Arraignment and Pretrial Provisions

ORS 135.955
Notifying victims and person charged with crime of mediation opportunities


(1)

Law enforcement agencies, district attorneys and city attorneys may inform:

(a)

The victim of a crime of:

(A)

Any mediation opportunities that may be available to the victim in the victim’s community, within or as an alternative to the criminal justice system; and

(B)

How to request mediation; and

(b)

A person charged with a crime of:

(A)

Any mediation opportunities that may be available to the person in the person’s community, within or as an alternative to the criminal justice system; and

(B)

How to request mediation.

(2)

No party to a dispute may be compelled to participate in mediation. [1995 c.323 §3]
Note: See note under 135.951 (Authorization).

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Jun. 26, 2021