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Disciplinary Counsel v. Fannin 2023-1400On certification of default.   4/12/2024 4/12/2024 2024-Ohio-1380
04/12/2024 Case Announcements  Motion and procedural rulings.   4/12/2024 4/12/2024 2024-Ohio-1381
04/12/2024 Case Announcements #2  Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Disciplinary cases.   4/12/2024 4/12/2024 2024-Ohio-1384
04/12/2024 Case Announcements #3  Motion and procedural rulings.   4/12/2024 4/12/2024 2024-Ohio-1398
04/11/2024 Case Announcements  Motion and procedural rulings.   4/11/2024 4/11/2024 2024-Ohio-1355
04/11/2024 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   4/11/2024 4/11/2024 2024-Ohio-1356
04/10/2024 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   4/10/2024 4/10/2024 2024-Ohio-1351
04/10/2024 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings.   4/10/2024 4/10/2024 2024-Ohio-1307
Makuch v. Makuch 2023-1212S.Ct.Prac.R. 403.(A)—Appeal not accepted for review—Memorandum in support of jurisdiction filed on behalf of appellant deemed frivolous—Imposition of sanctions unnecessary because appellant’s counsel has previously been declared to be vexatious litigators and appellee was not represented by counsel and did not file documents in this matter.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-1305 4/10/2024 4/10/2024 2024-Ohio-1305
State ex rel. Mobley v. Noble 2023-0412Mandamus—Procedendo—Relator sought extraordinary writ to compel trial-court judge to issue judgment of conviction that constitutes a final, appealable order—Adequate remedy in ordinary course of law—Court of appeals’ judgment dismissing complaint affirmed—Motion to declare relator a vexatious litigator denied.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-1291 4/9/2024 4/9/2024 2024-Ohio-1291
04/09/2024 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings.   4/9/2024 4/9/2024 2024-Ohio-1329
In re Disqualification of Ruehlman 23-AP-191Judges—Affidavits of disqualification—R.C. 2701.03—Affidavit dismissed as to judge’s presiding over Ward v. Ross—Affidavit granted as to judge’s presiding over Jackson v. Ward to avoid appearance of impropriety.Kennedy, C.J.  4/8/2024 4/8/2024 2024-Ohio-1306
In re Disqualification of Bruns 24-AP-006Judges—Affidavits of disqualification—R.C. 2701.03—Affiant had standing as a “party to the proceeding” under R.C. 2701.03(A) to seek judge’s disqualification from presiding over juvenile-court delinquency proceeding in which affiant’s child was the alleged delinquent child—Affiant failed to show that judge is interested in underlying case or “otherwise is disqualified” under R.C. 2701.03(A)—Disqualification denied.Kennedy, C.J.  4/8/2024 4/8/2024 2024-Ohio-1308
04/08/2024 Case Announcements  Affidavits of disqualification—Miscellaneous dismissals.   4/8/2024 4/8/2024 2024-Ohio-1309
04/05/2024 Case Announcements  Motion and procedural rulings.   4/5/2024 4/5/2024 2024-Ohio-1287
04/04/2024 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Miscellaneous dismissals.   4/4/2024 4/4/2024 2024-Ohio-1263
State v. Carter 2023-0156Criminal law?Sixth Amendment?Right to face-to-face confrontation?Harmless error?Trial court erred in allowing witness to testify by video at trial without making sufficient case-specific findings of necessity, in violation of defendant’s right to face-to-face confrontation under Confrontation Clause of Sixth Amendment to United States Constitution?In light of other evidence presented against defendant at trial, confrontation error was harmless?Court of appeals’ judgment affirmed.DeWine, J.Slip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-1247 4/4/2024 4/4/2024 2024-Ohio-1247
04/03/2024 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions.   4/3/2024 4/3/2024 2024-Ohio-1252
McDermott v. Ohio State Univ. 2023-0202Court of appeals’ judgment reversed on the authority of Smith v. Ohio State Univ. and cause remanded. Slip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-1227 4/3/2024 4/3/2024 2024-Ohio-1227
04/02/2024 Administrative Actions  Administrative actions.   4/2/2024 4/2/2024 2024-Ohio-1246
04/02/2024 Case Announcements  Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review—Appeals not accepted for review—Reconsideration of prior decisions.   4/2/2024 4/2/2024 2024-Ohio-1228
04/01/2024 Case Announcements  Official versions released—Motion and procedural rulings.   4/1/2024 4/1/2024 2024-Ohio-1216
04/01/2024 Case Announcements #2  Disciplinary cases.   4/1/2024 4/1/2024 2024-Ohio-1229
03/28/2024 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Disciplinary cases—Miscellaneous dismissals.   3/28/2024 3/28/2024 2024-Ohio-1156
State ex rel. Taylor v. Montgomery Cty. Court of Common Pleas 2023-0788Prohibition—Petition for writ of prohibition failed because appellant had adequate remedy in ordinary course of law and failed to show that trial court had patently and unambiguously lacked jurisdiction over his criminal case—Court of appeals’ judgment dismissing petition affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-1127 3/28/2024 3/28/2024 2024-Ohio-1127
State ex rel. Townsend v. Gaul 2023-0862Mandamus—Inmate failed to comply with requirements of R.C. 2969.25(C)—Court of appeals’ dismissal of complaint affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-1128 3/28/2024 3/28/2024 2024-Ohio-1128
Disciplinary Counsel v. Taylor 2023-0743Attorneys—Misconduct—Violation of Prof.Cond.R. 8.4(c) for failing to provide truthful answers to questions on license application—Conditionally stayed six-month suspension.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-1082 3/27/2024 3/27/2024 2024-Ohio-1082
State v. Jones 2022-1049Criminal law—Sentencing—R.C. 2953.08(G)—R.C. 2929.14(C)(4)—The trial court made the findings necessary to impose consecutive sentences under R.C. 2929.14(C)(4), and those findings were not clearly and convincingly unsupported by the record, R.C. 2953.08(G)(2)—Court of appeals’ judgment affirmed.Brunner, J.Slip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-1083 3/27/2024 3/27/2024 2024-Ohio-1083
03/27/2024 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review—Appeals not accepted for review.   3/27/2024 3/27/2024 2024-Ohio-1087
03/27/2024 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   3/27/2024 3/27/2024 2024-Ohio-1151
State ex rel. Ware v. Galonski 2023-0268Mandamus—Public Records Act—Statutory damages—On remand, court of appeals correctly held that requester was not entitled to statutory damages—Requester failed to prove by clear and convincing evidence that he delivered public-records requests by certified mail—Court of appeals’ judgment affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-1064 3/26/2024 3/26/2024 2024-Ohio-1064
Estate of Tomlinson v. Mega Pool Warehouse, Inc. 2023-0230Civil law—Civ.R. 38—Civil-jury-trial demands—Trial court’s local rule did not require each party seeking a jury trial to pay a jury deposit—Under Civ.R. 38(D), a party may not unilaterally withdraw a jury demand—Court of appeals’ judgment reversed and cause remanded to trial court.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-1065 3/26/2024 3/26/2024 2024-Ohio-1065
03/26/2024 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Miscellaneous dismissals.   3/26/2024 3/26/2024 2024-Ohio-1125
03/26/2024 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   3/26/2024 3/26/2024 2024-Ohio-1131
03/22/2024 Case Announcements  Motion and procedural rulings.   3/22/2024 3/22/2024 2024-Ohio-1040
03/22/2024 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   3/22/2024 3/22/2024 2024-Ohio-1066
03/21/2024 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings.   3/21/2024 3/21/2024 2024-Ohio-1037
03/21/2024 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   3/21/2024 3/21/2024 2024-Ohio-1038
State ex rel. Ware v. Ohio Dept. of Rehab. & Corr. 2023-0090Mandamus—R.C. 149.43—Public-records requests—Statutory damages—Writ granted in part and denied in part—Relator awarded $2,000 in statutory damages.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-1015 3/21/2024 3/21/2024 2024-Ohio-1015
State v. Fork 2023-0356Criminal law—Definition of “motor vehicle” in R.C. 4501.01(B) is used for penal laws and applies to offense of aggravated vehicular assault under R.C. 2903.08(A)(1)(a)—R.C. 4501.01(VV)’s qualifying language regarding principal purpose of a vehicle does not look to how vehicle was used at time of charged conduct but vehicle’s principal purpose—The record was insufficient to support appellee’s convictions for aggravated vehicular assault because vehicle being operated at time of charged conduct was a “utility vehicle”—Court of appeals’ judgment affirmed.Kennedy, C.J.Slip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-1016 3/21/2024 3/21/2024 2024-Ohio-1016
03/20/2024 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Appeals not accepted for review.   3/20/2024 3/20/2024 2024-Ohio-1030
Cincinnati Bar Assn. v. Stenson 2023-0041Attorneys—Misconduct—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct—One-year suspension with six months conditionally stayed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-995 3/20/2024 3/20/2024 2024-Ohio-995
State v. Carstaphen 2022-1297Appeal dismissed as having been improvidently accepted. Slip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-976 3/19/2024 3/19/2024 2024-Ohio-976
03/19/2024 Case Announcements #2  Merit decisions with opinions—Disciplinary cases—Mediation matters.   3/19/2024 3/19/2024 2024-Ohio-1013
03/19/2024 Case Announcements  Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review—Appeals not accepted for review—Reconsideration of prior decisions.   3/19/2024 3/19/2024 2024-Ohio-984
Columbus Bar Assn. v. O'Brien 2024-0394On request for immediate interim remedial suspension.   3/19/2024 3/19/2024 2024-Ohio-1014
03/18/2024 Case Announcements  Official versions released.   3/18/2024 3/18/2024 2024-Ohio-989
03/18/2024 Administrative Actions  Administrative actions.   3/18/2024 3/18/2024 2024-Ohio-990
03/15/2024 Case Announcements  Motion and procedural rulings.   3/15/2024 3/15/2024 2024-Ohio-931
03/14/2024 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   3/14/2024 3/14/2024 2024-Ohio-930
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