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Law v. Zemp  
Date: January 11, 2018
Docket Number: S064387

Justia Opinion Summary: The charging order at issue here was issued over limited partnerships’ and limited liability company’s objections that ancillary provisions included in the charging order, which required them to refrain from certain kind...

Bundy v. NuStar GP, LLC  
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: S064188

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Oregon Supreme Court in this matter was whether the Court of Appeals correctly construed the scope of ORS 656.019 in a case arising out of plaintiff’s attempt to allege civil negligence claims agains...

/64) Wilson/Fitz v. Rosenblum
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: S065263
Rogue Advocates v. Board of Comm. of Jackson County  
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: S064105

Justia Opinion Summary: In light of the fact that Mountain View Paving has ceased the activities that were identified by Rogue Advocates as the bases for its complaint, the remaining question before the Oregon Supreme Court in this matter was w...

Richardson v. Belleque  
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: S064185

Justia Opinion Summary: In an action for post-conviction relief, petitioner Charles Richardson successfully contended that his defense counsel had rendered constitutionally inadequate representation during a presentence hearing concerning wheth...

Unger v. Rosenblum  
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: S065159

Justia Opinion Summary: The Oregon Supreme Court dismissed this ballot title challenge without addressing the merits. The Court determined it did not have authority to consider a ballot title challenge if the underlying initiative measure had n...

Wilson/Fitz v. Rosenblum  
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: S065263

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners challenged the legal sufficiency of the Attorney General’s certified ballot title for Initiative Petition 21 (2018). IP 21, if enacted, would alter the Oregon tax with respect to certain tobacco products in f...

Graydog Internet, Inc. v. Giller  
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: S064346

Justia Opinion Summary: This case presented for the Oregon Supreme Court's review the question of when, if ever, the filing of a third-party complaint constitutes the “filing of a proceeding under subsection (1)” of ORS 60.952(6), such that the...

Oregon v. Schmidtke  
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: S065098

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this case was whether, when a defendant files a motion to suppress all statements made during an encounter with police, and the trial court’s ruling addresses some (but not all) of those statements, the defen...

Swanson v. Rosenblum
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: S065181
Gonzalez v. Cain
Date: November 16, 2017
Docket Number: S065279
Ellison v. Dept. of Rev.  
Date: November 9, 2017
Docket Number: S064092

Justia Opinion Summary: In the underlying property tax appeal, the Tax Court rejected a request by the Department of Revenue and the county assessor to increase the real market value of taxpayer’s property, and the court later awarded taxpayer...

Swanson v. Rosenblum  
Date: November 9, 2017
Docket Number: S065181

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner sought review of the Oregon Attorney General’s certified ballot title for Initiative Petition 19 (2018) (IP 19), arguing that the ballot title caption did not satisfy the requirements of ORS 250.035(2)(a). If...

Larisa's Home Care, LLC v. Nichols-Shields  
Date: October 26, 2017
Docket Number: S064120

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue presented for the Oregon Supreme Court’s review was whether an adult foster care provider claiming unjust enrichment may recover the reasonable value of its services from a defendant who, through fraud, obtaine...

Parrish v. Rosenblum  
Date: October 25, 2017
Docket Number: S065300

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners sought review of the ballot title prepared for Referendum Petition (RP) 301 (2018). Among other things, that bill created a new Health System Fund, which would pay the cost of administering a new Oregon Reins...

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