FILED: September 2, 1998

IN THE COURT OF APPEALS OF THE STATE OF OREGON

BRADLEY CUNNINGHAM,

Petitioner,

v.

BOARD OF PAROLE & POST-PRISON
SUPERVISION,

Respondent.

(CA A92474)

Judicial Review from Oregon Parole Board.

Argued and submitted November 25, 1997.

Steven H. Gorham argued the cause and filed the brief for petitioner.

Christine A. Chute, Assistant Attorney General, argued the cause for respondent. With her on the brief were Hardy Myers, Attorney General, and Virginia L. Linder, Solicitor General.

Before Warren, Presiding Judge, and Edmonds and Armstrong, Judges.

PER CURIAM

Petition for judicial review dismissed.

PER CURIAM

Petitioner seeks judicial review of an order of the Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision denying parole. Petitioner was convicted in 1995 of murder and received a life sentence, which included a 22-year minimum sentence. At a 1996 hearing, the board upheld the judicially imposed minimum sentence and denied parole. The board stated in its order denying parole that petitioner's conduct constituted "particularly violent and * * * dangerous criminal conduct, manifesting an extreme indifference to the value of human life." See ORS 144.120(4).

ORS 144.335(2) provides that a parole board order that sustains a judicially imposed minimum sentence is not subject to judicial review when

"the prisoner does not contest the crime severity rating or the history risk score established by the board under its rules."

Petitioner does not challenge either factor in his attack on the board's decision to uphold the minimum sentence, so we lack jurisdiction of that challenge.

ORS 144.335(3) also denies judicial review of any decision relating to a release date. The decision to deny parole to petitioner is such a decision. Although ORS 144.335(3)(a) contains exceptions to the denial of judicial review of such a decision, none of them applies. Hence, we lack jurisdiction of petitioner's remaining claims.

Petition for judicial review dismissed.


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