The Supreme Court and Court of Appeals propose to adopt permanent amendments to the Oregon Rules of Appellate Procedure and appendices. The proposed amendments can be viewed at:
The proposed amendments have been drafted by the ORAP Committee, which was created by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals. The committee’s draft proposals have been published for comment. After the committee has reviewed the comments, the committee will prepare final proposals that will be submitted to the appellate courts for their consideration. Those amendments adopted by the courts will become effective January 1, 2019.
Anyone may submit comments on the proposed amendments. Comments must be submitted by Wednesday, August 15, 2018, to:
Stephen P. Armitage
Supreme Court Staff Attorney and ORAP Editor
The Oregon Appellate Courts Records Section has issued the following notice:
Access to ACMS Public Access and Appellate Case Management System (ACMS) will be unavailable 6/14/2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Oregon Appellate Public Access and Appellate Case Management System (ACMS) will be unavailable beginning 6/14/2018, 6:00 p.m. and will be available again 7:00 p.m. on 6/14/2018.
If you have questions, please consult the Oregon Rules of Appellate Procedure (link below) or call the Appellate Court Records Section at 503.986.5555.
Access to Circuit Court, Tax Court eFiling, eFiling and ePay will not be affected.
Below the fold is the text of an emailed media release from Governor Brown appointing the Hon. Adrienne Nelson, Multnomah County, to the Supreme Court. The original media release, including additional hyperlinks, is available online at:
Updated: Application period is now closed.
The Oregon State Bar has published the following notice soliciting comments on candidates for the Oregon Supreme Court vacancy:
The Supreme Court of the United States will begin electronic filing next month! The announcement from the clerk of court states:
“On November 13, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court’s electronic filing system will begin operation. While paper will remain the official form of filing as under existing practice, parties represented by counsel will also be required to submit most documents through the new electronic filing system. Attorneys who expect to file documents electronically will need to register in advance for the system. Additional information is available at https://www.supremecourt.gov/filingandrules/electronicfiling.aspx.”