Oregon State Bar Bulletin JULY 2012

Features

Representing Refugees and Immigrants
The Key to Working Effectively with International Clients is Developing an Understanding of Their Cultures
By Cheryl Coon

Oregon's Courts and Libraries Join Trend Against Censorship
A Difficult Balancing Act
By Elizabeth McLean


Columns

Bar Counsel
Ill-Gotten Gains: Rules
for Privileged or
Purloined Documents

By Helen Hierschbiel

The Legal Writer
Adjective Order:
A Quick, Easy Guide

By Suzanne E. Rowe

Profiles in the Law
Hard to Kill: Connie Crooker Proves to Be a Legal Scrapper
By Susan Elizabeth Reese

Managing Your Practice
Protecting Yourself: The Self-Defense Exception to Lawyer Confidentiality
By Mark J. Fucile

Legal Practice Tips
The Best Evidence?:
Eyewitness Reports

By Paul J. Sundermier

Court Report
Oregon eCourt Update: Better Access, Better Information and Better Outcomes are on the Way
By David Factor

Parting Thoughts
Marching with the Co-Madres
By Ronald Talney



Departments

Letters

Briefs

Bar Notes
CLE
Bar News

Bar Actions
Discipline
Reinstatements
Applications

Bar People
Among Ourselves
Moves
In Memoriam

Classifieds


Many recent arrivals come from countries unfamiliar to most Oregonians and bring their own circumstances, customs and languages. The cases Oregon attorneys will handle for these new arrivals demand that we expand our understanding of a wider range of cultures and cultural differences, as disability law attorney Cheryl Coon reports.