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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

2011-1774.  Cincinnati Bar Association v. Hartke, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2443.
On Certified Report of the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 11-003.  James R. Hartke, Attorney Registration No. 0011584, is suspended from the practice law in Ohio for a period of six months.
O’Connor, C.J., and Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Cupp, and
McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Lanzinger, J., dissents and would impose a six-month stayed suspension.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-2443.pdf
Summary: Cincinnati Attorney Suspended

2011-0673.  Cincinnati City School Dist. Bd. of Edn. v. Conners, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2447.
Hamilton App. No. C-100399, 2011-Ohio-1084. Judgment affirmed.
O’Connor, C.J., and Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Pfeifer, J., concurs in syllabus and concurs in part and dissents in part.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-2447.pdf
Summary: School District May Not Enforce Deed Restriction Barring Buyer's Use of Vacant School Building as Charter School

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