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Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009

2007-2202.  Schelling v. Humphrey, Slip Opinion No. 2009-Ohio-4175.
Williams App. No. WM-07-001, 2007-Ohio-5469.  Judgment affirmed, and cause remanded to the trial court.
Moyer, C.J., and Pfeifer, O'Connor, and Cupp, JJ., concur.
Lundberg Stratton, O'Donnell, and Lanzinger, JJ., dissent.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2009/2009-Ohio-4175.pdf

2008-1460.  Youngstown v. Traylor, Slip Opinion No. 2009-Ohio-4184.
Mahoning App. No. 07 MA 102, 2008-Ohio-2971.  Judgment reversed, and judgment of the trial court reinstated.
Moyer, C.J., and Lundberg Stratton, O'Connor, O'Donnell, and Cupp, JJ., concur.
Pfeifer and Lanzinger, JJ., dissent.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2009/2009-Ohio-4184.pdf
Summary: Court Upholds Youngstown ‘Vicious Dog’ Ordinance

2009-0051.  State ex rel. Arcadia Acres v. Ohio Dept. of Job & Family Services, Slip Opinion No. 2009-Ohio-4176.
Franklin App. No. 08AP-229, 2008-Ohio-6127.  Judgment affirmed.
Moyer, C.J., and Lundberg Stratton, O'Connor, O'Donnell, and Cupp, JJ., concur.
Pfeifer and Lanzinger, JJ., concur in judgment only.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2009/2009-Ohio-4176.pdf

2009-0394.  Disciplinary Counsel v. Horan, Slip Opinion No. 2009-Ohio-4177.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 08-052.  Karan Marie Horan, Attorney Registration No. 0040872, is permanently disbarred from the practice of law in Ohio.
Moyer, C.J., and Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O'Connor, O'Donnell, Lanzinger, and Cupp, JJ., concur.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2009/2009-Ohio-4177.pdf
Summary: Middletown Attorney Disbarred

2009-0401.  Cuyahoga Cty. Bar Assn. v. Johnson, Slip Opinion No. 2009-Ohio-4178.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 07-030.  Rita R. Johnson, Attorney Registration No. 0065959, is publicly reprimanded.
Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O'Donnell, Lanzinger, and Cupp, JJ., concur.
Moyer, C.J., and O'Connor, J., dissent.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2009/2009-Ohio-4178.pdf

2009-0510.  In re Application of Corrigan, Slip Opinion No. 2009-Ohio-4183.
On Report by the Board of Commissioners on Character and Fitness, No. 393.  The application of John Francis Corrigan for admission to the practice of law in Ohio is disapproved, but he may apply for a future bar examination in accordance with Gov.Bar R. I(3).
Moyer, C.J., and Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O'Connor, O'Donnell, Lanzinger, and Cupp, JJ., concur.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2009/2009-Ohio-4183.pdf

2009-0662.  Cincinnati Bar Assn. v. Stridsberg, Slip Opinion No. 2009-Ohio-4182.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 08-061.  Roger C. Stridsberg, Attorney Registration No. 0021277, is suspended from the practice of law in Ohio for six months, stayed on conditions.
Moyer, C.J., and Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O'Connor, O'Donnell, Lanzinger, and Cupp, JJ., concur.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2009/2009-Ohio-4182.pdf

2009-0967.  Cincinnati Bar Assn. v. Foreclosure Solutions, L.L.C., Slip Opinion No. 2009-Ohio-4174.
On Final Report by the Board on the Unauthorized Practice of Law, No. UPL 07-04.  Foreclosure Solutions, L.L.C., and Timothy A. Buckley are enjoined from acts constituting the practice of law in Ohio, and civil penalty is imposed.
Moyer, C.J., and Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O'Connor, O'Donnell, Lanzinger, and Cupp, JJ., concur.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2009/2009-Ohio-4174.pdf
Summary: Foreclosure ‘Rescue’ Operation Cited for Unauthorized Practice of Law, Fined $50,000

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