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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

ANTIPSYCHOTIC DRUGS IN MENTAL INSTITUTIONS
         Dyer v. Brooks, Case No. 93758. Defendantís Memorandum of Law and Facts. James C. Rhoades, Assistant Attorney  General..

BAIL
        Sample Motion and Supporting memorandum for Return of Posted Bail (Washington County). From the OCDLA Document Library.

BALLOT MEASURE 11
        Memorandum re: Ballot Measure 11's Unconstitutionality.  Created by Stephen H. Gorham, June 1996.
       
Note and sentencing memo from Jesse Barton of the State PublicDefenders Office. (March 1997).
        Defendant's Motion for Pretrial Release.  Created by Lindsay R. Partridge.
        State v. Wilson, sample sentencing memo.  
        State v. Watson, Defendant's Motion
to Inform the Jury of Minimum Term Sentence.  Created by William C. Abendroth.
       
State v. Watson, Defendant's Memorandum in Support of Motion to Inform the Jury of Minimum Term Sentence. 
            Created by William C. Abendroth.
        Memo from MCAD Law Clerk re: Ballot Measure 11 and "no bail".  June 9, 2000.

        Metropolitan Public Defender Packet
            Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus
            Order to Issue Writ of Habeas Corpus
            Motion and Order to Waive Filing Fees
            Affidavit in Support of Motion to Waive Filing Fee
            Writ of Habeas Corpus
            Replication
            Demurrer/Motion to Dismiss/Transfer with Points and Authorities
            Motion for a Preliminary Hearing and/or to Dismiss the Indictment
            Notice to Court and Prosecutor/Reservation of Rights of Child/Motion for Release
            Supplemental Memorandum in Support of Motion to Dismiss Indictment

        Price & Price Packet
            Motion for  Preliminary Hearing and/or to Dismiss the Indictment
            Memorandum in Support of Motion to Dismiss Indictment
            Supplemental Memorandum in Support of Motion to Dismiss Indictment
            Second Supplemental Memorandum of Authorities in Support of Motion to Dismiss Indictment
            Memorandum in Response to State's Response to Defendant's Motions to Dismiss
            Notice to Court and Prosecutor/Reservation of Rights of Child/Motion for Release
            Replication

 

BURDEN OF PROOF        

Motion in Arrest of Judgment/Motion to Reverse Jury Determination, Memorandum in Support of Motion to Reverse Jury Determination. Regarding State v. Serianne, guilty verdict of Attempted Murder, Assault I, and Unlawfully Using a Firearm. [asserting that the charged crimes were never evidentially proved by the prosecution.]

Memorandum of Law regarding State v. Rosenblatt [based upon which a demurrer was granted. O.R.S. 166.025(1)(e), disorderly conduct, Overbroad.]

 CIVIL COMPROMISE

        Sample Defendantís Memorandum in Support of Motion for a Civil Compromise (Washington County).  From the OCDLA Document Library.
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COMPETENCY

        Aid and Assist Protocol  (Steven H. Gorham) Whenever the Defense Attorney has reason to doubt the defendantís fitness to proceed by reason of mental disease or defect (the defendant is unable to understand the nature of the proceeding against him or her; cannot assist and cooperate with their Defense Attorney; or cannot participate in the defense because of mental disease or defect) they shall start this process to have the defendant evaluated under ORS 161.360 et. seq.  
Order OSH Evaluation

Order OSH Evaluation and Transportation
Order, Defendant Unfit to Proceed - Uncontested
Order, Defendant Unfit to Proceed - Contested
Order, Defendant Fit to Proceed
Order, Defendant Unable to Assist in Future
Notice of Defenses of Lack of Responsibility and Intent
Judgment and Order, Defendant Unable to Assist in Future 
Forensic Evaluation & Treatment Services, Visitor Application

COMPUTERIZED CRIMINAL HISTORY

        Oregon v. Rose, Memorandum on Additional Pretrial Discovery. Point 4 of the Memo deals with Disclosure of CCH.
        "The issue here is whether or not the District Attorney can release the CCH of prospective prosecution witnesses to the defense during pretrial discoveryÖ. Conclusion: The arguments set forth above clearly proof (sic) that the Court must order the State to comply with Defendantís request for additional discovery.

DANGEROUS OFFENDER

        Dangerous Offender Memo submitted by Rankin Johnson IV, Deputy Public Defender of Oregon.  (June 2001)
Defendant was sentenced as a dangerous offender to a longer sentence than the statutory maximum sentence for the underlying crime. The indictment did not allege that defendant was a dangerous offender. Any fact that increases the maximum punishment is an element of the offense, and therefore must be pled in the indictment, submitted to the jury, and proved beyond a reasonable doubt.  Because dangerous offender status was not pled, the trial court lacked jurisdiction to impose a sentence based on that finding.

        State's Memorandum in support of applicability and use of enhanced sentencing statutes. (September 1981) Michael Morey.
        Motion in opposition to use of enforced sentencing statutes. (August 1981) Kenneth Lerner.
        Briefs from State v. Allen arguing on point that Dangerous Offender Statute denies right to trial before jury Court refused to hear cause not raised below.
        Argument that trial court erred in sentence as dangerous offender because 1. Unconstitutional as applied; 2. Procedure used to determine dangerous offender.Memo re: challenge to dangerous offender status.

DEFENSES

    DIMINISHED CAPACITY

        State v. Harbick, Memorandum of Law, "Whether the defense of diminished capacity is available with regard to" charges of Reckless Driving and Reckless Endangering. 2000.

    VOLUNTARY INTOXICATION

        Argument from Appellantís Brief re: Voluntary Intox. (1981/1982)
        Barefoot v. Estelle, (1982). Brief Amicus Curiae for the American Psychiatric Association. [Points out inconsistencies in psychiatristsí predictions of future harm/dangerousness.]
        State v. Radford, Marion County, MemorandumóPsychiatric Examination.
        State v. Williamson, Memorandum in Opposition to Stateís Motion for Psychiatric Examination.

 

DETAINERS

        Motion for Summary judgment; dismissing petitioner's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus on the ground there is no genuine issue as to any material fact and defendant is entitled to prevail as a matter of law.
        Motion to Dismiss; dismissing petitioner's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus ... on the ground that the pleading fails to state ultimate facts sufficient to constitute a claim.                                                            Go to top 

DISCOVERY

    District Attorney NOTES
           
State's Memorandum in Opposition to Disclosure of Deputy District Attorney's Notes.  (March 27,1989) Stephen Dingle flame se Rhodes
            Memorandum on DA Notes (April 3,1989) Steve Gorham

    DEFENDANT'S DISCOVERY OBLIGATIONS
   
         Defendant's Memorandum of law Concerning Discovery Obligations.  

    FAILURE TO PROVIDE TO DISTRICT ATTORNEY
            State v. Wilson, Memorandum of Law Concerning Defendant's Discovery Obligations.

    GENERALLY
   
         "Defendant's Memorandum re: Motion to Compel Discovery."  Submitted by Robert J. McCrea on OCDLA list-serve, March 2001.
            Memorandum of Law Concerning Defendantís Discovery Obligations. (from OCDLA e-mail list, 06/09/00)

    INFORMANT IDENTIFICATION
            State v. Sears, Motion for Additional Pretrial Discovery.
            State v. Swift, Motion to Disclose Identity of an Informant.

    PEACE OFFICERS
           
Memoranda re: Disclosure of Peace Officerís Personal Files.  IN THE MATTER OF Criminal Subpoena Duces Tecumin a criminal action, prosecuted by the State of Oregon against Richard Oliver Klenk on behalf of the defendant.
            Memoranda re: Disclosure of Peace Officer's Personal Files.  IN THE MATTER OF Criminal Subpoena Duces Tecum in a criminal action, prosecuted by the State of Oregon against Robert Larry Guinn on behalf of the defendant.

DOUBLE JEOPARDY

        Trial Memorandum.  
        Demurrer, Motion to Dismiss, Legal Memorandumódouble jeopardy (case of State v. Balmaseda).

DUE PROCESS

        Sample Memo                                                                                                            Go to top 


DUII

        Sample Motion/Petition to Enter DUII Diversion Program. From the OCDLA Document Library.  
         Memo in Support to Motion to Dismiss - Submitted by Tomina Carter - Memo Challenging the Statute of Limitations and Speedy Trial after an approximate 10 year period from the Defendants failure to comply with diversion program to when the Court initiated prosecution.   

ESTOPPEL BY PROSECUTORS

        State V. Shum, Memorandum Regarding Estoppel and Admissions by the Prosecution in Criminal Case, Edward
            Dunkerly, 1998.

Evidence

    CHILD HEARSAY
   
         Defendantís Trial Memorandum, Defendantís Objections to "Child Hearsay," State v. Hernandez-Hernandez.

    DESTRUCTION OF EVIDENCE
            Motion for Omnibus Hearing, re: State v. Andrew, submitted by David L. DenHartigh, 1993.

       EXCLUDE DRE EVIDENCE     
           
Order Granting Motion to Suppress DRE Testimony in Columbia County. (June 2001)

    EXCLUDE EVIDENCE
   
         Sample Memorandum in Support of Defendant's Motion to Exclude DRE Evidence. 
            Defendant's Motion in Limine to Reconsider (re: exclusion of evidence).

    HEARSAY: USE OF
   
         State v. Russell, State's Trial Memorandum and Statement of Defendant's Lack of Permission. By Dale Penn, May 1989.

    HEARSAY: PRIOR CONVICTIONS
   
         Motion in Limine, State v. Allred, Oregon Evidence Code Rule 609.

    HEARSAY: PRIOR INCONSISTENT STATEMENTS
   
         Appellantís Brief, Oregon v. Lyon.                                                                                Go to top 

    MOTION IN LIMINE TO INCLUDE EVIDENCE
       
Defendant's Motion in Limine to Allow Prior Violence of Complaining Witness Admitted at Trial.  

    ORDER TO PRODUCE EVIDENCE
           
C.A.R.E.S.   Order to Produce and Protective Order.  Submitted by Metropolitan Public Defender, Portland. 

    SUPPRESSION OF EVIDENCE
            State v. Defendant, Motion to Suppress Illegal Stop, Illegal Search, Evidence Obtained as a Result of the Stop and Search, and Fruits of that Evidence. 
            State v. Defendant, Memorandum in Support of Motion to Suppress
            State v. Cedarleaf, Motion to Suppress Evidence, Marion County, 1992; Motion to Dismiss Grand Jury, Marion County, 1993; Affidavit of V. Louise Stanfill, Marion County, 1993; research on scope of consent or limited consentsearches.
            Sample "Defendantís Motion in Limine and Supporting Memorandum." From the OCDLA Document Library.
            Sample Appellantís Brief re: "state did not present any evidence that defendantís possession of the weapon was "without lawful authority".
            Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion to Suppress..
            Motion to Suppress Illegal Stop, Illegal Search, Evidence Obtained as a result of the stop and Search, and Fruits of That Evidence.                                                                Go to top 

          Polygraph

    SUPPRESSION OF STATEMENTS
   
         Memo re: Answer to State's Motion in Opposition to our Motion to Suppress. July 1991.
            Memorandum in Opposition to Defendant's Motion to Suppress/Motion in Limine. Dale W. Penn, July 1991.
            Motion to Suppress and in Limine to Exclude Statements. Steve Gorham, June 1991.
            Motion to Suppress Statements. From OCDLA e-mail list, 06/06/00.
            State v. Hunter, Case No. 91-C-21364. Motion to Suppress and in Limine to Exclude Statements. Steven H. Gorham.May 1992.

EX-CON IN POSSESSION OF WEAPONS
            Bartol v. Thompson, Case No: 96C-13621. Petitionerís Trial Memorandum. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. November1997. (Petitioner won this case.)                                                                                Go to top 

Forfeiture

        State v. Oswalt, Motion for an Order Setting Aside Conviction, 1995.

Frequenting

        Sample Appellant's Brief.  The trial court erred in sustaining defendant's supplemental demurrer and in dismissing the
            complaint (defendant was charged with frequenting a place where controlled substances are used).  (October 1987)
            Prepared by Dave Frohnmayer.
        Respondent's Brief.  The trial court correctly sustained defendant's supplemental demurrer and correctly dismissed the complaint.  (December 1987) Shaun McCrea.

Habeas Corpus

    120 DAY RULE
            Appellantís Brief, Thompson v. Wright, Oregon Ct. App. (1990).Appellantís Brief, Reeve v. Maass, Oregon Ct. of App.(1990).
            Respondentís Brief, Reeve v. Maass , Oregon Ct. of App. (1990).
            Respondentís Brief, Wallace v. Wright, Oregon Ct. App. (1990).
            Appellantís Brief, Wallace v. Wright, Oregon Ct. App. (1990).
            Objection to Defendantís Motion to Dismiss, Poepping v. Zenon, (1990).
            Objection to Defendantís Motion to Dismiss, Jackson v. Zenon, (1990).
            Petitionerís Response to Defendantís Motion to Dismiss, X v. Maass (1990).
            Memo: Response to Stateís Motion for Summary Judgment (1995), re: Keerins and Brown.
            Response to Stateís Motion to Dismiss, Green v. Maas, 1995.
            Response to Motion to Dismiss, Mullins v. Zenon, Marion County, 1992.
            Respondentís Brief, Sumner v. Choate, Appeal from Circuit Court Tillamook County, 1991.
            Appellantís Brief, Sumner v. Choate, 1991.

    DENIAL OF MEDICAL TREATMENT                                                                       Go to top 
           
Mueller v. Cupp, Appellantís Brief and Abstract of Record. Submitted by Michael Curtis, 1979.
            Mueller v. Cupp, Amended Replication. Submitted by Michael Curtis, 1979.

    EFFECTIVE COUNSEL
            Giffin v. State of Oregon, Petitionerís Memorandum. (S. Gorham, 06/96.)
            Henderson v. Zenon, Trial Witnesses and Exhibits and Petitionerís Trial Memorandum.
            Fitch v. Belshaw, Opinion and Order, February 6, 1984.
            Scott v. Cupp, Petition for Review of Sidney Scott, 01/84.
            Erbs v. Cupp, Petitionerís Petition for Review, 03/80.
            Graham v. Cupp, Respondentís Brief (01/79).
            Graham v. Cupp, Appellantís Brief and Abstract of Record (11/78).

    EX POST FACTO
            Adams v. Thompson, Memorandum in Opposition to the Stateís Motion to Dismiss. Submitted by Steven H. Gorham,1997.

    EXTENDED PERIOD OF PAROLE
   
         Petitionerís Brief, appealing Board of Parole order setting a parole release date and a term of parole supervision.  (Sally L Avera and Eric M. Cumfer, 1995)                                                                    Go to top 

    GENERALLY
   
         Generic PC Memo (for use in all PC cases).  WARNING!  This is a large file (70+ pages) and tends to load ratherslowly.   To request that the file be sent to you as an e-mail attachment.
            First Amended Petition for Post-Conviction Relief.   Submitted by Steven H. Gorham, July 26, 2000. 
                    to Download.
            Amended Petition for Post-Conviction Relief.   Submitted by Brian Patrick Conroy. 
            Trial Memorandum for Second Amended Petition for Post-Conviction (Mark W. Brownlee).
            Appellantís Opening Brief and Abstract of Record, Frier v. State, 1989.
            Appellantís Brief and Abstract of Record, Mueller v. Cupp, 1979.
            Amended Replication, 1979.
            Petition to enter "Guilty" or "No Contest" Plea (sample form).
       
     Plumer v. Thompson, Appellantís Brief, Appeal from the Judgment of the Circuit Court (David Kuhns, 1995).
            Plumer v Thompson, Supplemental Memorandum of Law.
            Bagby v. Oregon State Penitentiary, Judicial Review from Department of Corrections.
            Cruz v. Williams, Defendantís Opening Brief, Original Proceeding in Mandamus. (Steven H. Gorham, 3/89)
            Sample Memorandum of Points & Authorities. Tom Capps, OSP Legal Assistant. January 1981.

    INEFFECTIVE COUNSEL                                                                                                 Go to top 
   
         Sample Amended Petition for Post-Conviction Relief.  (Ineffective Counsel, Immigration, Deportation Issues.)  
               
            Sample Trial Memorandum re: Ineffective Counsel.  Donated by Steven H. Gorham, Salem.

    LESS THAN SEVEN GRAND JURORS
            Amos v. Zenon, Response in Opposition to Defendantís Motion to Dismiss: Oral Argument Requested.  Steven H. Gorham.  April, 1994.
            Sample Petitionerís Trial Memorandum.  Smith v. Zenon.  Submitted by Catherine Conrad (Dixon).  1993.

    PLEA BARGAINS
   
         Combs v. Cupp, Memorandum in Response to Defendantís Response to Motion for Summary Judgment. Submitted by Eric Heisel.

 Impermissible Carving

        State v. Klenk, Motion to Contest Indictments.
        State v. Gortmaker, Response to Demurrer, Michael D. Schrunk, Special Assít. Atty. Gen., 7/15/80.
        State v. Gortmaker, Stateís Memorandum in Support of Response to Demurrer, Michael D. Schrunk, Special Assít. Atty.Gen., 7/15/80.
        State v. Gortmaker, Memorandum in Support of Response to Demurrer, Michael D. Schrunk, Special Assít. Atty. Gen.,7/15/80.
        State v. Gortmaker, Stateís Memorandum in Support of Response to Demurrer, Michael D. Schrunk, Special Assít. Atty.Gen., 7/15/80 (not the same as #2).
        State v. Gortmaker, Memorandum in Support of Demurrer, Ralph Spooner, counsel for defendant, July 10, 1980.
        State v. Gortmaker, Supplemental Memorandum in Support of Demurrer, Paul J. DeMuniz, counsel for defendant, July 14, 1980.
        State v. Gortmaker, Supplemental Memorandum in Support of Demurrer, Paul J. DeMuniz, counsel for defendant, July14, 1980.
        Memo re: double jeopardy, merger, and legislative intent of ORS 167.207.

Implied Consent                                                                                                Go to top 

        State v. Heck, Motion to Suppress and In Limine.  S. Gorham, 05/27/86.

Involuntary Commitment

        State v. Gardipee, Respondentís Brief. Dave Frohnmayer, Attorney General. 04/91.
        State v. Gardipee, Appellantís Brief. Thomas A. Coleman, Attorney for Appellant. 11/90.
        State v. Allen, Appellantís Brief. Steven H. Gorham, 01/90.

Jury

    JURY DISCRIMINATION
        State v. Henderson, Appellant's Brief re: denial of fair trial by his peers because there were no black veniremen on the jury panel of his trial. January 1981 by Steve Gorham.
        Swain v. Alabama, Briefs and Appearances of Counsel (13 L.Ed.2d 1204, 1205).
        Respondent's Brief for Oregon v. Sims, re: overruling defendant's objection to the jury panel, on the ground that there were no black veniremen was not error. September 1975 by Lee Johnson and W. Michael Gillette.

    JURY INSTRUCTIONS

        Motion and Memo - Motion for Judgment of Acquittal; Motion in Arrest of Judgment; Motion for Special Jury Instruction.  Memorandum in Support.

        Motion and Memo - Motion and Samples of Instructions for the Jury involving Police Investigations. 

(CLICK HERE)  

    SELECTION OF JURY/JURORS                                                                             Go to top 
   
     Sample "Defendantís Motion Forcing Prosecutor to Disclose Whether Prospective Jurorsí Computerized Criminal History Data has been Obtained." From OCDLA Document Library.
        Sample "Discovery Request Regarding Indictment." Questionnaire for/re: grand jurors. From the OCDLA Document Library.
        Sample "Defendantís Motion for Notice of Jury Selection: Methods, Recording of Orientation, and Collection of
            Cognizable Characteristic Data." From the OCDLA Document Library.
        Sample Affidavit re: obtaining jury pool investigator for indigent defendant. From the OCDLA Document Library.

Juvenile

    INTERROGATION
   
     Short Memo regarding Juvenile Interrogation.

    RESEARCH
        Dmitriev v. Oregon, Memorandum in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment, submitted by Thomas Price.

 Knowing Use of False Testimony

        Upham v. Keeney, Memorandum of Law

Marijuana Demurrer                                                                                    Go to top 

        Brief in Support of Demurrer: Classification of marijuana in Schedule I of ORS 475.015 and the consequent treatment of marijuana offenses in ORS 475.992 denies the equal protection of the law in violations of the 14th Amendment of the United States Constitution, in that said classification and treatment is arbitrary, erroneous, and irrational.  PublicDefender Services of Lane County, Inc.

Miranda

        State v. Bird, Appellant's Brief: Question Presented: Were defendant's statements the inadmissible product of custodial
            interrogation without the advice of Miranda warnings? Gary Babcock and John Daugirda, April 1984
        David G. Savage, Miranda Reprised: Chief Justice states warnings are embedded in law and the culture, 32 A.B.A.J. August 2000.
        Amicus Curiae Brief of State Public Defender: This case involves the questions of when "custody commences" under Article I, Section 12 of the State Constitution and when a police officer must advise a detained person of his or her  "Miranda" warnings before commencing interrogation. Because this court has embarked upon a State "Miranda" jurisprudence concerning the textual adequacy of warnings, the next step requires a clear state constitutional interpretation of "custody" to effectuate the guarantee. The Public Defender will submit two proposed definitions of on this important element. John Daugirda, February 1985.
        Respondent's Brief: The trial court did not err in denying defendant's motion to suppress defendant's statements. Dave Frohnmayer, James E. Mountain, and Brenda Peterson, May 1984.

Murder                                                                                                                   Go to top 

    AGGRAVATED MURDER
   
     Wieland v. Thompson, Case No.: 97C-11516.  Petitionerís Trial Memorandum (draft). Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones.February 1999.  84 pp.
        Rogan v. Palmateer, Case No: 98C-18892.  Petitionerís Trial Memorandum. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. July 1999. 23 pp.
        Templeton v. Palmateer, Case No: 98C-15208.  Petitioner's Trial Memorandum.  Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones.  May 1999.  40 pp.
        Secomb v. Hoyt, Case No: 98C-17678.  Petitionerís Trial Memorandum. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. August 1999. 21 pp.

    ATTEMPTED MURDER
        Templeton v. Palmateer, Case No. 98C-15208. Petitionerís Trial Memorandum. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. May 1999.

    TRIAL MEMOS
        Westby v. Thompson, Case No: 98C-10418. Petitionerís Trial Memorandum. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. September1998.
        Jones v. Thompson, Case No: 97C-11664. Petitionerís Trial Memorandum. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. January 1998.   

Parole                                                                                                                    Go to top 

    PAROLE MATRIX
   
     Smith v. Oregon Board of Parole, Appellantís Brief (Was Appellantís incarceration broken or unbroken? Did the Respondent, the Oregon Board of Parole, have before it the statutorily mandated information before it made its decision in this case?) Steven H. Gorham, 12/82.
        Smith v. State Board of Parole, Respondentís Brief, (Is petitioner entitled to relief where the board has erred in two separate respects impacting his parole release matrix when the matrix was not ued in setting his parole date?) Dave Frohnmayer, 01/83.

    PAROLE BOARD JURISDICTION
   
     Miller v. Sunderland and Board of Parole, Appellantís Brief (1. Was Defendantís Motion for Summary Judgment
            supported by sufficient admissible evidence for the Trial Court to find that there was no genuine issue as to any
            material fact and that Defendant was entitled to a judgment as a matter of law? 2. Did Plaintiffís completion of a sentence, which was ordered to be served consecutively to a previously-imposed sentence, require that he be discharged from any further obligation with regard to said previously imposed sentence?)

    POST PRISON SUPERVISION
   
      Palacios v. Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision, Petitionerís Brief (1. Does the Boardís Order increasing the prison term an additional 120 months violate case law that prohibits harsher sentences after a case is remanded by the appellate courts? 2. Did the Boardís order violate ex post facto guarantees by using a recent amendment to OAR 255-40-025 limiting time reductions for meritorious prison conduct? 3. Did the Boardís order further violate the ex-post-facto guarantees by failing to set the prison term within the matrix range once they over-rode the judicially imposed minimum sentence?) Sally Avera and Lawrence J. Hall, attorneys for Petitioner, 03/93.
        Palacios v. Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision, Petitionerís Supplemental Brief.
        Palacios v. Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision, Respondentís Brief. Theodore R. Kulongoski, Virginia Linder, Harrison Latto attorneys for Respondent.
        Palacios v. Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision, Supplemental Respondentís Brief.
        Palacios v. Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision, Petition for Review of PetitioneróAppellant, Appeal from the decision of the Court of Appeals on an appeal from a final order of the Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision.
        Palacios v. Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision, Pro Se Supplemental Petition for Review of Petitioner
            Appellant, 05/95.

Plea Bargains                                                                                                    Go to top 
   
      

Combs v. Cupp, Memorandum in Response to Defendantís Response to Motion for Summar Judgment. Submitted by Eric  Heisel.

         Motion to Withdraw Plea, Submitted by Christine K. Herbert from the OCDLA Pond. (2002) (CLICK HERE)

Possession of a Controlled Substance
         

  Memo:  State v. Jenniches: What is consideration in delivery of a controlled substance? Motion to dismiss as to aggravating factor, Brooke Holstedt, July 2003

        Memo re: what constitutes possession under ORS 166.270 which makes it a crime for an ex-convict to own, to have in his possession or under his custody or control any concealable firearm?

        Memo re: whether person was in constructive possession of marijuana found in a box containing some of his personal possessions, and the box was found under two towels and behind a stereo in the living room of an apartment which he occupied? (Rough draft of a memo.)

        Pelkey v. Armenakis, Case No: 97C-12375. Petitionerís Trial Memorandum. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. January 1998.(Unlawful Possession, Unlawful Delivery)+

Prison

    DISCIPLINARY BRIEFS
   
     Earnest v. OSP, Appellantís Brief. Steven H. Gorham, 08/84.
        Salas v. OSP, Petitionerís Brief. Gary D. Babcock, 12/84.
        James v. OSP, Appellantís Brief. Steven H. Gorham, 11/83.
        Cruz v. OSP, Appellantís Brief. Steven H. Gorham, 01/85.
        Allen v. OSP, Petitionerís Brief. Timothy Spofford.
        Hein v. Board of Parole, Petitionerís Brief. Gary Babcock, 02/81.
        Stone v. Oregon State Correctional Institutions, Respondentís Brief. James A. Redden.
        Stone v. Oregon State Correctional Institution, Petitionerís Brief. Steven H. Gorham.
        Durham v. Oregon Correctional Institution, Petitionerís Brief. Steven H. Gorham.
        LaFreniere v. Oregon State Correctional Institution, Respondentís Brief. James A. Redden, 08/79.
        Watson v. OSP, Petitionerís Brief. Steven H. Gorham, 02/79.
        Duncan v. Oregon Correctional Institution, Petitionerís Brief. Gary D. Babcock, 03/78.
        Orozco v. OSP, Petitionerís Brief. Steven H. Gorham, 10/78.
        Palaia v. OSP, Petitionerís Brief. Gary D. Babcock, 09/78.
        Watson v. Oregon State Correctional Institution, Respondentís Brief. James A. Redden, 03/79.
        Archuletta v. Oregon Womenís Correctional Center, Respondentís Brief. Steven H. Gorham. 02/76.

    INMATE IN POSSESSION OF WEAPON                                                                           Go to top 
   
     Wolfe v. Oregon, Memorandum of Additional Authorities. See esp. page 4.
        State v. Wolfe, Appellantís Brief. Gary D. Babcock, 03/79.

    PRISON CLOTHES AND CHAINS IN COURT
   
     Guinn v. Cupp, Appellantís Brief. Steven H. Gorham, 08/85. (Arguing that failure to remove a defendantís leg shackles was reversible error, p. 9.)
        Guinn v. Cupp, Amended Petition for Post-Conviction Relief, Steven H. Gorham, 1983.

    PRISONERS' RIGHTS TO ADEQUATE LIVING CONDITIONS
   
     Armstrong v. Cupp, Appellantís Brief. Steven Gorham, 08/83.
        Armstrong v. Cupp, Respondentís Brief. Dave Frohnmayer, 10/83.

    CONTRABAND
   
     Dennis v. Oregon State Penitentiary, Appellantís Brief. QP: Was there sufficient evidence for the hearings officerís finding that petitioner was in violation of Rule No. 4óAssault? Did the Superintendent err in approving the hearing officerís recommendations? Steven H. Gorham, 04/85.
        Elgin v. OSP, Appellantís Brief. Steven H. Gorham, 09/85

    RULES
   
     Durham v. Zenon, Sample Memorandum of Additional Authorities Supporting Petition for Habeas Corpus.  Re: Storing legal docs in cells.  

Prosecutorial Discretion                                                                                         Go to top 

        Sample "Motion to Dismiss with Prejudice; Hearing Requested." From the OCDLA Document Library.   

Search

        State v. Fountain, Defendantís Motion to Suppress. Jay Edwards, attorney.
        Oregon Search and Seizure Flow ChartóBy David Schuman.  (Please contact the MCAD Law Clerk for a copy of the Flowchart.)
        S, Appellantís (Defendantís) Petition for Review. Gary Babcock, 12/79.
        State v. Munson and Munson, Memorandum to Support Motion to Suppress. Steven H. Gorham, attorney.
        State v. Owen, Memorandum of Law. Dennis Sarriugarte, attorney.

    SEARCH OF CAR
   
     State v. Fuson, Memorandum of Law.  Issues:  Illegal Search; No Reasonable Suspicion; No Reasonable Belief; No Exigent Circumstances;  No Valid Consent.  Donated by Velda Rogers, September 14, 2000.

    SEARCH WARRANT: DRUGS
   
     State v. McNamara, Memorandum. Dennis Sarriugarte, attorney.
        SchlockerÖMemo in support of Motion to Suppress.
        State v. Owen, Memorandum of Law re: Search Warrant. Dennis Sarriugarte, attorney.

    SEARCH WARRANT: OVERBREADTH
   
     State v. Munson, Motion to Suppress. Steven H. Gorham, 08/82.
        State v. Munson, Affidavit in Support of Motion to Suppress. Steven H. Gorham, 08/82.
        State v. Munson, Motion to Controvert Search Warrant. Steven H. Gorham, 08/82.
        State v. Munson, Defendantís Memorandum in Support of Motion to Disclose identity of an Informant. John Henry Hingson, III.
        State v. Munson, Motion to Elect. John Henry Hingson, III.

    SUPPRESSION OF EVIDENCE
   
     State v. Wilson, Motion to Suppress (warrant based on old information, staleness of 3 months) and Memorandum of Law  in Support of Motion to Suppress. Velda Rogers, 11/99.
        State v. Rice, Motion to Suppress and Request for Omnibus Hearing. Patricia Lulay, 04/99.

Sentencing                                                                                                               Go to top 

    MINIMUM SENTENCE
   
      Sample Brief

    GENERALLY
   
      Concerning Discovery Obligations  
        Sample Memo 2
   
     Miller v. Sunderland, Respondentís Brief. Dave Frohnmayer, Attorney General, Attorney for Defendant-Respondent, 07/85.
        Sentencing Memo I.
        Sentencing Memo II. 
        Sample Sentencing Memo--Downward Departure; Dangerous Offender .  Submitted by A. Alexander Hamalian.

Sexual Offenses

        Memorandum re: Evidentiary Issues of Child Sex Abuse.
        State v. Anderson, Defendantís Trial Memorandum. Lee H. Peterson, attorney.
        Bowser v. Hill, Petitionerís Trial Memorandum. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. September 1999. (Sodomy I, Sex Abuse I)
        Rinne v. Thompson, Case No: 97C-10342. Petitionerís Trial Memorandum. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. October 1997. (Petitioner won this case.) (18 counts of Sodomy, etc.)
        Reed v. Oregon, Case No: 94C-13675. Petitionerís Trial Memorandum. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. January 1996. (Attempted Sex Abuse II)

Stalking                                                                                                                Go to top 

        State v. Leroy, Memorandum of Law in Support of Demurrer. Daniel M. Carrol, 1994.
        Sample Appellantís Supplemental Brief.
        State v. Rangel, Petitionerís Brief on the Merits. Sally Avera and Andy Simrin, attorneys for Defendant-Respondent, Petitioner on Review, 06/97.
        Sample appellantís Brief. (Questions Presented: (1) Is the term "presence" in ORS 163.730(3)(a) unconstitutionally vague? (2) Is the fact that defendant was told several months before attending a church service that the alleged victim attended the Fellowship Bible Church sufficient to establish beyond reasonable doubt that defendant knew she would be resent at a specific service tat that church, or was defendantís conduct merely reckless? (3) Did the court have jurisdiction to enter felony convictions for stalking and violating a courtís stalking protective order if the indictments did not allege that defendant had previously been convicted of stalking or violating a courtís stalking protective order? (4) In the absence of any implicit or explicit threats from defendant, should the court have granted judgments of acquittal on the charges of stalking and violating a courtís stalking protective order? (5) Should the court have granted judgments of acquittal on the felony charges of stalking and violating a courtís stalking protective order when the jury heard no evidence that defendant had previously been convicted of stalking or violating a courtís talking protective order? (6) Are the stalking statutes impermissibly overbroad in that they are capable of punishing constitutionally  protected speech?)
        State v. Boers, Appellantís Brief. Sally Avera and Andy Simrin, attorneys for Appellant, 09/96. (Questions Presented: (1) Is ORS 163.732 overbroad in violation of Article I, section 8, of the Oregon Constitution, or the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution? (2) Is ORS 163.732 void for vagueness in violation of Article I, sections 20 and 21, of the Oregon Constitution, or the due process clause of the United States Constitution?)

 Stop
 
   STOP OF A PERSON WALKING                                                                                       Go to top 

        State v. Younce, Memorandum in Opposition. Dale W. Penn.
        State v. Younce, Motion to Suppress Evidence. Lindsay R. Partridge, attorney for the defense. June 1995.
        State v. Younce, Affidavit in Support of Motion to Suppress. Lindsay Partridge, attorney for defense. June 1995.
        State v. Younce, Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion to Suppress Evidence of Warrantless Search. Lindsay Partridge, attorney for defense. June 1995.

   STOP OF A CAR

        Sample Memorandum of Law, Marion County.  Submitted by Gary Gortmaker.
        Sample Memorandum of Law regarding Random Running of License Plates.  Involves Washington State law.

Sufficiency of Indictment

        Collins v. Cupp, Trial Memorandum. Robert J. Jackson, Assít. Attorney General.

   DEFINITE AND CERTAIN


Summary Judgment

        Embick v. Gruber, Appellantís Brief. Steven H. Gorham, 09/79.
        Secomb v. Hoyt, Case No: 98C-17678. Petitionerís Response to Defendantís Motion for Summary Judgment. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. January 1999.
        Pruett v. Thompson, Case No: 95C-10421-3. Petitionerís Response to Defendantís Motion for Partial Summary Judgment. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. September 1995.
        Pruett v. Thompson, Case No: 95C-10421-3. Petitionerís Response to Defendantís Reply Memorandum. Submitted by  Jeffrey M. Jones. November 1995.
        Pruett v. Thompson, Case No: 95C-10421. Petitionerís Response to Defendantís Motion to Strike. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. July 1995.
        Jenkins v. Thompson, Case No: 96C-10437-7. Petitionerís Response to Defendantís Motion to Dismiss. Submitted by
            Jeffrey M. Jones. September 1998.
        Tarwater v. Armenakis, Case No: 97C-10619. Petitionerís Response to Defendantís Motion for Summary Judgment.
            Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. June 1997.
        Solano v. Armenakis, Case No: 97C-14663. Petitionerís Response to Defendantís Motion to Dismiss. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. March 1998.
           
        Seward v. Palmateer, Case No: 98C-16636. Petitionerís Response to Defendantís Motion to Dismiss. Submitted by Jeffrey
            M. Jones. September 1998.
        Sieckmann v. Oregon, Case No: 93C-11979-5. Petitionerís Response to Defendantís Motion for Summary Judgment. Oral Argument Requested. Submitted by Lindsay Partridge. February 1994.
          
        Lee v. Armenakis, Case No: 96C-12845-5. Petitionerís Response to Defendantís Motion for Summary Judgment.Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. October 1996.
    
        James v. Hoyt, Case No: 97C-13799. Petitionerís Response to Defendantís Motion to Dismiss. Submitted by Jeffrey M. Jones. May 1998.
        Shoemaker v. Palmateer, Case No: 99C-19450. Plaintiffís Response to Defendantís Motion to Dismiss. Submitted by Lindsay R. Partridge. February 2000.  

 

 

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