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Court’s Informal Summer Recess.

Yesterday’s oral arguments—June 21, 2017—were the last set of oral arguments posted on the Court’s Oral Argument Calendar. In recent years, the Court has not been hearing oral arguments during the summer, usually until the end of August. Presumably, merit … Continue reading

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Announcing the Court’s Two Newest Justices.

It may be a legal holiday today, January 2, 2017, but the website for the Supreme Court of Ohio already has Justices Patrick F. Fischer (whose term started yesterday, January 1) and R. Patrick DeWine (whose term started … Continue reading

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Top Ten Most Read Posts of 2016.

I don’t know why we all love lists, but we seem to, especially at year’s end.  So here’s the list of the top ten most visited blog posts in 2016:

For the third year in a row, number one is … Continue reading

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Court Improv’s Jurisdictional Question in Unfair Labor Practice Appeal. Greater Dayton Regional Transit Auth. v. State Emp. Relations Bd.

On November 2, 2016, by a vote of 5-2, the Supreme Court of Ohio dismissed as improvidently accepted Greater Dayton Regional Transit Auth. v. State Emp. Relations Bd., Slip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-7559.  Chief Justice O’Connor and Justices Lanzinger, Pfeifer, … Continue reading

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Update: New Trial Denied in Prade Case

Douglas Prade, a former Akron Police Captain, was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the alleged murder of his ex-wife, Dr. Margo Prade, who was shot and killed in her van outside of work in 1997.

Prade was … Continue reading

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Correction to Earlier Post on Sallee v. Watts.

On March 25, 2016, I erroneously posted that the case of A.S. (a Minor) v. Stephanie Watts, et al, 2014-0727  had been pending for over one year, when in fact it had been dismissed as improvidently accepted on April 23, … Continue reading

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Submitted Case Hits One Year Mark Without Decision. State of Ohio v. Brandon Moore.

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

Whenever a case we’ve blogged about has been pending for a year without a decision, we note … Continue reading

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Top Ten Most Read Posts of 2015

Here is my annual top ten list. These are the ten most read blog posts for 2015, in order. Foreclosure issues continue to dominate, grabbing first, fourth, seventh, eighth and ninth most viewed slots.

For the second year in a … Continue reading

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Commentary: Interesting Proposal about Storage of Medical Records.

On September 2, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of Gene’a Griffith, Executrix for the Estate of Howard E. Griffith, Deceased v. Aultman Hospital. At issue in this case is whether records not … Continue reading

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Links and Technology.

Ah, progress!

The Clerk’s office of the Supreme Court of Ohio has changed the way to access the public online docket. This means that links on the blog to the online docket in our past oral argument previews and analyses … Continue reading

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