Willamette Law Online

(4 summaries)

Spencer Bailey

Oregon Supreme Court

TitleExcerptFilling Date
Two Two v. Fujitec America, Inc.Tort Law: An ORCP 47 E affidavit which states an expert will testify to causation is sufficient to raise a question of fact and avoid summary judgment. ORS 30.920, Oregon's strict liability statute, does not apply to apply to service transactions. (05-08-2014)
Department of Human Services v. S.M.Juvenile Law: Under ORS 419B.372 and ORS 419B.376, the Department of Human Services has the legislative authority to immunize children while acting as the children’s legal custodian.(04-24-2014)

Oregon Court of Appeals

TitleExcerptFilling Date
State v. AshkinsCriminal Law: A jury instruction requiring all jurors to agree on which occurrence constituted a crime is not required when the evidence shows multiple occurrences of the offense and does not give jurors the ability to factually distinguish one occurrence from another in a manner that could lead to differing conclusions about the commission of the crime.(05-29-2014)
State v. FoxCriminal Law: Under ORS 162.005(2), a member of the Oregon National Guard qualifies as a public servant for the purposes of a sexual coercion charge. (04-23-2014)