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Thursday, May 3, 2012

2011-0008 and 2011-0010.  State v. Harris, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-1908.
Cuyahoga App. No. 95128, 190 Ohio App.3d 417, 2010-Ohio-5374.  Judgment reversed and cause remanded.
O’Connor, C.J., and Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Lanzinger, J., dissents.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-1908.pdf
Summary: Sentence That Omits Mandatory License Suspension Ruled Void, Resentencing Limited to Imposing Required Suspension

2011-0823.  State ex rel. Souffrance v. Doe, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-1906.
Hamilton App. No. C-110090. Judgment affirmed.
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-1906.pdf

2011-1323.  In re Application of Gueli, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-1907.
On Report by the Board of Commissioners on Character and Fitness, No. 426.  The pending application of Jeffrey Vincent Gueli to take the Ohio bar examination is disapproved, but he may apply for the July 2014 bar examination.
O’Connor, C.J., and Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Lanzinger, J., concurs in judgment only.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-1907.pdf

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