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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: Minors
Merit Decision: Court Again Upholds Constitutionality of Cap on Noneconomic Tort Damages. Simpkins v. Grace Brethren Church.
“It’s déjà vu all over again.” Yogi Berra.
On December 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in Simpkins v. Grace Brethren Church 2016-Ohio-8118. At issue in the case was an as-applied constitutional challenge … Continue reading
Oral Argument Preview: Is the Statutory Cap on Non-Economic Damages Unconstitutional As Applied to a Minor Sex Abuse Victim? Simpkins v. Grace Brethren Church of Delaware, Ohio
Update: On December 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.
Read the analysis of the oral argument in this case here.
On December 15, 2015, the … Continue reading