Supreme Court of Ohio rules RICO statute meant to enhance sanctions

ANNIE YAMSON | Daily Reporter
Published: 02/14/2014

In a slip opinion released this week, the Supreme Court of Ohio held that a trial court is allowed to impose separate sentences for defendants who engage in a pattern of corrupt activity and the underlying predicate offenses.

The appeal, filed by Arnaldo Miranda, stated that Ohio appellate courts are required to apply the standards in State v. Johnson when deciding whether to impose multiple convictions and sentences.

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