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From:Oregon Historical Quarterly (Vol. 120, Issue 4) Peer-ReviewedDuring the mid nineteenth century, migrants to Oregon created public policy around two issues then dominating national attention--race and slavery. The technologies ofthat age, in matters oftransportation and...
From:Oregon Historical Quarterly (Vol. 120, Issue 1) Peer-ReviewedIT MUST HAVE BEEN oppressively hot in the Marion County Courthouse on the first day of the Oregon Constitutional Convention, especially with the doors shut. The courthouse, a two-story frame building, forty feet wide and...
From:Environmental Law (Vol. 50, Issue 2)In Kramer v. City of Lake Oswego, the Oregon Supreme Court has turned what should have been a simple determination of rights of access to navigable waters from riparian lands into a confused treatise on the public trust...
From:Oregon Historical Quarterly (Vol. 110, Issue 3) Peer-ReviewedHISTORIANS ENGAGE in a dynamic process of research, writing, and analysis that often leads us from one subject of study to new questions and fresh fields of inquiry. As we commemorate the sesquicentennial of Oregon...
From:Albany Law Review (Vol. 77, Issue 4) Peer-ReviewedThere is often unavoidable tension between state constitutionalism and stare decisis. Recognition of the principle that state constitutional provisions have independent legal significance frequently runs counter to a...
From:Oregon Historical Quarterly (Vol. 121, Issue 4) Peer-ReviewedI: "A PROPER ATTITUDE OF RESISTANCE" 1831-1851 In September 1851, when A.H. Francis and his brother I.B. Francis had just immigrated from New York to Oregon and set up a business on Front Street in Portland, a judge...
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