10/16/20 | In re Temporary Waiver of the Self-Study Cap for Judges, Magistrates, and Attorneys in the 2020/2021 Continuing-Legal-Education ("CLE") Compliance Period
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic causing the cancellation of live, in-person CLE and for vital safety and logistical considerations concerning CLE, the self-study caps are waived for judges, magistrates, and attorneys with last names beginning with A through L for the 2020-2021 compliance period ending December 31, 2021. View the Supreme Court Order

8/5/20 | In re Temporary Waiver of Gov.Bar R. X(6)(A) and Appendix I, Reg. 406(A) to Allow Attorneys to Receive Continuing-Legal-Education ("CLE") Credit for Undergoing Training and Serving as Precinct Election Officials Related to General Election Day 2020 (Tuesday, Nov. 3)
Attorneys who complete their county board of elections’ PEO training and work for their county board of elections as a PEO on Election Day 2020 may be granted up to four hours of CLE credit. View the Supreme Court Order | View the FAQ

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October 20, 2020

State v. Price
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4926

McDougald v. Kuhn
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4924

October 15, 2020

State ex rel. Crangle v. Summit Cty. Common Pleas Court
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4871

Jones v. Wainwright
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4870

October 14, 2020

State ex rel. New Wen, Inc. v. Marchbanks
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4865

State ex rel. Neal v. Mandros
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4866

October 13, 2020

State v. Pettus
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4836

State ex rel. Newsome v. Hack
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4812

October 9, 2020

State ex rel. Meyer v. Warren Cty. Bd. of Elections
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4863

October 8, 2020

Bruns v. Green
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4787

State v. Dowdy
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4789

State ex rel. Russell v. Ohio Dept. of Rehab. & Corr.
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4788

October 7, 2020

State v. Henderson
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4784

McKinney v. Haviland
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4785

October 6, 2020

State ex rel. Martre v. Reed
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4777

Toledo Bar Assn. v. Yoder
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4775

October 1, 2020

Stiner v. Amazon.com, Inc.
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4632

State ex rel. McDougald v. Sehlmeyer
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4637

September 30, 2020

State v. Brown
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4623

State v. Owens
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4616

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October 20, 2020

In State v. Price, the Court ruled that during the trial of an accused drug dealer whose sale of heroin led to the user’s death, a jury was properly instructed that the dealer could be held responsible if the drugs he sold caused the user’s death by overdose. (Also 2019-0822.)

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October 19, 2020

The Court published official versions of 23 opinions that previously were released as slip opinions.

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October 16, 2020

The Court set an expedited schedule for State ex rel. Ashtabula Cty. Democratic Party Executive Commt. v. LaRose, which requires respondent Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose respond by noon Monday, Oct. 19th.

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The Court referred Masjid Omar Ibn Khattab Mosque v. Salim to mediation.

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At the request of relator William Dixon, the Court dismissed Dixon v. Dankof.

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October 15, 2020

In State v. Foreman, the Court appointed the Ohio Public Defender’s Office to represent appellant Kelly Foreman.

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October 14, 2020

In State ex rel. New Wen, Inc. v. Marchbanks, the Court ruled the owners of a Licking County Wendy’s restaurant who successfully sued to have the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) compensate them for cutting off highway access to State Route 16 are not entitled to receive attorney fees and court costs from the state.

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October 13, 2020

In State v. Pettus, the Court ruled a state law allows for a greater penalty for a person convicted of committing multiple thefts against a single victim and broadens the protection for the elderly, disabled, and military personnel. (Also 2019-1027.)

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The Court accepted O’Neal v. State for review. (Also 2020-0683.)

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October 9, 2020

In State ex rel. Meyer v. Warren Cty. Bd. of Elections, the Court ruled the Warren County Board of Elections did not abuse its discretion or disregard applicable law when it denied relator John Meyer’s protest of its decision to place tax-levy-reduction measures on the Nov. 3 general election ballot.

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