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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: sovereign immunity
What’s On Their Minds: Liability of a School Bus Driver for Child Injured While Crossing the Street After the Bus Has Driven Away. Amber Sallee (A Minor) v. Stephanie Watts, et al.
Update: on April 23, 2015, this case was dismissed as improvidently accepted
“Assuring that the child crosses the roadway to the residence side is, in your view, the operation of a motor vehicle?” Justice O’Donnell to Amber Sallee’s counsel.
Oral Argument Preview: Liability of a School Bus Driver for Child Injured While Crossing the Street After the Bus Has Driven Away. Amber Sallee (A Minor) v. Stephanie Watts, et al.
Update: on April 23, 2015, this case was dismissed as improvidently accepted.
Read the analysis of the oral argument here.
What’s on Their Minds: Are Violations of Departmental Polices or Traffic Laws Relevant to A Determination of Immunity for a City Employee? Burlingame v. Estate of Burlingame
On February 7, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral … Continue reading
Oral Argument Preview: More on Defining Recklessness so as to Defeat Sovereign Immunity. Estate of Anderson v. City of Massillon.
Update: On December 6, 2012, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.
Oral Argument Preview: Employer Intentional Torts and Sovereign Immunity. Sampson v. Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Update: the merit decision in this case was handed down February 16, 2012. Read the analysis of that decision here.