No. 2013-1277.

143 Ohio St.3d 420 (2014)



Supreme Court of Ohio.

Decided December 18, 2014.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mayle, Ray & Mayle, L.L.C., Andrew R. Mayle , Jeremiah S. Ray , and Ronald J. Mayle ; and Murray & Murray Co., L.P.A., and John T. Murray , for appellee.

Adam W. Loukx , Toledo Law Director, and Eileen M. Granata ; and Crabbe, Brown & James, L.L.P., Andy Douglas , Larry H. James , and Jeffrey D. Houser , for appellant city of Toledo.

Bricker & Eckler, L.L.P., Quintin F. Lindsmith , James P. Schuck , and Sommer L. Sheely , for appellant Redflex Traffic Systems, Inc.

Baker & Hostetler, L.L.P., Gregory V. Mersol , and Chris Bator ; and Barbara A. Langhenry , Cleveland Director of Law, and Gary S. Singletary and John Mills , Assistant Directors of Law, urging reversal for amici curiae Xerox State & Local Solutions, Inc., and city of Cleveland.

Frost Brown Todd, L.L.C., Philip K. Hartmann , Yazan S. Ashrawi , and Stephen J. Smith ; John Gotherman ; Jennifer S. Gams , Assistant City Attorney, Columbus; and John C. Musto , Assistant City Attorney, Dayton, urging reversal for amici curiae the Ohio Municipal League, the city of Columbus, and the city of Dayton.

Ronald Riley , East Cleveland Law Director; and Squire Sanders, L.L.P., Richard S. Gurbst , and F. Maximilian Czernin , urging reversal for amici curiae city of East Cleveland and American Traffic Solutions, Inc.

Richard C. Pfeiffer Jr. , Columbus City Attorney, and Jennifer S. Gams and Janet Hill Arbogast , Assistant City Attorneys, urging reversal for amicus curiae city of Columbus.

Freda J. Levenson , Jennifer Martinez Atzberger , and Drew S. Dennis , urging affirmance for amicus curiae American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation.

Maurice A. Thompson , urging affirmance for amici curiae 1851 Center for Constitutional Law; State Representatives Dale Mallory , John Adams , Ron Maag , John Becker , Matt Lynch , Rick Perales , Terry Boose , Margaret Conditt , Terry Blair , Richard Adams , Bob Hacket , Peter Stautberg , Cliff Rosenberger , Mike Dovilla , Tim Derickson , Dave Hall , Alicia Reece , Louis Blessing III , Bill Patmon , Peter Beck , and John Barnes ; and State Senators Kris Jordan , Shannon Jones , Joseph Uecker , Tom Patton , Jonathan Ecklund , Timothy Schaffer , and William Seitz.

{¶ 1} In this discretionary appeal from the Sixth District Court of Appeals, we determine whether the court of appeals erred in holding that the city of Toledo's civil administrative enforcement of its traffic ordinances violates Article IV, Section 1 of the Ohio Constitution...

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