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Uniform Civil Jury Instructions

2005 Revision with 2006-2015 Supplements


Instructions include: Cautionary • General Instructions • Negligence, Causation, Foreseeability, and Comparative Negligence • Agency • Motor Vehicles • Miscellaneous Torts • Employment Actions • Condemnation • Contracts • Damages • Landlord-Tenant • Verdicts

The Uniform Civil Jury Instructions Committee continued working on a comprehensive review of all jury instructions that were last reviewed in 2005 to ensure accuracy. Included in the 2015 supplement will be two new instructions dealing with the statute of ultimate repose defense in products liability cases. The supplement will also provide revised instructions in the areas of statutes of limitation, guest passengers, fraud, premises liability, fiduciary duty, wage claims, Employer Liability Law, commercial law contracts, UCC warranties, damage to persons and property, and landlord-tenant cases. Finally, 11 instructions in various categories were reviewed and determined to still be accurate as written.


Uniform Criminal Jury Instructions

2009 Revision with 2010-2015 Supplements


Instructions include: General Instructions • Defenses • Offenses Against the State • Homicide • Assault, Menacing, Recklessly Endangering, and Coercion • Kidnapping and Custodial Interference • Rape, Sodomy, and Sexual Offenses • Family Offenses • Theft • Burglary and Criminal Trespass • Arson and Criminal Mischief • Robbery • Forgery • Riot, Harassment, and Disorderly Conduct • Weapons and Firearms • Vice • Controlled Substances • Traffic Offenses • Wildlife Offenses • Boating Offenses • Animals • Computer Crime • Environmental Crimes • Sentencing-Phase Instructions • Miscellaneous Instructions

The Uniform Criminal Jury Instructions Committee is finishing up its 2015 supplement. Addressing a common source of juror confusion, the committee revised the verdict instructions to explain more clearly how many jurors must agree in order to reach a decision. Included in the 2015 supplement are three new enhancement-fact instructions. The book now contains instructions for all the sentence-enhancement factors listed in OAR 213-008-0002(1)(b). The committee updated the comment to the physical injury instruction with notable cases from the past five years.



Damages, 2016 Revision
From compensatory damages to punitive damages to nonmonetary remedies, the award of damages is what brings your client to the civil courtroom. Damages. is your essential resource to determine the types of damage awards and remedies that may be available to your client.

Coming Summer 2016!


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Federal Civil Litigation in Oregon
Specifically designed for attorneys practicing in the federal district court in Oregon, this book includes detailed discussions of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in conjunction with the local rules for Oregon and relevant case law. Highlights include: new chapters on preservation, discovery, and presentation of electronic evidence, and e-filing, FRCP amendments taking effect in December 2009, effect of the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 on federal jurisdiction over class actions, and discussion of recent Ninth Circuit cases on general and specific jurisdiction. This revision also includes over 2,500 cases.

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Oregon Civil Litigation Manual
This book guides you all the way from the initial client interview to the appeals process. The 2004 revision updates rules, cases, and statutes, including the substantially revised laws governing judgments enacted by the 2003 Legislature. The 2009 supplement includes various aspects of the Oregon eCourt program, as well as e-filing, analysis of the judgment statute updates made during recent legislative sessions, postverdict review of punitive damages awards, an updated list of Oregon attorney fee provisions, and more than 100 forms.

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Oregon Civil Pleading and Practice

The sixth edition of Oregon Civil Pleading and Practice compiles relevant court cases on procedural developments and is a comprehensive guide to pleading and practice in Oregon state courts. It is a must-have for any attorney who handles civil cases.

Highlights:
• Forms on CD included with purchase—contains over 200 forms.
• New chapter on e-discovery, including discussions on preserving electronically stored information and responding to discovery requests for such information
• Rules for pleading a claim for attorney fees
• New material addressing the amendments to ORCP 69 governing default
• Types of evidence admissible at summary judgment
• New chapter on expedited civil jury trials

This two-volume set covers all the basics for your litigation practice, from jurisdiction to depositions, to posttrial matters.


Oregon Trial Objections
Oregon Trial Objections provides novice and seasoned litigators alike with a handy quick-reference tool, to be ready to state the proper objection to any questionable evidence at trial and to respond to objections raised by opposing counsel. Arranged in alphabetical order of objections, each possible objection in this new publication provides you with: the proper form of objection; the possible responses to an objection; an explanation of the objection and responses; a cross-reference to OREGON EVIDENCE, by Laird C. Kirkpatrick, for further research; the full text of the relevant Oregon Evidence Rule(s); and space for notes related to your current case or new case law.

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