04/18/2017


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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
State v. Rahab (Slip Opinion) 2015-1892Criminal law-Sentencing-Right to trial by jury-Vindictiveness-There is no presumption of vindictiveness when, after trial, a trial court sentences a defendant to a longer prison term than was offered by the state in plea negotiations-An appellate court may reverse such a sentence for vindictiveness only if, after review of the entire record, it finds clearly and convincingly that the sentence was based on actual vindictiveness-Actual vindictiveness not found-Judgment affirmed.DeWine, J.Slip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-1401
Perry v. Sloan (Slip Opinion) 2016-0750Habeas corpus-Habeas corpus is not available to challenge validity of jury-verdict forms-Court of appeals' dismissal of petition affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-1404
04/18/2017 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions.