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:
The text of the media release is quoted below the fold:
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:
A clean version of all the ORAPs that includes both the permanent and temporary amendments will be posted in December.
The Oregon State Bar has posted the following media release regarding the applicants for the Supreme Court position opened by Justice Kistler’s upcoming retirement. The text is below is quoted from <https://www.osbar.org/judicial/judicialvacancy.html>:
The application period is now closed.
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: