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Thursday, May 10, 2012

2011-1754.  State v. White, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-1983.
Fairfield App. No. 2010-CA-60, 2011-Ohio-4526.  Judgment vacated and cause remanded.
O’Connor, C.J., and Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Lanzinger, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Pfeifer, J., dissents.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-1983.pdf

2011-1798.  State ex rel. Cincinnati Enquirer v. Craig, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-1999.
Hamilton App. No. C-100820, 2011-Ohio-4498. Judgment affirmed.
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-1999.pdf
Summary: Court Denies Newspaper's Request for Names, Identifying Information of Police Officers Wounded in Gang Shootout

2011-1807.  State v. Jefferson, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-1984.
Cuyahoga App. No. 95950, 2011-Ohio-4637.  Judgment vacated and cause remanded.
O’Connor, C.J., and Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Lanzinger, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Pfeifer, J., dissents.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-1984.pdf

2011-1870 and 2011-1871.  State v. Sullivan, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-1985.
Fairfield App. No. 2010-CA-52, 2011-Ohio-4967.  Judgment vacated and cause remanded.
O’Connor, C.J., and Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Lanzinger, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Pfeifer, J., dissents.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-1985.pdf

2011-1931.  State v. Sayles, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-1986.
Butler App. Nos. CA2011-01-005 and CA2011-01-006. Judgment vacated 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-1986.pdf

2012-0099.  State v. Winningham, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-1998.
Hamilton App. No. C-11134, 2011-Ohio-6229.  Discretionary appeal accepted.
Judgment vacated 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-1998.pdf

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