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O'Connor Weber team updates

The lawyers at O’Connor Weber won significant cases recently in post-conviction and on direct appeal of criminal convictions. This post summarizes a few recent developments.

O'Connor Weber Lawyers Argue 8 Cases in Oregon Supreme Court since January 2018

The Oregon Supreme Court has heard eight cases from the O’Connor Weber team, Ryan, Jason, Jed, and so far this year. The cases cover a broad range of topics and raise complicated procedural and constitutional issues.

Court of Appeals Win: Case Returned to Washington County for New Trial

The Court agreed with Ryan O’Connor’s argument that his client’s active mental health crisis meant that he could adequately understand and waive his Miranda rights.

Lindsey Burrows featured on XRAY FM

Attorney Lindsey Burrows works with community police-reform advocates and City Council to craft a replacement for the 48-hour rule.

New team member Lindsey Burrows gets Supreme Court Review!

The Supreme Court granted review on a case regarding police search warrant regulations.

Oregon Innocence Project: Oregon Supreme Court Orders Review of Aggravated Murder Case

The Oregon Supreme Court has ordered review of the lower courts’ decision to deny post-conviction relief to an Oregon woman currently serving a life sentence for aggravated murder.

Oregon Live Covers Firm's Controversial Death Row Case

The Oregon Innocence Project (OIP) filed a motion seeking DNA testing for an Oregon death row inmate, Jesse Johnson, as discussed in The Oregonian.

Congratulations Poke Mon!

O’Connor Weber had the privilege of representing Portland’s first Hawaiian poke restaurant as they built their company and obtained licensing rights.

Jed Peterson wins Oregon Supreme Court case

Today, in Taylor v. Peters, 360 Or 460 (2016), the Oregon Supreme Court held that an Oregon inmate who is confined in another state pursuant to the Western Interstate Corrections Compact can bring a habeas claim in Oregon courts.

Jed Peterson wins appeal, resulting in suppression of drug evidence

O’Connor Weber Senior Associate Jed Peterson won a victory in a criminal direct appeal because the police had illegally obtained evidence against his client.

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