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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: No Contest Plea
Merit Decision: Trial Court’s Blanket Refusal to Accept No Contest Pleas Improper; Issue Was Preserved for Appeal. State v. Beasley.
“We conclude that a trial court abuses its discretion when it rejects a no-contest plea as a matter of course without considering the facts and circumstances of the case.”
On January 4, 2018, the Supreme Court of Ohio … Continue reading
What’s On Their Minds: Properly Preserving An Off-The-Record Discussion For Appeal. State of Ohio v. Andrea Beasley.
Update: On January 4, 2018, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.
“Can’t we infer that the court assented to what counsel said by virtue of silence on … Continue reading