Category Archives: Oral Argument Preview

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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Oral Argument Preview: Fleshing Out the Tort of Negligent Misidentification. Foley v. Univ. of Dayton.

Update: On November 3 2016, the court handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.

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On July 13, 2016, the Supreme Court of … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Defendant’s Right to Allocution at Community Control Violation Hearing. State of Ohio v. Dominic Jackson

Update. On December 15, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.

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On May 31, 2016, the Supreme Court of … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: How Many Times Can A Criminal Defendant Be Re-Tried? State of Ohio v. Christopher L. Anderson

Update: On September 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.

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On May 31, 2016, the Supreme … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Is an Order Compelling Production of Allegedly Privileged Information a Final Appealable Order? Darlene Burnham v. Cleveland Clinic, et al.

Update: On December 7, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

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On May 4, 2016, the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Does R.C. 2307.60 independently authorize a civil action for criminal acts? Jessica Jacobson v. Ellen Kaforey et al.

Update: On December 28, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.

On April 19, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Court Again Tackles Constitutionality of Mandatory Juvenile Transfer Statutes. State of Ohio v. Matthew Aalim.

Update: On December 22, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.

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On April 20, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio … Continue reading

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