What’s On Their Minds: Father Tries to Take the Fifth in Domestic Violence Case Against Son. State of Ohio v. Jeffrey C. Arnold.

“Are you not troubled by the fact that the trial court, rather than explaining the parameters of the Fifth, merely said, you’ll either testify or you will be held in contempt.  Don’t you think that falls a little short of … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Protected Health Information or Public Record? Board of Health of Cuyahoga County v. Lipson O’Shea Legal Group.

“So your position is get out of our lives? We don’t have to deal with you and we don’t have to disclose anything?” Justice Pfeifer to the lawyer for the Board of Health.

On May 19, 2015, the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Father Tries to Take the Fifth in Domestic Violence Case Against Son. State of Ohio v. Jeffrey C. Arnold.

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On May 20, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. Jeffrey C. Arnold, 2014-0718. At issue in this … Continue reading

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More Execution Dates Set; More Dissents from Justice O’Neill.

On May 4, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio set execution dates in 2018  in the following death penalty cases: State v. Stumpf, State v. Coley, and State v. Fitzpatrick.

Justice Bill O’Neill dissented in all three, … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Protected Health Information or Public Record? Board of Health of Cuyahoga County v. Lipson O’Shea Legal Group.

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On May 19, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of Board of Health of Cuyahoga County v. Lipson O’Shea Legal Group 14-0223. At … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Are Oil and Gas Rights Marital or Separate Property In A Divorce? James P. Kuhn v. Kelly L. Kuhn n/k/a Cottle.

On May 5, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of James P. Kuhn v. Kelly L. Kuhn n/k/a Cottle, 2014-0601.  At issue in this case is whether a signing bonus for oil and … Continue reading

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Commentary: Are Judicial Elections Different After All? Williams-Yulee v. The Florida Bar.

Ever since the 2002 case of Republican Party of Minnesota v. White,  in which the U.S. Supreme Court struck down, on First Amendment Grounds, the “announce clause” of the Minnesota Supreme Court’s Code of Judicial Conduct, which prohibited judges … Continue reading

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Merit Decision. Long and Complicated Explanation of Why Search Warrant was Invalid and Suppression Required. State v. Castagnola .

On April 28, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in State v. Castagnola, Slip Opinion No. 2015-Ohio-1565.  In a 4-3 opinion written by Justice Kennedy, for herself and Justices Pfeifer, O’Neill, and O’Donnell, the … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Are Oil and Gas Rights Marital or Separate Property In A Divorce? James P. Kuhn v. Kelly L. Kuhn n/k/a Cottle

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On May 5, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of James P. Kuhn v. Kelly L. Kuhn n/k/a Cottle, 2014-0601.  At issue in … Continue reading

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Student Scholarship: Unintended Effects and Inadequate Consumer Benefit: Analyzing Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. v. Schwartzwald.

In  Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. v. Schwartzwald, 2012-Ohio-5017. a case in which the mortgage company did not own the note or mortgage at the time suit was filed, the Supreme Court of Ohio held that a plaintiff’s standing must be determined at … Continue reading

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