Category Archives: Oregon Court of Appeals

Oregon’s only woman on death row resentenced to life in prison for killing daughter

Angela McAnulty was sentenced to death in 2011 after pleading guilty to the 2009 aggravated murder of her 15-year-old daughter Jeanette Maples. Source: Oregon’s only woman on death row resentenced to life in prison for killing daughter

Lawsuit filed against Brown’s face covering rule

A lawsuit has been filed with the Oregon State Court of Appeals over Gov. Kate Brown’s mandatory face covering rule, which was enacted in an ongoing effort to stem transmissions amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Source: Lawsuit filed against Brown’s face covering rule | KOIN.com

Oregon Appeals Court upholds Portland’s renter relocation law, opponents plan to take case to state Supreme Court

The Oregon Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a Portland ordinance requiring landlords to pay tenants’ relocation fees if their rent is raised by at least 10% or if they’re evicted without cause. Source: Oregon Appeals Court upholds Portland’s renter relocation law, opponents plan to take case to state Supreme Court

Court of Appeals Rules Oregonians Can Change Their Legal Gender Marker to Nonbinary

The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Oregonians whose gender identify falls outside of the male-female binary can change their legal gender marker to nonbinary through their local circuit court. Source: Court of Appeals Rules Oregonians Can Change Their Legal Gender Marker to Nonbinary

Jones Hollister Just Won the Right to Identify as Nonbinary. What Are They Going to Do Now?

It isn’t every day the Oregon Court of Appeals affirms your right to identify as who you are. Source: Jones Hollister Just Won the Right to Identify as Nonbinary. What Are They Going to Do Now?

Oregon Appeals Court Backs Right To Legal Nonbinary Gender Designation

The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday in favor of a person’s right to legally change their gender to nonbinary. The ruling requires circuit court judges to grant nonbinary as a gender marker if a person has legally followed the process to make that gender change. Source: Oregon Appeals Court Backs Right To Legal Nonbinary Gender Designation

Oregon Court of Appeals rules in favor of nonbinary legal designations

Jones Hollister’s gender is nonbinary, but their petition for a nonbinary gender marker was denied by Lane County Circuit Court Judge Charles D. Carlson last year. Source: Oregon Court of Appeals rules in favor of nonbinary legal designations

Oregon’s appellate courts overturn convictions in 19 cases with non-unanimous verdicts, 100s more expected

The Oregon Supreme Court returned 16 cases to the trial courts. The Oregon Court of Appeals sent three more cases back to the trial courts, stemming from the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last month in a Louisiana case that found non-unanimous verdicts unconstitutional for serious criminal offenses. Source: Oregon’s appellate courts overturn convictions in 19 […]
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Wheeler promises to comply with campaign contribution limits

The Portland mayor issues a statement late Friday saying his campaign will no longer accept contributions of more than $500. Mayor Ted Wheeler’s reelection campaign will now comply with the Multnomah County campaign contribution limit upheld by the Oregon Supreme Court, even though it does not yet legally apply to Portland races. Source: Pamplin Media […]
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Gov. Kate Brown’s General Counsel, Misha Isaak, Left Last Month

Brown had nominated Isaak to the Oregon Court of Appeals, but he withdrew in the face of criticism. Source: Gov. Kate Brown’s General Counsel, Misha Isaak, Left Last Month