09/15/2021

Case Caption Case No. Topics and Issues Author Citation
State v. Williams (Slip Opinion) 2020-0658 and 2020-0991Criminal Law—Sixth Amendment—Conflict of interest—Multiple representation of codefendants—When a trial court does not know, and should not reasonably have known, of a possible conflict of interest in an attorney’s representation of two or more codefendants charged with a crime, the trial court has no affirmative duty to inquire whether a conflict of interest exists—Court of appeals’ judgment affirmed.Stewart, J.Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3152
DeVore v. Black (Slip Opinion) 2021-0199Habeas Corpus—Inmate’s claim that he was convicted of an uncharged offense was an attack on the sufficiency of the indictment that is not cognizable in habeas corpus—Court of appeals’ judgment dismissing complaint affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3153
09/15/2021 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Miscellaneous dismissals.