Open Meetings Law O.R.S. 192.610 et seq.
Closed: Personnel matters; filling of a vacancy in elective office; misconduct investigations; conduct of medical staff at public hospitals; some labor negotiations; property negotiations; trade or commerce negotiations; and attorney consultations.
Open Records Laws O.R.S. 192.410 et seq.
Exempt: Records less than 75 years old containing information on the health care treatment of a living individual; impending litigation; trade secrets; criminal investigation materials; testing materials; real estate appraisals; personnel disciplinary action; and computer programs.
No information yet available.
Office of the Attorney General
Department of Justice
1162 Court Street NE
Salem, OR 97301-4096
Phone (503) 378-4400
TTY (503) 378-5938
Oregon State Bar
16037 SW Upper Boones, Ferry Rd.
Tigard, OR 97224
Phone (503) 620-0222; (800) 452-8260 (in Oregon)
Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association
4000 Kruse Way Place Building2 - Ste 160
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Phone (503) 624-6397
Fax (503) 639-9009 or (503) 624-9811
State Sunshine Chair
Oregon Daily Emerald Publishing Company Inc.
1222 E. 13th Avenue, Suite 300
Eugene OR, 97403
Phone: (541) 346-5511 x317
Media Handbook on Oregon Law and Court System was prepared by the Oregon Bar-Press-Broadcasters Council to increase cooperation among these professions and provide wider understanding of the Oregon court system among journalists and broadcasters. Members of the Oregon State Bar, the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association, and the Oregon Association of Broadcasters shared their expertise to develop this reference manual. Its purpose is to answer the most commonly asked questions concerning the media and courts. Available online here.