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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
State v. Walker (Slip Opinion) 2014-0942Criminal law-Aggravated murder-R.C. 2903.01-Prior calculation and design-The elements for purpose and prior calculation and design are distinct, and the state must prove both to support a conviction of aggravated murder under R.C. 2903.01.Lanzinger, J.Slip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-8295
State v. Pittman (Slip Opinion) 2015-0077Criminal law-R.C. 2919.21(B)-Failure to provide support pursuant to a court's order-No current obligation of support-A person is not subject to prosecution under statute for the nonpayment of a court's order to pay a child-support arrearage when the person does not have a current obligation of support because the child has been emancipated.Pfeifer, J.Slip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-8314
State v. Gonzales (Slip Opinion) 2015-0384 and 2015-0385Criminal law-Cocaine-possession offenses-R.C. 2925.11(C)(4)(b) through (f)-State must prove that weight of cocaine without filler meets the statutory threshold-Judgment affirmed.Lanzinger, J.Slip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-8319
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