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State v. Mole (Slip Opinion) 2013-1619Criminal law-Sexual battery-R.C. 2907.03(A)(13) unconstitutional-Statute violates equal protection by irrationally imposing strict liability on peace officers-Government cannot punish class of professionals without making connection between classification and prohibited act-Creating separate class for peace officers in order to subject their off-duty behavior to criminal sanctions on basis of strict liability is not rationally related to governmental interest in maintaining public confidence in law enforcement, ensuring integrity of its members, or protecting minors from sexual exploitation.O'Connor, C.J.Slip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-5124 7/28/2016 7/28/2016 2016-Ohio-5124
Disciplinary Counsel v. Catalfina (Slip Opinion) 2015-2078Unauthorized practice of law-Purporting to negotiate Social Security disability claims-Agreeing to represent client in divorce case-Collecting payments for purported legal representation and filing fees-Injunction issued and civil penalty imposed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-5126 7/28/2016 7/28/2016 2016-Ohio-5126
Disciplinary Counsel v. Stokes 2014-1905On application for reinstatement.   7/28/2016 7/28/2016 2016-Ohio-5128
07/28/2016 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions-Affidavits of disqualification-Motion and procedural rulings-Disciplinary cases-Miscellaneous dismissals.   7/28/2016 7/28/2016 2016-Ohio-5129
Innkeeper Ministries, Inc. v. Testa (Slip Opinion) 2014-0490Taxation-Real property-Charitable-use exemption-R.C. 5709.121(A)(2)-Recreational religious retreat designed for Christian leaders-Use restricted by religion-Property not eligible for exemption because use not made available on nondiscriminatory basis.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-5104 7/27/2016 7/27/2016 2016-Ohio-5104
State v. Jones (Slip Opinion) 2015-1427Sixth Amendment-Right to speedy trial-Preindictment delay-Court of appeals improperly applied two-step, burden-shifting analysis for determining whether delay constitutes due-process violation-Proven unavailability of specific evidence that would attack credibility or weight of state's evidence may satisfy due-process requirement of actual prejudice-Judgment affirming dismissal of charges reversed and remanded.French, J.Slip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-5105 7/27/2016 7/27/2016 2016-Ohio-5105
State ex rel. Jackson v. Sloan (Slip Opinion) 2015-1477Habeas corpus-Failure to attach all required commitment papers-Court of appeals' dismissal of petition affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-5106 7/27/2016 7/27/2016 2016-Ohio-5106
State ex rel. McQueen v. Weibling-Holliday (Slip Opinion) 2015-1497Mandamus-Bank customer lacks clear legal right to enforcement of private right against bank employee-Court of appeals' dismissal affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-5107 7/27/2016 7/27/2016 2016-Ohio-5107
07/27/2016 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions-Merit decisions without opinions-Motion and procedural rulings-Appeals accepted for review-Appeals not accepted for review-Reconsideration of prior decisions.   7/27/2016 7/27/2016 2016-Ohio-5108
Link v. FirstEnergy Corp. (Slip Opinion) 2015-0132Public utilities-Use of township right-of-way-No provision of Ohio law required public utilities to obtain permission from township and county engineer to leave utility pole in existing location following road-widening project-Evidence at trial was not legally sufficient to establish that pole interfered with usual and ordinary course of travel-Court of appeals' judgment affirming jury award in favor of motorcyclist reversed.French, J.Slip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-5083 7/26/2016 7/26/2016 2016-Ohio-5083