2017 ORS 44.540¹
Effect of informant as witness

If the informant offers the informant as a witness, it is deemed a consent to the examination also of a person described in ORS 44.520 (Limitation on compellable testimony from media persons) on the same subject. [1973 c.22 §6]

Notes of Decisions

Where de­fense was not based on content or source of unpublished in­for­ma­­tion, plaintiff was not entitled to reporter’s notes. McNabb v. Oregonian Publishing Co., 69 Or App 136, 685 P2d 458 (1984), Sup Ct review denied

Only with­hold­ing of evidence that is ma­te­ri­al and favorable to crim­i­nal defendant gives rise to claim of viola­tion of Article I, sec­tion 11, compulsory process right. State ex rel Meyers v. Howell, 86 Or App 570, 740 P2d 792 (1987); State v. Pelham, 136 Or App 336, 901 P2d 972 (1995), Sup Ct review denied

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 44—Witnesses, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors044.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 44, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano044.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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