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MAY 22, 2017

Pilot Courts to Mediate Menacing by Stalking Cases Under Temporary Rules

Under temporary rule changes announced today by the Ohio Supreme Court, a group of pilot courts around the state will begin to mediate a subset of civil stalking protection order cases.

Rule Changes Allow Supreme Court Direct Appeal for Capital Offender Denied DNA Testing

A person sentenced to death will be able to appeal the rejection of an application for DNA testing directly to the Ohio Supreme Court under new rules adopted today by the Supreme Court.

MAY 18, 2017

New Lawyers Walk the Stage, Admitted to Practice

Whether they become attorneys in the courtroom or pursue a career in business, the new 200 lawyers who were admitted to the practice of law in Ohio on May 15 received praise from the top court in the state.

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MAY 24, 2017

Plea Deal Barred Attempted Ethnic Intimidation Prosecution

When two Portsmouth men accused of felony ethnic intimidation agreed to plead no contest to misdemeanor aggravated menacing crimes, the constitutional protection against double jeopardy barred the state from subsequently pursuing ethnic intimidation convictions, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

Terms of Postrelease Control Need Not Be Repeated Verbatim in Sentencing Entry

When a judge imposes postrelease control on an offender, the judge is required to provide all of the statutorily required notifications at a sentencing hearing.

MAY 23, 2017

Cincinnati Attorney Who Impersonated Colleague Disbarred

The Ohio Supreme Court today permanently disbarred a Cincinnati attorney for multiple professional conduct violations, including impersonating a former colleague during his suspension so that he could continue to represent a client in court.

MAY 18, 2017

Injured Worker Must Appeal to Higher Court to Regain Preexisting Condition Benefits

When a pre-existing condition is aggravated by a workplace injury, the state will provide benefits until the condition returns to the level before the on-the-job injury.

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MAY 18, 2017

Three Judges Substitute for Recused Justices on Ohio Supreme Court

Three district appeals court judges served in a temporary capacity this month on the Ohio Supreme Court.

MAY 10, 2017

2017 Ohio Moot Court Takes Stage

A group of distinguished judges and attorneys heard ten high Schools face off last week at the Ohio Moot Court Competition.

MAY 9, 2017

Governor Fills Sandusky County Court Vacancy

A Fremont Municipal Court judge will become the newest Sandusky County Common Pleas Court judge after his appointment on May 8 by Gov. John R. Kasich.

MAY 4, 2017

Lucas County Judge to Deliver UT Law Commencement

Image of Lucas County Common Pleas Court Judge Myron C. DuhartLucas County Common Pleas Court Judge Myron C. Duhart will deliver the keynote address at the University of Toledo College of Law’s commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 6, in the Thompson Student Union Auditorium.

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MAY 22, 2017

Pilot Courts to Mediate Menacing by Stalking Cases Under Temporary Rules

Under temporary rule changes announced today by the Ohio Supreme Court, a group of pilot courts around the state will begin to mediate a subset of civil stalking protection order cases.

Rule Changes Allow Supreme Court Direct Appeal for Capital Offender Denied DNA Testing

A person sentenced to death will be able to appeal the rejection of an application for DNA testing directly to the Ohio Supreme Court under new rules adopted today by the Supreme Court.

MAY 18, 2017

New Lawyers Walk the Stage, Admitted to Practice

Whether they become attorneys in the courtroom or pursue a career in business, the new 200 lawyers who were admitted to the practice of law in Ohio on May 15 received praise from the top court in the state.

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