Unwritten Law cases were not always moral failures

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A Linn County case with a strong element of self-defense, and a Malheur County child-abuse travesty that ended with a shotgun blast, were called Unwritten Law triumphs in the newspapers — but there were differences. (Linn and Malheur County; 1900s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1509d.powell-n-brown-UnLaw.html)

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