Category Archives: Oregon Court of Appeals

Court says Hillsboro police coerced confession, overturns conviction

A dissenting opinion in the murder case argues that the suspect voluntarily approached police with his admission. A further appeal is possible. A Woodburn man’s murder conviction has been overturned after the Oregon Court of Appeals determined that police coerced his confession, telling him members of his family, including his infant son, wouldn’t be released […]
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Oregon Court Of Appeals Overturns Murder Conviction Due To Involuntary Confession

Eloy Vasquez-Santiago, a Mexican immigrant, was arrested in 2012, suspected of murdering Maria Bolanos-Rivera. He was convicted and sentenced in 2015 to life in prison with a minimum of 25 years. Source: Oregon Court Of Appeals Overturns Murder Conviction Due To Involuntary Confession

Oregon Court of Appeals upholds wolf delisting

The Oregon Court of Appeals has dismissed a lawsuit filed by three environmental groups challenging the state’s decision to lift endangered species protections for gray wolves. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife removed wolves from the state endangered species list in November 2015. Lawmakers passed House Bill 4040 during the 2016 legislative session, which […]
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Portland considering revised policy to ban new fossil fuel terminals

Portland officials are considering reapproving a ban on creating or expanding large fossil fuel terminals in the city. Such a rule was initially passed in 2016, but a ruling by the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals and a subsequent decision by the Oregon Court of Appeals have put it back before the Portland City […]
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Oregon Liquor Control Commission Asks Oregon Court of Appeals to Reverse Stay on Cannabis Vape Rules

The state wants to keep flavored cannabis vapes off retailers’ shelves to protect the health of Oregonians. On Nov. 14, the Oregon Court of Appeals halted the rules banning the sale of flavored cannabis vapes. Source: Oregon Liquor Control Commission Asks Oregon Court of Appeals to Reverse Stay on Cannabis Vape Rules – Willamette Week

Oregon court blocks flavored cannabis vape product ban

Oregon’s Court of Appeals has blocked the statewide ban on flavored cannabis vape products. The Nov. 14 order in the case of Herban Industries OR LLC v. Oregon Liquor Control Commission, comes a month after the court approved a similar stay on the ban for flavored nicotine vaping products. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Oregon […]
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Statewide temporary flavored vape sales ban nullified after court ruling

The Oregon Court of Appeals Thursday said a temporary ban on the sale of flavored THC vape products must be paused, following a similar ruling on the nicotine side of that ban last month. The temporary ban on the sale of vape products in Oregon is off — for now. Source: Statewide temporary flavored vape […]
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Oregon bans on both flavored nicotine and cannabis vaping products now on hold

Gov. Kate Brown’s six-month ban on both flavored nicotine and cannabis vape products is on hold with new rulings Thursday by the Oregon Court of Appeals. “We’re very happy,” said Andrew DeWeese, the attorney representing Herban Industries, which sued over the cannabis vape oil portion of the ban. “It’s a win for the cannabis industry […]
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Oregon Court of Appeals Temporarily Blocks State Ban on Flavored Cannabis Vapes

The Oregon Court of Appeals today blocked the state’s effort to temporarily ban flavored cannabis vapes. Source: Oregon Court of Appeals Temporarily Blocks State Ban on Flavored Cannabis Vapes – Willamette Week

Oregon Court of Appeals issues stays against bans on marijuana, nicotine vaping products

In a change to Oregon’s vaping ban, the Oregon State Court of Appeals on Thursday issued stays on both marijuana and nicotine-based vaping product bans while judicial review takes place. Source: Oregon Court of Appeals issues stays against bans on marijuana, nicotine vaping products | News | kptv.com