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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
State ex rel. Doe v. Gallia Cty. Court of Common Pleas (Slip Opinion) 2017-1673Mandamus—Procedendo—R.C. 2953.52(A)(1)—Sealing of official records—Request for writ of mandamus sua sponte converted to request for writ of procedendo—Writ of procedendo granted.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2018-Ohio-2168
State v. Jackson (Slip Opinion) 2017-0145Criminal law—Fifth and Sixth Amendments—A social worker’s statutory duty to cooperate and share information with law enforcement with respect to child-abuse investigations does not render social worker an agent of law enforcement for purposes of Fifth and Sixth Amendments to United States Constitution when social worker interviews an alleged perpetrator unless other evidence demonstrates that social worker acted at direction or under control of law enforcement—Record does not support court of appeals’ conclusion that social worker was acting as law-enforcement agent when she interviewed child-abuse suspect—Court of appeals’ judgment reversing suspect’s convictions reversed and cause remanded.O'Donnell, J.Slip Opinion No. 2018-Ohio-2169
Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Gay (Slip Opinion) 2017-1413Attorneys—Misconduct—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct, including failing to properly safeguard client funds in a client trust account—Conditionally stayed one-year suspension.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2018-Ohio-2170
In re Polizzi 2018-0777On certified entry of felonly conviction.  
06/07/2018 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Disciplinary cases.