Category Archives: jurisdiction

The Majority Judges Erred

Jeffrey Wogenstahl has appealed an unfavorable Ohio Supreme Court ruling.*  Last month five of the judges rejected his claim that Ohio lacked jurisdiction to try him for murder; but Chief Justice O’Connor wrote a compelling dissent in his support (see … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Information

The Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s case about jurisdiction on Tuesday morning next week (Tuesday, April 4, 2017). The session will be held at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center in Columbus. The … Continue reading

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Oral Argument: April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 will be an important day for Jeffrey Wogenstahl. Oral argument has been scheduled for that day,* to consider whether his Ohio trial court lacked jurisdiction to try him (Jeff has a strong case that because the … Continue reading

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A Question of Jurisdiction

Yesterday Jeff’s lawyers addressed the issue which the Ohio Supreme Court has invited them to raise, namely that Jeff’s trial court did not have jurisdiction to try him. The relevant statute in force at the time of the crime of … Continue reading

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“Motion to recuse denied.”

Ohio Supreme Court Justice O’Neill has made it clear that he will not grant a request to remove himself from Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s case. The judge explained: “…it would be a violation of my oath of office to ignore my obligation to … Continue reading

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