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OCTOBER 20, 2017

Off-Site Court Marks 30th Anniversary in Marietta

It was a special homecoming for the Ohio Supreme Court this week.

OCTOBER 17, 2017

Board of Professional Conduct Issues Self-Help Legal Clinic Advisory

The Board of Professional Conduct today issued an advisory opinion concerning court- established, self-help legal clinics.

Robes on the Road

The Ohio Supreme Court didn’t step tentatively into its Off-Site Court Program. At launch, the Court scheduled seven sessions in 18 months outside of its Columbus courtroom. That bold start began in 1987 – 30 years ago this October – and was spearheaded by the late Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer.

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OCTOBER 11, 2017

Court Can Move Forward on Charter School Land Dispute

The Ohio Supreme Court today clarified that the “jurisdictional priority” rule does not apply to two cases filed in the same division of the same court, and that the case in which a defendant is first properly notified is the case that moves forward.

OCTOBER 10, 2017

Court Hears Asbestos-Related Lawsuit Then Travels to Marietta for Off-Site Court

The Ohio Supreme Court will consider the appeal of an asbestos-related wrongful-death lawsuit and two attorney disciplinary cases next week during oral arguments in Columbus.

Evidence Can Be Used When Police with Warrant Improperly Enter Premises

If a police officer with search warrant violates Ohio’s “knock-and-announce” law, the criminal evidence obtained during the search can still be used to prosecute the suspect, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

OCTOBER 5, 2017

Court to Mark 30th Anniversary of Off-Site Court Program in Marietta

Washington County will host the justices of the Ohio Supreme Court in an off-site session on Oct. 18. The Court returns to Marietta to commemorate the first off-site court session, which was held in the city 30 years ago this month.

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OCTOBER 4, 2017

Judicial Voter Website Offers Profiles of Municipal Judge Candidates

Ohio voters can use Judicial Votes Count, the state’s only nonpartisan, statewide judicial election resource, to learn more about municipal court candidates before casting their ballots in the November general election.

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Unjust Fines, Fees, and Bails Lead Discussion at American Judges Association Conference

Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor kicked off the American Judges Association conference in Cleveland this week by talking about the ongoing impact that court fines, fees, and bails have on communities, especially low-income defendants.

SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

Youngstown Judge Substitutes for Recused Justice on Ohio Supreme Court

Image of Seventh District Court of Appeals Judge Carol Ann RobbA Youngstown appeals court judge served in a temporary capacity today on the Ohio Supreme Court.

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OCTOBER 20, 2017

Off-Site Court Marks 30th Anniversary in Marietta

It was a special homecoming for the Ohio Supreme Court this week.

OCTOBER 17, 2017

Board of Professional Conduct Issues Self-Help Legal Clinic Advisory

The Board of Professional Conduct today issued an advisory opinion concerning court- established, self-help legal clinics.

Robes on the Road

The Ohio Supreme Court didn’t step tentatively into its Off-Site Court Program. At launch, the Court scheduled seven sessions in 18 months outside of its Columbus courtroom. That bold start began in 1987 – 30 years ago this October – and was spearheaded by the late Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »