07/27/2017


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07/27/2017 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions-Disciplinary cases-Miscellaneous dismissals-Mediation matters.  
State v. D.B. (Slip Opinion) 2015-0192Once the general division of a court of common pleas determines under R.C. 2152.121(B)(4) that a 16-year-old or 17-year-old has been convicted of at least one offense that is subject to mandatory transfer, the court shall sentence the juvenile under R.C. Chapter 2929 for all the convictions in the case-Motion for reconsideration granted-Judgment reversed.Fischer, J.Slip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-6952
Gyugo v. Franklin Cty. Bd. of Dev. Disabilities (Slip Opinion) 2016-0564Sealing of records-R.C. 2953.33(B)-Questions explicitly requiring disclosure of sealed convictions on Department of Developmental Disabilities applications to renew registration as adult-services worker did not violate R.C. 2953.33(B) because questions were directly and substantially related to appellant's position with appellee and his qualifications for adult-services registration-Court of appeals' judgment affirming appellant's termination for dishonestly answering the questions affirmed.French, J.Slip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-6953
Patrick v. Bunting (Slip Opinion) 2016-1375Habeas corpus-Writ of habeas corpus is not the proper means through which to challenge a complaint or indictment or to raise claims related to arrest-Petitioner had adequate remedy at law-Court of appeals' denial of writ affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-6954
Swain v. Harris (Slip Opinion) 2016-1465Habeas corpus-Trial court had jurisdiction to try appellant-Appellant had adequate remedy at law to challenge trial court's evidentiary ruling-Court of appeals' dismissal of petition affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-6962
Lorain Cty. Bar Assn. v. Williamson (Slip Opinion) 2017-0226Attorneys-Misconduct-Written advertising--Improper solicitation of potential client-Public reprimand.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-6963
Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Heben (Slip Opinion) 2016-1495Attorneys-Misconduct-Violation of the Rules of Professional Conduct-Conditionally stayed one-year suspension.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-6965