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August 13, 2020

State v. Jones
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4031

Cincinnati Bar Assn. v. Turner
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4030

August 12, 2020

Disciplinary Counsel v. Hawkins
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4023

State ex rel. Ware v. Pureval
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4024

August 11, 2020

State v. Blake
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3981

State v. Cantrell
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3980

August 7, 2020

State ex rel. Bobovnyik v. Mahoning Cty. Bd. of Elections
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4003

August 6, 2020

Disciplinary Counsel v. Reinheimer
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3941

McDougald v. Bowerman
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3942

August 5, 2020

State ex rel. McDougald v. Sehlmeyer
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3927

August 4, 2020

State v. Dunson
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3871

State v. Holder
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3875

State v. Sibrian
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3876

July 30, 2020

State v. Hudson
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3849

July 29, 2020

Buddenberg v. Weisdack
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3832

July 28, 2020

State ex rel. Hedenberg v. N. Cent. Corr. Complex
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3815

July 23, 2020

State v. Bozso
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3779

Jones v. Cleveland Clinic Found.
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3780

State v. Young
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3781

State v. Shazier
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3782

July 22, 2020

State v. Hundley
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3775

State ex rel. Lemaster v. Meigs Cty. Court of Common Pleas
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3776

State ex rel. Penland v. Dinkelacker
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3774

July 21, 2020

State v. Madison
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3735

State v. Lozada
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3756

State v. Smith
Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-3747

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August 13, 2020

In Mohamed v. Eckelberry, the Court referred the matter to a Court master commissioner to conduct a hearing to determine whether petitioner Hassan Mohamed is being held unlawfully because of an excessive bond and to make a recommendation to the Court regarding the appropriate bond.

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In State v. Jones, the Court sent a Fremont man’s challenge to his conviction back to a lower court for further proceedings after accepting a trial transcript that previously was not part of the record.

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August 12, 2020

In Disciplinary Counsel v. Hawkins, the Court publicly reprimanded a Franklin County judge whose blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit when she was arrested for drunken driving.

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August 11, 2020

In State v. Cooper, the Court granted appellant Brandon Cooper’s request to immediately stay his sentence.

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In State v. Brinkman, the Court stayed the execution of appellant George C. Brinkman, which was scheduled for Oct. 30, 2020, and directed that no execution date shall be set while this appeal is pending.

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August 10, 2020

The Court published official versions of 13 opinions, which were previously released as slip opinions.

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August 7, 2020

In State ex rel. Douglas Bobovnyik v. Mahoning County Board of Elections, the Court denied a request to require the Mahoning County Board of Elections certify Douglas Bobovnyik as an independent candidate for Mahoning County Sheriff on the Nov. 3 general election ballot.

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In Mahoning Cty. Bar Assn. v. Jones, the Court denied James S. Jones’ request to terminate probation.

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August 6, 2020

In State of Ohio ex rel. Michele Nicole Frenchko v. Trumbull County Board of Elections, the Court stayed an Aug. 7 hearing by the Trumbull County Board of Elections and ordered the board to respond to the complaint.

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The Court reinstated the briefing schedule for In re Application of Duke Energy, Ohio, Inc., ordering appellant organizations opposing Duke Energy’s Central Corridor Pipeline Extension Project to file a brief within 20 days.

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August 5, 2020

In Habibi v. Univ. of Toledo, the Court declined appellant Hassan Habibi’s request to vacate the judgment of the Ohio Court of Claims.

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The Court declined to review State v. McFeeture.

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The Court accepted State v. Bryant for review.

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