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State ex rel. Cowell v. Croce  
Date: October 12, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-8132
Docket Number: 2016-1257

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing the complaint of Appellant for writs of mandamus and/or procedendo against Summit County Court of Common Pleas Judge Christine Croce. In his comp...

State ex rel. Perotti v. Clippper  
Date: October 12, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-8134
Docket Number: 2016-1288

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing the petition of Appellant for a writ of habeas corpus. In his petition, Appellant claimed that he had served the maximum sentence on his convicti...

State ex rel. Tam O'Shanter Co. v. Stark County Board of Elections  
Date: October 12, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-8167
Docket Number: 2017-1285

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied relief in this original action seeking writs of mandamus and prohibition in regards to a zoning referendum. Relators argued that the zoning referendum did not comply with Ohio Rev. Code 519.12(H)...

State ex rel. Consortium for Economic & Community Development For Hough Ward 7 v. Russo  
Date: October 11, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-8133
Docket Number: 2016-1183

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the court of appeals’ denial of Appellant’s complaint for a writ of prohibition against Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard McMonagle, holding that the jurisdictional-priority rule...

State v. Bembry  
Date: October 10, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-8114
Docket Number: 2016-0238

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals concluding that the exclusionary rule is not the appropriate remedy when police executing a valid search warrant violate the requirements of the knock-and-a...

State ex rel. Flak v. Betras  
Date: October 6, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-8109
Docket Number: 2017-1239

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied writs of mandamus sought by Relators to compel the Mahoning County Board of Elections (BOE) and its individual members (collectively, Respondents) to certify Relators’ petitions to place two prop...

State ex rel. Simonetti v. Summit County Board of Elections  
Date: October 6, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-8115
Docket Number: 2017-1293

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied the writ of mandamus sought by Joseph Simonetti seeking to compel the Summit County Board of Elections and Secretary of State (collectively, Respondents) to place his name on the November 7, 2017...

State ex rel. McGirr v. Winkler  
Date: October 5, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-8046
Docket Number: 2017-0474

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted a peremptory writ of prohibition to halt an action for an assignment for the benefit of a disbarred attorney’s creditors (the ABC action) pending before a Hamilton County probate judge. In 2004,...

State v. Thomas  
Date: October 4, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-8011
Docket Number: 2015-2026

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed Defendant’s conviction for aggravated murder and the death sentence imposed in connection with the aggravated murder, holding that the trial court committed plain error in admitting into eviden...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Brown
Date: October 2, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-8009
Docket Number: 2017-1232
In re Chuparkoff
Date: October 2, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-8008
Docket Number: 2017-1364
Disciplinary Counsel v. Deters
Date: September 29, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-7892
Docket Number: 2017-1315
Ferguson v. State  
Date: September 28, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-7844
Docket Number: 2015-1975

Justia Opinion Summary: Under Ohio law, an employer may appeal a determination by the Industrial Commission that an employee has the right to participate in the workers’ compensation fund, and although the employer files the appeal in the commo...

State v. Moore
Date: September 28, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-7851
Docket Number: 2016-0049
State v. Kepler
Date: September 28, 2017
Citation: 2017-Ohio-7857
Docket Number: 2016-0213
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