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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
State v. Grimes (Slip Opinion) 2016-0215Criminal law-Postrelease control-To validly impose postrelease control when court orally provides all required advisements at sentencing hearing, sentencing entry must contain the following information: (1) whether postrelease control is discretionary or mandatory, (2) duration of postrelease-control period, and (3) statement to effect that Adult Parole Authority will administer postrelease control pursuant to R.C. 2967.28 and that any violation by offender of conditions of postrelease control will subject offender to consequences set forth in that statute-Trial court's sentencing entry included all required information and therefore validly imposed postrelease control-Court of appeals' judgment reversed, trial court's judgment reinstated, and cause remanded.O'Connor, C.J.Slip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-2927
State v. Mutter (Slip Opinion) 2016-0440 and 2016-0441Criminal law-Double Jeopardy-Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution-Article I, Section 10 of the Ohio Constitution-Indictment for ethnic intimidation violated double-jeopardy clauses where defendants had previously been convicted of aggravated menacing and charges arose from the same incident.Kennedy, J.Slip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-2928
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