Case Caption

Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
State v. Hackett (Slip Opinion) 2019-0601Criminal Law—Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution does not prevent a trial-court judge from limiting the role of standby counsel.DeWine, J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-6699
State v. Graham (Slip Opinion) 2016-1882Criminal law—Aggravated murder—Aggravating circumstances do not outweigh mitigating factors—Convictions affirmed, death sentence vacated, and cause remanded for resentencing.Fischer, J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-6700
Gerrity v. Chervenak (Slip Opinion) 2019-1123Dormant Mineral Act—Notice to holders of mineral interests—Reasonableness of search for owners—After reasonable, unsuccessful search for holders, surface owners may provide notice by publication. French, J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-6705
State v. Rue (Slip Opinion) 2019-0897 and 2019-1128Criminal law—Community-control sanctions—R.C. 2929.15(A)(1)—Tolling based on absconding—In order for an offender’s community-control term to be tolled based on absconding, the state must initiate revocation proceedings prior to the expiration date of the offender’s original community-control term—Judgment affirmed.Donnelly, J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-6706
12/17/2020 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Miscellaneous dismissals.