Hiatus in Upcoming Oral Arguments. The Reality of an Elected Judiciary?

As of this morning, Tuesday September 30, 2014, there are no upcoming oral arguments posted on the Oral Argument Calendar on the Supreme Court of Ohio website.  The calendar for last week’s September 23 and 24 arguments are the … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Who Owns Charter School Property Bought with Public Dollars? Hope Academy Broadway Campus, et. al. v. White Hat Management, LLC, et. al.

“This case is bigger than just your client’s dispute with White Hat,” Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor said to counsel for the Schools, later commenting it was all about following the money.

On September 23, 2014, the Supreme Court of … Continue reading

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Merit Decision. Failure to Raise Constitutional Challenges Below Proves Fatal. State v. Quarterman.

On September 23, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in State v. Quarterman, Slip Opinion No. 2014-Ohio-4034. The defendant in this case raised a constitutional challenge to Ohio’s mandatory bind-over statutes. In a unanimous … Continue reading

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What Happened on Remand: Juvenile Again Sentenced to Life Without Parole. State v. Long

Case background

Eric Long, then seventeen, along with two adult offenders, aged 25 and 26, was convicted of two counts of aggravated murder arising out of a shooting on I-75 in Hamilton County involving assault style weapons. At a joint … Continue reading

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Merit Decision. Former Cedar Fair COO Does Not Get His Job Back. Cedar Fair, L.P. v. Falfas

On September 18, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in Cedar Fair, L.P. v. Falfas Slip Opinion No. 2014-Ohio-3943. In a unanimous opinion written by Justice Bill O’Neill, the Court held that an arbitration … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Who Owns Charter School Property Bought with Public Dollars? Hope Academy Broadway Campus, et. al. v. White Hat Management, LLC, et. al.

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On September 23, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of Hope Academy Broadway Campus, et. al. v. White Hat Management, LLC, et. al., … Continue reading

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In Sharper Focus. Student Scholarship: The Davis Good Faith Exception to the Exclusionary Rule.

As previously posted, on September 24, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio is hearing oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. Sudinia Johnson, 2013-1973. At issue in this case is whether, in the absence of … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Warrantless GPS Tracking Device, Revisited. State of Ohio v. Sudinia Johnson.

On September 24, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. Sudinia Johnson, 2013-1973. At issue in this case is whether, in the absence of binding appellate precedent, the … Continue reading

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What’s on Their Minds: Is a Single Trash Pull Enough for a Search Warrant? State of Ohio v. Lauren Jones

On September 9, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. Lauren Jones, 2013-2023. The issue in the case is whether a single trash pull provides sufficient probable cause to … Continue reading

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Merit Decision: Political Subdivision Supervisor Has Immunity for Employment Discrimination Claim. Hauser v. Dayton Police Dep’t.

On August 28, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in Hauser v. Dayton Police Dept., Slip Opinion No. 2014-Ohio-3636. In a 4-3 opinion written by Justice French, the Court held that a political subdivision … Continue reading

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