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Merit Decision. Proper Use of “Other Acts” Evidence in Sex Offenses. State v. Williams.

On December 6, 2012, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in State v. Williams,  2012-Ohio-5695. In a 6-1 decision written by Justice O’Donnell, in which Justice Lanzinger concurred in judgment only and Justice Pfeifer dissented, the Court … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: The Use of “Other Acts” Evidence in Sex Crimes. State v. Van Williams.

Update: On December 6, 2012, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On September 25, 2012 the Supreme Court of Ohio will … Continue reading

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