09/30/2020


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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
State v. Owens (Slip Opinion) 2019-0980Criminal law—Lesser included offenses—Because felony murder, R.C. 2903.02(B), has no mens rea requirement in regard to the death of a victim and reckless homicide, R.C. 2903.041, has a mens rea of recklessness, reckless homicide is not a lesser included offense of felony murder.DeWine, J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4616
State v. Brown (Slip Opinion) 2019-0737Criminal law—R.C. 2919.21(B)—Failure to provide support pursuant to a court’s order—A defendant may be charged with nonpayment of support under R.C. 2919.21(B) when conduct underlying charge occurred while a support order was in effect, even if defendant’s child is emancipated at time charge is brought, so long as statute of limitations has not run and statute’s other elements are met—Trial court erred in dismissing the charges simply because appellant’s child had been emancipated at time appellant was charged—State v. Pittman distinguished—Court of appeals’ judgment affirmed.O'Connor, C.J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4623
09/30/2020 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Disciplinary cases.