09/21/2021

Case Caption Case No. Topics and Issues Author Citation
In re Application of Suburban Natural Gas Co. (Slip Opinion) 2020-0781Public utilities—R.C. 4909.15(A)(1)—Gas pipeline—When fixing rates for service, Public Utilities Commission must determine the valuation of the property of the public utility that is used and useful in rendering the public-utility service as of the date certain—To be useful, the property must be beneficial in rendering service for the convenience of the public as of the date certain—Public Utilities Commission applies an incorrect formula when it considers whether the utility’s investment is prudentDeWine, J.Slip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3224
Columbus Bar Assn. v. Okuley (Slip Opinion) 2021-0231Attorneys—Misconduct—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct, including representing multiple clients with conflicting interests, continuing to practice law while license suspended, false communication regarding lawyer’s services, and failing to cooperate in disciplinary investigation—Permanent disbarment.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-3225
09/21/2021 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Affidavits of disqualification—Motion and procedural rulings.  
09/21/2021 Administrative Action  Administrative actions.