Oregon Benchmark Fall 2018 Winter 2019 U.S. Magistrate Judge Mustafa T. Kasubhai: “The Friend and Mentor I Needed” — Oral History Update — Oregon Attorney General Moderates Famous Cases Panel — Lifetime Service Award 2018 ,Barnes H. Elllis: “The Role of a Lawyer is to be a Good Citizen” — Sharing our History through Social Media
Oregon Benchmarks Spring Summer 2018 Color U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Elizabeth Perris: A Practical Star for Oregon and the Country — 2018 Lifetime Service Award Recipient: Barnes Ellis — Oral Historian Janice Dilg: Passing of the Recording Devices — White House Appoints U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams to Continue to Serve the District of Oregon — Oregon Bankruptcy Court: From 1978 to the Present –Mary Jo Peters: 35 years of Service to the District of Oregon — Department of Homage: Wendy Koble and Volunteer Transcribers
Oregon Benchmarks Fall 2017 color The Hatfield Courthouse at Twenty — Jeffrey M Batchelor: From “Tough to “Batchelor is BACK” LSA Recipient 2017 — Famous Cases: The Story of Oregon’s Scandalous Senator Returns to the Pioneer Courthouse — The Tumultuous Presidential Election of 1876 — Remembering Judge Henry Hess — Photos of Annual Dinner
Oregon-Benchmarks-Spring-Summer-2017-4c/ Judge Anna J. Brown Takes Senior Status — 2017 Lifetime Service Award Recipient, Jeff Batchelor — Judge Anna J. Brown Honored with American Inns of Court’s Esteemed Professionalism Award — Judge David Hercher Investiture — Courting History — DeJonge v. Oregon: 1930s case revisited in Famous Case Program — The End of an Era: James A. Redden Closes his Chambers — Charter of the Forest Lecture — Group Photo of Oregon’s Federal Judges 2017 –Judge Robert Jones turns 90
Oregon-Benchmarks-Fall-2016-color Magistrate Judge Jolie A. Russo: Eugene’s First Woman Magistrate — Thank you to our Generous Sponsors — Bankruptcy Judge Randall L. Dunn to Retire — Neither Snow Nor Rain Nor Graft: Oregon’s Supporting Role in the Star Route Scandals — Jewel and Ron Lansing: 2016 Lifetime Service Award — (Almost) President Hughes: The Benson Decision — The (Slowly) Changing Face of Oregon’s Judiciary
Oregon Benchmarks Spring Summer color 2016 Judge Youlee Yim You: A New Magistrate Judge for Oregon — Lansings Honored — Remembering Carolyn Buan — Portraits of Oregon Magistrates Unveiled — Judge Edward Leavy Receives Devitt Award — David Looney: Chief Federal Probation Officer, 1991-2000 — A Courthouse Centennial –2015 Lifetime Service Award, Judge Robert E. Jones: Making and Preserving History
2015 Benchmarks Spring Summer color Judge Peter McKittrick: A New Bankruptcy Judge for Oregon –Annual Meeting Nov. 12, 2015, Lifetime Service Award to Judge Robert E. Jones — Judge Stacie F. Beckerman: a New Magistrate Judge for Oregon — Judge Elizabeth Perris: Commemorating over 30 Years on the Bankruptcy Bench — Kernan Bagley: Fifty Years of Service — Oregon’s Stepping Stone in the Path to Same-Sex Marriage — Crash Course in Federal Court — 800 Candles for Magna Carta — When Magna Carta Came to Portland — Helen Hogan Burns: a Founding Spirit — Transition in the Office of U.S. Attorney for Oregon –Obscenity and Scotch: the Road to A Life in Judging: Ted Goodwin of Oregon — Annual Picnic, Aug. 9.
Benchmarks Fall 2014/Winter 2015 final Transitions for District Court Judges: A Total of 69 Years on the Federal Bench –Oregon’s newest Bankruptcy Judge: Peter Chaffin McKittrick — Annual meeting 2014 — The Difference a Decade Makes: Lifting Oregon’s ban on Same-Sex Marriage — Jerry Harris, Court Reporter Extraordinaire — An Evening with the Great Dissenters –Steven T. Wax receives 2014 Lifetime Service Award — Lisa Hay, Oregon’s New Federal Public Defender — Famous Cases: Bankruptcy in the Cathedral — Famous Cases: Behind the Curtain, Inside the Supreme Court — Oral History 2014: Looking Back, Moving Forward –Bench and Bar Social.
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 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
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 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