Oregon State Bar Bulletin – OCTOBER 2004

Features

Pension Tension
Reduced retirement benefits puts some government lawyers in a quandary
By Janine Robben

Leaving the Door Way Open
A look ahead at the U.S. Supreme Court term
By Jeffrey L. Bleich & Anne M. Voights

Special Notice
Certain PLF Suspensions Vacated:
Board of Governors acts on recent
supreme court case

Profiles in the Law
William Rutherford: Fed Up with the Fed
By Cliff Collins

 

Departments

Letters to the Editor

Briefs

OSB Continuing Legal Education

Bar Counsel
Clearing the Error:
DR 5-101(A) revisited
By Scott Morrill

Legal Practice Tips
Gone Phishing:
Protecting online identity
By Ravi Puri

Oregon Legal Heritage
A Son of Oregon:
A tribute to the Hon. Malcolm Marsh

By Kelly Zusmann

Discipline

Bar News

Among Ourselves

Moves

In Memoriam

Classifieds

Parting Thoughts
The Prison Trial Trend
By Rose Jade

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The PERS litigation has Oregonians on the horns of a dilemma. If the changes are upheld, thousands of government employees may believe that their contractual rights were violated. But if the changes are struck down, “massive cuts” to public employment could affect public services. Lawyer/writer Janine Robben explores the thorny issue.