12/16/2020


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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
State v. Dent (Slip Opinion) 2019-0651 and 2019-0654Criminal law—R.C. 2923.32—Engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity—The existence of an enterprise is established by showing that the organization is fully operational and engaging in a pattern of illicit activity—The time frame for the commission of a pattern of criminal conduct is sufficient when the evidence shows that the corrupt activity is neither isolated nor so closely connected to be considered a single offense—Court of appeals’ judgment reversed in case No. 2019-0651—Court of appeals’ judgment reversed in case No. 2019-0654 and cause remanded.O'Connor, C.J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-6670
State v. Groce (Slip Opinion) 2019-0594Criminal law—R.C. 2923.32—Engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity—The existence of an enterprise is established by showing that the organization is fully operational and engaging in a pattern of illicit activity—The time frame for the commission of a pattern of criminal conduct is sufficient when the evidence shows that the corrupt activity is neither isolated nor so closely connected to be considered a single offense—Court of appeals’ judgment reversed and cause remanded.O'Connor, C.J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-6671
In re Estate of Shaffer (Slip Opinion) 2019-0364Probate—Competency of witnesses to a noncompliant will—Ohio’s voiding statute applies to both wills executed in compliance with formal requirements and those that fail to adhere to them—Judgment reversed.Donnelly, J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-6672
12/16/2020 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Disciplinary cases.  
Disciplinary Counsel v. Eisler 2014-0970On application for reinstatement.  
Disciplinary Counsel v. Atway 2019-1741On application for reinstatement.  
12/16/2020 Administrative Actions  Administrative actions.  
12/16/2020 Administrative Actions #2  Administrative actions.