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City of Cleveland v. Paramount Land Holdings

August 25, 2011

CITY OF CLEVELAND PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE
v.
PARAMOUNT LAND HOLDINGS, LLC DEFENDANT-APPELLANT



Criminal Appeal from the City of Cleveland Municipal Court Case Nos. 08 CRB 41885, 08 CRB 37072, 09 CRB 04261, and 09 CRB 03590

The opinion of the court was delivered by: Patricia Ann Blackmon, P.J.:

Cite as Cleveland v. Paramount Land Holdings, Ltd.,

[Vacated opinion. Please see 2011-Ohio-5382.]

JOURNAL ENTRY AND OPINION

JUDGMENT:

AFFIRMED IN PART,

REVERSED IN PART AND REMANDED

BEFORE: Blackmon, P.J., Keough, J., and E. Gallagher, J.

{¶1} In this consolidated appeal, appellant Paramount Land Holdings, LLC ("Paramount") appeals the trial court's denial of their motion to vacate and assign the following errors for our review:

"I. The housing court denied appellant its due process rights by denying appellant an opportunity to respond to the housing court's contempt citation in a formal hearing."

"II. The housing court imposed contempt sanctions in excess of the statutorily defined limits."

"III. The total fine constitutes an excessive fine in violation of the defendant's rights as guaranteed by the Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution and Section 9 Article 1 of the Ohio

Constitution."

{¶2} Having reviewed the record and pertinent law, we affirm in part, and reverse in part the trial court's decision, and we remand for further proceedings consistent with this opinion. The apposite facts follow.

{ΒΆ3} Between September 15, 2008 and February 20, 2009, the City of Cleveland's Department of Health ("the City") issued separate minor misdemeanor citations, in Case Numbers 08-CRB-37072, 08-CRB-41885, 09-CRB-03590, and 09-CRB-04261 for ...


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