On Tuesday, July 17, 2012, the Supreme Court of Ohio launched an expanded news program – Court News Ohio – that features stories about the Ohio judicial system. This archived page on the Supreme Court’s website only displays case summaries that occurred before that date. Cases that were summarized on July 17 and thereafter can be found at www.courtnewsohio.gov.

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Thursday, March 1, 2012

2010-1196.  Clifton v. Blanchester, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-780.
Clinton App. No. CA2009-07-009, 2010-Ohio-2309.  Judgment of the court of appeals affirmed.
O’Connor, C.J., and O’Donnell, Lanzinger, Lundberg Stratton, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Pfeifer, J., dissents.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-780.pdf
Summary: Owner of Property Outside Village Lacks Standing to Pursue a 'Regulatory Taking' Claim Based on Rezoning Within Village

2011-0811.  State v. Smith, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-781.
Warren App. No. CA2010-06-057, 2011-Ohio-1188.  Judgment reversed in part and cause remanded.
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-781.pdf

2011-1017.  Disciplinary Counsel v. Hall, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-783.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 10-042. Respondent, Eric D. Hall, Attorney Registration No. 0067566, is suspended from the practice of law in the state of Ohio for 24 months with 6 months stayed, followed by a one-year probation.
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-783.pdf
Summary: Medina, Columbus Attorneys Suspended

2011-1732.  Disciplinary Counsel v. McNeal, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-785.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 11-032. Earl Darren McNeal, Attorney Registration No. 0059218, is suspended from the practice of law in Ohio for one year.
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-785.pdf
Summary: Medina, Columbus Attorneys Suspended

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