Supreme Court of Ohio Decisions 2019

Columbus Bar Assn. v. Striff
Date: December 24, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5285
Docket Number: 2017-0770
Disciplinary Counsel v. Cheselka
Date: December 24, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5286
Docket Number: 2018-1764
Disciplinary Counsel v. Walden
Date: December 24, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5287
Docket Number: 2019-0800
Toledo Bar Assn. v. Bishop
Date: December 24, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5288
Docket Number: 2019-0804
Disciplinary Counsel v. Smith
Date: December 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5267
Docket Number: 2019-1612
Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Aten
Date: December 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5268
Docket Number: 2019-1630
In re Fitz
Date: December 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5265
Docket Number: 2019-1750
State v. Straley  
Date: December 19, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5206
Docket Number: 2018-1176

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals and reinstated the trial court's judgment denying Defendant's motion to withdraw his guilty plea, holding that Defendant did not suffer a manifest injustice...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Mitchell
Date: December 19, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5218
Docket Number: 2019-0808
Disciplinary Counsel v. Peters
Date: December 19, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5219
Docket Number: 2019-1074
Anderson v. WBNS-TV, Inc.  
Date: December 18, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5196
Docket Number: 2018-0792

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the judgment of the court of appeals reversing the judgment of the trial court granting summary judgment in favor of WBNS-TV, Inc. and dismissing Plaintiffs' defamation claim, holding that the c...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Scott
Date: December 18, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5194
Docket Number: 2018-1435
Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Mariotti
Date: December 18, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5191
Docket Number: 2018-1579
State v. Wintermeyer  
Date: December 17, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5156
Docket Number: 2017-1135

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals refusing to consider for the first time on appeal the State's argument that Defendant lacked Fourth Amendment standing to contest the admission of seized ev...

State ex rel. Parisi v. Dayton Bar Assn. Certified Grievance Commt.
Date: December 17, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5157
Docket Number: 2018-0140
State v. Jones  
Date: December 17, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5159
Docket Number: 2018-0601

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court accepted the State's appeal from the decision of the court of appeals concluding that a prior designation as a dangerous dog is a prerequisite to its owner being prosecuted for failing to confine a dang...

Columbus Bar Assn. v. Rieser
Date: December 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5153
Docket Number: 2017-1741
Trumbull Cty. Bar Assn. v. Lutseck
Date: December 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5154
Docket Number: 2019-0489
State ex rel. Hills & Dales v. Plain Local School District Board of Education  
Date: December 13, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5160
Docket Number: 2019-1660

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court dismissed this expedited election case in which the village of Hills and Dales sought a writ of mandamus to compel the Plain Local School District Board of Education to forward to the Stark County Board...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Burge
Date: December 10, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5028
Docket Number: 2018-1759
Toledo Bar Assn. v. Manore
Date: December 10, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5027
Docket Number: 2019-0212
In re Wells
Date: December 10, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5029
Docket Number: 2019-1638
Disciplinary Counsel v. Turner
Date: December 2, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4905
Docket Number: 2019-1476
Akron Bar Assn. v. Plesich
Date: November 27, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4843
Docket Number: 2019-0806
Disciplinary Counsel v. Goldberger
Date: November 27, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4844
Docket Number: 2019-1077
Toledo Bar Assn. v. Field and Weiss
Date: November 27, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4845
Docket Number: 2019-1081
State v. Pribble  
Date: November 26, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4808
Docket Number: 2017-1758

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals concluding that two sentencing statutes - Ohio Rev. Code 2925.041(C)(1) and 2929.14(A)(3)(b) - are in conflict and applying the rule of lenity to determine...

Browne v. Artex Oil Co.  
Date: November 26, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4809
Docket Number: 2018-0942

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the trial court's judgment dismissing Plaintiffs' claims for quiet title and declaratory judgment based on their contention that an oil and gas le...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Farris
Date: November 26, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4810
Docket Number: 2019-0812
Trumbull Cty. Bar Assn. v. Lutseck
Date: November 22, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4770
Docket Number: 2019-1454
Disciplinary Counsel v. Selby
Date: November 22, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4771
Docket Number: 2019-1456
Cincinnati Bar Assn. v. Burgess
Date: November 22, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4772
Docket Number: 2019-1457
State v. Gwynne  
Date: November 21, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4761
Docket Number: 2017-1506

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal from a criminal judgment the Supreme Court reversed the court of appeals' decision vacating some of Defendant's consecutive sentences and rendering Defendant's second assignment of error moot, holding that...

State v. Allen  
Date: November 21, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4757
Docket Number: 2018-0705

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals vacating the trial court's decision ordering Defendant, who pleaded guilty to cashing seven forged checks at branches of three different banks, to pay resti...

State v. Mize
Date: November 21, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4758
Docket Number: 2018-1711
State v. Williams
Date: November 21, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4759
Docket Number: 2019-0035
State ex rel. Kerr v. Turner  
Date: November 21, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4760
Docket Number: 2019-0620

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's complaint for a writ of habeas corpus, holding that the court of appeals properly dismissed the complaint on the grounds that it fail...

McConnell v. Dudley  
Date: November 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4740
Docket Number: 2018-0377

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals ruling that, pursuant to Ohio Rev. Code 2744.02(B)(1), a political subdivision may be liable for its negligent failure to train its police officers in high-...

Cincinnati Bar Assn. v. Riggs-Horton
Date: November 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4739
Docket Number: 2018-1757
State ex rel. Sands v. Culotta  
Date: November 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4741
Docket Number: 2019-0582

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's petition for a writ of mandamus, holding that the court of appeals correctly held that Appellant failed fully to comply with Ohio Rev...

State ex rel. Keith v. Lawrence County Board of Elections  
Date: November 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4766
Docket Number: 2019-1470

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court dismissed Katrina D. Keith's claim seeking a writ of prohibition requiring the Lawrence County Board of Elections and its members (collectively, the Board) to remove Samuel T. Cramblit II's name from th...

Beverage Holdings, LLC v. 5701 Lombardo, LLC  
Date: November 19, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4716
Docket Number: 2018-0616

Justia Opinion Summary: In this dispute over credit provisions in a real estate purchase agreement, the Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals reversing the trial court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Plaintiff, the...

Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. King
Date: November 19, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4715
Docket Number: 2018-1762
State v. Ford  
Date: November 7, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4539
Docket Number: 2015-1309

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's convictions of two counts of aggravated murder and sentence of death for one of the murders but vacated the sentence, holding that the trial court erred in ruling that Defendant was...

Disciplinary Counsel v. McCray
Date: November 7, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4558
Docket Number: 2018-1437
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: November 7, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4537
Docket Number: 2019-0823
Cincinnati Bar Assn. v. Begovic
Date: November 6, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4531
Docket Number: 2019-0220
Columbus Bar Assn. v. Winkfield
Date: November 6, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4532
Docket Number: 2019-0221
Shelly Materials, Inc v. City of Streetsboro Planning & Zoning Commission  
Date: November 5, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4499
Docket Number: 2018-0237

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals reversing the judgment of the court of common pleas concluding that the Streetsboro Planning and Zoning Commission acted arbitrarily and capriciously by den...

In re Application of Holzhauser-Graber
Date: November 5, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4500
Docket Number: 2018-1425
State v. Soto  
Date: October 31, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4430
Docket Number: 2018-0416

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court held that where Defendant was previously convicted of child endangering in connection with the death of his child and then, after his release from prison, Defendant told authorities that he had beaten h...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Wysin
Date: October 31, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4453
Docket Number: 2019-0196
In re Resgination of Vanderburg
Date: October 31, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4452
Docket Number: 2019-1284
Disciplinary Counsel v. Dougherty and Cicero
Date: October 30, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4418
Docket Number: 2018-1766
State ex rel. Parker v. Russo  
Date: October 30, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4420
Docket Numbers: 2019-0032, 2019-0108

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the two judgments arising out of the same underlying criminal case, holding that Appellant's requested writ of mandamus was properly denied, and Appellant's complaint for a writ of habeas corpu...

Ohio State Bar Assn. v. Naumov
Date: October 29, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4381
Docket Number: 2018-0870
C.H. v. O'Malley  
Date: October 29, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4382
Docket Number: 2018-1191

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied a writ of prohibition sought by C.H. to bar Respondents, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court Judge Jennifer L. O'Malley and her designated magistrate, from exercising jurisdiction over a case involvin...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Bennett
Date: October 22, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4325
Docket Number: 2018-0252
State v. Weber
Date: October 21, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4225
Docket Number: 2018-1670
State v. Fisher
Date: October 21, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4226
Docket Number: 2019-0158
State ex rel. Weller v. Tuscarawas County Board of Elections  
Date: October 18, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4300
Docket Number: 2019-1348

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals denying Appellant's request for a writ of mandamus ordering the Tuscarawas County Board of Elections to certify Appellant's name to the November 2019 ballot...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Vanderburg
Date: October 17, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4227
Docket Number: 2019-0503
State ex rel. Green v. Wetzel  
Date: October 17, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4228
Docket Number: 2019-0540

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's petition for a writ of mandamus to compel the court of common pleas judge to resentence him, holding that Appellant had an adequate r...

State ex rel. Barney v. Union County Board of Elections  
Date: October 17, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4277
Docket Number: 2019-1296

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied a writ of prohibition sought by Bryan R. Barney and Walbonns, LLC (the protestors) seeking to prevent the Union County Board of Elections from placing a township zoning referendum on the November...

State v. Braden  
Date: October 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4204
Docket Numbers: 2017-1579, 2017-1609

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted Appellant's motion for reconsideration and vacated its decision in State v. Braden, __ N.E.3d __ (Ohio 2018) (Braden I), holding that Ohio Rev. Code 2947.23(C) grants a sentencing court jurisdic...

State v. Hawkins  
Date: October 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4210
Docket Number: 2018-1177

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the judgment of the trial court overruling Defendant's motion to suppress evidence relating to a traffic stop, holding that the arresting officer...

State ex rel. Ellis v. Cleveland Police Forensic Laboratory  
Date: October 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4201
Docket Number: 2019-0398

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals granting the writ of mandamus sought by Appellant concerning certain public records Appellant had requested but denied the writ concerning others, holding t...

Cincinnati Bar Assn. v. Jackson
Date: October 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4203
Docket Number: 2019-0501
In re Application of Ohio Edison Co.  
Date: October 15, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4196
Docket Number: 2018-0379

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the Public Utilities Commission approving the portfolio plans submitted by Ohio Edison Company, the Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, and the Toledo Edison Company (colle...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Harmon
Date: October 15, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4171
Docket Number: 2018-0817
State ex rel. Rodriguez v. Barker  
Date: October 15, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4155
Docket Number: 2019-0259

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals denying Appellant's request for a writ of mandamus and granting summary judgment in favor of Appellee, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Pamela Ba...

Columbus Bar Assn. v. Gill
Date: October 10, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4154
Docket Number: 2012-2069
Disciplinary Counsel v. Horton
Date: October 10, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4139
Docket Number: 2018-1746
State ex rel. Norris v. Wainwright  
Date: October 10, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4138
Docket Numbers: 2019-0235, 2019-0236

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgments in these consolidated appeals, holding that the court of appeals properly dismissed Appellant's complaint for a writ of habeas corpus as well as Appellant's complaint for a writ o...

State ex rel. Ellis v. Maple Heights Police Department  
Date: October 10, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4137
Docket Number: 2019-0258

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals denying Appellant's action seeking a writ of mandamus to compel Appellee, Maple Heights Police Department (MHPD), to provide public records that he had requ...

State v. Parker  
Date: October 9, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3848
Docket Number: 2017-1575

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals reversing the trial court's denial of Corey Parker's petition for postconviction relief, holding Ohio Rev. Code 2953.23(A) does not vest a common pleas cour...

State ex rel. Sands v. Culotta  
Date: October 9, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4129
Docket Number: 2018-1690

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals granting summary judgment in favor of Appellees and denying Appellant's petition for a writ of mandamus, holding that Appellant failed to establish that he...

State ex rel. Penland v. Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction  
Date: October 9, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4130
Docket Number: 2019-0018

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied the writ of mandamus sought by Alex Penland, an inmate at the Toledo Correctional Institution (TCI), to compel Respondents to make available for inspection the contract under which a vendor was p...

State ex rel. Robinson v. Chambers-Smith  
Date: October 8, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4111
Docket Number: 2018-1553

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals denying Appellant's request for a writ of mandamus against Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction officials (DRC), holding that Appellant failed t...

State ex rel. Whitt v. Harris  
Date: October 8, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4113
Docket Number: 2019-0121

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals denying Appellant's petition for a writ of habeas corpus against the warden of the Lebanon Correctional Institution, holding that the court of appeals corre...

State ex rel. Combs v. Greene Cty. Bd. of Elections  
Date: October 4, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-4110
Docket Number: 2019-1234

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied Relator's complaint seeking a writ of mandamus ordering the Greene County Board of Elections to verify the signatures on his petition and to certify his name to the November 5, 2019 general elect...

State ex rel. Cincinnati Enquirer v. Cincinnati  
Date: September 26, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3876
Docket Number: 2017-1618

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied the Cincinnati Enquirer's request for a writ of mandamus but granted an award of attorney fees and court costs, holding that the City of Cincinnati's redactions to body-camera footage were prope...

Village of Georgetown v. Brown County Board of Elections  
Date: September 26, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3915
Docket Number: 2019-1216

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied the writ of prohibition sought by the village of Georgetown to prevent the Brown County Board of Elections from placing a tax-levy-reduction measure on the November 5, 2019 general election ballo...

Toledo Bar Assn. v. Manore
Date: September 25, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3846
Docket Number: 2019-0212
State ex rel. Alford v. Toledo Correctional Institution  
Date: September 25, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3847
Docket Number: 2019-0280

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals denying Appellant's request for a writ of mandamus to compel the Toledo Correctional Institution (TCI) to produce "all interoffice communications and emails...

Cleveland v. State  
Date: September 24, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3820
Docket Number: 2018-0097

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the trial court's order permanently enjoining enforcement of Ohio Rev. Code 9.75, which prohibits a public authority from requiring that contracto...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Simmons
Date: September 24, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3783
Docket Number: 2018-1760
State ex rel. Sands v. Culotta  
Date: September 24, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3784
Docket Numbers: 2019-0213, 2019-0260

Justia Opinion Summary: In these consolidated appeals the Supreme Court affirmed the judgments of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's petition for a writ of mandamus and second petition for a writ of mandamus, holding that even if the d...

In re Mason
Date: September 24, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3844
Docket Number: 2019-1283
Rieger v. Giant Eagle, Inc.  
Date: September 19, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3745
Docket Number: 2018-0883

Justia Opinion Summary: In this personal injury case, the Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the trial court's compensatory damages award, holding that there was insufficient evidence as a matter of law establ...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Halligan
Date: September 19, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3748
Docket Number: 2018-1090
Disciplinary Counsel v. Camino
Date: September 19, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3752
Docket Number: 2019-1184
In re Disqualification of Gill
Date: September 18, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3743
Docket Number: 19-AP-066
In re Disqualification of Collier
Date: September 18, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3744
Docket Number: 19-AP-068
Walsh v. Walsh  
Date: September 18, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3723
Docket Number: 2018-1073

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the trial court's judgment approving the decision of the magistrate granting Sandra Walsh's motion for relief from judgment under Civ.R. 60(B)(4)...

Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Aten
Date: September 18, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3747
Docket Number: 2018-1706
In re Resignation of Newberry
Date: September 18, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3746
Docket Number: 2019-1155
State ex rel. Hasselbach v. Sandusky County Board of Elections  
Date: September 18, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3751
Docket Number: 2019-1191

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted a writ of mandamus to compel the Sandusky County Board of Elections to place a referendum petition concerning a city zoning ordinance on the November 2019 general election ballot, holding that t...

Wesolowski v. Broadview Heights Planning Commission  
Date: September 17, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3713
Docket Number: 2018-0711

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the judgment of the trial court granting declaratory judgment ordering the planning commission of the city of Broadview Heights to issue a certifi...

State ex rel. Beyer v. Autoneum North America  
Date: September 17, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3714
Docket Number: 2018-0833

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals granting Thomas Beyer's request for a writ of mandamus and ordering the Industrial Commission of Ohio to vacate its decision denying Beyer's request for an...

State ex rel. Save Your Courthouse Committee v. City of Medina  
Date: September 17, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3737
Docket Number: 2019-1154

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court dismissed Save Your Courthouse Committee's action seeking a writ of prohibition against the city of Medina and its director of finance (collectively, the municipal respondents) and denied the mandamus c...

Mahoning Cty. Bar Assn. v. Jones
Date: September 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3709
Docket Number: 2010-1462
State ex rel. Law v. Trumbull County Board of Elections  
Date: September 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3724
Docket Number: 2019-1162

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted Randy Law a writ of mandamus ordering the Trumbull County Board of Elections to recertify his candidacy to the November 2019 ballot as an independent candidate for mayor of Warren, holding that...

In re Ball
Date: September 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3711
Docket Number: 2019-1230
In re Worthington
Date: September 9, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3607
Docket Number: 2019-1222
State ex rel. Fleming v. Fox  
Date: September 3, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3555
Docket Number: 2019-1108

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied a writ of mandamus sought by six Williams County electors (Relators) to compel the Williams County Board of Elections and its members to place a petition for a proposed county charter on the Nove...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Benbow
Date: August 29, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3471
Docket Number: 2017-1734
Disciplinary Counsel v. Leon
Date: August 29, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3472
Docket Number: 2018-0536
State ex rel. Seibert v. Richard Cyr, Inc.  
Date: August 22, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3341
Docket Number: 2017-0185

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment of the court of appeals denying Appellant's request for a writ of mandamus ordering the Industrial Commission to vacate its order that terminated Appel...

Paul Cheatham I.R.A. v. Huntington National Bank  
Date: August 22, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3342
Docket Number: 2018-0184

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals holding that Ohio Rev. Code 1308.16(A) allows a purchaser of a bond to assert a breach-of-contract claim that accrued before the bondholder's purchase becau...

Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Austin
Date: August 21, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3325
Docket Number: 2018-0159
Ohio State Bar Assn. v. Doheny
Date: August 21, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3326
Docket Number: 2019-0245
Miracle v. Ohio Department of Veterans Services  
Date: August 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3308
Docket Number: 2018-0562

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals reversing the trial court's dismissal of Plaintiff's complaint alleging that his former employer wrongfully terminated him during his probationary period, h...

State ex rel. McDougald v. Greene  
Date: August 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3309
Docket Number: 2019-0562

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted in part and denied in part Relator's request for a peremptory writ in mandamus seeking to compel responses to a request for public records, holding that Larry Greene, the public-records custodia...

State v. Hitchcock  
Date: August 15, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3246
Docket Number: 2018-0012

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals and held that, unless otherwise authorized by statute, a trial court may not impose community-control sanctions on one felony count to be served consecutive...

Gembarski v. PartsSource, Inc.  
Date: August 14, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3231
Docket Number: 2018-0125

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the trial court's judgment granting Plaintiff's motion to certify a class action, holding that when a class-certification case originates with a s...

State ex rel. Bratenahl v. Bratenahl  
Date: August 14, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3233
Docket Number: 2018-0440

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the judgment of the trial court declaring that the Village of Bratenahl did not violate Ohio's Open Meetings Act, Ohio Rev. Code 121.22, by conduc...

Danopulos v. Am. Trading II, L.L.C.
Date: August 13, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3204
Docket Number: 2018-1157
Disciplinary Counsel v. Burge
Date: August 13, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3205
Docket Number: 2018-1759
Disciplinary Counsel v. Doumbas
Date: August 12, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3206
Docket Number: 2016-1149
Disciplinary Counsel v. Marshall
Date: August 2, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-3113
Docket Number: 2013-0924
State ex rel. Pacheco v. Industrial Commission  
Date: July 23, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2954
Docket Numbers: 2018-0099, 2018-0118

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals concluding that the Industrial Commission did not abuse its discretion when it found that Alfredo Pacheco was medically able to perform light-duty work offe...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Delay
Date: July 23, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2955
Docket Number: 2018-1743
State ex rel. Pilarczyk v. Geauga County  
Date: July 18, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2880
Docket Number: 2018-0728

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals ordering the Industrial Commission of Ohio to vacate its order denying the request of Joshua Pilarczyk for permanent total disability (PTD) compensation, ho...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Shimko
Date: July 18, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2881
Docket Number: 2018-1438
New Riegel Local School District Board of Education v. Buehrer Group Architecture & Engineering, Inc.  
Date: July 17, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2851
Docket Numbers: 2018-0189, 2018-0213

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgments of the court of appeals in this construction dispute, holding that Ohio's construction statute of repose, Ohio Rev. Code 2305.131, applies to any cause of action, whether sounding...

State ex rel. Ellis v. Wainwright  
Date: July 17, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2853
Docket Number: 2019-0233

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's petition for a writ of habeas corpus against the warden of the Marion Correctional Institution, holding that Appellant's noncomplianc...

Ohio High School Athletic Ass'n v. Ruehlman  
Date: July 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2845
Docket Number: 2018-1200

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied a writ of prohibition sought by the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) to prohibit Judge Robert Ruehlman from taking further action in a lawsuit filed against it in the Hamilton County...

State ex rel. Cowell v. Croce  
Date: July 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2844
Docket Number: 2019-0178

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's action seeking a writ of mandamus to compel Judge Christine Croce to vacate his sentences, merge certain offenses, and resentence him...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Pigott
Date: July 15, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2847
Docket Number: 2018-0815
State ex rel. Bender v. Franklin County Board of Elections  
Date: July 15, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2854
Docket Number: 2019-0767

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted a writ of mandamus ordering the Franklin County Board of Elections to reinstate Robert Bender's certification to the November 2019 ballot as the Libertarian Party candidate for Reynoldsburg City...

In re Cosgrove
Date: July 9, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2802
Docket Number: 2019-0904
In re Vettori-Caraballo
Date: July 1, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2621
Docket Number: 2019-0844
Farmers State Bank v. Sponaugle  
Date: June 27, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2518
Docket Number: 2017-1377

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals reversing the trial court's order confirming the sale of Homeowners' property after the trial court entered a foreclosure decree in favor of Bank, holding t...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Rumizen
Date: June 27, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2519
Docket Number: 2019-0217
Piazza v. Cuyahoga County  
Date: June 26, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2499
Docket Number: 2017-1649

Justia Opinion Summary: In this tort action against Cuyahoga County the Supreme Court affirmed the judgments of the lower courts applying Ohio Rev. Code 2744.09(B) to reject the County's assertion of political subdivision immunity, holding that...

State ex rel. WBNS 10-TV, Inc. v. Hawkins  
Date: June 26, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2500
Docket Number: 2019-0189

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted a writ of prohibition and denied a requested writ of mandamus in this original action by WBNS 10-TV, Inc. against Franklin County Common Pleas Domestic Relations Court Judge Monica Hawkins, hold...

In re Adoption of B.I.  
Date: June 25, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2450
Docket Numbers: 2018-0181, 2018-0182, 2018-0350, 2018-0351

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case involving the correct interpretation of Ohio Rev. Code 3107.07(A), the statute that sets forth when the adoption of a minor child may proceed without a parent's consent, the Supreme Court held that a parent'...

A.S. v. J.W.  
Date: June 25, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2473
Docket Number: 2018-0602

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case involving the manner in which earnings from commissions figure into the calculation of child support, the Supreme Court held that Ohio Rev. Code 3119.05(D) covers income earned from commissions and that the...

In re Application of 6011 Greenwich Windpark, LLC  
Date: June 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2406
Docket Number: 2017-1375

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the orders of the Ohio Power Siting Board approving the application of 6011 Greenwich Windpark, LLC to add three new wind-turbine models to the list of turbines suitable for Greenwich Windpark'...

State ex rel. Evans v. Tieman  
Date: June 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2411
Docket Number: 2019-0145

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court dismissed this original action in mandamus for failure to state a claim, holding that Relator was not entitled to mandamus relief. Relator, an inmate, brought this action against Respondents, nine publ...

In re Application of Ohio Edison Co.  
Date: June 19, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2401
Docket Numbers: 2017-1444, 2017-1664

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed in part and reversed in part the order of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) that modified and approved an electric-security plan (ESP) for the FirstEnergy Companies, holding that t...

In re Resignation of Packard
Date: June 18, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2400
Docket Number: 2019-0660
Lorain Cty. Bar Assn. v. Weir
Date: June 5, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2151
Docket Number: 2018-1447
In re Smith
Date: June 4, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2176
Docket Number: 2019-0724
In re Buttars
Date: June 4, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2177
Docket Number: 2019-0736
Cincinnati Bar Assn. v. Moore
Date: May 30, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2063
Docket Number: 2018-1758
Dailey v. Wainwright  
Date: May 30, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2064
Docket Number: 2018-1827

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's petition for a writ of habeas corpus, holding that the court of appeals correctly concluded that Appellant's petition failed to compl...

State ex rel. C.V. v. Adoption Link, Inc.  
Date: May 30, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2118
Docket Number: 2018-1857

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted C.V.'s request for a writ of prohibition against the Greene County Juvenile Court judge, holding that C.V. was entitled to a writ of prohibition against the Greene County Juvenile Court judge on...

Disciplinary Counsel v. McNamee
Date: May 30, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2107
Docket Number: 2019-0569
State v. Martin  
Date: May 29, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2010
Docket Number: 2017-1463

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals vacating Defendant's convictions for violation of Defendant's right to a speedy trial, holding that speedy-trial time is tolled when a defendant's request f...

State ex rel. Tri Eagle Fuels, LLC v. Dawson  
Date: May 29, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2011
Docket Number: 2018-1055

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals denying Appellant's petition for a writ of prohibition to bar East Cleveland Municipal Court Judge William Dawson from continuing to preside over Euclid Lak...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Camino
Date: May 28, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2054
Docket Number: 2018-1251
Dayton Bar Assn. v. Williams
Date: May 28, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2055
Docket Number: 2018-1255
In re Resignation of Sutter
Date: May 28, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2056
Docket Number: 2019-0641
State ex rel. Yost v. Omar Ibn El Khattab Mosque, Inc.  
Date: May 23, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1958
Docket Number: 2017-1067

Justia Opinion Summary: In this quo warranto case in which the attorney general sought to dissolve Omar Ibn El Khattab Mosque, Inc. the Supreme Court granted Appellants' motion for reconsideration of the Court's decision affirming the decision...

Fradette v. Gold  
Date: May 23, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1959
Docket Number: 2018-1068

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the court of appeals' judgment denying Carol Fradette's petition for a writ of prohibition against Joseph Fradette and Judge Rosemary Grdina Gold and Magistrate Michelle Edwards of the Cuyahoga...

State ex rel. Richard v. Chambers-Smith  
Date: May 23, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1962
Docket Number: 2018-1445

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals denying Appellant's Civ.R. 60(B) motion for relief from judgment and denied the five motions that Appellant filed in this case, holding that the court of ap...

State ex rel. White v. Woods  
Date: May 22, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1893
Docket Number: 2018-1172

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's complaint for a writ of mandamus and/or procedendo to compel Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Judge William H. Woods to issue a...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Selby
Date: May 22, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1894
Docket Number: 2018-1754
Columbus Bar Assn. v. Bare
Date: May 22, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1969
Docket Number: 2019-0553
Disciplinary Counsel v. Bereday
Date: May 22, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1895
Disciplinary Counsel v. McCray
Date: May 21, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1857
Docket Number: 2018-1437
Mahoning Cty. Bar Assn. v. Vivo
Date: May 21, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1858
Docket Number: 2018-1440
State ex rel. Husband v. Shanahan  
Date: May 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1853
Docket Number: 2018-0995

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's petition for a writ of mandamus to compel Appellee, Judge Megan E. Shanahan of the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, to provide...

Rock v. Harris  
Date: May 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1849
Docket Number: 2018-1140

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's petition for a writ of habeas corpus against Warden Brandeshawn Harris, holding that Appellant's underlying claims were not cognizabl...

Columbus Bar Assn. v. Roseman
Date: May 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1850
Docket Number: 2018-1439
State v. Romero  
Date: May 15, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1839
Docket Number: 2017-0915

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals reversing the trial court's denial of Appellee's motion to withdraw a guilty plea based on his claim of ineffective assistance of counsel, holding that the...

State ex rel. Martin v. Greene  
Date: May 15, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1827
Docket Number: 2018-0068

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied as moot Relator's complaint seeking a writ of mandamus against Larry Greene, the administrative assistant for the warden of the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, to compel the production of pu...

State ex rel. Shafer v. Wainwright  
Date: May 15, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1828
Docket Number: 2018-0950

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals denying Appellant's petition for a writ of habeas corpus, holding that Appellant did not show that he was entitled to the writ. In his habeas corpus petiti...

Cincinnati Bar Assn. v. Flessa
Date: May 9, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1722
Docket Number: 2018-1756
The City of Upper Arlington v. McClain  
Date: May 9, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1726
Docket Number: 2018-1830

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied Appellee's motion to dismiss Appellant's appeal from the decision of the Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) that denied Appellant's claim for property-tax exemption for several parcels of land it owned,...

State ex rel. O'Malley v. Russo  
Date: May 8, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1698
Docket Number: 2018-0996

Justia Opinion Summary: In this original action brought by Cuyahoga County Prosecuting Attorney Michael C. O'Malley seeking a writ of prohibition to prevent Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Michael J. Russo from exercising jurisdicti...

State ex rel. Zander v. Judge of Summit County Common Pleas Court  
Date: May 8, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1704
Docket Number: 2018-1198

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's complaint for writs of mandamus and prohibition against an unnamed judge of the Summit County Court of Common Pleas, holding that App...

State ex rel. Greene County Board of Commissioners v. O'Diam  
Date: May 7, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1676
Docket Number: 2018-0399

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted a peremptory writ prohibiting Judge Thomas O'Diam of the probate division of the Greene County Court of Common Pleas from enforcing his orders concerning the control of Courtroom 3 in the Greene...

Smith v. Sheldon  
Date: May 7, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1677
Docket Number: 2018-1195

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's petition for a writ of habeas corpus, holding that the arguments raised in the petition were not cognizable in habeas corpus. Appell...

Trumbull Cty. Bar Assn. v. Lutseck
Date: May 7, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1712
Docket Number: 2019-0489
In re Connors
Date: May 7, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1716
Docket Number: 2019-0598
In re Sutter
Date: May 6, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1689
Docket Number: 2019-0589
In re Disqualification of Stucki
Date: May 2, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1624
Docket Number: 19-AP-001
In re Disqualification of Yarbrough
Date: May 2, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1630
Docket Number: 19-AP-010
In re Disqualification of Yarbrough
Date: May 2, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1625
Docket Number: 19-AP-010
In re Disqualification of Swift
Date: May 2, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1626
Docket Number: 19-AP-029
State v. Hairston  
Date: May 2, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1622
Docket Number: 2017-1505

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals reversing the judgment of the trial court denying Defendant's motion to suppress a handgun and other evidence obtained during a Terry stop, holding that the...

State ex rel. Miller v. Bower  
Date: May 2, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1623
Docket Number: 2018-0827

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's petition for a writ of mandamus to compel the chief of the Ohio Bureau of Sentencing Computation (BSC) to recompute his sentences, ho...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Grego
Date: May 2, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1632
Docket Number: 2019-0299
In re Resignation of Dunn
Date: May 2, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1633
Docket Number: 2019-0449
In re Resignation of Silberman
Date: May 2, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1631
Docket Number: 2019-0450
State ex rel. Seabolt v. State Highway Patrol Retirement System  
Date: May 1, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1594
Docket Number: 2018-0695

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals denying Appellant's request for a writ of mandamus against the State Highway Patrol Retirement System (HPRS), holding that Appellant was not entitled to an...

State ex rel. Cleveland v. Russo  
Date: May 1, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1595
Docket Number: 2019-0251

Justia Opinion Summary: In this original action, the Supreme Court granted the City of Cleveland's request for a peremptory writ of prohibition against Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Nancy M. Russo and ordered Judge Russo to vacate...

In re Disqualification of Selvaggio
Date: April 30, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1826
Docket Number: 19-AP-046
State ex rel. Sales v. Ohio Public Employees Retirement Board  
Date: April 30, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1568
Docket Number: 2017-1589

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals granting a writ of mandamus compelling the Ohio Public Employees Retirement Board (the OPERS board) to grant Appellee membership status and service credit i...

State ex rel. Roberts v. Marsh  
Date: April 30, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1569
Docket Number: 2018-0593

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's petition for a writ of mandamus and/or procedendo against Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Judge Melba Marsh, holding that Appellan...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Jackson
Date: April 29, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1566
Docket Number: 2010-0735
In re Disqualification of Bennett
Date: April 24, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-2017
Docket Number: 19-AP-044
In re Disqualification of Jamison
Date: April 16, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1788
Docket Number: 19-AP-038
Kljun v. McCloud
Date: April 11, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1334
Docket Number: 2017-1576
State ex rel. Novak, LLP v. Ambrose  
Date: April 11, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1329
Docket Number: 2018-1054

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the court of appeals' denial of a writ of prohibition sought by Appellants against Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Dick Ambrose, holding that the judge had jurisdiction over a breac...

State ex rel. Evans v. Chambers-Smith  
Date: April 11, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1335
Docket Number: 2018-1382

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's complaint for a writ of mandamus against then director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC), other officials...

Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Hackerd
Date: April 11, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1340
Docket Number: 2018-1434
Grinnell v. Bowen
Date: April 10, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1311
Docket Number: 2018-1038
Ridenour v. Shoop  
Date: April 10, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1313
Docket Number: 2018-1490

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's complaint for a writ of habeas corpus against the warden of the Chillicothe Correctional Institution, holding that the court of appea...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Davis
Date: April 10, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1314
Docket Number: 2018-1761
Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Thomas
Date: April 9, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1307
Docket Number: 2017-1730
Mahoning Cty. Bar Assn. v. McNally
Date: April 9, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1308
Docket Number: 2017-1743
Disciplinary Counsel v. Mason
Date: April 9, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1269
Docket Number: 2018-0538
State ex rel. Vonderheide v. Multi-Color Corp.  
Date: April 9, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1270
Docket Number: 2018-0832

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the Tenth District Court of Appeals granting Sharon Vonderheide's petition for a writ of mandamus and ordering the Industrial Commission to vacate its decision denying Vonderhei...

State ex rel. Swanson v. Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction  
Date: April 9, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1271
Docket Number: 2018-1492

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's complaint for a writ of mandamus, holding that the court of appeals correctly dismissed Appellant's petition for noncompliance with O...

State v. White  
Date: April 4, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1215
Docket Number: 2017-1292

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant's appeal of his conviction for failure to maintain reasonable control of a vehicle, a minor misdemeanor, on the ground that the judgmen...

State ex rel. Cordell v. Paden  
Date: April 4, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1216
Docket Number: 2017-1398

Justia Opinion Summary: In this original action brought by Relator seeking a writ of mandamus to compel the Guernsey County Sheriff to release records related to a criminal case against Bryan Bates, the Supreme Court denied Relator's petition f...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Bosecker
Date: April 4, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1229
Docket Number: 2019-0099
In re Resignation of Meehan
Date: April 4, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1231
Docket Number: 2019-0286
In re Resignation of Barton
Date: April 4, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1232
Docket Number: 2019-0386
Disciplinary Counsel v. Rusu  
Date: April 3, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1201
Docket Number: 2018-1436

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court adopted the findings of the Board of Professional Conduct that Judge Robert Nathaniel Rusu Jr., the Mahoning County Probate Court judge, violated several rules of the Code of Judicial Conduct and public...

Trumbull Cty. Bar Assn. v. Dull
Date: March 28, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1109
Docket Number: 2017-0490
Disciplinary Counsel v. Engel
Date: March 28, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1110
Docket Number: 2017-1087
Disciplinary Counsel v. Kolias
Date: March 25, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-1030
Docket Number: 2019-0225
In re Schwarz
Date: March 22, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-972
Docket Number: 2019-0405
State ex rel. Powe v. Lanzinger  
Date: March 21, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-954
Docket Number: 2018-1121

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant’s petition for a writ of mandamus against Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Jill Lanzinger, holding that the court of appeals corr...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Domis
Date: March 21, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-955
Docket Number: 2018-1753
Bear v. Buchanan  
Date: March 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-931
Docket Number: 2018-0836

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the court of appeals dismissing Appellant’s complaint for a writ of habeas corpus against Respondent, warden of the Noble Correctional Institution, holding that the allegations in Appellant’s p...

State ex rel. Roush v. Montgomery  
Date: March 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-932
Docket Number: 2018-0905

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing the complaint of Appellant for a writ of prohibition or mandamus seeking a writ requiring dismissal of an adoption proceeding concerning his biol...

State ex rel. Hunley v. Department of Rehabilitation & Correction  
Date: March 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-933
Docket Number: 2018-0972

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals denying Appellant’s petition for a writ of mandamus and/or procedendo to compel the Bureau of Sentence Computation of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation...

Curtis v. Wainwright  
Date: March 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-942
Docket Number: 2018-1084

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant’s petition for a writ of habeas corpus, holding that Appellant’s claim was not cognizable in a habeas corpus action. Appellant was con...

In re Dunn
Date: March 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-953
Docket Number: 2019-0369
In re Long
Date: March 20, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-952
Docket Number: 2019-0385
Dean v. Marquis  
Date: March 19, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-900
Docket Number: 2018-0758

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant’s petition for writ of habeas corpus, holding that the court of appeals correctly dismissed the writ for failure to state a claim upon...

State ex rel. Army of the Twelve Monkeys v. Warren County Court of Common Pleas  
Date: March 19, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-901
Docket Number: 2018-0760

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant’s complaint for a writ of mandamus for failure to pay the filing fee but modified the judgment to hold that the dismissal was without p...

State ex rel. Brust v. Chambers-Smith  
Date: March 14, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-857
Docket Number: 2018-0583

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals denying Appellant’s petition for a writ of mandamus against Appellees, the director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction and the acting c...

State ex rel. Allen v. Goulding  
Date: March 14, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-858
Docket Number: 2018-0685

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals sua sponte dismissing Appellant’s petition for a writ of mandamus, holding that the court of appeals did not abuse its discretion when it sua sponte dismiss...

State ex rel. Federle v. Warren County Board of Elections  
Date: March 13, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-849
Docket Number: 2019-0104

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied the writs of prohibition and mandamus sought by Relators to order the Warren County Board of Elections to remove from the May 7 ballot a referendum on a 2018 resolution adopted by the Wayne Towns...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Skolnick
Date: March 11, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-820
Docket Number: 2017-1735
Disciplinary Counsel v. Wysin
Date: March 11, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-819
Docket Number: 2019-0196
Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Perry
Date: March 7, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-764
Docket Number: 2018-1092
Columbus Bar Assn. v. Chodosh
Date: March 7, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-765
Docket Number: 2018-1094
State ex rel. Howard v. Turner  
Date: March 6, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-759
Docket Number: 2018-0824

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing the complaint for a writ of mandamus filed by Appellant, an inmate, holding that compliance with Ohio Rev. Code 2969.26(A) is mandatory and that...

State ex rel. White v. Tepe  
Date: March 6, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-760
Docket Number: 2018-0926

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the dismissal of Appellant’s complaint for writs of mandamus and prohibition against Warren County Common Pleas Court Judge Timothy Tepe, holding that Appellant failed to demonstrate that the c...

State ex rel. St. Clair Township Board of Trustees v. Hamilton  
Date: March 5, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-717
Docket Number: 2017-0563

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied the writ of mandamus sought by the St. Clair Township Board of Trustees (St. Clair) seeking to compel the City of Hamilton and its officers (Hamilton) to calculate and pay lost tax revenue associ...

State ex rel. Dixon v. Bowerman  
Date: March 5, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-716
Docket Number: 2018-0621

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant’s petition for a writ of habeas corpus against the warden of the Toledo Correction Institution, holding that the petition was correctly...

Handcock v. Shoop  
Date: March 5, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-718
Docket Number: 2018-0787

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals dismissing Appellant’s petition for a writ of habeas corpus that he filed against the warden of the Chillicothe Correctional Institution, holding that the c...

Lorain Cty. Bar Assn. v. Weir
Date: March 1, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-728
Docket Number: 2019-0150
Disciplinary Counsel v. Marshall
Date: February 28, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-670
Docket Number: 2018-1433
In re Resignation of Robol
Date: February 27, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-672
Docket Number: 2019-0136
In re Resignation of Treuhaft
Date: February 27, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-673
Docket Number: 2019-0139
Disciplinary Counsel v. Meehan
Date: February 22, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-616
Docket Number: 2019-0133
Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Thomas
Date: February 21, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-612
Docket Number: 2017-1730
Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Mariotti
Date: February 19, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-579
Docket Number: 2018-1579
State ex rel. Tantarelli v. Decapua Enterprises, Inc.  
Date: February 14, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-517
Docket Number: 2017-0922

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the court of appeals’ denial of Appellant’s petition for a writ of mandamus in this workers’ compensation case, holding that the Industrial Commission did not abuse its discretion by concluding...

State ex rel. Mignella v. Industrial Commission  
Date: February 13, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-463
Docket Number: 2018-0085

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals denying Appellant’s complaint seeking a writ of procedendo ordering the Industrial Commission to proceed with its adjudication of her application for perman...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Salerno
Date: February 12, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-435
Docket Number: 2018-1088
Cincinnati Bar Assn. v. Moore
Date: January 25, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-215
Docket Number: 2018-1840
State v. Amos
Date: January 23, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-168
Docket Number: 2017-1778
State ex rel. Abernathy v. Lucas County Board of Elections  
Date: January 23, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-201
Docket Number: 2018-1824

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied the writ of prohibition sought by Josh Abernathy to compel the Lucas County Board of Elections to remove the Lake Erie Bill of Rights (LEBOR), a proposed amendment to the Toledo City Charter, fro...

Disciplinary Counsel v. Bennett
Date: January 17, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-117
Docket Number: 2018-0527
In re Resignation of Tarullo
Date: January 17, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-119
Docket Number: 2018-1790
In re Yavorcik
Date: January 10, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-31
Docket Number: 2016-0648
Disciplinary Counsel v. Pickrel
Date: January 10, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-32
Docket Number: 2017-0225
Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Aten
Date: January 3, 2019
Citation: 2019-Ohio-5
Docket Number: 2018-1706
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