Oregon State Bar Bulletin OCTOBER 2011

Features

The Red Hot Trail
As Electronic Tracking to Accumulate Evidence Bocomes More Extensive, Many Worry About Theat to Privacy Rights
By Melody Finnemore

Life After the Bench
Judges Find Fullfillment After Putting Down the Gavel
By Cliff Collins


Columns

Bar Counsel
How Much Do I Owe You?: "New" Guidelines for Fixed and So-called Nonrefundable Fees
By Amber Hollister

The Legal Writer
Drawing with Words: Creating Clear, Colorful Writing
By Megan McAlpin

Legal.Online
On the Legal Web:
A Round-up of What's New

By Robert J. Ambrogi

Profiles in the Law
A Fighting Chance: Evan Schechter Trains for Cage Match to Benefit Doernbecher Kids
By Melody Finnemore

Legal Practice Tips
It's Not Rocket Science: How to Persuade a Trial Judge
By Michael Greene

Law & Life
McArthur's Rules: I Think I Know How to Retire
By Scott McArthur

Parting Thoughts
My First Client
By Ronald Talney



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Letters

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Bar Notes
CLE
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Bar People
Among Ourselves
Moves
In Memoriam

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The explosion of electronic tracking information available today has been a boon for gathering evidence to prosecute crimes. Melody Finnemore examines the world of "cyber investigation" from information in cell phones and GPS devices to undercover online accounts that track real-time chats and instant messages, among other technologies and the privacy implications that result.