2015 ORS 163.005¹
Criminal homicide

(1) A person commits criminal homicide if, without justification or excuse, the person intentionally, knowingly, recklessly or with criminal negligence causes the death of another human being.

(2) "Criminal homicide" is murder, manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide or aggravated vehicular homicide.

(3) "Human being" means a person who has been born and was alive at the time of the criminal act. [1971 c.743 §87; 2007 c.867 §4]

Notes of Decisions

Where defendant is charged with felony mur­der, culpable mental state for crim­i­nal hom­i­cide is es­tab­lished by com­mis­sion of or at­tempt to commit predicate felony. State v. Blair, 230 Or App 36, 214 P3d 47 (2009), aff'd 348 Or 72, 228 P3d 564 (2010)

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 590 (1972); 10 WLJ 156 (1974)

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 459-493 (1972)

Chapter 163

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 163—Offenses Against Persons, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors163.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 163, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano163.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.