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State v. Wade 17AP-134 & 17AP-282Trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying appellant's motion to withdraw his guilty plea.BrownFranklin 9/20/2018 9/20/2018 2018-Ohio-3803
State v. Upchurch 17AP-558Where the evidence showed that a gun sold by the defendant was operable when seized over one and one-half years after it was sold and that no efforts were made to repair or service it, the finder of fact was permitted to infer that it was operable at the time of sale to support a finding that a defendant possessed a firearm while under a disability from a prior criminal conviction for domestic violence.BrunnerFranklin 9/20/2018 9/20/2018 2018-Ohio-3804
In re M.L.H 18AP-79Trial court judge acted within his discretion to refuse an additional continuance of proceedings in a PCC case. Mother whose whereabouts had been unknown was taken into custody after she fled her half-way house.TyackFranklin 9/20/2018 9/20/2018 2018-Ohio-3805
State v. Blair 18AP-169Consecutive sentences were appropriate for multiple armed robberies. One of which involved a pistol whipping which caused serious physical harm.TyackFranklin 9/20/2018 9/20/2018 2018-Ohio-3806
State v. Cauthon 18AP-329Inmate who sexually abused a child repeatedly was not entitled to a new sentencing or a reduction in his life sentence.TyackFranklin 9/20/2018 9/20/2018 2018-Ohio-3807
State ex rel. Franks v. Ohio Adult Parole Auth. 18AP-390Inmate was not entitled to a writ of mandamus to change his parole eligibility date. Inmate also failed to provide the proper filing fee.TyackFranklin 9/20/2018 9/20/2018 2018-Ohio-3808
Smith v. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co. 17AP-245Judgment affirmed. The trial court did not abuse its discretion when it granted appellee’s motion to stay pending arbitration and referred appellant’s claims to arbitration. The arbitration clause in the parties’ contract is not unconscionable and appellant’s claims of fraud and material breach of the agreement do not defeat appellee’s right to have the arbitration clause enforced.HortonFranklin 9/18/2018 9/18/2018 2018-Ohio-3758
State v. Dixon 17AP-884Judgment affirmed. The trial court made all of the necessary findings at the sentencing hearing to impose consecutive sentences and consecutive sentences were not clearly and convincingly unsupported by the record. The defendant also failed to show that he was prejudiced and denied a fair and just hearing after the trial court ordered his removal from the sentencing hearing for being an obstreperous defendant.KlattFranklin 9/18/2018 9/18/2018 2018-Ohio-3759
State ex rel. Evans v. Mohr 18AP-71The relator's action in mandamus and/or prohibition is dismissed because a declaratory judgment action provides an adequate remedy at law to correct prison records.KlattFranklin 9/18/2018 9/18/2018 2018-Ohio-3760
State ex rel. Swanson v. Dept. of Rehab. & Corr. 18AP-136Writ of mandamus dismissed because relator did not list all civil actions he had filed in the past five years in the affidavit filed pursuant to R.C. 2969.25(A).KlattFranklin 9/18/2018 9/18/2018 2018-Ohio-3761