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May 21, 2020

State v. Buttery
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2998

Disciplinary Counsel v. Adelstein
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3000

Columbus Bar Assn. v. Bulson
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3001

May 20, 2020

Disciplinary Counsel v. Tinch
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2991

May 19, 2020

State ex rel. Ullmann v. Klein
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2974

State ex rel. Armatas v. Plain Twp. Bd. of Zoning Appeals
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2973

May 14, 2020

State v. Harper
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2913

In re S.M.
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2911

State ex rel. Haynie v. Rudduck
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2912

May 13, 2020

Youngstown City School Dist. Bd. of Edn. v. State
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2903

State ex rel. Harris v. Turner
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2901

Disciplinary Counsel v. George
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2902

May 12, 2020

State v. Keefer
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2837

Toledo Bar Assn. v. Berling
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2838

May 7, 2020

Delphi Automotive Sys., L.L.C. v. Ohio Dept. of Job & Family Servs.
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2793

Disciplinary Counsel v. Atway
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2794

May 6, 2020

Nationwide Mut. Fire Ins. Co. v. Pusser
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2778

State ex rel. McDougald v. Greene
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2782

May 5, 2020

State v. Dangler
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2765

State ex rel. Parker Bey v. Byrd
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-2766

April 23, 2020

Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. v. Natl. Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, PA.
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-1579

Disciplinary Counsel v. Brueggeman
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-1578

Lorain Cty. Bar Assn. v. Haynes
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-1570

Disciplinary Counsel v. Porzio
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-1569

April 22, 2020

State v. Jeffries
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-1539

State ex rel. Nelson v. Russo
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-1541

State ex rel. Roberts v. Marsh
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-1540

Disciplinary Counsel v. Schwarz
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-1542

April 21, 2020

Litchfield Twp. Bd. of Trustees v. Forever Blueberry Barn, L.L.C.
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-1508

Disciplinary Counsel v. Buttars
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-1511

State ex rel. Kendrick v. Parker
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-1509

State ex rel. Steiner v. Rinfret
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-1510

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May 22, 2020

In Disciplinary Counsel v. Noel, the Court granted the request of Gerald Thomas Noel Jr. of Columbus to have his probation terminated.

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May 21, 2020

In State v. Buttery, the Court ruled that requiring a Hamilton County man to register as an adult sex offender for acts he committed while he was a juvenile does not violate his constitutional rights.

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May 20, 2020

In Disciplinary Counsel v. Tinch, the Court indefinitely suspended a Middletown attorney for ethical violations resulting from two criminal convictions and misusing client funds.

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May 19, 2020

In State ex rel. Armatas v. Hoffman, the Court gave the respondents, the judges of the Fifth District Court of Appeals, until 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, to respond to relator Steven A. Armatas’s motion to prevent the judges from unilaterally waiving oral arguments.

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The Court, in In re Resignation of Leone, accepted the resignation of Donald P. Leone of Poland, Ohio, with disciplinary action pending.

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In State ex rel. Ullmann v. Klein, the Court granted relator Victoria Ullman’s request for monetary damages, but denied her remaining requests from the city of Columbus.

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May 18, 2020

In Stark Cty. Bar Assn. v. Sparks, the Court agreed with respondent William R Sparks not to place him under an interim suspension and remanded the case to the Board of Professional Conduct for further proceedings.

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The Court published official versions of 7 opinions, which were previously released as slip opinions.

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May 15, 2020

The Court dismissed State ex rel. Armatas v. Fifth Dist. Court of Appeals.

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In State v. Dibble, the Court denied the request by appellee Lawrence Dibble to appoint a lawyer to file a certiorari petition in the U.S. Supreme Court.

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May 14, 2020

In State v. Harper, the Court ruled that when a trial court fails to properly impose postrelease control during criminal sentencing, the sentence is voidable, not void, and the error must be raised on direct appeal.

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May 13, 2020

In Youngstown City School Dist. Bd. of Edn. v. State, the Court ruled state lawmakers did not violate the Ohio Constitution when they added a 67-page amendment allowing the takeover of academically distressed local school districts to a 10-page bill and passed the measure on the same day.

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May 12, 2020

In State ex rel. Cook v. Bowling Green City School Dist. Bd. of Edn., the Court stated the case will proceed as an expedited election case.

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In Toledo Bar Assn. v. Berling, the Court suspended a Toledo attorney for two years for engaging in a pattern of neglecting client matters, soliciting sex from a client, and failing to return fees for work he did not do

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The Court accepted State v. Tidwell for review.

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May 11, 2020

The Court dismissed State ex rel. Stone v. Forsthoefel after Ashland County Common Pleas Court Judge Ronald Forsthoefel postponed proceedings in State v. Whited.

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May 8, 2020

The Court dismissed State ex rel. Jenkins v. Schilling, which was purportedly settled in mediation, because relator Andre Jenkins failed to request the case be dismissed or report a failure to reach a settlement.

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