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Watch: Julie Gregory and Cheryl Puddy from OCF's Bend office make an appearance on My Window, a local interview show that highlights all things Central Oregon. Click here for full story. Read more »
The Grant County Library Foundation received a $20,000 grant from OCF and is moving towards its goal of a new county library. OCF funds participating in the grant included the Shelk Fund, Ward... Read more »
What a wonderful and caring community we live in. Take a look at UW-L's newest and youngest wrestler, Will Nordeen (son of LCF board member Julie Nordeen). Thank you Coach Malecek and wrestlers of... Read more »
Congratulations to Sandy Brekke, LCF Board Vice Chair for receiving the Iverson Freking Ecumenical Recognition Award today. Thank you for all you do in our community Sandy! Congratulations also to... Read more »
YouthBridge Community Foundation is excited to offer matching funds for nonprofit organizations who open a new endowment fund or add to their existing endowment fund at YouthBridge in 2015. More than... Read more »
YouthBridge Community Foundation is excited to welcome NextStep for Life as a new endowment partner. NextStep for Life selected YouthBridge as their partner in philanthropy in an effort to give... Read more »
The Palouse-Clearwater Food Summit 4.0 planned Friday will focus on drawing together, distributing and assuring public access to local foods in northern Idaho. Keynote speaker Carol Peppe Hewitt... Read more »
The University of Idaho announced today that Cori Mantle-Bromley, dean of the UI's College of Education, has been appointed to the Deans for Impact board of directors. This newly founded national... Read more »
University of Idaho President Chuck Staben today addressed members of the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee in Boise. President Staben outlined the university's funding priorities for the... Read more »
The law's good faith principle has traditionally regulated legal relationships, such as the contractual relationship. Equity's more intense fiduciary principle has generally regulated equitable...
Charitable remainder trusts are back! This according to attorney and PGDC contributing author David Wheeler Newman of Mitchell, Silverberg & Knupp, LLP. Read on to see why CRTs are enjoying...
Professor Brian Tamanaha's new book, Failing Law Schools, does a good job of explaining why borrowing to obtain a lower tier law school education has become a bad deal for all too many, but...
Unless the fiduciary issues and the representation issues in a trust dispute are properly sorted out in advance, there is a very real risk that an ill-considered rush to mediate or arbitrate will...
The Interest on Lawyers Trust Account Scheme (IOLTA): Could the medical profession get away with fleecing patients this way?It is coming on a decade since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the IOLTA scheme constitutes a collective taking by the state of the property of clients. Still the scheme continues. Nothing has...
Next year, 2013, marks the 20th anniversary of the judicial/political resolution of the final controversy over the administration and disposition of a certain Massachusetts-sited trust established...
Could the Myriad Codifications of Aspects of the Law of Trusts Culminating with the Uniform Trust Code (2000) Be Doing More Harm than Good?Though the trust is a judge-made creature of equity, the last eighty years have seen numerous rounds of uniform legislation codifying various aspects of the law of trusts, beginning with the Uniform...
Since the 1960s, the trust has been under attack on two fronts in the American law school. First, the traditional Trusts course has been down-graded to elective status, a misguided curricular “...
Charles E. Rounds Jr, Fiduciary Consultant | Article | 2 commentsLaw Schools No Longer Adequately Equip Their Students To Think Like Lawyers: The Unintended Consequences of Decontextualizing ContractsThe process of paralegalizing the American legal academy is now complete. It was inevitable. A course in Contracts does not a complete lawyer make. The curricular marginalization of two of the other...
In an article published on line in 2010, Charles E. Rounds, Jr. suggested that the expansion of legal writing programs in the law schools at the expense of instruction in core legal doctrine is why...
It is the conventional wisdom among today’s academics that law students are better off participating in clinical programs administered in-house by the law schools than taking traditional...
Charles E. Rounds, Jr., delves deeply into law school education to explain how "great swaths of core legal doctrine have been scythed from the required law curriculum, a process of misguided...