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State v. Montgomery 2020-0312Criminal law—Right to a fair trial—Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution—Structural error—Designating alleged victim of rape as the state’s representative and seating her at prosecutor’s table throughout trial undermines the fairness of the fact-finding process and erodes a defendant’s presumption of innocence.Stewart, J.Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2211 6/30/2022 6/30/2022 2022-Ohio-2211
Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Watson 2022-01512Attorneys—Misconduct—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct—One-year suspension, stayed in its entirety on conditions.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2212 6/30/2022 6/30/2022 2022-Ohio-2212
Morey v. Campbell 2021-1199Cause dismissed as moot and court of appeals’ judgment vacated. Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2213 6/30/2022 6/30/2022 2022-Ohio-2213
06/30/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings.   6/30/2022 6/30/2022 2022-Ohio-2242
06/29/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review—Appeals not accepted for review.   6/29/2022 6/29/2022 2022-Ohio-2162
06/29/2022 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   6/29/2022 6/29/2022 2022-Ohio-2163
State ex rel. Griffin v. Sehlmeyer 2021-1064Mandamus—Writ sought for release of information regarding funding for COVID-19 at correctional institution—R.C. 149.43—Relator failed to establish a clear legal right to the relief sought—Records request that places the burden on a public office to identify the responsive documents by searching for specified content is not a proper records request—Writ denied.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2189 6/29/2022 6/29/2022 2022-Ohio-2189
Disciplinary Counsel v. Noble 2021-1519Attorneys—Misconduct—Multiple offenses—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct, namely, engaging in sexual activity with a client in the absence of a preexisting consensual sexual relationship, knowingly making a false statement in the course of representing a client, knowingly making a false statement of fact or law to a tribunal, engaging in conduct that adversely reflects on the lawyer’s fitness to practice law, and engaging in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation—One-year suspension with six months conditionally stayed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2190 6/29/2022 6/29/2022 2022-Ohio-2190
06/29/2022 Case Announcements #3  Affidavits of disqualification—Motion and procedural rulings.   6/29/2022 6/29/2022 2022-Ohio-2221
06/29/2022 Administrative Actions  Administrative actions.   6/29/2022 6/29/2022 2022-Ohio-2222
06/29/2022 Administrative Actions #2  Administrative actions.   6/29/2022 6/29/2022 2022-Ohio-2223
06/29/2022 Case Announcements #4  Motion and procedural rulings.   6/29/2022 6/29/2022 2022-Ohio-2238
State v. Burroughs 2020-1304Fourth Amendment—Warrantless search—Single-purpose-container exception to the warrant requirement applies only when the illegal nature of the contents of a package are readily apparent because of the distinctive characteristics of the package—Court of appeals’ judgment reversed, conviction vacated, and cause remanded to the trial court.DeWine, J.Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2146 6/28/2022 6/28/2022 2022-Ohio-2146
State ex rel. Suggs v. McConahay 2021-1056Public records—R.C. 149.43—Mandamus—Statutory damages—Respondent prison warden presented evidence that all records responsive to relator inmate’s public-records request had been provided—Although warden produced the requested records, he did not do so until after inmate filed mandamus action—Relator’s mandamus claim denied as moot, but statutory damages awarded.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2147 6/28/2022 6/28/2022 2022-Ohio-2147
In re Corcoran 2022-0778On certified entry of felony conviction.   6/28/2022 6/28/2022 2022-Ohio-2208
06/28/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Affidavits of disqualification—Motion and procedural rulings—Disciplinary cases.   6/28/2022 6/28/2022 2022-Ohio-2210
06/27/2022 Case Announcements  Official versions released—Motion and procedural rulings.   6/27/2022 6/27/2022 2022-Ohio-2179
06/24/2022 Administrative Actions  Administrative actions.   6/24/2022 6/24/2022 2022-Ohio-2148
06/24/2022 Case Announcements  Affidavits of disqualification.   6/24/2022 6/24/2022 2022-Ohio-2149
State ex rel. DeMora v. LaRose (Slip Opinion) 2022-0661Mandamus—Elections—Prospective candidates who filed a declaration of candidacy and petition 90 days before the August 2, 2022 primary election and those who filed a declaration of intent to be a write-in candidate 72 days before the August 2 primary election have met the candidacy-filing deadlines under R.C. 3513.05 and 3513.041, respectively, and shall be certified to the August 2 primary-election ballots if they otherwise qualify—The secretary of state has no clear legal duty to create a new filing deadline for prospective candidates to the August 2 primary election—Writ granted in part and denied in part.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2173 6/24/2022 6/24/2022 2022-Ohio-2173
06/24/2022 Case Announcements #2  Merit decisions with opinions.   6/24/2022 6/24/2022 2022-Ohio-2174
06/23/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Affidavits of disqualification.   6/23/2022 6/23/2022 2022-Ohio-2129
State ex rel. Reese v. Ohio Dept. of Rehab. & Corr. Legal Dept. 2021-0868Public records—R.C. 149.43—Mandamus—Writ granted in part and denied in part.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2105 6/23/2022 6/23/2022 2022-Ohio-2105
Butler Cty. Bar Assn. v. Blauvelt 2022-0149Attorneys—Misconduct—Violation of the Rules of Professional Conduct, namely, engaging in conduct that adversely reflects on the lawyer’s fitness to practice law—Indefinite suspension.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2108 6/23/2022 6/23/2022 2022-Ohio-2108
LG Chem, Ltd. v. Goulding (Slip Opinion) 2021-0804Prohibition—Personal jurisdiction—Products liability—Personal jurisdiction over defendant in products-liability action was not patently and unambiguously lacking in the trial court—Writ denied.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2065 6/22/2022 6/22/2022 2022-Ohio-2065
Dayton v. State 2021-0592Court of appeals’ judgment vacated, and cause remanded for application of Newburgh Hts. v. State. Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2073 6/22/2022 6/22/2022 2022-Ohio-2073
06/22/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Disciplinary cases.   6/22/2022 6/22/2022 2022-Ohio-2114
06/22/2022 Case Announcements #2  Disciplinary cases.   6/22/2022 6/22/2022 2022-Ohio-2115
Toledo Bar Assn. v. Yoder 2020-0228On application for reinstatement.   6/22/2022 6/22/2022 2022-Ohio-2116
In re Resignation of Donovan 2022-0626Attorneys at law—Resignation with disciplinary action pending—Gov.Bar R. VI(11)(C).   6/22/2022 6/22/2022 2022-Ohio-2117
06/21/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review—Appeals not accepted for review—Reconsideration of prior decisions.   6/21/2022 6/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2047
State ex rel. Target Auto Repair v. Morales (Slip Opinion) 2019-1349Workers’ compensation—Civ.R. 53(D)(3)(b)(iv)—Employer’s petition for writ of mandamus reversing the Industrial Commission’s award of additional compensation to an injured worker as a result of the employer’s violation of a specific safety requirement was correctly denied by the appellate court when the employer failed to file timely objections to the magistrate’s decision recommending the denial of the requested writ—Motion for relief from judgment under Civ.R.60(B)—Court of appeals was stripped of jurisdiction to rule on employer’s motion for relief from judgment under Civ.R. 60(B) once employer filed notice of appeal to the Supreme Court of Ohio from the court of appeals’ judgment denying the requested writ of mandamus—Judgment affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2062 6/21/2022 6/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2062
State v. Stansell 2021-0948Appeal dismissed as having been improvidently accepted. Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-2064 6/21/2022 6/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2064
06/21/2022 Case Announcements #2  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings.   6/21/2022 6/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2077
06/21/2022 Case Announcements #3  Motion and procedural rulings.   6/21/2022 6/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2083
06/16/2022 Case Announcements  Motion and procedural rulings—Mediation matters.   6/16/2022 6/16/2022 2022-Ohio-2027
06/16/2022 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   6/16/2022 6/16/2022 2022-Ohio-2030
06/15/2022 Case Announcements  Motion and procedural rulings—Miscellaneous dismissals.   6/15/2022 6/15/2022 2022-Ohio-2019
06/14/2022 Case Announcements  Motion and procedural rulings—Mediation matters.   6/14/2022 6/14/2022 2022-Ohio-2007
06/14/2022 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   6/14/2022 6/14/2022 2022-Ohio-2011
06/13/2022 Case Announcements  Official versions released.   6/13/2022 6/13/2022 2022-Ohio-1969
06/13/2022 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   6/13/2022 6/13/2022 2022-Ohio-1995
06/10/2022 Case Announcements  Miscellaneous dismissals.   6/10/2022 6/10/2022 2022-Ohio-1956
06/10/2022 Administrative Actions  Administrative actions.   6/10/2022 6/10/2022 2022-Ohio-1957
06/10/2022 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.   6/10/2022 6/10/2022 2022-Ohio-1970
State ex rel. Myers v. Meyers 2020-1469 and 2021-0211Mandamus—Public Records Act—The time at which a law-enforcement officer creates a record or the police department’s method for maintaining such a record determines whether the exemption to disclosure under R.C. 149.43(A)(2)(c) applies—Partial writ of mandamus granted.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-1915 6/9/2022 6/9/2022 2022-Ohio-1915
Butler Cty. Bar Assn. v. Mahoney 2022-0155Sua sponte, cause dismissed. Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-1916 6/9/2022 6/9/2022 2022-Ohio-1916
06/09/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Miscellaneous dismissals.   6/9/2022 6/9/2022 2022-Ohio-1927
06/08/2022 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals not accepted for review.   6/8/2022 6/8/2022 2022-Ohio-1837
06/08/2022 Case Announcements #2  Appeals not accepted for review.   6/8/2022 6/8/2022 2022-Ohio-1838
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