February 27, 2008
Oregon Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on March 5 at Knight Law Center
The Oregon Supreme Court will hear arguments in two cases on Wednesday, March 5, in room 175 at the Knight Law Center, 1515 Agate St., in Eugene. The proceedings are open to the public.
Arguments in the case of Comcast of Oregon II, Inc., v. City of Eugene will begin at 9 a.m. The case reviews a Court of Appeals decision holding that certain claims for declaratory relief and for money had and received brought by the plaintiff are not subject to the notice requirements of the Oregon Torts Claims Act (OTCA). Arguments in the case of State of Oregon v. Justin Clark Perry will begin at 10:30 a.m. The case reviews a Court of Appeals decision affirming a trial court’s denial of the defendant’s motion in limine to exclude evidence regarding delayed disclosure in child sexual abuse cases. Following the proceedings, the Justices of the Oregon Supreme Court will attend the Lane County Bar Association’s luncheon at noon at the Oregon Electric Station, 27 E 5th Ave., in Eugene. The cost of the luncheon is $15. To RSVP, contact Elise Balesteri at 541-686-8833 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Judge David Schuman will preview the cases for first-year Oregon Law students
on Tuesday, March 4.
Note to Media Members and Photographers:
Only one still photographer and one video camera and technician are permitted in the courtroom. Media personnel 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.