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Case No.Case CaptionCase StatusDate
Accepted
Case Issue
2015-1782 State of Ohio v. Hamza Shalash OPEN 12/16/2015 "The question certified is whether 'controlled substance analogs' were criminalized as of October 17, 2011, the effective date of House Bill 64."
2015-1596 State of Ohio v. Larry McGowan OPEN
(Held)
11/10/2015 In an appellate court's review of a felony sentence, should it apply the abuse of discretion standard articulated in State v. Kalish, 120 Ohio St. 3d 23, 2008- Ohio-4912, 896 N.E.2d 124, or should it apply the standard of review as set forth in in R.C. 2953.08(G)(2)?
2015-1568 State of Ohio v. Jason Raphael, et al. OPEN 1/20/2016 PROPOSITION OF LAW No. I: Absent reasonable suspicion, police extension of a traffic stop in order to conduct a dog sniff violates the Constitution's shield against unreasonable seizures.
2015-1568 State of Ohio v. Jason Raphael, et al. OPEN 1/20/2016 PROPOSITION OF LAW NO. II: The extended and continued detention of individuals is unconstitutional once a canine did not detect illegal drugs, and any actions taken by the investigating officers afler the fact were beyond the scope of the detention. The good faith exception to the exclusionary rule based upon the search warrant ultimately signed by a judge is irrelevant to this case as the search warrant was not obtained until four hours elapsed afier the stop.
2015-1489 State of Ohio v. Jonathan Brandenburg OPEN
(Held)
10/28/2015 The certified question is whether the test outlined by the court in State v. Kalish applies when reviewing felony sentences after the passage of R.C. 2953.08(G).
2015-1478 State of Ohio v. Cameron D. Williams OPEN 11/10/2015 "Where a trial court sentences a defendant on counts that it had previously determined were subject to merger, is the sentence void or do principles of res judicata apply to preclude a defendant from challenging the sentence after direct appeal?"
2015-1455 State of Ohio v. Christopher Wheeler OPEN
(Held)
1/20/2016 Proposition of Law: THE STATE OF OHIO IS A PARTY TO COMMUNITY CONTROL SANCTIONS VIOLATION AND REVOCATION PROCEEDINGS AND THE COUNTY PROSECUTOR, AS THE STATE'S LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE, IS ENTITLED TO NOTICE AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD AT THESE HEARINGS.
2015-1427 State of Ohio v. Demetrius Jones OPEN 11/10/2015 PROPOSITION OF LAW I: THE REASONS FOR THE DELAY IN BRINGING A PROSECUTION ARE NEVER EVIDENCE OF ACTUAL PREJUDICE TO THE DEFENDANT WHERE THE PROSECUTION IS COMMENCED WITHIN THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS.
2015-1427 State of Ohio v. Demetrius Jones OPEN 11/10/2015 PROPOSITION OF LAW II: IN ORDER TO PREVAIL ON A CLAIM OF PRE-INDICTMENT DELAY, A DEFENDANT MUST FIRST PRESENT EVIDENCE ESTABLISHING THAT HE WAS SUBSTANTIALLY AND ACTUALLY PREJUDICED. SUBSTANTIAL AND ACTUAL PREJUDICE REQUIRES THE DEFENDANT TO DEMONSTRATE THE EXCULPATORY VALUE OF LOST EVIDENCE OR TESTIMONY WITH PROOF THAT IS SPECIFIC AND NON-SPECULATIVE.
2015-1357 State of Ohio v. Michael Irby OPEN
(Held)
1/20/2016 PROPOSITION OF LAW: A DEFENDANT WHO COMMITS AN OFFENSE PRIOR TO JULY 1, 1996 IS SUBJECT TO LAW IN EFFECT AT THE TIME OF THE OFFENSE AND NOT SUBJECT TO SENTENCING PROVISIONS OF H.B. 86 EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
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