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MAY 17, 2018

“Dreamland” Author Visits Columbus

Crime-reporter-turned-author Sam Quinones applauds Ohio for creating drug courts and pushing for judicial reform where parts of jails could be transformed into rehabilitation centers.

MAY 16, 2018

New Grand Jury Video Debuts at Ohio Courts

Image of a group of people seated around a table in a conference roomThe Ohio Supreme Court is releasing a new grand jury video and pamphlet available to all Ohio judges, courts, and schools as a way to educate potential grand jury members and the public.

MAY 14, 2018

Cases Certified to Disciplinary Board

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has announced the certification of 11 new cases for formal disciplinary proceedings.

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MAY 17, 2018

Court Affirms Death Sentence for Teen’s Murderer

Image of death row inmate Austin MyersThe Ohio Supreme Court took into account the fact that a man who plotted to rob and kill a childhood friend had just turned 19 years old at the time of the murder, but that was not enough to reverse the death penalty he received from a Warren County court.

MAY 16, 2018

Court Upholds Denial of Tax Credits for Heavy Vehicle Maker

The Ohio Supreme Court today affirmed the ruling of the state tax commissioner and the Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) that heavy-vehicle maker Navistar is not entitled to $27 million in commercial activity tax credits.

MAY 15, 2018

Four Cases Scheduled for Oral Arguments

The Ohio Supreme Court will consider a medical malpractice lawsuit, a federal court’s question about the state securities law, and two disciplinary cases at next week’s oral arguments.

MAY 9, 2018

Probate Court Must Consider Domestic Court Proceedings Before Granting Adoption

A probate court’s authority to grant an adoption is blocked when an issue of paternity is pending in another court. But the court is not impeded if a “parenting matter,” such as a parenting time dispute, is pending, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

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MAY 8, 2018

Judge Myers Substitutes for Recused Justice on Ohio Supreme Court

Image of First District Court of Appeals Judge Beth A. MyersFirst District Court of Appeals Judge Beth A. Myers served as a visiting judge on the Ohio Supreme Court today and heard oral arguments in a case on whether oil and gas professionals are required to be licensed real estate brokers.

MAY 7, 2018

Voters to Consider Candidates for More than 130 Judge Seats in Primary Election

Included on voters’ partisan ballots during Tuesday’s primary election are 132 judge seats located throughout Ohio.

MAY 3, 2018

Driverless Cars in the Fast Lane: The Legal Questions

The big auto companies are speeding up testing to get driverless cars on American roads.

APRIL 24, 2018

Three Appellate Judges Hear Supreme Court Cases

Three appeals court judges served as visiting judges on the Ohio Supreme Court today, in cases involving whether a trial court has jurisdiction to enforce its injunction against red light cameras and whether a bank can foreclose on a house without a federally required face-to-face meeting with the borrower.

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MAY 17, 2018

“Dreamland” Author Visits Columbus

Crime-reporter-turned-author Sam Quinones applauds Ohio for creating drug courts and pushing for judicial reform where parts of jails could be transformed into rehabilitation centers.

MAY 16, 2018

New Grand Jury Video Debuts at Ohio Courts

Image of a group of people seated around a table in a conference roomThe Ohio Supreme Court is releasing a new grand jury video and pamphlet available to all Ohio judges, courts, and schools as a way to educate potential grand jury members and the public.

MAY 14, 2018

Cases Certified to Disciplinary Board

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has announced the certification of 11 new cases for formal disciplinary proceedings.

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Making Peace Outside the Courtroom

The roots of dispute resolution within the Ohio court system run deep. Its creation has allowed big and small cases to be settled peacefully without stepping foot inside a courtroom.