Terms Used In Oregon Statutes > Chapter 14 > Disqualification of Judge
- Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
- Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
- City: includes any incorporated village or town. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
- district: means any one of the following:
(1) A people's utility district organized under ORS chapter 261. See Oregon Statutes 198.010
- Donor: The person who makes a gift.
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- Person: includes individuals, corporations, associations, firms, partnerships, limited liability companies and joint stock companies. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
- Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
- State Treasury: includes those financial assets the lawful custody of which are vested in the State Treasurer and the office of the State Treasurer relating to the custody of those financial assets. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
- Violate: includes failure to comply. See Oregon Statutes 174.100