Articles & Reports

The MBA posts articles on the judiciary and courts that might be of interest to our members.

The Vanishing Civil Jury Trial in Multnomah County

A committee appointed by Presiding Judge Jean Kerr Maurer examined the reasons behind the decline of civil jury trials in Multnomah County. The November 6, 2009 report includes raw data, a summary and recommendations.

Judicial Activism? What is it?

The MBA found the article at this link quite interesting, and thought our members might, too. This article by Judge Jack Landau appeared in the July, 2010 issue of the OSB Bulletin and is linked to by permission.