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In re Application of Icebreaker Windpower, Inc. 2021-0153Power Siting Board—Offshore wind-powered electric-generation facility—Application for certificate of environmental compatibility and public need—R.C. 4906.10(A)—Power Siting Board’s order granting certificate subject to conditions affirmed—Board’s authority under R.C. 4906.10(A)(6) does not extend to the power to make public-trust determinations.Brunner, J.Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2742 8/10/2022 8/10/2022 2022-Ohio-2742
08/10/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings.   8/10/2022 8/10/2022 2022-Ohio-2749
State v. McNeal 2021-0744Criminal law—Crim.R. 33(B)—Motion for leave to move for a new trial—Crim.R. 33(B) permits a defendant in a criminal case to move for a new trial within the periods specified in the rule but excuses a defendant’s failure to file a timely motion when the defendant proves by clear and convincing evidence that he or she was unavoidably prevented from filing the motion within the prescribed time—Defendant’s motion for leave to move for a new trial made a prima facie showing that the state suppressed evidence favorable to him that tended to disprove an element of the rape charge of which he was convicted and tended to impeach the victim’s testimony—Defendant established a prima facie case that he was unavoidably prevented from moving for a new trial within the time specified in Crim.R. 33(B) due to the state’s suppression of the evidence—Court of appeals’ judgment reversed, and cause remanded to the trial court with instructions for it to grant defendant’s motion for leave to move for a new trial.Kennedy, J.Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2703 8/9/2022 8/9/2022 2022-Ohio-2703
08/09/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Miscellaneous dismissals—Mediation matters.   8/9/2022 8/9/2022 2022-Ohio-2743
08/09/2022 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   8/9/2022 8/9/2022 2022-Ohio-2744
08/08/2022 Case Announcements  Official versions released—Disciplinary cases.   8/8/2022 8/8/2022 2022-Ohio-2711
08/08/2022 Case Announcements #2  Disciplinary cases.   8/8/2022 8/8/2022 2022-Ohio-2712
In re Resignation of Salmen 2022-0834Attorneys at law—Resignation with disciplinary action pending—Gov.Bar R. VI(11)(C).   8/8/2022 8/8/2022 2022-Ohio-2713
08/05/2022 Case Announcements  Disciplinary cases.   8/5/2022 8/5/2022 2022-Ohio-2701
In re Continuing Legal Edn. Suspension of Gedeon CLE-2004-65645On report of the commission on continuing legal education.   8/3/2022 8/3/2022 2022-Ohio-2639
08/03/2022 Case Announcements  Motion and procedural rulings—Disciplinary cases—Miscellaneous dismissals—Miscellaneous orders.   8/3/2022 8/3/2022 2022-Ohio-2641
08/03/2022 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   8/3/2022 8/3/2022 2022-Ohio-2642
08/02/2022 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings—Mediation matters.   8/2/2022 8/2/2022 2022-Ohio-2632
08/02/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review—Appeals not accepted for review—Reconsideration of prior decisions.   8/2/2022 8/2/2022 2022-Ohio-2633
07/29/2022 Case Announcements  Motion and procedural rulings.   7/29/2022 7/29/2022 2022-Ohio-2615
State v. Brinkman 2019-1642Criminal law—Aggravated murder—Findings of guilt and death sentences affirmed—Trial court’s judgment imposing postrelease control on counts that were merged with other counts reversed, and cause remanded to the trial court for it to vacate improperly imposed postrelease control.DeWine, J.Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2550 7/28/2022 7/28/2022 2022-Ohio-2550
Jones v. Foley 2022-0212Habeas corpus—Petitioner not entitled to writ because he has not served his maximum prison sentence—Writ denied.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2551 7/28/2022 7/28/2022 2022-Ohio-2551
07/28/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Miscellaneous dismissals.   7/28/2022 7/28/2022 2022-Ohio-2570
07/28/2022 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   7/28/2022 7/28/2022 2022-Ohio-2574
07/27/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review—Appeals not accepted for review.   7/27/2022 7/27/2022 2022-Ohio-2490
Disciplinary Counsel v. Vick 2021-1515Attorneys—Misconduct—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct, including failure to act with reasonable diligence, failure to promptly refund unearned fees upon withdrawal from employment, knowingly failing to respond to a demand for information by a disciplinary authority, and engaging in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation—Indefinite suspension from the practice of law and restitution ordered.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2541 7/27/2022 7/27/2022 2022-Ohio-2541
State ex rel. Mitchell v. Pittman 2022-0173Mandamus—A Court of appeals’ judgment dismissing a relator’s mandamus complaint under Civ.R. 12(B)(6) for failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted is a final, appealable order over which the Supreme Court of Ohio has appellate jurisdiction—Ohio’s common pleas courts have original jurisdiction over all criminal offenses, except in cases of minor offenses the exclusive jurisdiction of which is vested in inferior courts—Extraordinary relief is not available to attack the validity or sufficiency of a charging instrument—Court of appeals’ judgment affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2542 7/27/2022 7/27/2022 2022-Ohio-2542
07/27/2022 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings—Disciplinary cases—Miscellaneous dismissals.   7/27/2022 7/27/2022 2022-Ohio-2558
Senterra, Ltd. v. Winland 2020-0197Property law—Marketable Title Act, R.C. 5301.47 et seq.—Oil and gas—Court of appeals’ judgment affirmed.Stewart, J.Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2521 7/26/2022 7/26/2022 2022-Ohio-2521
Stewart v. Solutions Community Counseling & Recovery Ctrs., Inc. 2021-1163Trial court’s denial of motion to dismiss was not a final, appealable order—Because there was not a final, appealable order, court of appeals lacked jurisdiction to issue its judgment—Court of appeals’ judgment vacated, and cause remanded to trial court. Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2522 7/26/2022 7/26/2022 2022-Ohio-2522
07/26/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Miscellaneous dismissals—Mediation matters.   7/26/2022 7/26/2022 2022-Ohio-2545
State ex rel. M.D. v. Kelsey 2021-1463Procedendo—The Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio set guidelines for a domestic-relations court’s timely disposition of its cases—A lower court’s refusal or failure to timely dispose of a pending action is the ill that a writ of procedendo is designed to remedy—Judgment reversed and writ granted.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2556 7/26/2022 7/26/2022 2022-Ohio-2556
07/26/2022 Case Announcements #2  Merit decisions with opinions.   7/26/2022 7/26/2022 2022-Ohio-2557
07/25/2022 Administrative Actions  Administrative actions.   7/25/2022 7/25/2022 2022-Ohio-2519
07/25/2022 Case Announcements  Official versions released—Motion and procedural rulings—Disciplinary cases.   7/25/2022 7/25/2022 2022-Ohio-2520
Columbus Bar Assn. v. Family 2021-0978On application for reinstatement.   7/22/2022 7/22/2022 2022-Ohio-2507
Lorain Cty. Bar Assn. v. Robinson 2021-0228On application for reinstatement.   7/22/2022 7/22/2022 2022-Ohio-2509
07/22/2022 Case Announcements  Disciplinary cases.   7/22/2022 7/22/2022 2022-Ohio-2510
State v. Brooks 2020-1189 and 2020-1250Criminal law—R.C. 2901.05—2018 Am.Sub.H.B. No. 228 (“H.B. 228”) must be applied to all pending and new trials that occur on or after its effective date, March 28, 2019, irrespective of when the underlying alleged criminal conduct occurred—Court of appeals’ judgment reversed and cause remanded.Brunner, J.Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2478 7/21/2022 7/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2478
Stevens v. Hill 2021-1596Habeas corpus—Court of appeals correctly denied writ because petitioner’s prison sentence had not expired, sentencing court did not patently and unambiguously lack subject-matter jurisdiction, and petitioner otherwise had an adequate remedy in the ordinary course of the law by which to pursue his claims—Court of appeals’ judgment affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2479 7/21/2022 7/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2479
07/21/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Disciplinary cases.   7/21/2022 7/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2492
State ex rel. T.B. v. Mackey 2022-0421Procedendo—Writ sought to compel probate-court judge to lift a stay in an adoption proceeding—Writ granted, and probate-court judge ordered to appoint counsel to represent indigent biological mother in adoption proceedings within 30 days.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2493 7/21/2022 7/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2493
07/21/2022 Case Announcements #2  Merit decisions with opinions.   7/21/2022 7/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2503
State ex rel. Barnette v. Hill 2021-1595Habeas corpus—Allegations of errors in grand-jury process not cognizable in habeas corpus—Adequate remedy in ordinary course of law to challenge validity of an indictment—Court of appeals’ judgment dismissing complaint affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2469 7/20/2022 7/20/2022 2022-Ohio-2469
Medina Cty. Bar Assn. v. Buzzelli 2021-1233Attorneys—Misconduct—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct—Two-year suspension and order to pay restitution.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2470 7/20/2022 7/20/2022 2022-Ohio-2470
07/20/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Miscellaneous dismissals.   7/20/2022 7/20/2022 2022-Ohio-2484
State ex rel. Jones v. Paschke 2021-1189Prohibition—A petitioner’s claim that a judge has failed to comply with Civ.R. 53 challenges the judge’s exercise of jurisdiction, not the trial court’s subject-matter jurisdiction, and is not a proper basis for extraordinary relief in prohibition—Judgment affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2427 7/19/2022 7/19/2022 2022-Ohio-2427
Santomauro v. McLaughlin 2021-0997 and 2021-1343Prohibition—A probate court has exclusive jurisdiction to tell a coexecutor what to do in the course of administering an estate—Limited writs granted.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2441 7/19/2022 7/19/2022 2022-Ohio-2441
07/19/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review—Appeals not accepted for review—Reconsideration of prior decisions.   7/19/2022 7/19/2022 2022-Ohio-2446
07/19/2022 Case Announcements #2  Merit decisions with opinions—Disciplinary cases—Mediation matters.   7/19/2022 7/19/2022 2022-Ohio-2475
Disciplinary Counsel v. Owens 2022-0128On certification of default.   7/19/2022 7/19/2022 2022-Ohio-2477
Neiman v. LaRose 2022-0298 and 2022-0303Redistricting—Original actions under Ohio Constitution, Article XIX, Section 3(A)—The March 2, 2022 congressional-district plan does not comply with Ohio Constitution, Article XIX, Section 1(C)(3)(a) and is invalid—Within 30 days, the General Assembly must pass a new congressional-district plan that complies in full with the Ohio Constitution.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2471 7/19/2022 7/19/2022 2022-Ohio-2471
07/19/2022 Case Announcements #3  Merit decisions with opinions.   7/19/2022 7/19/2022 2022-Ohio-2476
07/18/2022 Case Announcements  Motion and procedural rulings.   7/18/2022 7/18/2022 2022-Ohio-2429
State ex rel. Jones v. LaRose 2022-0813Mandamus—Elections—In election cases, a relator must act with the utmost diligence—Relator’s claim that he has a clear legal right to have his declaration of candidacy and supporting petition accepted as timely by the board of elections is barred by doctrine of laches—Writ denied.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2445 7/18/2022 7/18/2022 2022-Ohio-2445
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