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Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012

2010-1946.  Williams v. Ormsby, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-690.
Medina App. No. 09CA0085-M, 190 Ohio App.3d 815, 2010-Ohio-4664.  The judgment of the court of appeals is reversed.
O’Connor, C.J., and Lundberg Stratton, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
O’Donnell, J., concurs in judgment only.
Pfeifer, J., concurs in part and dissents in part.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-690.pdf
Summary: Court Holds Returning to Romantic Relationship Is Not Sufficient 'Consideration' To Support Enforceable Contract

2011-0295.  Disciplinary Counsel v. Proctor, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-684.
Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 09-059. Philip Lucas Proctor, Attorney Registration No. 0041956, is suspended from the practice of law for six months.
O’Connor, C.J., and Pfeifer, O’Donnell, Lanzinger, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Lundberg Stratton, J., dissents and would impose a 12-month stayed suspension.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-684.pdf
Summary: Newark Attorney Suspended From Practice

2011-0580.  State ex rel. Mullins v. Curran, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-685.
Mahoning App. No. 10 MA 76, 2011-Ohio-1312.  The judgment of the court of appeals is reversed and the writ is denied.
O’Connor, C.J., and Lanzinger, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Lundberg Stratton and O’Donnell, JJ., concur separately.
Pfeifer, J., dissents.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-685.pdf

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