Courts and Judicial Officers Generally

ORS 1.040
Sittings of court to be public

  • when may be private

The sittings of every court of justice are public, except that upon the agreement of the parties to a civil action, suit or proceeding, filed with the clerk or entered in the appropriate record, the court may direct the trial, or any other proceeding therein, to be private; upon such order being made, all persons shall be excluded, except the officers of the court, the parties, their witnesses and counsel. [Amended by 1985 c.540 §18]
Chapter 1

Law Review Citations

53 OLR 436 (1974)


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