Willamette Law Online

(2 summaries)

Louis Strack

Oregon Court of Appeals

TitleExcerptFilling Date
State v. LowellAppellate Procedure: An investigating detective’s testimony that he believed defendant was lying was an improper comment on defendant's credibility. The trial court's failure to exclude this testimony was plain error and therefore reviewable.(04-18-2012)
State v. ChristianConstitutional Law: Portland City Code 14A.060.010(A), which prohibits carrying a firearm in a public place "recklessly having failed to remove all the ammunition," is facially constitutional under the Oregon Constitution Article I § 27 and the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution because it does not punish protected activity in a significant number of circumstances.(03-21-2012)