November 30, 2005
Oregon Refuses to Pay Legal Fees of Law Prof Threatened with Lawsuit Over Law Review Article
TaxProf Blog is reporting on an interesting story in this morning's Inside Higher Ed: Twisting in the Wind.
Merle Weiner (Oregon) published Strengthening Article 20, 38 U.S.F. L. Rev. 701 (2004), which argues that Article 20 of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction should be strengthened to offer more protection for domestic violence victims who flee transnationally with their children as part of their effort to escape from domestic violence. The article made two brief references to a court dispute in one such case and one of the parties to that dispute threatened to sue. Inside Higher Ed reports that Oregon refused to pay the legal fees of Prof. Weiner in defending against the threatened lawsuit...
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