ENTRY FORM

CALENDAR STATUS: Active
SC Number:
S067658
CA Number:
A168290
Case Title:
State of Oregon v. Matthew Lee Owen
Date:
03/11/2021
Time:
09:00 AM
Location:
Via Video Case 2
Attorneys:
Zachary Lovett Mazer on behalf of Matthew Lee Owen
Michael A. Casper on behalf of State of Oregon
Comments:
Consolidated for argument with S067558 and S067659.
Statement of Issues:
(1) Does a "knowing" mental state apply to the entire element of "causes physical injury" in the second-degree assault statute?

(2) If State v. Barnes, 329 Or 327, 986 P2d 1160 (1999) remains good law, does the degree of injury require at least a mental state of criminal negligence?

(3) Does a trial court err under the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution when it instructs a criminal jury that it can convict a
defendant on a 10-to-2 vote?

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