Oregon State Bar Bulletin – JUNE 2004


Messin’ with Texas?
Using the Lone Star State as a
guide for getting review granted

By Jeff Bleich & Anne Voigts

Answering the Call
For many, the desire to help others
lingers long after Peace Corps service

By Melody Finnemore

Profiles in the Law
Mic Alexander: Gaining the Fire
By Cliff Collins


Letters to the Editor


OSB Continuing Legal Education

Bar Counsel
Advertising Update:
Plus, lawyer membership
in business referral clubs

By Chris Mullman

Managing Your Practice
Practicing Smartly:
Office staff a vital link
in risk management strategy

By Emily J. Eichenhorn

Legal Practice Tips
The Bluebook Blues:
ALWD introduces a superior
citation reference book for lawyers

By Suzanne E. Rowe


Bar News

Among Ourselves


In Memoriam


Parting Thoughts
Learning, But Differently
By Lisa LeSage

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Texas still wins far more than it loses in the lower courts, but it has increasingly drawn rebukes in the Supreme Court for over-aggressive reading of past precedents and resistance to following adverse decisions. Jeff Bleich and Anne Voights examine the Lone Star state’s record of getting review granted.