No. SC S069578.

372 Or. 163 (2024)

STATE OF OREGON, Respondent on Review, v. RAJI AFIFE AZAR, Petitioner on Review.

Supreme Court of Oregon.

April 11, 2024.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Zachary Lovett Mazer , Deputy Public Defender, Office of Public Defense Services, Salem, argued the cause and filed the briefs for petitioner on review. Also on the briefs was Ernest G. Lannet , Chief Defender, Criminal Appellate Section.

Joanna Hershey , Senior Assistant Attorney General, Salem, argued the cause and filed the brief for respondent on review. Also on the brief was Ellen F. Rosenblum , Attorney General, and Benjamin Gutman , Solicitor General.

Before Flynn, Chief Justice, and Duncan, Garrett, DeHoog, Bushong and Masih, Justices, and Balmer, Senior Judge, Justice pro tempore.


The decision of the Court of Appeals is reversed in part. The judgment of the circuit court is reversed in part, and the case is remanded to the circuit court for further proceedings.

Bushong, J., dissented and filed an opinion, in which Garrett, J., and Balmer, S.J., joined.

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