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Oregon Writs of Mandamus


Do you need to research Oregon writs of mandamus?

(Related search-words to use when researching writs generally: original jurisdiction, writs, petitions, injunctive relief, mandamus, habeas corpus, quo warranto)

Consult the following primary sources, but take a look also at 1 & 2 for some useful guidance:

1) “OSB Civil Pleading and Practice” manual (looseleaf), which has an entire chapter, including forms, on Writs of Mandamus

2) “OSB Appeal and Review,” chapter on Jurisdiction of Oregon Appellate Courts for information on the court’s constitutional and statutory sources of original jurisdiction

Primary Sources (use indexes and above sources for specific section cites):

Oregon Constitution (Article VII)

Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) (Chapter 34.105 et seq.)

Oregon Rules of Appellate Procedure (ORAP) (Rule 11.05 et seq.)

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