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In re Determination of Existence of Significantly Excessive Earnings for 2017 Under the Elec. Sec. Plan of Ohio Edison Co. (Slip Opinion) 2019-0961Public Utilities—R.C. 4928.143(F)—Public Utilities Commission should not have excluded the revenue from Ohio Edison Company’s Distribution Modernization Rider in its annual earnings review of Ohio Edison’s electric security plan—Cause remanded to the commission.Stewart, J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-5450 12/1/2020 12/1/2020 2020-Ohio-5450
State ex rel. Thomas v. McGinty (Slip Opinion) 2019-1803Prohibition—Marsy’s Law—Writ of prohibition is not appropriate remedy to challenge discovery order allowing court-supervised defense inspection of appellants’ residence, because judge did not lack subject-matter jurisdiction to issue order—Appellants had adequate remedy in ordinary course of law by way of immediate appeal under R.C. 2505.02(B)(4)—Court of appeals’ judgment granting judge’s motion to dismiss affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-5452 12/1/2020 12/1/2020 2020-Ohio-5452
State ex rel. Ware v. Giavasis (Slip Opinion) 2020-0043Mandamus—Public Records Act—Relator must establish by clear and convincing evidence entitlement to a writ of mandamus—There is no duty to provide to an inmate any public record concerning a criminal investigation or prosecution unless the judge who imposed the sentence finds that the information sought in the public record is necessary to support what appears to be a justiciable claim of the person—Requests for case documents in cases commenced on or after July 1, 2009, are governed by the Rules of Superintendence, not the Public Records Act—Writ denied.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-5453 12/1/2020 12/1/2020 2020-Ohio-5453
12/01/2020 Administrative Actions  Administrative actions.   12/1/2020 12/1/2020 2020-Ohio-5479
12/01/2020 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Miscellaneous orders—Mediation matters.   12/1/2020 12/1/2020 2020-Ohio-5481
11/30/2020 Case Announcements  Official versions released—Disciplinary cases.   11/30/2020 11/30/2020 2020-Ohio-5451
State ex rel. Ohio Patrolmen's Benevolent Assn. v. Warren (Slip Opinion) 2019-1766Mandamus—Civil-service law—R.C. 124.44 and 124.37—Police officers’ retirements did not create vacancies that needed to be filled under R.C. 124.44 because city had passed authorized-strength ordinance abolishing their positions upon their retirement—R.C. 124.37 does not require demotion or layoff whenever a reduction of authorized strength of a police force has been enacted—Court of appeals’ dismissal of petition affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-5372 11/25/2020 11/25/2020 2020-Ohio-5372
State ex rel. Manor Care, Inc. v. Bur. of Workers' Comp. (Slip Opinion) 2019-1046Workers’ compensation—To maintain the privilege of self-insurance, an employer must pay all compensation as required by Ohio’s workers’ compensation laws—An employer’s obligation to reimburse Bureau of Workers’ Compensation for relief-fund benefits is separate and distinct from its obligation to pay injured workers their awarded compensation—Relief-fund benefits may not be used to “offset” an incorrect payment of permanent-total-disability compensation—Court of appeals’ judgment affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-5373 11/25/2020 11/25/2020 2020-Ohio-5373
11/25/2020 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings.   11/25/2020 11/25/2020 2020-Ohio-5404
11/24/2020 Case Announcements  Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review—Appeals not accepted for review—Reconsideration of prior decisions—Disciplinary cases.   11/24/2020 11/24/2020 2020-Ohio-5332