Newsletters

Spring 2014   Judge Michael McShane: A formal Welcome — Remembering Jan Dysart — The Day I Met Justice Sotomayor — Justice Sotomayor visits Lewis and Clark College — Honoring Oregon District Judges –Noreen Kelly Saltveit McGraw:  Trail-Blazing Trial Attorney — Joseph Alton Sladen and his House of Stories

2013 Fall   Portrait Unveiling of Judge Susan Graber — Magistrate Judge Janice Stewart Celebrates a Twentieth Anniversary — Norm Sepenuk Receives Lifetime Service Award —  Justice Clarence Thomas visits Portland — Sid Lezak Oral History, Part II.

2013 Spring Portrait Unveilings for Judges Ancer Haggerty and Garr King — Judge Michael Mosman Named to Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court — Judge Michael McShane Joins the Federal Bench — Chief Justice John Roberts Visits Lewis & Clark Law School — Wayne Chin: Oregon’s Court Painter — Oregon’s Women Judges– Sid Lezak Oral History, Part I — Lifetime Member Ron Lansing.

2012 Spring  Judge John A. Jelderks: “The system is important…we work for the people” — A Piece of History in the Courthouse — Magistrate Judges on Oregon: Things Look Different Here — 2012 Annual Picnic:  Celebrating the Magistrate Judge’s System in Oregon — Randall B. Kester: Remembering our First President — Honoring Senior Judges — Hattie Redmond: A Chapter of District Court History– Lifetime Member:  Ed Harnden: Being Involved and Having Fun

2012 Fall  Judge Otto Skopil: Four Decades on the Federal Bench — Voices from the Oral History Collection — 2012 Lifetime Service Award: Arlene Schnitzer, Portland Philanthropist — Annual Dinner 2012: 100 Days, a Lifetime & 100 Years of Service — A Tribute to Randall Blair Kester — Peter McCabe and the Federal Magistrate Program — Taking a New Path: Judge Michael Hogan Retires — Lifetime Member: Heather Van Meter — Famous Cases: Williams v. Philip Morris

2011 Spring  Judge Albert E. Radcliffe:  Masterful Case Manager, Gifted Educator — Judge Helen Frye: A Woman of Many Firsts — Welcome Judge Marco Hernandez — Lifetime Member: Honorable Judge Anna J. Brown — Distinguished Trial Attorneys Video Interviews — John L. Schwabe (1919-2011):  A Great Soldier-Lawyer-Citizen –

2011 Fall  The Hon. Hernández and Simon Sworn In: Oregon Welcomes New Federal Judges — Thomas Renn is Oregon’s Newest Bankruptcy Judge — 2011 Annual Meeting and Dinner — “He was everything you hoped to have in a judge.” Remembering Judge Donald Ashmanskas — Betty Roberts: Honoring a Trailblazer —  Lifetime member Justice Edwin J. Peterson: Contributing to Efficient Courts — 2011 Lifetime Service Award Judge Edward Leavy and Family — Federal Circuit Visits Oregon — Oregon’s New U.S. Attorney Sworn In

2010 Spring  Memories of Working for Civil rights, Part One: 1964, Jacob Tanzer’s Story of Life and Death in Mississippi — Oral History Today–Oral History Volunteers — Judge John Cooney: Medford’s First Magistrate Judge — Lifetime member Judge Owen Panner: “Positively Contribute” — Book review:  Cross Purposes: Pierce v. Society of Sisters and the Struggle over Compulsory Public Education

2010 Summer Memories of working for civil rights, Life and Death in Mississippi, Part Two — A Lively Summer Associates Program and Social — Trial Lawyers: What They Are, Why We Need Them — Looking Back: Memories of Great Oregon Trial Lawyers  — Legal Lights in New Exhibit — A Record-Setting Picnic

2010 Fall George H. Fraser: 2010 Lifetime Service Award Winner — Lifetime Member: Arden Shenker, Practicing, Making History — Magistrate Judge John (Jack) Cooney Unveiled — An Inspiring Discussion on Human Rights — Famous Cases:  Life and Opinions of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes — Book review, The Politics of Public Ventures: An Oregon Memoir by John Beatty –Exhibit Looks at FBI and DOJ Prior to Pearl Harbor — Oral History Collection Gives Unique Insights into Oregon History – Book Review — Murder, Morality and Madness: Women Criminals in Early Oregon by Diane L. Goeres-Gardner