• LCAlerts: Grad classes for Fri., July 15 will be relocated to CAS campus. Check WebAdvisor for section location. Grad employees check email for instructions.
December 11, 2013

Prof. Mike Blumm calls on Oregon’s A.G. to defend Public Trust Doctrine

Prof Blumm argues in op-ed that Oregon’s AG should defend, rather than disclaim, Oregon’s Public Trust Doctrine.
  • A sign indicates restricted access to Oswego Lake in Lake Oswego.
    (Randy Rasmussen/The Oregonian)

Prof Mike Blumm argues in op-ed that Oregon’s AG should defend, rather than disclaim, Oregon’s Public Trust Doctrine. “Just as a private trustee lacks authority to ignore its trust responsibility to its beneficiaries, the state’s fiduciary responsibility to protect citizens’ inalienable rights to trust resources is not discretionary.”