Tag Archives: Domestic Violence

Merit Decision: Court Makes Domestic Violence Convictions Easier. State v. McGlothan.

On January 16, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio issued a merit decision in State v. McGlothan,  2014-Ohio-85. In a 4-3 decision written by Justice O’Donnell, for himself, Chief Justice O’Connor, and Justices Pfeifer and Kennedy, the Court held … Continue reading

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What’s on their Minds: Defining Cohabitation in a Domestic Violence Offense. State v. Jeffrey McGlothan.

Update: On January 16, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio issued a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

On October 23, 2013 the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of State … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Defining Cohabitation in a Domestic Violence Offense. State v. Jeffrey McGlothan.

Update: On January 16, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio issued a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the oral argument of this case here.

On October 23, 2013 the Supreme … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds? May the Trial Court Call a Recanting Domestic Violence Victim as its Own Witness under Evid. R. 614(A)? State v. Ginley.

Update: On October 26 this case was dismissed as improvidently allowed.

On October 4 the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in State v. Ginley, case # 2010-1925.  This case … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: May the Trial Court Call a Recanting Domestic Violence Victim as its Own Witness under Evid. R. 614(A)? State v. Ginley.

Update: On October 16 the Supreme Court of Ohio dismissed State v. Ginley, case # 2010-1925 as improvidently allowed. 

 State v. Ginley comes to the Supreme Court after the Eighth District denied the State’s discretionary appeal.  It involves a domestic … Continue reading

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