AUGUST 25, 2016
Using a prior juvenile adjudication to enhance the sentence of an adult offender violates the state and federal constitutions, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.
AUGUST 24, 2016
The Ohio Supreme Court has affirmed the death penalty of a man who killed his ex-girlfriend and two children on Thanksgiving Day six years ago.
A Trumbull County trial judge’s error prompted the Ohio Supreme Court to vacate a man’s death sentence and order him to be resentenced. The trial judge again sentenced the man to death and while the Supreme Court still faulted the trial judge’s sentencing process, today it affirmed the death penalty.
AUGUST 23, 2016
Spencer Township trustees in Lucas County improperly declared that a trustee on military leave vacated his office and the trustees then illegally replaced him with an outgoing trustee who lost his re-election bid, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.
AUGUST 4, 2016
Former Justice David D. Dowd Jr., who briefly served on the Ohio Supreme Court in the early 1980s, died today at the age of 87.
AUGUST 1, 2016
Nearly four years after learning he had ALS, Lawrence County Common Pleas Court Judge D. Scott Bowling, 50, who founded the medical mission trip organization Jeremiah 38 Ministries with his wife Donna, died July 31.
JULY 20, 2016
Montgomery County Juvenile Court Judge Anthony Capizzi will serve as president-elect of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges for 2016-17 after his election last week by the NCJFCJ Board of Directors.
AUGUST 29, 2016
Disbarment Can Proceed vs. Lawyer Who Fleeced Treasurer’s Office – Columbus Dispatch
State High Court Looks at When to Release Body-Cam Footage – Toledo Blade
Removing an Indicted Ohio Sheriff Can Take Months – Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum
Upper Arlington Man Files Lawsuit to Run for Unexpired Term on City Council – Columbus Dispatch
PUCO Orders a Fee Removed from Dayton Power and Light Bills – Kent WKSU Radio