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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
State ex rel. Martin v. Buchanan (Slip Opinion) 2017-0234Mandamus-Prohibition-Mandamus petition denied as moot?Judgment sought by petitioner has already been entered-Prohibition petition against clerk of courts denied-Prohibition does not lie when action sought to be prohibited is neither judicial nor quasi-judicial.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-9163
State ex rel. Swain v. Adult Parole Auth. (Slip Opinion) 2017-0332Mandamus-Action by inmate-R.C. 2969.25(C)-Failure to file six-month statement of balance in inmate's account certified by institutional cashier warrants dismissal-Defect cannot be cured?Dismissal by court of appeals affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-9175
State ex rel. McKinney v. Schmenk (Slip Opinion) 2017-0643Mandamus-Original sentence alleged to be void-Trial court did not merge convictions for offenses alleged to be allied offenses of similar import-Res judicata?Defendant may not use mandamus to relitigate appellate court's determination that sentence was not void.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-9183
State ex rel. Bailey v. Parole Bd. (Slip Opinions) 2017-0090Mandamus-Inmates alleging that parole board has unwritten policy of denying parole to "old law" offenders fail to state a claim upon which relief can be granted-Judgment of court of appeals granting parole board's motion to dismiss affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-9202
State ex rel. McDermott v. Adult Parole Auth. (Slip Opinion) 2017-0369Mandamus-Inmate failed to show that Adult Parole Authority has clear legal duty to hold new parole hearing prior to next regularly scheduled hearing-Court of appeals' denial of writ affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-9242
12/27/2017 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions-Motion and procedural rulings.