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Oregon Capital Punishment Laws

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Code Section 137.080, et seq.; 137.473; 161.295, et seq.; 163.105, 163.150
Is Capital Punishment Allowed?Yes
Effect of Defendant's IncapacityProhibits death penalty
Minimum Age14
Available for Crimes Other than Homicide?None
Definition of Capital HomicideIn determining aggravating circumstances, court shall consider any evidence received during proceeding; presentence report; any other relevant evidence court deems trustworthy and reliable
Method of ExecutionLethal injection

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