Supreme Court of Ohio Case Information: 2016-0118
Supreme Court of Ohio Case Information: 2016-0215
Proposition of Law II: A juvenile does not waive issues related to a legally defective bindover proceeding by pleading guilty in common pleas court.
Supreme Court of Ohio Case Information: 2017-0664
Certified Conflict Question: Whether the postrelease-control notification of R.C. 2929.19(B)(2)(e) must include notification of the penalty provisions in R.C. 2929.141(A)(1)-(2), specifically, whether a trial court must inform an offender at the time of sentencing that the commission of a felony during a period of postrelease control permits a trial court to impose a new prison term for the violation to be served consecutively with any prison term for the new felony.
NOTE: Cause held for decision in 2016-1652, State v. Brown, and briefing schedule stayed.
Supreme Court of Ohio Case Information: 2016-1848
Proposition of Law I: A trial court may impose a prison term on one offense and a term of community control sanctions on a separate offense on the same offender without violating the "spilt sentence" doctrine.
Proposition of Law II: A form of the "sentencing-package" doctrine may not be utilized by a reviewing court in order to justify the finding of an illegal "split-sentence."