Tag Archives: Richard P Burke

Reeves Group’s Attorney Writes Oregon SOS Still Insisting They Are the Official Libertarian Party of Oregon

Here is the first page of a document sent to the Secretary of State of Oregon. As you can see, Tyler Smith, the attorney for the group headed by Tim Reeves and Richard P. Burke have written to the Secretary of State of that state. In it, they are insisting that they are the “official” Libertarian Party of Oregon, and are asking her to accept that.… Read more ...

Members of the LSLA Discuss Who Should be Listed as The Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Oregon

For the second time this month, The Libertarian State Leadership Alliance (LSLA) has put on its agenda for their telephone conference discussion of the leadership of the Libertarian Party of Oregon. For the second time, it appears, there was no discussion of it. The issue is that the LSLA lists Tim Reeves as the chairman of the Libertarian of Oregon, but the Libertarian National Committe and the Secretary of State of Oregon list Wes Wagner.… Read more ...

Reeves Group Files Appeal in Judge’s Decision Re: Leadership of LP of Oregon

In a move that surprises no one, the Reeves group has filed a notice of intent to appeal the judge’s May 2013 decision regarding the lawsuit saga of the Libertarian Party of Oregon.

Notice of Appeal (P0362232xA8AA7)

For background, please put Oregon LP in the IPR searchbox, and you’ll get almost 60 articles going all the way back to May 2011.… Read more ...

Final Judgement Comes Down Re: Libertarian Party of Oregon

One Does NotThe final judgement has been received from the judge re: the long dispute over the leadership of the Libertarian Party of Oregon.

You may remember that the Reeves group filed an order last month asking the judge to clarify that he had not found the Wagner group to be the prevailing party.… Read more ...

Unrecognized LP Oregon Faction Appeals to Its Own Judicial Committee; Members Associated With Lawsuit Do Not Recuse Themselves

On May 16, 2013, A Motion for Summary Judgement was presented to Judge Henry Breithaupt of Clackamas County Courthouse. This was regarding the ongoing lawsuit between two factions of the Libertarian Party of Oregon, each of whom claim they are the current state officers. On May 21, the judge rendered his decision, granting the defendants’ request to dismiss the lawsuit.… Read more ...

Oregon Libertarian Party Lawsuit Dismissed

The ruling from last week’s Motion for Summary Judgement in the lawsuit over which group is the correct Libertarion Party of Oregon has been released. Judge Breithaupt ruled:

The motion of the Defendants in this regard is granted. The other motions of Defendants are denied as moot, including Defendants’ motions to strike.

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Updates on Oregon Libertarian Party

First:  The directors of the Oregon LP were elected by proportional representation through mail ballots for the upcoming term. These are the people who were selected: Wes Wagner, Jeff Weston, Bruce Knight, Jim Karlock, Sharon Durbin, Lars Hedbor, Joe Tabor, Kyle Markley and Mark Vetanen. They will choose a chairperson from among themselves.… Read more ...

Updated Court Filings for Lawsuit Regardng the Libertarian Party of Oregon

 In the interest of continuity and transparency, here is a summary of the pending court filings for the Oregon LP dispute.  Background can be found by putting “Oregon Libertarian Party” in IPR’s searchbox.  There are now more than fifty articles chronicling the past two years. 

LPO Motions for Summary Judgement

LPO Filing: http://www.scribd.com/doc/126498248/Motions-for-Summary-Judgment-P0320318-pdf
Wagner Supplemental Filing: http://www.scribd.com/doc/127669953/Wagner-Motion-Summary-Judgment

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Wagner’s LPO Group Files Motion for Summary Judgement

The attorney for the Libertarian Party of Oregon, led by chairman Wes Wagner, has filed a motion for a summary judgement in the lawsuit by the faction headed by chairman Tim Reeves. A summary judgement, according to Wikipedia , is a “judgement entered by a court for one party and against another party summarily, i.e., without a full trial.” The article continues, explaining that a party “applying for summary judgement is attempting to avoid the time and expense of a trial when the outcome is obvious”.… Read more ...

LP.Org Puts Oregon Convention for Reeves Group on their Event Calendar; Wagner Responds

One of our IPR readers found an entry on the website for the national Libertarian Party, with an event listed for the Oregon LP. This convention, however, is for the Reeves group, which is not currently recognized by the Secretary of State in that state. This dispute has been going on since at least March of 2011.… Read more ...