Gov Brown Appoints COA Judge Chris Garrett to Oregon Supreme Court

Governor Brown has announced that she is appointing Court of Appeals Judge Chris Garrett to the Oregon Supreme Court position vacated by the retirement of Justice Rives Kistler.  The media release is here:

https://www.oregon.gov/newsroom/Pages/NewsDetail.aspx?newsid=3052

The text of the media release is quoted below the fold:

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Upcoming: Oregon Appellate Court eFiling and ACMS Public Access Unavailable: 12/20 Evening

Oregon Appellate eFiling and public access to the Appellate Case Management System (ACMS) via an Oregon Judicial Case Information Network (OJCIN) subscription, will be temporarily unavailable starting at 6:00PM on Thursday, December 20, 2018. The system will be available by approximately 8:00PM on Thursday, December 20, 2018.

eFiling deadlines will not be extended; please plan your business with the Court of Appeals and the Oregon Supreme Court accordingly.

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.

http://www.courts.oregon.gov/programs/acrs/resources/Pages/current.aspx

Access to Circuit and Tax Court eFiling, ePay, and public access through OJCIN/OECI will not be affected.

New Amendments to Oregon Rules of Appellate Procedure effective Jan 1

The Oregon Supreme Court and Oregon Court of Appeals have approved a package of permanent amendments to the Oregon Rules of Appellate Procedure (ORAP).  The amendments, which were prepared by the ORAP Committee, will become effective January 1, 2019.

In addition, the Oregon Supreme Court and Oregon Court of Appeals have approved a separate package of temporary amendments to the ORAPs.  The temporary amendments, which are largely intended to address recent statutory amendments, will also become effective January 1, 2019.  Unlike the permanent amendments, the temporary amendments will expire on December 31, 2020 (unless adopted as permanent amendments through the ORAP Committee process).

Both packages of amendments are available online at:

https://www.courts.oregon.gov/courts/appellate/rules/Pages/orap.aspx

https://www.courts.oregon.gov/publications/other/Pages/misc.aspx

A clean version of all the ORAPs that includes both the permanent and temporary amendments will be posted in December.