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Exit Interview: Paul De Muniz

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Paul De Muniz retired earlier this month after serving as an Oregon Supreme Court justice for more than a decade. He was first elected to the court in 2000, and became chief justice in 2006. He announced in 2011 that he would not run for another term.

De Muniz authored several notable opinions in his time on the Oregon Supreme Court on subjects ranging from public employee pensions and land use to the legality of blood tests in DUII arrests. He also oversaw the court during a time of severe budget constraints.

In his retirement, De Muniz has taken on the role of distinguished jurist in residence at his alma mater, Willamette University.

What recent Oregon Supreme Court ruling means the most to you? What woud you like to ask Paul De Muniz?

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