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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: Proximate Cause
Merit Decision: No Police Liability for Injuries to Innocent Bystander During High Speed Chase of Fleeing Felon. Argabrite v. Neer.
“Ohio courts lack the authority to confer immunity based on a different standard than the General Assembly has implemented.”
Justice French, Majority opinion.
“Today’s majority ruling will have a chilling effect on policing and will aid criminals in their fight … Continue reading
What’s On Their Minds: Police Officer Liability in Hot Pursuit Accidents. Pamela Argabrite v. Jim Neer et al.
Update: On December 27, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.
“Aren’t you really asking this court to adopt an “extreme and outrageous” proximate cause standard which would … Continue reading