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State of Ohio v. Douglas Shine, Jr.

Cleveland, OH - Defendant Convicted On Multiple Murder Charges

The States of Ohio charged Douglas Shine, Jr., age 21, with multiple counts of aggravated murder, murder, and assault and felonious assault for walking into the Chalk Linez barbershop and killing Walter Lee Barfield, age 23, William Gonzalez, age 31, and Brandon White and wounding two men and a woman. Barfield was shot 19 ti... More...
   $0 (11-05-2016 - OH)

Linda A. Born v. University Hospitals d/b/a Avon Health Center and Dr. Melissa Marker

Cleveland, OH - The Family and Estate of Lisa Born sued University Hospitals d/b/a Avon Health Center and Dr. Melissa Marker on medical negligence theories (medical malpractice) claiming that Lisa died as a direct result of having received substandard care while a patient at the Defendant's hospital. Ms. Born awoke at 3 a.m. on October 16, 2014 with sharp pain in her back and leg. She went to th... More...   $1900000 (10-15-2016 - OH)

United States of America v. Deshawn M. Smith

Columbus, OH - Columbus Gang Member Pleads Guilty to Rackteering Conspiracy, Including Zanesville Murder

Deshawn M. Smith, 29, of Columbus, Ohio pleaded guilty to one count of racketeering conspiracy in connection with a case involving the organized criminal enterprise known as the Short North Posse.

As part of his plea, he took responsibility for one previously unsolved murder,... More...
   $0 (09-22-2016 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. JERRY EXON, SR

In March 2014, Exon was indicted for robbery, in violation of R.C.
2911.02(A)(2). The charges stemmed from the robbery of a Speedway gas station in
Springfield on February 16, 2014. Exon was arrested in May 2014. At the time of his
arrest, there were warrants for his arrest in several other cases.
{¶ 4} A jury trial in this matter was scheduled for September 10, 2014. The d... More...
   $0 (04-25-2016 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. JOHN WARRINGTON

In 2014, the Medina County Grand Jury indicted Mr. Warrington on one charge
of domestic violence in violation of R.C. 2919.25(A). The charge arose from an alleged physical
altercation with his adult daughter, who resided with Mr. Warrington and his wife. The case
proceeded to a jury trial, where Mr. Warrington and his wife testified on behalf of the defense,
presenting a the... More...
   $0 (01-25-2016 - OH)

State of Ohio v. Craig Myers

Craig Myers was an inmate at the Wood County Justice Center, awaiting
trial for the July 16, 2011 abduction and felonious assault of his former girlfriend. In
December of 2012, attorney William Hayes was appointed by the trial court to represent
Myers. He estimates that he was the fourth attorney appointed to Myers’ case.
{¶ 3} On February 21, 2013, after receiving numerous ... More...
   $0 (01-22-2016 - OH)

State Of Ohio v. Jones

One day before the statute of limitations was to expire, the Cuyahoga County Grand
Jury returned an indictment charging defendant-appellee Demetrius Jones with rape and
kidnapping. Jones filed a motion to dismiss the indictment on grounds of preindictment delay.
He argued that the state’s 20-year delay in bringing the indictment actually prejudiced his ability
to defend the ... More...
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State Of Ohio v. Wagner

This case stems from a July 31, 2014 altercation that took place
between Wagner and his brother, Timothy Wagner (“Timothy”), at the Blue Eagle
Bar in Bettsville, Ohio. On August 20, 2014, the Seneca County Grand Jury
indicted Wagner on one count—domestic violence in violation of R.C.
2919.25(A), (D)(4), a third-degree felony. (Doc. No. 3).
{¶3} The case proceeded to a j... More...
   $0 (12-19-2015 - OH)

State Of Ohio v. Bennie Adams

{¶ 1} This is an appeal as of right from a judgment affirming an
aggravated-murder conviction and death sentence. A Mahoning County jury
convicted appellant, Bennie Adams, of aggravated murder in connection with the
rape and murder of Gina Tenney and unanimously recommended a sentence of
death. The trial court accepted the recommendation and sentenced Adams
accordingly. The Sev... More...
   $0 (11-29-2015 - OH)

State Of Ohio v. Dean

Jason Dean was found guilty of all charged offenses and was sentenced to death for the aggravated murder of Titus Arnold and the attempted murder of six other people. On direct appeal, we reversed Dean's convictions, vacated the death sentence, and remanded the case for a new trial. See State v. Dean, 127 Ohio St.3d 140, 2010-Ohio-5070, 937 N.E.2d 97. In this direct appeal of Dean's convictions u... More...   $0 (11-29-2015 - OH)

Johnston v. State

The issue presented on this appeal is whether Dale Johnston can prosecute a second claim for wrongful imprisonment based on the 2003 amendment to R.C. 2743.48. {¶ 2} The undisputed facts reveal that a panel of three judges found Johnston guilty of two counts of aggravated murder involving the deaths of his stepdaughter, Margaret Annette Cooper, a.k.a. Margaret Annette Johnston, and her fiancé, Tod... More...   $0 (10-28-2015 - OH)

State of Ohio v. Michael Jacobs

{¶1} Defendant-Appellant, Michael Jacobs, appeals the judgment of the Summit
County Court of Common Pleas convicting him of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and
corrupting another with drugs and sentencing him to a total prison term of four years. For the
reasons that follow, we affirm the trial court’s judgment.
I.
{¶2} The Summit County Grand Jury indicted Jacobs on the f... More...
   $0 (10-21-2015 - OH)

Julie Ann Morr v. Commissioners of Social Security

In this action seeking Social Security disability benefits, the
parties agree that the claimant, Ms. Julie Ann Morr, born in 1959, must show that she
was disabled from working between May 1, 1998, her alleged disability onset date, and
June 30, 2007, her date last insured. The process involves both extensive administrative and
judicial review. Her case has been reviewed five times ... More...
   $0 (10-13-2015 - OH)

State Of Ohio v. Adams

In the autumn of 1985, Gina Tenney was a sophomore at Youngstown State University. She lived alone in a second-floor apartment in a converted house on Ohio Avenue in Youngstown. {¶ 5} Adams lived in the same house in a downstairs apartment with his girlfriend, Adena Fedelia. The duplex had an interior common staircase. {¶ 6} Around 1:00 a.m. on December 25, 1985, Tenney was getting ready for bed... More...   $0 (10-04-2015 - OH)

United States of America v. Michael Giorgio

Michael Giorgio admitted to soliciting money from “straw campaign donors” in violation of federal campaign-finance laws and signed a plea agreement to that effect. After a jury acquitted his co-conspirators on similar charges, he had second thoughts, trying twice to withdraw his plea. The district court declined each time. Finding no abuse of discretion, we affirm.
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No. 14-4193 Unite... More...
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Willard McCarley v. Bennie Kelly

On direct appeal, the Ohio Court of Appeals described the factual background of McCarley’s trials and convictions as follows: {¶ 2} Charlene Puffenbarger filed a paternity suit naming McCarley as the father of her two year old son in November of 1991. Charlene filed the suit to obtain child support from McCarley, who initially denied paternity. McCarley did not wish to pay Charlene child support... More...   $0 (09-19-2015 - OH)

State of Ohio v. Jacob F. Bluhm

Columbus, OH - The State of Ohio charged Jacob F. Bluhm with ten counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, aggravated vehicular assault and driving while intoxicated for the death and injuries resulting from a high speed accident involving a Chevrolet Silverado on November 28, 2013 when the vehicle, which was being driven by Bluhm, ran off the road at an estimated 95 mph. Bluhm and all of the other... More...   $0 (09-04-2015 - OH)

Stephen Hill v. Homeward Residential, Inc.

Congress passed the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in response to “[v]oluminous consumer complaints about abuses of telephone technology—for example, computerized calls dispatched to private homes.” Mims v. Arrow Fin. Servs., LLC, 132 S. Ct. 740, 744 (2012). The Act accordingly “restricts certain kinds of telephonic and electronic” communications. Sandusky Wellness Ctr., LLC v. Medco Heal... More...   $0 (08-23-2015 - OH)

Hustler Cincinnati, Inc. v. Paul Cambria, Jr.

The Hustler enterprise is a media conglomerate that publishes
sexually explicit magazines, operates retail stores, and manages a clothing line, among many
other ventures. It also started as a family business. Brothers Jimmy and Larry Flynt opened the
first Hustler nightclub together in 1969, and many members of the Flynt clan have worked in the
Hustler enterprise over the years. Bu... More...
   $0 (08-14-2015 - OH)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. PAUL H. VOLKMAN,

Paul Volkman is a former doctor who cast himself as a “pain management physician.” Educated at the University of Chicago, Volkman holds an M.D. and Ph.D. in pharmacology from that institution. See Volkman v. United States Drug Enforcement Admin., 567 F.3d 215, 217 (6th Cir. 2009). Before the events leading up to his conviction, he was board-certified in emergency medicine and was a “diplomat” o... More...   $0 (08-15-2015 - OH)

USA v. Brady Jackson, Jr

We review de novo a claim of insufficient evidence and assess the evidence “in the light
most favorable to the prosecution to determine whether any rational trier of fact could have
found the essential elements of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt.” United States v.
Campbell, 549 F.3d 364, 374 (6th Cir. 2008) (citing United States v. Grubbs, 506 F.3d 434, 438
(6th Cir. 2007)... More...
   $0 (08-07-2015 - OH)

Keith Crabbs v. Zach Scott

Keith Crabbs sued the Franklin County Sheriff under the Fourth (and Fourteenth) Amendment for requiring him to submit to a DNA cheek swab after a jury acquitted him of voluntary manslaughter. The sheriff responded that Ohio’s sovereign
>immunity insulated him from the lawsuit because state law required him to take the sample.
That is not quite true. In 2010, Ohio law required criminal de... More...
   $0 (05-04-2015 - OH)

State of Ohio v. Ricky L. Marcum

Somerville, OH - The State of Ohio charged Ricky L. Marcum, age 45, with rape of a child younger than 10, rape by force or threat of force of a child younger than 10, two counts of gross sexual imposition involving force and two counts of importuning, which is asking a minor for sex.

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State of Maryland v. Lawrence Stinnett

Lancaster, MD - The State of Maryland charged Lawrence Stinnett, age 40, with 10 sexual assault felonies including forcing one victim to perfrom oral sodomy at their place of employment. The prosecution produced no physical evidence evidence.

The defense claimed that Defendant's contacts with the complaining witnesses was consensual.

Court docket entries:

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Darryl Gumm v. Betty Mitchell, Warden

Petitioner Darryl Gumm is mentally retarded and has an IQ of
approximately 70. He was convicted by an Ohio jury for the kidnapping, attempted rape, and
murder of ten-year-old Aaron Raines. For these crimes, Petitioner was sentenced to death. His
convictions and sentences were affirmed on direct appeal, and his state post-conviction petition
was found to lack merit by the Ohio state... More...
   $0 (12-22-2014 - OH)

Michael Bies v. Ed Sheldon

Petitioner Michael Bies (“Bies”) and respondent Warden (referred
to in this opinion as “the State”) cross-appeal the district court’s order granting conditionally in
part and denying in part Bies’ petition for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254.
No. 12-3431 Bies v. Sheldon Page 2
For the reasons that follow, we AFFIRM the district court’s grant of a... More...
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Yoder & Frey Auctioneers, Inc. v. EquipmentFacts, LLC

Defendant, EquipmentFacts, LLC (“Efacts”), appeals from the
judgment entered by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio imposing

No. 14-3002 Yoder & Frey, et al. v. EquipmentFacts Page 2

liability and damages in a civil suit brought by Plaintiffs, Yoder & Frey Auctioneers, Inc. (Yoder
& Frey) and RealtimeBid.com, LLC (“RTB”). Specificall... More...
   $0 (12-22-2014 - OH)

David Ayers v. City of Cleveland

David Ayers spent 12 years in prison based on a state-court murder conviction that was later overturned. He was freed in 2011 after this court

No. 13-3413 Ayers v. City of Cleveland, et al. Page 2
granted his petition for a writ of habeas corpus, finding that the detectives leading the murder investigation—Michael Cipo and Denise Kovach—had violated Ayers’s Sixth Amendment right... More...
   $0 (12-02-2014 - OH)

Victoria Stamper, et aux. v. Dr. Michael Drazink

Victoria Stamper, et aux. sued Dr. Michael Drazink on medical malpractice theories claiming that he provided substandard care to her in 2009 and, as a direct result, she suffered permanent lung damage that left her unable to take deep breathers. Her husband claiming that he was entitled to loss of consortium damages as a result of harm caused to his wife. The Plaintiffs claimed that Dr. Draznik ... More...   $1200000 (09-12-2014 - OH)

Sheya MAndebvu v. Eric H. Holder. Jr.

For more than two decades, Robert Mugabe has exercised power as the repressive head of state of Zimbabwe. Although he has permitted official national elections in recent years, Mugabe’s Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (“ZANU-PF”) party has maintained control of the political process through violence and corruption, specifically targeting members of the opposition for killings... More...   $0 (06-18-2014 - OH)

State of Ohio v. Kevin Knoefel

The State of Ohio charged Kevin Knoefel, age 43, with conspiracy to commit the murder of his wife, Lisa, age 41. The State alleged that Knoefel used his sexual relationship with his foster daughter. Defendant was also charged with six counts of sexual battery of Sabrina Zunich, age 17. Lisa Knoefel was stabbed to death in November 2012.

Zunich took the stand and testified that she was... More...
   $0 (06-11-2014 - OH)

Johnny Robertson v. Lee Lucas

Plaintiffs-appellants Johnny Robertson, Nolan Lovett, Arrico Spires, Charles Matthews, Marlon Brooks, and Tyron Brown appeal the district court’s grant of summary judgment to defendants-appellees Lee Lucas, Robert Cross, Thomas Verhiley, Jamaal Ansari, Chuck Metcalf, Matt Mayer, and Larry Faith, and the district court’s dismissal of appellants’ claims against Richland County and the City of ... More...   $0 (05-28-2014 - OH)

United States of America v. Lester Sadler and Nancy Sadler

A jury convicted Lester and Nancy Sadler, husband and wife, of various crimes associated with the operation of several pain-management clinics in central and southern Ohio. They each appeal their convictions, and Nancy challenges her sentence as well.

We affirm on all grounds save one: Nancy’s conviction for wire fraud.

I.

In 2001, Nancy and Lester opened a pain-management c... More...
   $0 (04-24-2014 - OH)

United States of America v. Bennie Overton

Defendant-Appellant, Bennie Overton, appeals his conviction and sentence for one count of carjacking, 18 U.S.C. § 2119, one count of using, carrying, or brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, 18 U.S.C. § 924(c), and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm, 18 U.S.C. § 922(g). On appeal, Overton contends that the district court (1) deprived him of his right to... More...   $0 (04-15-2014 - OH)

Anthony Rorrer v. City of Stow and William Kalbaugh

Plaintiff-Appellant Anthony Rorrer appeals the district court’s order granting summary judgment on his claims against the City of Stow, Ohio for disability discrimination and impermissible retaliation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), similar discrimination claims under Ohio law,1 and First Amendment retaliation under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Rorrer also appeals the district court’s d... More...   $0 (02-26-2014 - OH)

Robert Shreve and Michael Reed v. Franklin County, Ohio

This case arises out of a putative class action against Franklin County, Ohio, its sheriff Zachary Scott, and 14 of the sheriff’s deputies for allegedly using excessive force against detainees in the county jail and for violating the privacy of detainees through strip searches. Settlements were reached with

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No. 13-3119 Shreve et al. v. Franklin Cnty., Ohio et al. Page 2

al... More...
   $0 (02-06-2014 - OH)

Lauren J. Ross v. American Red Cross

In September 2008, Lauren Ross participated in a blood drive at an American Red Cross (“Red Cross”) center in Columbus, Ohio. She alleges that the Red Cross’s phlebotomist1 improperly inserted a needle into her left arm, injuring a nerve, and failed to provide appropriate follow-up care, causing her to develop a chronic pain condition.

In October 2009, Ross sued the Red Cross in state... More...
   $0 (01-28-2014 - OH)

Archie Dixon v. Marc C. Houk

Twenty years ago, Archie Dixon and his accomplice brutally attacked Christopher Hammer and buried him alive. Dixon was convicted of aggravated murder, robbery, kidnaping, and forgery, and the state trial court sentenced him to death. He sought to vacate his conviction and sentence, asserting that his confession was obtained in violation of his Miranda rights and alleging numerous errors in his tri... More...   $0 (12-12-2013 - OH)

The Ohio Willow Wood Company v. Alps South, LLC

This suit was filed by The Ohio Willow Wood Company (“OWW”) against Alps South, LLC (“Alps”) for infringement of United States Patent No. 5,830,237 (the “’237 patent”). The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio granted summary judgment that: (1) OWW was collaterally estopped from challenging the invalidity of claims 1, 2, 4, 15, 16, and 20 of the ’237 paten... More...   $0 (11-15-2013 - OH)

United States of America v. Gabriel Llanez-Garcia and Debra Kanevsky Migdal

An attorney’s reputation is her most valuable possession. It forms the basis for her peers’ view of her and plays an important role—often a determinative one—in how she advances in her career. This case began with a government attorney’s unauthorized filing of a motion for sanctions against Debra K. Migdal, an attorney who has served as an Assistant Federal Public Defender for nearly 25 ... More...   $0 (11-05-2013 - OH)

 
 
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