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Friday First District Roundup 4-2-21

In re: S. & L. Children Case #C200341Quote from Judge Winkler’s Opinion:The mother of S.S.1, S.S.2, W.L.1, and W.L.2 appeals the judgment of the Hamilton County Juvenile court granting permanent custody of her children to the Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services (“HCJFS”). Mother challenges the grant of permanent custody on the ground that …

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HCLL’s Peeps Through the Years

For several years now, the Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries (ORALL) has hosted a contest among its members called the (Unofficial) ORALL Peep Show (Unofficial because the ABA used to host the official Peep Show contest). Law Libraries in the region create displays using Peep marshmallow candy and compete against one another to take …

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Friday First District Roundup 3-26-21

State of Ohio v. Anthony Rosemond  Case #C180221 Quote from Judge Zayas’ Opinion:Defendant-appellant Anthony Rosemond has filed a timely application under App.R. 26(B) to reopen this appeal. We grant the application, because it demonstrates a genuine issue as to a colorable claim of ineffective assistance of appellate counsel in failing to assign as error trial counsel’s ineffectiveness …

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Friday First District Roundup 3-19-21

Evelyn Young v. bubakar Atiq Durrani, M.D., Christ HospitalCase #C190707Quote from Judge Crouse’s Opinion:These five consolidated appeals concern the latest in the several hundred cases involving alleged medical malpractice by defendant Abubakar Atiq Durrani, M.D. In line with recent authority from this court, we conclude that appellants’ claims are barred by the four-year medical-malpractice statute of …

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Honoring Three Judicial Trailblazers: Judge Olive Holmes, Judge William McClain and Justice Florence Ellinwood Allen

In 2019 the Law Library underwent a massive renovation that included the construction of three new conference rooms. When the construction dust settled and subscribers started asking to reserve the new rooms, we realized we had no idea what to call them. Other conference rooms in the library were named after judges and attorneys who …

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Friday First District Roundup 3-12-21

Fred B. Hamilton v. Dorothy F. Barth, Andrew Barth, Guardian of the Person and Estate of Louis E. Barth Case #C200027Quote from Judge Zayas’ Opinion:Plaintiff-appellant Fred B. Hamilton brings this appeal to challenge the trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants-appellees Dorothy Barth and Andrew Barth, as guardian of the person and estate …

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Friday First District Roundup 2-26-21

In re: D.G. Case #C200371Quote from Judge Bergeron’s Opinion:In this parental termination case, we must evaluate the weight and sufficiency of the evidence underlying the trial court’s grant of permanent custody to the Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services (“HCJFS”), as well as the applicability of R.C. 2151.35(B)(1) when all parties expressly waive the …

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