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VII. General Resources and References

  1. Advisory Opinions of the Ohio Board of Professional Conduct that may impact courts
    1. Op. 1988-018 – Legal Research and Writing
    2. Op. 2010-004 – Judge granting an offender’s request to make a charitable contribution in lieu of serving the community control sanction of community service
    3. Op. 2010-007 - Judges and Social Media Sites
    4. Op. 2017-007 – Court Established Self-Help Clinics for Self-Represented Litigants
    5. Op. 2021-008 – Judicial Participation in a Documentary Film
    6. Op. 2022-001 - Imputation of Part-Time Assistance Prosecutor conflict to County Prosecuting Attorney

  1. Ohio Attorney General Opinions that may impact courts
    1. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 1965-061 – Temporary substitution of judge
    2. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 1983-042 – Court payment of attorney fees of judge
    3. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 1984-036 – Retirement benefits
    4. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 1984-058 – Retirement benefits
    5. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 1986-002 – Temporary substitution of judge
    6. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 1986-025 – Retirement benefits
    7. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 1990-089 – Simultaneously serving as an acting judge and referee of a municipal court
    8. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 1990-101 – Public record status of juvenile detention information
    9. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 1990-110 – Compensation for municipal court judges and other court employees
    10. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 1992-009 – Administrative Judge
    11. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 1996-024 – Simultaneously serving as an acting judge and magistrate
    12. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 1997-049 – Use of special projects fund
    13. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 1998-005 – Telephone service and private legal counsel
    14. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2003-027 – Voluntary waiver of compensation
    15. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2005-047 – Confidentiality of SSN
    16. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2006-024 County probation services fund to pay the compensation of county probation officers
    17. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2007-030 – Court Costs
    18. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. 2008-034 – Probationary Employee
    19. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. 2009-001 – Special Projects Fund
    20. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2009-007 – RECLAIM Funds
    21. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2009-037 – IT Administrator as Classified Employee
    22. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2009-038 – Personal car damaged on court duty
    23. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2009-044 – Commissioners and Clerk of Courts Budgets
    24. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2010-018 – Transportation of Misdemeanor Offender
    25. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2010-030 – Employee sick leave payout
    26. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2011-047 – Veteran’s Courts
    27. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2013-020 – Judge serving as a member of a judicial advisory board for a corrections commission
    28. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2014-002 – Serving simultaneously as a member of legislative authority and as clerk
    29. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2015-015 – Special project funds for security staff
    30. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2015-022 – Leave conversion
    31. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2015-023 – Sealing and expungement
    32. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2015-025 – Accruing sick leave while using compensatory time
    33. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2015-027 – Closing a Courthouse
    34. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2020-002 – Suspension of Jury Trials
    35. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2021-017 – Does not permit municipal-court judges to rollover unused vacation days for future years
    36. Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. – 2022-1 – Imputation of part-time assistant prosecutor conflict to county prosecuting

  1. ABA Opinions
    1. Formal Opinion 500 – Language access I the client-lawyer relationship

  1. Supreme Court Opinions that may impact courts
    1. Coleman v. Portage Cty. Engineer, 133 Ohio St.3d 28,2012-Ohio-3881 – Immunity of county in civil lawsuits
    2. State v. Hobbs, 133 Ohio St.3d 43, 2012-Ohio-3886 – Clerk finding probable cause
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