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03/06/2021

OACDL Response

Lake Legal Views Article, March 2021


03/03/2021

Criminal Justice News This Week (Week of 3-1-2021)


02/25/2021

State of Ohio v Antonio Williamson Huge Win!


02/24/2021

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02/17/2021

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02/09/2021

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02/09/2021

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02/09/2021

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02/09/2021

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01/13/2021

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01/09/2021

Reversal on Sufficiency of Evidence of Venue (and on sufficiency of evidence of Retaliation in violation of ORC 2921.05 (B))

State of Ohio v. Gerry L. Moore, 2020-Ohio-6781

Sufficiency of evidence reversal on venue and retaliation and of venue. State v. Moore, 2020-Ohio6781 Decided, December 18th, 2020.


01/07/2021

Good Self-Defense Instructions Matter


01/05/2021

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 01-04-21)


12/29/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 12-28-20)


12/21/2020

Standards and Practices Essential to the Resumption of Jury Trials in Ohio


12/21/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 12-21-20)


12/16/2020

Waiting Years to Indict: The Fifth District Weighs in on Prejudicial Delay


12/16/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 12-14-20)


12/08/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 12-07-20)


12/01/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 11-30-20)


11/23/2020

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11/20/2020

Winners of the 2021 Lifesaver Award


11/17/2020

Sealing Records & Restoring Gun Rights


11/17/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 11-16-20)


11/11/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 11-09-20)


11/04/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 11-02-20)


11/02/2020

OACDL Mourns the Loss of Cincinnati Board Member


10/28/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 10-26-20)


10/21/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 10-19-20)


10/12/2020

When 404(B)’s use is a Sham: How to Limit Propensity Evidence


10/08/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 10-05-20)


09/29/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 09-28-20)


09/23/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 09-21-20)


09/16/2020

Reverse 404(B): How to Use an Alleged Victim’s Prior Bad Act in Trial


09/15/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 09-14-20)


09/08/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 09-07-20)


09/03/2020

Reverse 404(B) Evidence: An Evidence Rule 403(A) Analysis


09/02/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 08-31-20)


08/28/2020

What the OACDL Means To Me by Joseph Humpolick


08/26/2020

Part II to Reagan Tokes v. Separation of Powers: The Second District Weighs In


08/25/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 08-24-20)


08/25/2020

Slate of Officers for 2020-21


08/20/2020

State v. Gaughan: Sixth District Reverses Denial of Motion to Withdraw Plea


08/18/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 08-17-20)


08/13/2020

Separation of Powers v. Reagan Tokes


08/11/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 08-10-20)


08/07/2020

Post-Pandemic Realities: Remote Testimony


08/05/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 08-03-20)


07/28/2020

Lawyers cannot be Found Guilty of Contempt for Someone Else’s Conduct


07/28/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 07-27-20)


07/22/2020

Abuse of Discretion Review for Expungement Denials: Findings Necessary for a Determination


07/21/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 07-20-20)


07/14/2020

The Rule of Lenity: It’s Not Just for Law School, Folks


07/14/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 07-13-20)


07/13/2020

OACDL Amicus Committee Report 7-13-2020


07/08/2020

In re E.S.: Dismissal with Prejudice Where Material, Exculpatory Evidence not Timely Produced


07/07/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 07-06-20)


07/01/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 06-29-20)


06/30/2020

The First Amendment & Protection Orders: Easy to Get, Easy to Misuse


06/24/2020

A Dissent: Melvin Bonnell and Declined Jurisdiction


06/23/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 06-22-20)


06/22/2020

OACDL Statement on Racial Injustice


06/16/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 06-15-20)


06/15/2020

Eighth District says Bruising is Insufficient Evidence of Serious Physical Harm


06/14/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 06-08-20)


06/10/2020

In re J.D.: Mutual Mistake of Law Warrants the Withdrawal of a Void Admission


06/02/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 06-01-20)


06/02/2020

What is Insufficient Evidence of Resisting Arrest?


05/29/2020

State v. Jones: Improper Preemptory Strike Allocation is not Structural Error


05/26/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 05-25-20)


05/22/2020

Making the Right Record to Keep Your Win on Appeal


05/19/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 05-18-20)


05/13/2020

Alford Pleas and Appeals: Maintaining Innocence During a Guilty Plea Does NOT Preserve Appellate Rights


05/11/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 05-11-20)


05/09/2020

The State of Speedy Trial During the COVID-19 Pandemic


05/05/2020

Got to Look Drunk: What’s Insufficient Evidence of "Substantial Impairment."


05/05/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 05-04-20)


04/29/2020

Lawyers Denounce Non-Essential Jury Trial


04/29/2020

Involuntary Manslaughter and Mandatory Time: Imposition in Error where Unsupported by Facts


04/28/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 04-26-20)


04/28/2020

Letter to Governor DeWine Re: Executive Action to Reduce Prison Population


04/21/2020

Opioid Epidemic Prosecutions: What's Insufficient Evidence of Corrupting Another with Drugs


04/20/2020

Update on OACDL's Efforts to Address COVID-19 in Ohio's Prisons


04/19/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 04-19-20)


04/15/2020

State v. Patterson: Third District Reverses the Infringement of Sixth Amendment Rights


04/14/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 04-13-20)


04/10/2020

Coronavirus Relief Package Impact on Small Firms and Solo Practitioners


04/07/2020

OACDL Board Member Brad Wolfe discusses tolling


04/06/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 04-06-20)


04/06/2020

Merger: The Subject that Shaves Years Off of Your Client’s Sentence


04/05/2020

Criminal Rule 16 and Discovery of LEADS Reports Under R.C. § 5503.101


04/03/2020

Governor's Press Release that includes early prison release plans


04/02/2020

OACDL Addresses Problem of COVID-19 in Ohio's Prisons


03/31/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 03-30-20)


03/31/2020

Boaston: Written Expert Opinions Must be Produced or Excluded


03/27/2020

Coronavirus, COVID-19 Resources


03/25/2020

Would You Like Increased Appointed Counsel Pay in Your County?


03/24/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 03-23-20)


03/23/2020

Drunken Driving versus Driving after a Drink


03/22/2020

Letter to Governor DeWine and essential services of criminal defense attorneys


03/19/2020

ACLU of Ohio Announces Hotline Email for COVID-19


03/17/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 03-17-20)


03/17/2020

Dual Intercepts: Cellphone Location and Police Location are both Valid Jurisdictions for Wiretap Warrants


03/17/2020

OACDL Calls for Prompt and Effective Action to Limit Spread of COVID-19 in Jails, Prisons and Courts


03/11/2020

Challenging Priors: Invalid Waiver of the Right to Counsel


03/10/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 03-09-20)