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Oregon Legal Research Blog
Red Traffic Lanes: What Laws Govern “Experimental” Road Markings?
Green lanes, Blue markings, White stripes, Circles, and Arrows: What’s a driver, pedestrian, bicyclist, and other foot or wheel propelled person to do in order to comply with “experimental” local traffic laws? Portland, Oregon, is one of a few cities experimenting with Bus-Only lanes, painted bright red. The city’s webpage describing the experiment has lots of useful info including maps with circles and arrows:
October 31, 2019

I Know Nothing: Open Access (free) Literature, Article, Government Document, and Primary Source Digital Archives, Libraries, Databases, and Repositories
One of my favorite Robert Mankoff (New Yorker) cartoons has this caption (and you can search the Cartoon Bank for a copy): “One question: If this is the Information Age, how come nobody kno
October 23, 2019

What Does an Article of Impeachment Look Like? Read Presidents Nixon and Clinton Articles
1) Articles of Impeachment against President Richard M. Nixon (93rd Congress: 1974): H.Rept. 93-1305): Impeachment of Richard M. Nixon, President of the United States: report of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Peter W. Rodino, Jr., chairman.
September 26, 2019