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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

2007-2027.  State v. Powell, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2577.
Lucas C.P. No. G4801-CR-0200603581-000.  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-2577.pdf
Summary: Death Penalty Upheld In 2006 Toledo Arson Murders

2011-1477.  Royse v. Dayton, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2574.
Montgomery App. No. 24172, 195 Ohio App.3d 81, 2011-Ohio-3509.  Appeal dismissed as improvidently accepted.
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-2574.pdf

2011-1643.  State ex rel. Cincinnati Enquirer v. Allen, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2571.
In Mandamus. Cause dismissed.
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-2571.pdf

2012-0085.  State ex rel. Williams v. Turner, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2575.
Marion App. No. 9-11-56. 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-2575.pdf

2012-0427.  State v. Collins, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2576.
Warren App. No. CA2011-08-083.  Discretionary appeal accepted. Judgment reversed, 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-2576.pdf

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