ORS 138.480¹
Public Defense Services Commission to provide representation for prisoner in proceeding before appellate court

The Supreme Court or the Court of Appeals may, in its discretion, at the request of an individual who is deprived of liberty by a judgment, is without means to retain an attorney and is without the aid of an attorney, direct the Public Defense Services Commission to provide representation for the individual in a proceeding before it to test the validity of that judgment. [1963 c.600 §10; 1969 c.198 §69; 2001 c.962 §28]

Notes of Decisions

Public Defender lacked standing to prosecute ap­peal of con­vic­­tion for driving under influence of intoxicants obtained in absentia and without defendant's authoriza­tion. State v. Lyon, 36 Or App 255, 584 P2d 345 (1978)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 138—Appeals; Post-Conviction Relief, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors138.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 138, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­138ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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