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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)


03/03/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 03-02-20)


03/02/2020

State v. Bates: Reversed for Racial Bias


02/24/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 02-24-20)


02/24/2020

Domestic Violence and Assault Defenses: Defending the Caregiver (Parental Discipline Defense)


02/18/2020

Hiring the Right Expert in your Breath-Test Case


02/17/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 02-17-20)


02/10/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 02-10-20)


02/10/2020

Twelfth District Reverses Ex Post Facto Application of OVI Ten Year Look-Back


02/04/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 02-03-20)


02/04/2020

Insufficiency and Evidentiary Flaws: First District Vacates Aggravated Murder Conviction


01/31/2020

Tips for New Lawyers by Ian Friedman


01/29/2020

The Defense of Clients Who Defend Themselves


01/28/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 01-28-20)


01/28/2020

The Defense of Clients Who Defend Themselves


01/21/2020

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


01/20/2020

Coerced Confession: Ninth District Holds that Police Deception Rendered a Confession Involuntary


01/14/2020

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 01-13-20)


01/14/2020

To Object or Not to Object, that is the Question


01/07/2020

Trial Court’s Failure to Advise as to Mandatory Time isn’t a Basis to Withdraw a Plea


01/06/2020

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


12/31/2019

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 12-30-19)


12/30/2019

Procrastinated Prosecution leads to Happy Holidays


12/24/2019

Use it or Lose it: Fourth Amendment Arguments not Raised before Trial Court are Waived


12/24/2019

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 12-23-19)


12/17/2019

7th District Rejects One Prosecutor's Protest to an OVI Motion


12/16/2019

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 12-16-19)


12/12/2019

Special Provision: Mandatory Sentence in Excess of Felony Range Upheld


12/10/2019

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 12-10-19)


12/04/2019

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 12-02-19)


12/03/2019

Hamilton County Judge Declares Reagan Tokes Act Unconstitutional


12/02/2019

Prison Sentences that Shock the Conscious: The Gwynne Decision and Meaningful Appellate Review


11/26/2019

Criminal Justice News This Week (week of 11-25-19)


11/25/2019

OACDL Members Maro and Juhasz Obtain Reversal in Intellectual Disability Death Penalty Case


11/21/2019

Criminal Justice News this Week (week of 11-18-19)


11/21/2019

The OACDL Store Is Open!


11/16/2019

Dangerous Witnesses You Can't Cross Examine: The Unreliability of Alcohol Breath Tests and OVI/DUI Defense


11/11/2019

Veterans Courts Honor And Assist Ohio’s Military Veterans


11/07/2019

OACDL - New Website is up and running!


10/17/2019

Resolution Joining OSBA to Increase Appointed Counsel Fees


09/17/2019

OACDL Membership Videos


08/08/2019

OACDL Opposition to ABA Resolution 114


01/31/2019

Amnesty Program Helps Ohio Residents Regain Driver's License


05/05/2009

Rule 16 Columbus Dispatch Article

Read the article by Bruce Cadwallader


05/04/2009

Open Discovery Press Release


09/12/2008

Ohio's Open Discovery

Cuyahoga County Local Rule Passes


07/09/2008

Open Discovery Needed

From Wednesday, July 9, 2008
Cleveland Plain Dealer
Regina Brett


06/11/2008

Passing of our president, Don Schumacher


06/11/2008

Judge Rules Ohio's Method of Execution Violates Due Process


06/01/2008

Broken Duty

An historical guide to the Failure to Disclose Evidence by Ohio Prosecutors


02/21/2008

Substitute House Bill 130

OACDL testimony by Barry Wilford


01/11/2008

Lethal Injection Materials


08/29/2007

2007 Edition of the Ohio Criminal Law Casebook

NOW AVAILABLE!