Category Archives: What’s On Their Minds?

What’s On Their Minds: Are Mandatory Juvenile Transfers to Adult Court Unconstitutional? State v. Quarterman

On July 8, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. Alexander Quarterman et al. 2013-1591. The central issue in this case is whether mandatory transfers of juvenile offenders to … Continue reading

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What’s on their Minds: Insurer’s Duty to Defend in a Case of Housing Discrimination. Steve Granger, et al. v. Auto Owners Insurance, et al.

On June 25, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of Steve Granger, et al. v. Auto-Owners Insurance, et al., 2013-1527. The issue on appeal is an insurer’s duty to defend in a housing … Continue reading

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What’s on Their Minds: Some Fundamentals of Venue in a Tort Case as Cover for More Battles over the Employer Intentional Tort. State of Ohio ex. rel. Donald Yeaples, et. al. v. Honorable Steven E. Gall et. al.

On June 25, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of State of Ohio ex. rel. Donald Yeaples and Deborah Yeaples v. Honorable Steven E. Gall et. al., 2013-0941.  The literal issue in the … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Insurance Coverage for Employer Intentional Torts. O What a Tangled Web They’ve Woven! Duane Allen Hoyle v. DTJ Enterprises, Inc., et al.

On June 10, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of Duane Allen Hoyle v. DTJ Enterprises, Inc., et al., 2013-1405. The issue in this case is insurance coverage for employer intentional torts.

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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.

On May 28, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. Nicholas Castagnola2013-0781.  At issue in this case is whether an affidavit which incorrectly asserted that the defendant stated he … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Unsealing a Judicial Record of Acquittal-Standing in Quicksand? State of Ohio v. Terrell Vanzandt

On May 27, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in State of Ohio v. Terrell Vanzandt, f.k.a. Terrell Asberry, 2013-1010. This case deals with the question of whether judicially sealed records of non-convictions may be unsealed … Continue reading

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What’s on Their Minds: Employer Intentional Torts and Equipment Safety Guards. Phillip E. Pixley v. Pro-Pak Industries, Inc., et al.

On May 14, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of Phillip E. Pixley v. Pro-Pak Industries, Inc., et al., 2013-0797. This issues are whether the definition of equipment safety guard is limited to … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Ineffective Assistance of Counsel at Mitigation Phase of Death Penalty Case. State of Ohio v. Willie Herring.

On April 29, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. Willie Herring, 2011-0451. At issue in this case is whether, in a capital case, a defendant is deprived of … Continue reading

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What’s on their Minds: Dual Intent in Workers’ Compensation? Visiting Nurse Ass’n of Mid-Ohio v. Friebel.

On April 9, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of Visiting Nurse Association of Mid-Ohio v. Friebel, 2013-0892.  At issue is whether an Ohio worker’s compensation claimant can have “dual intent,” simultaneously being … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Enforcing a Shotgun Marriage? Cedar Fair, L.P. v. Jacob Falfas.

On April 9, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of Cedar Fair, L.P. v. Jacob Falfas, 2013-0890. The issue on appeal is whether an arbitration panel properly awarded specific performance of a personal … Continue reading

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