06/17/2020


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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
06/17/2020 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review—Appeals not accepted for review.  
06/17/2020 Case Announcements #2  Appeals not accepted for review.  
Lorain Cty. Bar Assn. v. Weir (Slip Opinion) 2019-0150Attorneys—Misconduct—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct and the Rules for the Government of the Bar—Indefinite suspension.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3324
Butler Cty. Bar Assn. v. Blauvelt (Slip Opinion) 2020-0226Attorneys—Misconduct—Violation of the Rules of Professional Conduct, namely, engaging in conduct that adversely reflects on the lawyer’s fitness to practice law—Conditionally stayed two-year suspension.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3325
State v. Pendergrass (Slip Opinion) 2018-1814Criminal law—Statutory interpretation—Rule of lenity—Unlawful sexual conduct with a minor—Sentencing enhancement in R.C. 2907.04(B)(4) for previous qualifying conviction requires that the defendant had the qualifying conviction when he committed the charged offense—Court of appeals’ judgment reversed.DeWine, J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3335
06/17/2020 Case Announcements #3  Motion and procedural rulings—Miscellaneous dismissals.