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02/12/2020 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review—Appeals not accepted for review.  
Columbus Bar Assn. v. Bahan (Slip Opinion) 2019-0219Attorneys at law—Misconduct—Violation of the Rules of Professional Conduct—Solicitation of professional employment by in-person contact when a primary motive is pecuniary gain—Public reprimand.Stewart, J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-434
House v. Iacovelli (Slip Opinion) 2018-0434Torts—Wrongful termination in violation of public policy—Employee terminated after questioning employer’s failure to accurately report earnings to Bureau of Unemployment Compensation—Employee failed to meet jeopardy element of claim for wrongful termination—R.C. Chapter 4141 does not contain a personal remedy for an employee when employer fails to accurately report earnings—Remedies in statutes sufficiently protect society’s interest in discouraging employers from engaging in prohibited behavior.Fischer, J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-435
Davis v. Sheldon (Slip Opinion) 2019-0782Habeas corpus—Inmate failed to comply with commitment-paper and verification requirements of R.C. 2725.04—Court of appeals’ dismissal of petition affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-436
02/12/2020 Case Announcements #2  Motion and procedural rulings.