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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: Postconviction Review
Merit Decision: Capital Defendants to get Appeal of Right to High Court for Postconviction Denial of DNA Testing. State v. Noling.
“Are we to value speed over certainly? Of all cases that cry out for certainty, it is cases that result in the extinguishing of a human life.”
Chief Justice O’Connor, majority opinion
On December 21, 2016, the Supreme Court of … Continue reading
What’s On Their Minds: Permissibility of Disparate Treatment for Capital Defendants in Postconviction Review of Applications for DNA Testing. State v. Noling.
Update: On December 21, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.
“A non-capital defendant is afforded an appellate review that is not discretionary. The appellate court has to … Continue reading