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State v. Provost- Probation Revocation Reversed

October 23, 2013
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In another case where the trial court should have known better, this time coming out of Lane County, the Court of Appeals sent this probation revocation case, State v. Provost (October 9, 2013), back for further proceedings. The trial court inexplicably failed to suppress the statements of Mr. Provost who was interrogated while in custody […]

State v. Coughlin- Getting Convictions Set Aside

October 22, 2013
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In the State of Oregon, individuals who were convicted of certain, specified crimes who have “fully complied with and performed” their sentences can apply to have their prior conviction set aside. One stipulation to this law is that within the 10-year period immediately preceding the filing of the motion, the individual could not have been […]

Nurse’s Charges of Tampering With Drug Records Reversed

October 21, 2013
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In State v. Evilsizer, a nurse working at a nursing home was charged with tampering with drug records. This month a report published from the Court of Appeals showed the defendant’s charges reversed. In the case, Evilsizer had written in her medication administration record (MAR) that she had given three Oxycodone tablets to her patient. […]

Criminal Defense Lawyer Portland Oregon- See results from State v. Beltran

October 18, 2013
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In State v. Beltran, the Court of Appeals of the State of Oregon reversed and remanded the judgement against the defended for criminal mischief in the second degree. This decision to reverse and remand was made on the basis that the trial court erred in granting the state’s motion to consolidate. If you’d like to […]

Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyer- See The Court of Appeal’s Decision on State v. Hutton

October 17, 2013
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A recent Oregon Supreme Court decision brought about a new look at an appeal that the Court of Appeals of the State of Oregon had already affirmed.  The case is State v. Hutton. In this case, Hutton was charged with fourth degree assault and harassment.  He originally filed an appeal because past evidence was admitted […]

Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyer For Appealing Trial Court’s Decision

October 16, 2013
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The Oregon State Court of Appeals released documentation October 9th, 2013, on a decision for State vs. Goff. The Court decided to reverse and remand the decision of the trial court to include evidence of two prior domestic violence incidences as impermissible character evidence. OEC 404(3) provides: “Evidence of other crimes, wrongs or acts is […]

Criminal Defense Lawyer Portland- Trial Court’s Decision Overturned

October 15, 2013
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Another case decision was published October 2nd, 2013 on the Oregon Courts Website.  The case was State vs. Currin. Currin appealed the denial of her request to suppress evidence during her trial.  The arresting officer in the case performed a warrantless search of a white envelope in her car, believing it contained drugs, which it […]

Portland Criminal Attorney- New Court of Appeals Decision Announced

October 14, 2013
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October 2nd, 2013, the COURT OF APPEALS OF THE STATE OF OREGON announced a decision on State vs. Farmer. In the case, the court reversed the lower court’s decision to deny a motion to suppress evidence found during a warrantless search based, in part, on an alert by a drug-detection dog. On appeal, defendant renews his […]

Criminal Defense Lawyer Portland Oregon highlights story about Portland Man Charged in PSU Assault

October 4, 2013
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A Portland man was sentenced today to more than five years in prison after pleading guilty for attempted first degree sex abuse. Nate Justin Wheeler, of Northwest Portland, was arrested last June in the attack and charged with first-degree sex abuse. Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Chris Ramras said Wheeler followed the student after she got […]

Portland Criminal Law Issue- Gunshots at a Bar

October 3, 2013
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Portland Police are in search of a man who allegedly fired gunshots at a bar during an armed robbery today. No one was injured during the robbery at Mr. Dealers Double-Up Cafe at 12306 S.E. Powell Boulevard, according to police. The suspect was wearing all black clothing when he came into the bar about 9:30 p.m. […]

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