STATE PARKER v. RUSSO

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Supreme Court of Ohio.

The STATE ex rel. PARKER, Appellant, v. RUSSO, Judge, Appellee.

No. 2011–1114.

-- February 15, 2012

Michael Parker Jr., pro se.

Per Curiam.

{¶ 1} We affirm the judgment of the court of appeals denying the request of appellant, Michael Parker Jr., for a writ of mandamus to compel appellee, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge John Russo, to issue findings of fact and conclusions of law for the denial of Parker's petition for postconviction relief. Judge Russo's entry denied Parker's petition because his “claims are barred under the doctrine of res judicata, which claims could have or have been raised on direct appeal.” The entry contained sufficient findings and conclusions to apprise Parker of the grounds for the judgment and to allow appellate courts to properly determine any appeal therefrom. State ex rel. Carrion v. Harris, 40 Ohio St.3d 19, 19–20, 530 N.E.2d 1330 (1988); Gause v. Zaleski, 85 Ohio St.3d 614, 615, 710 N.E.2d 684 (1999).

Judgment affirmed.

PER CURIAM.

O'CONNOR, C.J., and PFEIFER, LUNDBERG STRATTON, O'DONNELL, LANZINGER, CUPP, and McGEE BROWN, JJ., concur.

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