9/22/21 | In re Waiver of the Self-Study Cap for Judges, Magistrates, and Attorneys in the 2021/2022 Continuing-Legal-Education ("CLE") Compliance Period

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic causing the cancelation of live, in-person CLE and for vital safety and logistical considerations concerning CLE, the self-study caps are waived for judges, magistrates, and attorneys with last names beginning with M through Z for the 2021-2022 compliance period ending December 31, 2022.
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October 21, 2021

State v. Hubbard
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3710

State v. Jarvis
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3712

October 20, 2021

Disciplinary Counsel v. Ford
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3661

State ex rel. Newell v. Cuyahoga Cty. Court of Common Pleas
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3662

October 19, 2021

O’Neal v. State
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3663

State ex rel. Zarbana Industries, Inc. v. Indus. Comm.
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3669

October 14, 2021

In re Application of FirstEnergy Advisors for Certification as a Competitive Retail Elec. Serv. Power Broker & Aggregator
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3630

October 13, 2021

State ex rel. Griffin v. Doe
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3626

October 12, 2021

State ex rel. Griffin v. Sehlmeyer
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3624

October 7, 2021

State v. Lawson
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3566

State ex rel. Jones v. Hogan
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3567

October 6, 2021

AKC, Inc. v. United Specialty Ins. Co.
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3540

State ex rel. Ryan Alternative Staffing, Inc. v. Moss
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3539

October 5, 2021

Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow v. State Bd. of Edn.
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3445

State ex rel. Wesley v. Cuyahoga Cty. Court of Common Pleas
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3489

October 4, 2021

State v. Toles
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3531

October 1, 2021

State ex rel. T-Bill Dev. Co., L.L.C. v. Union Cty. Bd. of Elections
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3535

September 30, 2021

State v. Foreman
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3409

September 29, 2021

State ex rel. Johnstone v. Cincinnati
Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3393

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October 22, 2021

In E. Cleveland v. Ambrose, the Court ordered respondent Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Dick Ambrose to file a response, if any, by 9 a.m., Oct. 25, to relator City of East Cleveland’s emergency request for an interlocutory ruling on its writ application.

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In McElroy v. Chambers-Smith, the Court ruled as moot relator Justin McElroy’s request to modify his lawsuit in order to change the listed address of two of the respondents because they waived service and indicated they are prepared to respond.

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October 21, 2021

In State v. Hubbard and State v. Jarvis, the Court ruled a 2019 state law requiring certain felons to register as violent offenders can be imposed on those who committed their crimes before the law took effect. (Also 2020-0625.)

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October 20, 2021

In League of Women Voters of Ohio v. Ohio Redistricting Comm., the Court permitted out-of-state attorneys T. Alora Thomas, Julie Ebenstein, and Greg McGuire to participate in the case. 

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In Disciplinary Counsel v. Ford, the Court imposed a second indefinite suspension on a Cincinnati attorney who provided legal assistance to a client while under suspension.

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October 19, 2021

In O’Neal v. State, the Court ruled Ohio’s existing execution protocol to carry out death sentences by lethal injection can be applied without the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction submitting it through the state’s formal rulemaking procedures. (Also 2020-0683.)

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October 18, 2021

The Court published official versions of 13 opinions, which were previously released as slip opinions.

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October 15, 2021

In State v. McNeal, the Court appointed the Ohio Public Defender’s Office to represent appellant Tracy McNeal.

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October 14, 2021

In In re Application of FirstEnergy Advisors for Certification as a Competitive Retail Elec. Serv. Power Broker & Aggregator, the Court ruled the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio improperly allowed FirstEnergy Advisors to begin operations without first determining that the company was fit and capable of complying with Ohio law.

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October 13, 2021

In Columbus Bar Assn. v. Chambers and Disciplinary Counsel v. Anthony, the Court found Richard Chambers II and Marcelle Anthony, both of Columbus, in contempt for failure to comply with disciplinary proceedings.

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