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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

2011-0599.  State v. Eafford, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2224.
Cuyahoga App. No. 94718, 2011-Ohio-927.  Judgment reversed and sentence reinstated.
O’Connor, C.J., and Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Pfeifer and Lanzinger, JJ., dissent.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-2224.pdf
Summary: Court Upholds Felony Cocaine Conviction Despite Absence of Drug Name, Degree of Offense on Jury Verdict Form

2011-0606.  Eastley v. Volkman, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2179.
Scioto App. Nos. 09CA3308 and 09CA3309, 2010-Ohio-4771.  Judgment reversed and cause remanded.
O’Connor, C.J., and Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Lanzinger, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Pfeifer, J., dissents and would dismiss the appeal as having been improvidently accepted.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-2179.pdf
Summary: Supreme Court Clarifies Guidelines for Appellate Review of Civil Judgments Based on 'Manifest Weight of Evidence'

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