Franklin County Criminal Law Casebook

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Timothy E. Pierce and the Franklin County Public Defender Office

Criminal Rule 34 -- Arrest of Judgment
Cleveland v. Abraitis (2001), 146 Ohio App. 3d 306, 307 -- "A motion for reconsideration is not provided for in the Rules of Criminal Procedure and is therefore a nullity and does not suspend the time for filing a notice of appeal."
Cleveland Heights v. Richardson (1983), 9 Ohio App. 3d 152 -- Trial courts are without jurisdiction to hear motions for reconsideration as the Criminal Rules make no provision for such motions. See Pitts v. Department of Transportation (1981), 67 Ohio St. 2d 378.

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