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February 22, 2006

Mar. 10: Oregon Supreme Court visits

UO law students listen to oral arguments 
Oregon Supreme Court visits March 10
Death penalty appeal, Springfield police search,and Portland pollution cleanup case on the docket
The Oregon Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in three cases during its annual spring visit to the University of Oregon School of Law on Friday, March 10 in the Knight Law Center auditorium (Room 175), 1515 Agate Street, Eugene.

The event is hosted by the law school’s Legal Research and Writing Program.

9:00 A.M. Schnitzer Investment Corp v Lloyds of London concerns the responsibilities of an insurer in a Portland industrial pollution cleanup case.

10:30 A.M. State v. Lisa Ann Henderson will determine if police had probable cause to search a Springfield home for stolen diamond rings.

1:30 P.M. State v Gregory Allen Bowen is the automatic death penalty review for the first person sentenced to death in Curry County in 25 years. 

The Oregon Supreme Court consists of Chief Justice Paul DeMuniz and Associate Justices Thomas A. Balmer, Wallace P. Carson Jr., Robert D. Durham, W. Michael Gillette, Rives Kistler and R. William Riggs.

Details about the cases and the attorneys who will appear before the court are available on the web

For copies of case briefs, or information about the event, please call Donna Williamson at (541) 346-3885.

Pooling photo coverage is required because only one still photographer and one video camera and technician are permitted in the courtroom. Media personnel in the courtroom must wear tasteful business attire.

Broadcast media representatives may not move about the court during proceedings. Recording equipment must be positioned before the session opens and must not be moved during proceedings. Equipment cannot produce distracting sound or light.

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