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Marianna Brown Bettman
Marianna Brown Bettman is Distinguished Teaching Professor and Professor of Practice Emerita at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she taught torts, legal ethics, and a seminar on the Supreme Court of Ohio. She is also a former Ohio state court of appeals judge. Professor Bettman is a frequent presenter on Supreme Court of Ohio cases at Continuing Legal and Judicial Education seminars and conferences including the Ohio Judicial Conference. She also provides appellate consulting services to attorneys.
Tag Archives: Compelled Speech
Merit Decision: Court Upholds Felonious Assault Statute Compelling Disclosure of HIV Status. State v. Batista.
On October 26, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in State v. Batista, Slip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-8304. The court unanimously upheld the constitutionality of R.C. 2903.11(B)(1), which requires persons who know they are HIV … Continue reading
Oral Argument Preview: Is Section of Felonious Assault Statute Singling Out Sexual Conduct of HIV Positive Persons Unconstitutional? State of Ohio v. Orlando Batista.
Update: On October 26, 2017, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.
Read the analysis of the argument here
On May 17, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear … Continue reading