Category Archives: Ohio Supreme Court Watch

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.

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., 2013-2050. The central issue in this case is whether … 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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Oral Argument Preview. Is a Single Trash Pull Enough for a Search Warrant? State of Ohio v. Lauren Jones

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On September 9, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. Lauren Jones, 2013-2023. The issue in the case is … Continue reading

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Merit Decision. Responsibility of Realtor for Agent’s Fraud is Question of Fact, not Law. Auer v. Paliath.

On August 28, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in Auer v. Paliath, Slip Opinion No. 2014-Ohio-3632. In a 5-2 opinion written by Justice French, the Court held that the question of the vicarious … Continue reading

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What Happened on Remand: A Couple of Zoning Cases.

Moore v. Middletown

In 2012, in Clifton v. v. Blanchester, 2012-Ohio-780, the Supreme Court of Ohio held that a property owner outside the corporate limits of the village involved could not challenge the re-zoning of a contiguous business within … Continue reading

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What Happened on Remand: Smith v. Landfair. It’s Not Over Yet.

Case Background

In 2007, Donald Landfair, then 78 years old, boarded two of his horses, including Green Acre Annie (“Annie”) at Rochel Smith’s father’s stables. Rochel Smith was barn manager there.  In March of 2007, Landfair transported his horses by … Continue reading

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What Happened on Remand: M.H. v. Cuyahoga Falls. No Recovery for Plaintiff in Diving Board Accident.

Case Background

In May of 2006, M.H., then a minor, broke his knee in a diving board accident at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium and Wellness Center. The Center is owned by the City of Cuyahoga Falls, and is controlled and … Continue reading

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