Tag Archives: Waiver

Merit Decision: Parent’s Right to Counsel at Termination of Parental Rights Hearing. In re R.K.

“In a case in which we are asked to ratify the civil equivalent of the death penalty, we simply cannot accept absence as acquiesce.”

Justice O’Neill, lead opinion.

On January 4, 2018, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a … Continue reading

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Merit Decision. Failure to Raise Constitutional Challenges Below Proves Fatal. State v. Quarterman.

On September 23, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in State v. Quarterman,2014-Ohio-4034. The defendant in this case raised a constitutional challenge to Ohio’s mandatory bind-over statutes. In a unanimous opinion written by Justice … Continue reading

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Merit Decision. Waiving an Amenability Hearing. State v. D.W.

On Oct. 4, 2012, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in State v. D.W.,2012-Ohio-4544.  (when the case was originally briefed and calendared, the caption included the full name of the defendant.  Effective July 1, 2012, … Continue reading

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Merit Decision. The Filing of a Motion to Suppress by one Criminal Defendant does not Automatically Toll a Co-Defendant’s Speedy Trial Time. State v. Ramey.

On June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court of Ohio issued a merit decision in State v. Ramey,  2012-Ohio-2904. In a unanimous opinion written by Chief Justice O’Connor, the Court held that the filing of a motion to suppress by one … Continue reading

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What’s on Their Minds: Can an Amenability Hearing in A Juvenile Case be Waived? State v. Warner.

On October 4, 2012 the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

On June 5, 2012, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of State … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Can an Amenability Hearing in A Juvenile Case be Waived? State v. Warner.

On October 4, 2012 the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On June 5, 2012 the Supreme Court of Ohio will … Continue reading

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Merit Decision. Court finds for Home Buyers on Duty to Build House in a Workmanlike Manner. Jones v. Centex Homes.

Update: Read what happened when the case was remanded here.

On March 14, 2012 the Supreme Court of Ohio decided Jones v. Centex Homes, 2012-Ohio-1001.  The sole issue the Court decided is “whether a home buyer can waive … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds? Does Ohio Law Allow for a Waiver of the Implied Duty to Build a House in a Workmanlike Manner? Paul Jones, et al. v. Centex Homes

Update: The merit decision in this case was handed down March 14, 2012. Read the analysis of the decision here.

On October 4 the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in Paul Jones et al. v. Centex Homes, case # … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Does Ohio Law Allow for a Waiver of the Implied Duty to Build a House in a Workmanlike Manner? Paul Jones, et al. v. Centex Homes

Update: The merit decision in this case was handed down March 14, 2012. Read the analysis of the decision here.

On October 4, 2011, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear arguments in Paul Jones et al. v. Centex HomesContinue reading

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