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.
The Oregon Innocence Project (OIP) filed a motion seeking DNA testing for an Oregon death row inmate, Jesse Johnson, as discussed in The Oregonian.
O’Connor Weber had the privilege of representing Portland’s first Hawaiian poke restaurant as they built their company and obtained licensing rights.
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.
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.
O’Connor Weber LLP has filed an amicus curiae brief with the Oregon Supreme Court in Jose Antonio Gonzalez Verduzco v. State of Oregon, S062339.
On September 8, 2014, Jason Weber argued before the Oregon Court of Appeals that Oregon’s Post-Conviction Hearing Act allows a petitioner to raise an untimely claim based on the discovery of exculpatory Brady evidence that had not been previously disclosed to the petitioner.
On September 15, 2014, O’Connor Weber LLP senior associate Jed Peterson argued two cases before the Oregon Supreme Court.
Jed Peterson filed the Respondent’s Brief on the Merits in an upcoming Supreme Court case.
Attorney Ryan O’Connor is proud to have an opportunity to aid the Project’s vital mission of exonerating people wrongly convicted of crimes in Oregon.