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Yesterday, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) featured Ms. Burrows’s case because a federal appellate court struck down a similar ordinance from Boise, Idaho. (https://www.opb.org/news/article/homeless-camping-portland-boise-court-ruling-impact/ “State v. Barrett OPB article”) As Ms. Burrows explained in the article, “The 9th Circuit case isn’t binding on the Oregon Court of Appeals, but it is very persuasive, since Boise’s ordinance is so similar to Portland’s[.]”
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.