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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

2011-0033.  State v. Johnson, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-975.
Butler App. No. CA2009-12-307, 190 Ohio App.3d 750, 2010-Ohio-5808.  Court of appeals judgment vacated and cause remanded.
O’Connor, C.J., and Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Lanzinger, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-975.pdf

2011-0647.  Disciplinary Counsel v. Bunstine, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-977.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 10-065. Edward Royal Bunstine, Attorney Registration No. 0030127, is suspended from the practice of law in Ohio for six months, all stayed.
Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, and Cupp, JJ., concur.
O’Connor, C.J., and Lanzinger and McGee Brown, JJ., dissent and would impose a six-month actual suspension.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-977.pdf

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