2007 ORS 167.095¹
Defenses in prosecutions under ORS 167.090

In any prosecution for violation of ORS 167.090 (Publicly displaying nudity or sex for advertising purposes), it shall be an affirmative defense for the defendant to prove:

(1) That the public display, even though in connection with a commercial venture, was primarily for artistic purposes or as a public service; or

(2) That the public display was of nudity, exhibited by a bona fide art, antique or similar gallery or exhibition, and visible in a normal display setting. [1971 c.743 §262]

Notes of Decisions

Prohibi­tions against obscene live performance or distribu­tion of obscene ma­te­ri­al do not violate federal or state constitu­tional right of free speech. Film Follies v. Haas, 22 Or App 365, 539 P2d 669 (1975)

In a federal obscenity pros­e­cu­­tion, it was a ques­tion for the trial court whether the people of Oregon approved of con­duct then permitted by these sec­tions, or whether community standards were at variance with these sec­tions. U. S. v. Danley, 523 F2d 369 (1975)

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 428, 429, 523, 537-552, 556 (1972)

Chapter 167

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Exemp­tion of nuisance laws from constitu­tional require­ment for pay­ments based on govern­ment regula­tions restricting use of prop­erty, (2001) Vol 49, p 284

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 167—Offenses Against Public Health, Decency and Animals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­167.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 167, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­167ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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.