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Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 18, 2018

In State v. Ercoli, the Court struck three pages of appellant David D. Ercoli’s memorandum in support of jurisdiction for failure to comply with the 15-page limit on memorandum.

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Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 17, 2018

In State v. Myers, the Court affirmed the 2014 death sentence of Austin Myers, who, along with another man, strangled and stabbed to death an 18-year-old Waynesville man.

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Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 16, 2018

In Navistar, Inc. v. Testa, the Court affirmed the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals’ ruling that heavy-vehicle maker Navistar is not entitled to $27 million in commercial-activity-tax credits.

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Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 15, 2018

Based on a certified entry of a felony conviction in Virginia, the Court, in In re Mitchell, suspended Christopher P. Mitchell of Washington, D.C. from the practice of law for an interim period.

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Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 14, 2018

In Disciplinary Counsel v. Brown, the Court indefinitely suspended Thomas C. Brown of Geneva from the practice of law in Ohio.

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Supreme Court Second Case Announcement for May 11, 2018

The Court dismissed State ex rel. Gadell-Newton v. Husted for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction.

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Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 11, 2018

In State v. Pribble, the Court appointed the Office of the Ohio Public Defender to represent appellee Darian Pribble.

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Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 10, 2018

In State v. Upkins, the Court dismissed the case as improvidently accepted.

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Supreme Court Second Case Announcement for May 9, 2018

In State v. Beasley, the Court denied appellant Richard Beasley’s motion for reconsideration.

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Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 9, 2018

In In re Adoption of M.G.B.-E., the Court ruled a probate court’s authority to grant an adoption is blocked when an issue of paternity is pending in another court. But the court is not impeded if a “parenting matter,” such as a parenting-time dispute, is pending.

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Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 8, 2018

In Elliott-Thomas v. Smith, the Court ruled that while Ohio is among a small number of states that recognize civil causes of action for intentional spoliation of evidence, the actions are limited to evidence that was physically destroyed.

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Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 7, 2018

In Disciplinary Counsel v. Brazil, based on the certified order of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the Court suspended Harold E. Brazil of Washington, D.C., from the practice of law for five years.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 4, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 4, 2018

In Mahoning Cty. Bar. Assn. v. DiMartino, Disciplinary Counsel v. Hull, and Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Austin, the Court held three attorneys in contempt for failure to follow attorney disciplinary requirements.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 3, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 3, 2018

In Giancola v. Azem, the Court reversed the judgment of the Eighth District Court of Appeals and remanded the case to the appellate court for further proceedings.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 2, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 2, 2018

In State ex rel. Witt v. Indus. Comm., the Court found the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation can recalculate an injured worker’s full weekly wage and average weekly wage and use that recalculation to determine how much to recoup through a reduction of future benefit payments.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 1, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for May 1, 2018

In In re Complaint of Orwell Natural Gas Co. v. Orwell-Trumbull Pipeline Co., the Court dismissed the case at the request of appellant Orwell-Trumbull Pipeline.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 30, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 30, 2018

In State v. Hitchcock, the Court approved the appointment of Darren L. Meade to represent appellant Jeffery Hitchcock.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 27, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 27, 2018

In State ex rel. Emhoff v. Medina Cty. Bd. of Elections, case nos. 2018-0436 and 2018-0437, the Court denied a request to remove Heidi R. Carroll from the May 8, 2018 ballot as a candidate for the Medina County Common Pleas Court judge, Domestic Relations Division.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 25, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 25, 2018

In Portage Cty. Bd. of Dev. Disabilities v. Portage Cty. Educators’ Assn. for Dev. Disabilities, the Court clarified the proper review of legal challenges to arbitration awards when those disputes reach an appeals court.

Supreme Court Second Case Announcement for April 24, 2018
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Supreme Court Second Case Announcement for April 24, 2018

In Khumprakob v. Mahoning Cty. Bd. of Elections,the Court ordered the Mahoning County Board of Elections to place a Youngstown city charter amendment for water protection on the May primary election ballot.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 24, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 24, 2018

In State v. Wilks, the Court affirmed the conviction and death sentence of a man who approached the porch area of a Youngstown home with a semiautomatic rifle, shot a woman to death, and wounded a man holding an infant.

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Visits ONU, Provides Career Perspective - ONU Northern Review (April 16, 2018)
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Ohio Supreme Court Justice Visits ONU, Provides Career Perspective – ONU Northern Review (April 16, 2018)

On a rainy Wednesday in late March, one of Ohio’s most salient decision makers marched through the halls and around the campus of Ohio Northern University. Hailing from the highest level of state law, she traveled from Columbus to the treacherously weathered village of Ada to talk to students about …

Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 23, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 23, 2018

At the request of the parties in Columbus City School Dist. Bd. of Edn. v. Franklin Cty. Bd. of Revision, the Court remanded the case to the Board of Tax Appeals to implement a settlement.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 20, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 20, 2018

In Disciplinary Counsel v. Ore, the Court denied respondent Christopher P. Ore’s motion to vacate his interim remedial suspension.

Justice Speaks About Veterans, Drugs at Meeting - The Bryan Times (April 19, 2018)
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Justice Speaks About Veterans, Drugs at Meeting – The Bryan Times (April 19, 2018)

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy is working on an initiative to help veterans in the state.

Justice Speaks About Veterans, Drugs at Meeting - The Bryan Times (April 19, 2018)
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Justice Speaks About Veterans, Drugs at Meeting – The Bryan Times (April 19, 2018)

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy is working on an initiative to help veterans in the state.

Justice Speaks About Veterans, Drugs at Meeting - The Bryan Times (April 19, 2018)
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Justice Speaks About Veterans, Drugs at Meeting – The Bryan Times (April 19, 2018)

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy is working on an initiative to help veterans in the state.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 19, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 19, 2018

In Bur. of Workers’ Comp. v. Verlinger, the Court ruled the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation must be notified of potential outside legal settlements that would compensate a worker for injuries, and the bureau retains the right to recoup money from a settlement reached without notice.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 18, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 18, 2018

In State v. Mason, the Court ruled Ohio’s death-penalty-sentencing process is constitutional and is different in critical ways from a Florida sentencing scheme struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 17, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 17, 2018

In In re Application of Ohio Power Co., the Court gave appellants Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel and the Ohio Manufacturers’ Association Energy Group seven days to explain why the case should not be dismissed.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 16, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 16, 2018

In Disciplinary Counsel v. Moore and Disciplinary Counsel v. Potts, the Court suspended two attorneys from the practice of law for an interim period.

Supreme Court Second Case Announcement for April 13, 2018
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Supreme Court Second Case Announcement for April 13, 2018

In State ex rel. Schuck v. Columbus, the Court denied a request to remove a proposed Columbus City Council reform measure proposed by the city council from the May primary election ballot.

Judges Discuss a Veterans Court - The Times Leader (April 2, 2018)
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Judges Discuss a Veterans Court – The Times Leader (April 2, 2018)

The issues surrounding offenders in the court system who are also veterans often call for a particular considerations. This may mean Belmont County could join more than a dozen other counties in the state in forming a veterans court, similar to the county’s drug court, for specialized cases.

Judges Discuss a Veterans Court - The Times Leader (April 2, 2018)
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Judges Discuss a Veterans Court – The Times Leader (April 2, 2018)

The issues surrounding offenders in the court system who are also veterans often call for a particular considerations. This may mean Belmont County could join more than a dozen other counties in the state in forming a veterans court, similar to the county’s drug court, for specialized cases.

Judges Host Ohio Supreme Court Justice at New Seneca County Joint Justice Center - WTOL (March 23, 2018)
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Judges Host Ohio Supreme Court Justice at New Seneca County Joint Justice Center – WTOL (March 23, 2018)

Just over seven years ago, Seneca County lost its historic courthouse. But now, judges and their staff are moving into their new home in the Seneca County Joint Justice Center.

Judges Host Ohio Supreme Court Justice at New Seneca County Joint Justice Center - WTOL (March 23, 2018)
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Judges Host Ohio Supreme Court Justice at New Seneca County Joint Justice Center – WTOL (March 23, 2018)

Just over seven years ago, Seneca County lost its historic courthouse. But now, judges and their staff are moving into their new home in the Seneca County Joint Justice Center.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 13, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 13, 2018

In Hinds v. Muskingum Cty., the Court granted appellant Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s motion to dismiss the case.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 12, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 12, 2018

In State ex rel. Beard v. Hardin, the Court denied a request to reconsider its decision not to order a Columbus City Council reform measure be placed on the May primary election ballot.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 11, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 11, 2018

In Ruiz v. Brecksville, the Court denied the Brecksville city law director’s motion to strike appellant Tami Ruiz’s notice of appeal, and allowed the city to file a memorandum in response to the request that the Court accept the case.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 9, 2018
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Supreme Court Case Announcement for April 9, 2018

At the request of the parties in Dulay v. Testa, the Court remanded the matter to the Board of Tax Appeals to implement a settlement.