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Wednesday, January 19, 2005

News From the Supreme Court of Ohio

Today's oral arguments:

City of East Liverpool v. Columbiana County Budget Commission, Case no. 2003-1003
State Board of Tax Appeals

State of Ohio v. Ralph N. Danison, Jr., Case no. 2003-2155
5th District Court of Appeals (Ashland County)

State v. Porterfield, Case nos. 2004-0417 and 2004-0510
11th District Court of Appeals (Trumbull County)

Disciplinary Counsel v. Cotton, Case no. 2004-1130
Madison County

Yesterday, the Court was asked to decide whether blood drawn at a hospital for medical reasons can be used as evidence against a drunken driver if state guidelines that apply to police-ordered tests were not followed. (State v. Mayl, Case no. 2003-1973 2nd District Court of Appeals Montgomery County). The justices were also asked to determine whether a public reprimand or a more severe sanction should be imposed against a Columbus lawyer for improperly notarizing the signature on a client's application for a temporary liquor permit. (Columbus Bar Association v. Dougherty, Case no. 2002-1460 Franklin County)



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