§ 2949.01 Execution of sentence definitions
§ 2949.02 Execution of the sentence or judgment suspended
§ 2949.03 Further suspension of sentence
§ 2949.04 Reduction or increase in bail
§ 2949.05 Execution of sentence or judgment
§ 2949.06 Escape after sentence – resentencing
§ 2949.07 No credit for time absent due to escape
§ 2949.08 Custody upon conviction – reduction of sentence for days served
§ 2949.09 Execution for fine and costs of prosecution
§ 2949.091 Additional court costs – additional bail
§ 2949.092 No waiver of specified additional court costs
§ 2949.093 Participation in criminal justice regional information system
§ 2949.094 Additional court costs for moving violation – disposition
§ 2949.10 Execution for fine to issue to other county
§ 2949.11 Fines paid into county treasury to credit of county general fund
§ 2949.111 Assigning payment toward satisfaction of costs, restitution, fine, or supervision fees
§ 2949.12 Reception facilities for convicted felons
§ 2949.13 Sheriff may require assistance
§ 2949.14 Collection of court costs from felon
§ 2949.15 Writ of execution to pay the costs of prosecution
§ 2949.17 Prisoner transportation – expenses
§ 2949.19 State payment of criminal costs for indigent felons
§ 2949.20 Costs in case of final judgment of reversal
§ 2949.201 Notice to clerks of courts of common pleas as to status of state appropriations for state payment of criminal costs for indigent felons
§ 2949.21 Writ for execution of death penalty
§ 2949.22 Method of execution of death sentence
§ 2949.221 Confidentiality of manufacturers, suppliers, etc. of drugs for lethal injections
§ 2949.222 Sealing of records
§ 2949.24 Execution and return of warrant for sentence of death
§ 2949.25 Attendance at execution of death sentence
§ 2949.26 Disposing of body of executed convict
§ 2949.27 Escape, rearrest, and execution
§ 2949.28 Convict sentenced to death appearing to be insane
§ 2949.29 Insanity inquiry procedure
§ 2949.31 Convict sentenced to death appearing to be pregnant

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 2949

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • imprisonment: means being imprisoned under a sentence imposed for an offense or serving a term of imprisonment, prison term, jail term, term of local incarceration, or other term under a sentence imposed for an offense in an institution under the control of the department of rehabilitation and correction, a county, multicounty, municipal, municipal-county, or multicounty-municipal jail or workhouse, a minimum security jail, a community-based correctional facility, or another facility described or referred to in section 2929. See Ohio Code 1.05
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures; this provision does not affect any law relating to signatures. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.