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State ex rel. Ohio Patrolmen's Benevolent Assn. v. Warren (Slip Opinion) 2019-1766Mandamus—Civil-service law—R.C. 124.44 and 124.37—Police officers’ retirements did not create vacancies that needed to be filled under R.C. 124.44 because city had passed authorized-strength ordinance abolishing their positions upon their retirement—R.C. 124.37 does not require demotion or layoff whenever a reduction of authorized strength of a police force has been enacted—Court of appeals’ dismissal of petition affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-5372 11/25/2020 11/25/2020 2020-Ohio-5372
State ex rel. Manor Care, Inc. v. Bur. of Workers' Comp. (Slip Opinion) 2019-1046Workers’ compensation—To maintain the privilege of self-insurance, an employer must pay all compensation as required by Ohio’s workers’ compensation laws—An employer’s obligation to reimburse Bureau of Workers’ Compensation for relief-fund benefits is separate and distinct from its obligation to pay injured workers their awarded compensation—Relief-fund benefits may not be used to “offset” an incorrect payment of permanent-total-disability compensation—Court of appeals’ judgment affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-5373 11/25/2020 11/25/2020 2020-Ohio-5373
11/25/2020 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings.   11/25/2020 11/25/2020 2020-Ohio-5404
11/24/2020 Case Announcements  Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review—Appeals not accepted for review—Reconsideration of prior decisions—Disciplinary cases.   11/24/2020 11/24/2020 2020-Ohio-5332
State v. Long (Slip Opinion) 2019-0181Criminal law—Speedy trial—Date on which an appellate court orders a case remanded is the appropriate date to start the clock to determine the relevant length of the delay for speedy-trial purposes—A motion to dismiss that alleges a violation of the right to a speedy trial does not reset the speedy-trial clock—The four factors to be considered in determining whether there has been a denial of a defendant’s constitutional right to a speedy trial are (1) the length of delay, (2) the reason for the delay, (3) the defendant’s assertion of his right to a speedy trial, and (4) the prejudice to the defendant.O'Connor, C.J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-5363 11/24/2020 11/24/2020 2020-Ohio-5363
Welsh-Huggins v. Jefferson Cty. Prosecutor's Office (Slip Opinion) 2019-1481Public Records Act—Security-record exception—To constitute an exception to the Public Records Act, record must be directly used to maintain the security of a public office—Judgment reversed.Donnelly, J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-5371 11/24/2020 11/24/2020 2020-Ohio-5371
11/24/2020 Case Announcements #2  Merit decisions with opinions—Affidavits of disqualification—Motion and procedural rulings—Mediation matters.   11/24/2020 11/24/2020 2020-Ohio-5393
11/23/2020 Case Announcements  Miscellaneous dismissals.   11/23/2020 11/23/2020 2020-Ohio-5370
In re Resignation of Adams 2020-1289Attorneys at law—Resignation with disciplinary action pending—Gov.Bar R. VI(11)(C).   11/20/2020 11/20/2020 2020-Ohio-5346
In re Resignation of Burton 2020-1342Attorneys at law—Resignation with disciplinary action pending—Gov.Bar R. VI(11)(C).   11/20/2020 11/20/2020 2020-Ohio-5347