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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012

2010-1315.  State v. Gould, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-71.
Lucas App. No. L-08-1383, 2010-Ohio-3437.  Judgment reversed, and convictions and sentence reinstated.
O’Connor, C.J., and Lundberg Stratton, Lanzinger, O’Donnell, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Pfeifer, J., concurs in judgment only.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-71.pdf
Summary: Court Holds Warrantless Search of Abandoned Computer Hard Drive Permissible Under Fourth Amendment

2011-1036.  Erie-Huron Counties Joint Certified Grievance Commt. v. Derby, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-78.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 10-061. Charles Paul Derby of Norwalk, Ohio, Attorney Registration No. 0055272, is suspended from the  practice of law in Ohio for two years, with the final 18 months stayed on the conditions.
O’Connor, C.J., and Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Lanzinger, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-78.pdf
Summary: Norwalk Attorney Suspended

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