Tag Archives: subject-matter jurisdiction

A Flawed Statute

Jeffrey Wogenstahl has filed a new petition in the Ohio Supreme Court, claiming that Ohio relied on a flawed statute to allow itself jurisdiction to try him.* At fault was the statute’s sub-section known as R.C. §2901.11(D); this addressed situations … 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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The State’s Lack of Consistency

In a reply brief* filed with the Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday, Jeff pursues his claim that his trial should not have been held in Ohio. This claim is being pursued in addition to his claims of innocence (which are based … 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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A Necessary Motion

Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s most recent motion sent to the Ohio Supreme Court does not focus on Jeff’s innocence, but on whether his trial court had jurisdiction to try him. Jeff maintains his innocence, but the jurisdiction motion must also be filed. The … Continue reading

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Another New Execution Date

Jeffrey Wogenstahl was handed a letter on Monday telling him his execution date has been postponed from November 16 2016 to September 13 2017.  At first the news seemed wonderful –the pressure on his lawyers is decreased. Today came the backlash, … Continue reading

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