09/24/2019


Case Caption

Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
Disciplinary Counsel v. Simmons (Slip Opinion) 2018-1760Attorneys—Misconduct—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct, including failing to cooperate with a disciplinary investigation—Violation of the Rules for the Government of the Bar—Conditionally stayed two-year suspension.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-3783
State ex rel. Sands v. Culotta (Slip Opinion) 2019-0213 and 2019-0260Writs of mandamus sought to compel trial court to charge petitioner by way of a criminal complaint under Crim.R. 3 and to dismiss the counts of a complaint that were merged for sentencing—Mandamus is not available to attack the validity or sufficiency of a charging instrument—Petitioner had an adequate remedy at law to argue that multiple counts were allied offenses—Court of appeals’ denial of writs affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-3784
Cleveland v. State (Slip Opinion) 2018-0097Municipalities—Required contract terms concerning hiring city residents—R.C. 9.75—Statute forbidding public authority from requiring contractors to employ public authority’s residents overrides local legislation imposing such requirements—Statute enacted pursuant to authority granted by Article II, Section 34, Ohio Constitution.Kennedy, J.Slip Opinion 2019-Ohio-3820
In re Mason 2019-1283On certified entry of felony conviction.  
09/24/2019 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Affidavits of disqualification—Motion and procedural rulings—Disciplinary cases—Mediation matters.