Criminal Trials

ORS 136.623


“Witness,” as used in ORS 136.623 (Definitions) to 136.637 (Short title), shall include a person whose testimony is desired in any proceeding or investigation by a grand jury or in a criminal action, prosecution or proceeding.


The word “state” shall include any territory of the United States and District of Columbia.


The word “summons” shall include a subpoena, order or other notice requiring the appearance of a witness. [Formerly 139.210]
§§ 136.623 to 136.637

See also annotations under ORS 139.210 to 139.260 in permanent edition.

Notes of Decisions

Defendant in misdemeanor case was entitled to utilize Uniform Act provisions to compel attendance of out-of-state witnesses. State v. Harris, 47 Or App 665, 615 P2d 363 (1980)


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