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  1. Tie your service to the delete files or clean up operations provided by Microsoft or services like Norton

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  2. A feature to view the full chapter on one page, instead of having to view each section individually.

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  3. Rob: Just wanted to say thanks for the website. I have used it both for school and at work. Very helpful! Please keep it up.

    Chris G. (Oregon City)

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  4. Last I checked they were blocking IP addresses pretty aggressively. A great project though--I hope it gains traction.

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  5. 13 votes
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  6. Please change "slung shot" to slingshot. It just bugs me.

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  7. They should be on the site in some kind of easy-to-view and -search way.

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  8. The official ORS index is very detailed and comprehensive.

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  9. There are several good sources for Oregon case law and case summaries.

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  11. If there were particular statutes I want to prioritize, I could see them w/out needing the research trail.

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  12. 3 votes
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  13. 3 votes
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  14. Local Laws refers to all laws that are subject to both Federal and Oregon State laws including, but not limited to, the laws of counties and of cities/states within their respected counties.

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  16. The links don't seem to work (e.g., in ORS 455.132)... and it's missing from the Title 36 list.

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  17. During sessions, add new laws to Oregonlaws.org as soon as they pass one chamber or the other, the final law as sent to the governor, and the final law as signed.

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  18. Google scholar now has all US District court cases, all 9th cir decisions, and all SCOTUS decisions. It also has most state courts of appeals and supreme court decisions. Since legal research 101 is (a) look up the statute, then (b) look up cases referring to that statute, and you're providing (a), it would be nice to have (b) just one click away. In a sidebar maybe?

    Or even zero clicks away- just pre-load the Scholar search via google's API. It probably wouldn't even slow your page load time.

    Default options should be "Oregon and Federal Cases, Anytime"

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  19. 1 vote
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  20. Make the search feature take one directly to the statute when one enters what is clearly a statute. For example, if one searches for "ORS 112.735" or even just "112.735," the search feature should just pull up the page for that statute, perhaps with a link to search for documents containing the term. Like when you enter "1 + 1" at Google: it recognizes the search as a math problem and takes you to a page with an answer (since that is what you most likely want), but also gives an option to search for pages containing the term.

    Alternatively,…

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    Not a bad idea. Thanks. Currently, I solve this problem by making sure that this direct hit is the first in the result list. Implementing your idea might require some complicated UI design work. E.g., the statute page would need space to offer the option to go to further search results.

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