2015 ORS 163.269¹
Victim assertion of defense of duress

A person who is the victim of a crime described in ORS 163.263 (Subjecting another person to involuntary servitude in the second degree), 163.264 (Subjecting another person to involuntary servitude in the first degree) or 163.266 (Trafficking in persons) may assert the defense of duress, as described in ORS 161.270 (Duress), if the person is prosecuted for conduct that constitutes services under ORS 163.261 (Definitions for ORS 163.263 and 163.264), that the person was caused to provide. [2007 c.811 §10]

Note: See note under 163.261 (Definitions for ORS 163.263 and 163.264).

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Law Review Cita­tions

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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.