Category Archives: Student Scholarship

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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What’s On Their Minds: Standing in Foreclosure Cases, Again. Note and Mortgage or Note or Mortgage at Time of Filing? SRMOF 2009-1 Trust v. Shari Lewis et al.

Update: on April 22, 2015, the court unanimously dismissed this case as improvidently certified.

“Aren’t there rights of a mortgage holder to enforce a foreclosure independent of the note? We don’t want to recognize some new field of law … Continue reading

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Student Scholarship. A Critique of the Ohio Supreme Court Decision Interpreting Ohio’s Corporate Advancement Statute in Miller v. Miller.

As previously posted, on July 3, 2012, the Supreme Court of Ohio issued a merit decision in Miller v. Miller, 2012-Ohio-2928. At issue in this case was the interpretation of Ohio’s corporate advancement statute, R.C. 1701. 13 … 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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Guest Post: Which branch calls the shots on sealing criminal records? State v. Radcliff and the rapidly evolving world of record sealing.

This guest post summarizes the spate of cases and statutes on judicial record sealing. It is written by Priya Walia and Stephen JohnsonGrove.

Priya Walia is a rising 2L at the University of Cincinnati College of Law and is interning this … Continue reading

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What’s on their Minds? Sufficiency of Affidavit in Support of Warrant to Search Computer. State of Ohio v. Nicholas Castagnola.

Update: On April 28, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

On May 28, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Arrest Warrants Issued Without A Probable Cause Determination. State v. Hoffman

Update: On November 4, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

On April 8, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of … Continue reading

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Student Scholarship: State v. Eric Long

Update: on March 12, 2014, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case.  read the analysis here.

On June 11, 2013, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. … Continue reading

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Introducing Student Scholarship

In recognition of the importance of the blogosphere, the University of Cincinnati Law Review now also has a blog.  Here’s a statement from the Review:

“The University of Cincinnati Law Review Blog was founded in 2013 in recognition of the … Continue reading

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What’s on Their Minds: Filing Suit Under a Pseudonym in a Sex Abuse Case. John Doe v. Brandon Bruner.

Update: On March 19, 2013 this appeal was dismissed as improvidently accepted. For more on this decision, read 2L Ryan Shiverdecker’s law review blog post, Ducking Duties: Pseudonymous Plaintiffs and the Supreme Court of Ohio.

On February 27, 2013, the … Continue reading

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