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Disciplinary Counsel v. Vanderburg (Slip Opinion) 2019-0503Attorneys—Misconduct—Violation of the Rules of Professional Conduct, namely, engaging in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation—One-year suspension, stayed on conditions.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-4227 10/17/2019 10/17/2019 2019-Ohio-4227
State ex rel. Green v. Wetzel (Slip Opinion) 2019-0540Mandamus—Appellant had adequate remedy at law by way of appeal—Court of appeals’ judgment dismissing petition affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-4228 10/17/2019 10/17/2019 2019-Ohio-4228
10/17/2019 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Disciplinary cases.   10/17/2019 10/17/2019 2019-Ohio-4250
10/17/2019 Case Announcements #2  Merit decisions with opinions.   10/17/2019 10/17/2019 2019-Ohio-4278
State ex rel. Barney v. Union Cty. Bd. of Elections (Slip Opinion) 2019-1296Prohibition—Elections—R.C. 519.12(H)—Zoning-referendum petition was valid and board of elections correctly denied protest—Writ denied.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-4277 10/17/2019 10/17/2019 2019-Ohio-4277
10/16/2019 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review—Appeals not accepted for review.   10/16/2019 10/16/2019 2019-Ohio-4177
State ex rel. Ellis v. Cleveland Police Forensic Laboratory (Slip Opinion) 2019-0398Mandamus—Public records—R.C. 149.43(B)(8)—The custodian of a public record has no clear legal duty to produce a record requested by an incarcerated person who failed to request a finding that the record is necessary to support what appears to be a justiciable claim of the incarcerated person—Denial of writ affirmed but cause remanded for resolution of a motion for statutory damages.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-4201 10/16/2019 10/16/2019 2019-Ohio-4201
Cincinnati Bar Assn. v. Jackson (Slip Opinion) 2019-0501Attorneys—Misconduct—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct, including failing to keep client-trust-account records and failing to deliver to a third person funds the third person is entitled to receive—Conditionally stayed six-month suspension.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-4203 10/16/2019 10/16/2019 2019-Ohio-4203
State v. Braden (Slip Opinion) 2017-1579 & 2017-1609Criminal law—Sentencing—R.C. 2947.23(C) authorizes trial courts to waive, suspend or modify the payment of court costs imposed both before and after its effective date, March 22, 2013—R.C. 2947.23(C) provides exception to res judicata when a defendant did not request waiver at sentencing or challenge court costs on direct appeal—R.C. 2947.23(C) does not require retroactive application for it to apply to offenders whose convictions were final before its enactment—Motion for reconsideration granted, court of appeals’ judgment reversed, and cause remanded.French, J.Slip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-4204 10/16/2019 10/16/2019 2019-Ohio-4204
State v. Hawkins (Slip Opinion) 2018-1177When an officer encounters a vehicle the whole of which is painted a different color from the color listed in the vehicle-registration records and the officer believes, based on his experience, that the vehicle or its displayed license plates may be stolen, the officer has a reasonable, articulable suspicion of criminal activity and is authorized to perform an investigative traffic stop.Kennedy, J.Slip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-4210 10/16/2019 10/16/2019 2019-Ohio-4210