06C15785; A133979.

199 P.3d 350 (2008)

224 Or. App. 666

Craig COLBY, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Karen GUNSON, State Medical Examiner, Defendant-Respondent.

Court of Appeals of Oregon.

Decided December 24, 2008.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Craig P. Colby, Portland, argued the cause and filed the briefs pro se.

Kaye Ellen McDonald, Senior Assistant Attorney General, argued the cause for respondent. With her on the brief were Hardy Myers, Attorney General, and Mary H. Williams, Solicitor General.

Before EDMONDS, Presiding Judge, and WOLLHEIM, Judge, and SERCOMBE, Judge.


This case concerns whether defendant, the state medical examiner, was obliged to supply plaintiff with a copy of the autopsy and laboratory tests report demanded under the Public Records Law, ORS 192.410 to 192.505. The trial court concluded that the record was exempt from public disclosure under ORS 192.502(9)(a), and entered a judgment dismissing plaintiff's complaint. After review of that judgment for errors of law, Withers v. State of Oregon,<...

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