Category Archives: Oral Argument Preview

Oral Argument Preview: Is Questioning in the Front Seat of a Police Cruiser a Custodial Interrogation? City of Cleveland v. Benjamin Oles.

On March 1, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of City of Cleveland v. Benjamin Oles, 2016-0172. The case was accepted as a jurisdictional appeal and on conflict certification to determine whether … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Constitutionality of Searches by Public School Employees. State of Ohio v. Joshua Polk.

On March 1, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of State of Ohio  v. Joshua Polk, 2016-0271. At issue is the constitutionality of the search by a public school security officer of … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Arbitrator’s Powers in Police Disciplinary Action. Ohio Patrolmen’s Benevolent Ass’n, et al. v. City of Findlay.

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On February 7, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of Ohio Patrolmen’s Benevolent Ass’n, et al. v. City of Findlay, 2015-Ohio-1581. At issue in … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Propriety of Sentencing Penalty for Exercising Right to Trial. State of Ohio v. Malik Rahab.

On February 9, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. Malik Rahab, 2015-1892. At issue is the propriety of a “trial tax,” a penalty imposed on a criminal … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Does a Juvenile Need to Show Prejudice When the Court Fails to Appoint a Guardian Ad Litem? State of Ohio v. Raymond Morgan

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On February 8, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. Raymond Morgan, 2015-0924. At issue in this case is … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Satisfying the Clarity Element of a Wrongful Termination Claim. McGowan v. Medpace.

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On February 8, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of McGowan v. Medpace Inc., 2015-1756. At issue in the case is what is … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: What Constitutes Proper Presentment of a Claim Against a Decedent’s Estate? James A. Wilson v. William Lawrence, Executor, et al.

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On January 11, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of James A. Wilson v. William Lawrence, Executor, et al., 2016-Ohio-0180. At issue in … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Validity of Permanent Surrender Agreement in Adoption Case. In re: (C.C.S.), (C.L.S.) v. Adoption by Gentle Care.

Update: On October 27, 2016, by a vote of 4-3, this case was dismissed as improvidently accepted. Voting to dismiss were Chief justice O’Connor, and Justices O’Donnell, Lanzinger and O’Neill. Justices Pfeifer, Kennedy, and French dissented. 

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Oral Argument Preview: Interpreting the Meaning of “Transacts Business” under R.C. 4117.13(D). Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority v. State Employment Relations Board et al.

Update: On November 2, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio dismissed the case as improvidently allowed.

Read the analysis of the oral argument in this case here.

On August 17, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral … Continue reading

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Case Preview: How Far Does the Statutory Obligation of Reunification Go for Children’s Services Agencies? In the Matter of: A.J. Adjudged Neglected Child.

Update: On December 20, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio, by a vote of 5-2, held that the children services agency properly followed the rules in refusing to place A.J. in substitute care with a relative. See, In re … Continue reading

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