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Merit Decision: R.C. 2307.60 Independently Authorizes Civil Action For Damages Caused By Criminal Acts. Jacobson v. Kaforey.

“These legislative statements are crystal clear. We need not dig further into the meaning of the statute than the language that was signed into law.”

Justice O’Neill, majority opinion.

On December 28, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: 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.

“Would you say that any criminal act gives rise to civil recovery?” Chief Justice O’Connor, to … 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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