accelerator at 2828 SW Corbett Ave., Portland, OR 97201. Registration opens at 9 a.m.
From Gallagher Law Library blog: Chinese Legal Citation Guidelines:
‘”Citation Guidelines for Chinese Language Materials” is a handy guide created by UW Law School Ph.D. students …. [T]he new guidelines provide interpretations of Bluebook rules for Chinese legal citation, plus detailed examples showing good practices...”‘
Direct PDF link to the Chinese Legal Citation Guidelines
The 2013 Oregon Legislature adopted the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts. It will be effective September 1, 2013.
Visit the Secretary of State’s Notary News website to read about the law and proposed regulations.
The Legal Genealogist answers this question in an October 22, 2012, blog post: Cemetery Photos: Permission Required?
If you’ve not read about the Beatitudes Campus model of care for people with dementia, this New Yorker magazine article will change how you look at (and feel about) aging and caregiving:
The Sense Of An Ending: An Arizona nursing home offers new ways to care for people with dementia,” by Rebecca Mead, New Yorker, May 20, 2013.
If you can’t find the whole article on a free website, check your public library for the print or for a copy from one of their news and articles databases. (Or ask a friend with a New Yorker subscription for their cast-off May 20th issue.) (Or borrow mine.)