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Jones v. Geauga Cty Republican Party Cent. Commt. 2016-G-0056OPEN MEETINGS - motion to dismiss declaratory judgment action; county's Republican party central committee meetings discussing internal bylaws and appointment of new members is not public business requiring open meeting; R.C. 121.22.WrightGeauga 5/22/2017 5/22/2017 2017-Ohio-2930
State v. Johnson 2016-G-0093CRIMINAL LAW - Ineffective assistance of counsel; argument is contrary to record; argument based on allegations outside record improper in direct appeal; defendant's alleged incompetency to enter guilty plea is unsupported. WrightGeauga 5/22/2017 5/22/2017 2017-Ohio-2931
State v. Johnson 2016-L-103CRIMINAL - Rape; Aggravated Burglary; Burglary; manifest weight of the evidence; sexual contact; sexual conduct; credibility; lack of physical injury; sentencing factors; seriousness factors; R.C. 2929.12(C); mitigating factors; history of unrelated criminal convictionsGrendellLake 5/22/2017 5/22/2017 2017-Ohio-2932
State v. Sari 2016-L-109CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCING/FINES - illegal conveyance of drugs of abuse onto the grounds of a detention facility; corrupting another with drugs; heroin; deceased victim; R.C. 2929.12; sentencing factors; relationship with victim facilitated the offense; organized criminal activity; serious physical harm; criminal history; drug abuse history; R.C. 2929.14(C)(4); consecutive sentences; presumption of concurrent sentences; R.C. 2929.11; proportionality; similarly situated offenders; consistency, not uniformity; R.C. 2929.18; mandatory fine; affidavit of indigency.CannonLake 5/22/2017 5/22/2017 2017-Ohio-2933
State ex rel. Masiella v. Brimfield Twp. Bd. of Trustees 2016-P-0038CIVIL - summary judgment; Civ.R. 56; Ohio's Open Meeting Act; R.C. 121.22; contemplation that the individual board will be sui juris; a key purpose is to provide notice to the public and have open meetings; transparency is paramount; no direct evidence to support a violation.O'ToolePortage 5/22/2017 5/22/2017 2017-Ohio-2934
Aho v. RTI Internatl. Metals, Inc. 2016-T-0080 & 2016-T-0082WORKERS' COMPENSATION - summary judgment; Civ.R. 56; genuine issue of material fact; compensable workplace injury; arising out of employment; unexplained slip or fall; neutral origin; direct benefit.CannonTrumbull 5/15/2017 5/15/2017 2017-Ohio-2803
Haupt v. Haupt 2015-G-0049DOMESTIC RELATIONS - Child custody; termination of shared parenting plan; R.C. 3109.04(E)(2)(c); child's best interests; factors; parent's failure to communicate and cooperate; false allegations as to failure to provide proper care; failure to timely object to magistrate's order appointing new GAL; Ciiv.R. 53(D)(2)(b); extent of trial court's duty to review magistrate's decision and objections; character witnesses; inadmissible; affidavit as substitute for direct testimony.WrightGeauga 5/8/2017 5/8/2017 2017-Ohio-2719
State v. Gonzales 2016-A-0048CRIMINAL LAW - Sentencing; jail-time credit; R.C. 2967.191; credit for pre-indictment period; incarceration based solely on probation violation holder; holder based solely on new criminal charges; statute satisfied when incarceration "arose out of" new offenses.WrightAshtabula 5/8/2017 5/8/2017 2017-Ohio-2720
State v. Stanifer 2016-G-0085CRIMINAL LAW - involuntary manslaughter; kidnapping; obstruction of justice; guilty plea; felony sentencing; R.C. 2953.08(G); consecutive sentences; R.C. 2929.14; R.C. 2929.11; R.C. 2929.12; allied offenses; merger; de novo; R.C. 2941.25; no error in imposing separate sentences.O'TooleGeauga 5/8/2017 5/8/2017 2017-Ohio-2721
Li-Conrad v. Curran 2016-L-099CIVIL PROCEDURE - Civ.R. 60(B); relief from final judgment; assertion of issue that could have been raised in response to summary judgment; reconsideration impermissible; res judicata.WrightLake 5/8/2017 5/8/2017 2017-Ohio-2722