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Thursday, June 14, 2012

2009-1661.  State v. White, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2583.
Ashland App. Nos. 07COA-037 and 07COA-038, 2009-Ohio-3869.  Judgment affirmed.
O’Connor, C.J., and Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Pfeifer and Lanzinger, JJ., dissent.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-2583.pdf
Summary: Supreme Court Rules Death Penalty May Be Considered By New Jury In Resentencing for 1996 Murder of Trooper

2010-1881. Flynn v. Fairview Village Retirement Community, Ltd., Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2582.
Cuyahoga App. No. 95695.  Judgment reversed and cause remanded.
O’Connor, C.J., and Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Lanzinger, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Pfeifer, J., dissents and would affirm the judgment of the court of appeals.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-2582.pdf

2010-2002.  State ex rel. Corman v. Allied Holdings, Inc., Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2579.
Franklin App. No. 10AP-38, 2010-Ohio-5153.  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-2579.pdf

2011-2032.  Disciplinary Counsel v. Wickerham, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2580.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 11-074.
Michelle Wickerham, Attorney Registration No. 0074984, is permanently disbarred from the practice of law in Ohio.
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-2580.pdf
Summary: Adams County Attorney Disbarred

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