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State v. Moore (Slip Opinion) 2017-0483Criminal law—Jail-time credit—R.C. 2967.191—Firearm specifications—R.C. 2929.14—Equal protection—Jail-time-credit provision in R.C. 2967.191 may not serve to reduce a prison term for a firearm specification—Because a rational basis exists for an inmate to serve the entirety of a mandatory sentence before becoming eligible for judicial release, requiring an inmate to serve the entire sentence for a firearm specification does not violate equal-protection guarantees.DeWine, J.Slip Opinion No. 2018-Ohio-3237 8/14/2018 8/14/2018 2018-Ohio-3237
Disciplinary Counsel v. Gold (Slip Opinion) 2017-1411Attorneys—Misconduct—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct, including misappropriating client funds, engaging in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation, engaging in conduct that is prejudicial to the administration of justice, and engaging in conduct that adversely reflects on the lawyer’s fitness to practice law—Two-year suspension, with second year stayed on conditions.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2018-Ohio-3238 8/14/2018 8/14/2018 2018-Ohio-3238
08/14/2018 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings.   8/14/2018 8/14/2018 2018-Ohio-3247
State v. Martin (Slip Opinion) 2016-1891Juvenile procedure—R.C. 2152.021(F)(3)—R.C. 2152.021(F)(3) requires appointment of guardian ad litem when a juvenile is a human-trafficking victim and is charged with one or more offenses related to the victimization, which may include violent offenses—In absence of objection to a juvenile court’s failure to consider applicability of R.C. 2152.021(F), criminal plain-error standard applies—Appellant failed to present evidence that her offenses were related to her victimization and therefore failed to show that juvenile court’s failure to consider and apply R.C. 2152.021(F) was plain error—Court of appeals’ affirmance of appellant’s convictions and sentence affirmed.French, J.Slip Opinion No. 2018-Ohio-3226 8/14/2018 8/14/2018 2018-Ohio-3226
08/13/2018 Administrative Actions  Administrative actions.   8/13/2018 8/13/2018 2018-Ohio-3205
8/13/2018 Case Announcements  Official versions released.   8/13/2018 8/13/2018 2018-Ohio-3206
Ohio Renal Assn. v. Kidney Dialysis Patient Protection Amendment Commt. (Slip Opinion) 2018-1047Elections—Initiative-proposal petition—Challenge under Article II, Section 1g, Ohio Constitution—Petition-circulation managers were required to file disclosures under R.C. 3501.381(A)—It is a violation of R.C. 3501.381(A)(1) for a circulator to obtain signatures before that circulator’s compensated manager has filed disclosures required by R.C. 3501.381(A) with secretary of state—Managers violated R.C. 3501.381(A)(1) by managing circulators who collected signatures before filing their R.C. 3501.381(A) disclosures—Challenge sustained.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2018-Ohio-3220 8/13/2018 8/13/2018 2018-Ohio-3220
08/13/2018 Case Announcements #2  Merit decisions with opinions.   8/13/2018 8/13/2018 2018-Ohio-3225
08/10/2018 Case Announcements  Motion and procedural rulings.   8/10/2018 8/10/2018 2018-Ohio-3213
State ex rel. O'Malley v. Collier-Williams (Slip Opinion) 2017-0346Mandamus and prohibition—Judge lacked jurisdiction to invalidate a jury waiver and impanel a jury for sentencing only—Writ of prohibition granted.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2018-Ohio-3154 8/9/2018 8/9/2018 2018-Ohio-3154