Oregon State Bar Bulletin — JULY 2011

Features

Coloring Outside
the [Guide] Lines

State Court Judges, Prosecutors and Defense Attorneys Think Creatively About Criminal Sentences and Probation
By Janine Robben

A Month in Mississippi
My 1966 Immersion
in Civil Rights

By Carl R. Neil


Columns

Bar Counsel
Unbundling Legal Services: Limiting the Scope of Representation
By Amber Hollister

The Legal Writer
Building Bridges: Connecting Islands of Ideas
By Suzanne E. Rowe

Legal.Online
Is There an App for That? Sites To Guide Mobile Lawyers
By Robert J. Ambrogi

Profiles in the Law
The Law as a Mission
By Cliff Collins

Law & Life
The Great Leveler: A Game of Correspondence Chess with Lawyers
By Michael J. Morris

Parting Thoughts
Man in the Middle
By Kyle Hanson



Departments

Letters

Briefs

Bar Notes
CLE
Bar News

Bar Actions
Discipline
Reinstatements
Applications

Bar People
Among Ourselves
Moves
In Memoriam

Classifieds


The hallmark of modern sentencing is not much flexibility at all, many observers say. One can avoid mandatory minimum sentences in some cases by plea bargaining, but those occasions are the exception rather than rule. Still, as Janine Robben reports, judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys across Oregon are getting creative with sentencing and probation.