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Case No. 2012-0628 State of Ohio v. Gary Athon



Supreme Court of Ohio


May Criminal Defendant Avoid Reciprocal Discovery by Obtaining Police Documents Via Public Records Request?

Or Is Defense Limited to Obtaining Records Through Discovery Under Criminal Rule 16

State of Ohio v. Gary Athon, Case no. 2012-0628
First District Court of Appeals (Hamilton County)


While a criminal case is pending before a trial court, may the defendant or a person acting on the defendant’s behalf use a records request under the state Public Records Act to obtain copies of police reports and other discoverable information about his case that is in the possession of the state, or is the defendant limited to obtaining such information through a discovery request under Ohio Criminal Rule 16, which triggers... [ More ]
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