State of Oregon v. John Elwood Causey, Jr., A148112, 265 Or App __ (2014) (Multnomah County Circuit Court, 100646533)
Excerpt from case:
“DE MUNIZ, S. J.
“The Lillian Goldman Law Library has released an android app of our Pronouncing Dictionary of the United States Supreme Court.”
Link directly to their web document version: “Pronouncing Dictionary of the Supreme Court of the United States“
Link to case and commentary from LLB2: “Court Holds West, Lexis Legal Briefs Offering Is Fair Use”
Re: White v. West Publishing Company and Reed Elsevier (USDC Southern District NY) (12 Civ. 1340 (JSR)), decided 7/3/14.
Excerpt from blog post: “One of the running issues I had been following is the attempt to copyright legal briefs with the intention to gain royalties or prevent others from using them. The particular case that litigates the issue is White v. West Publishing Company and Reed Elsevier (USDC Southern District NY). District Judge Rakoff ruled that the use by West and Lexis is fair use….” [Link to full post and case.]
Hat tip to Bob Ambrogi’s LawSites blog post: WellSettled.com Mines Cases for Established Principles,” which introduces us to wellsettled dot com: “It is well settled…”
I bet you can’t search just one (word or phrase), but this “one” is a non-hedonic hyperphagia compulsion, so enjoy.
1) OSB Bar Bulletin April 2012 article, by Janine Robben, “How Oregon’s Blogging Defamiation Case Attracted National Attention”
2) Previous OLR blog post: When is blogging defamation, extortion, or free speech?
For my regular readers who might want a break from the holiday madness and might (ho ho ho) be wondering about that $5.2m verdict win in the lawsuit filed by 2 law professors against “West publishing” (now a family member of theThomson Reuters corporation) here are a some links:
The funniest Comment: “Regardless of such appeals, these two professors should be given credit for finally finding a way to become millionaires from a state law treatise. That alone will make them living Gods among legal academics.”
One easy way to keep up with Oregon legal news is to use Justia’s search engine on their web site. A recent search turned up this link to a Volokh Conspiracy post, The Oregon FISA Decision. (And do read the Comments.)
Since I’m in the legal research business, not the legal news business, I’ll gladly show you how to do this yourself:
On a regular basis (I don’t post here everything I read there) visit the Justia Blawg Search and type the word Oregon into the search box (do I also need to tell you to click “search? Nah :-) Easy as pie. (Their home site is Justia )