MAY 23, 2016
An Alliance man on death row wants the appeals process in the state law allowing additional DNA testing declared unconstitutional.
MAY 19, 2016
The Ohio Supreme Court today affirmed the aggravated murder conviction of a Youngstown man whose previous death sentence had been vacated.
MAY 18, 2016
The Ohio Supreme Court today ruled that a statutory procedure allowing sex offenders to terminate reporting requirements available to Adam Walsh Act (AWA) offenders who committed certain sexual offenses after the state’s 2008 implementation of the AWA is not available to Megan’s Law sex offenders who committed crimes prior to the 2008 implementation date.
MAY 17, 2016
When attorney-fee billing statements with detailed information about the tasks undertaken by a law firm representing a city are intertwined with summaries of the legal work performed, the detailed information is not a public record, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.
MAY 27, 2016
As with any other sector of the economy, the new overtime rules announced last week by the U.S. Department of Labor may affect employees working in Ohio’s court system.
MAY 24, 2016
In an effort to reserve detention placement for certain youth, address challenges of troubled youth early, and improve detention services and conditions of confinement, the Ohio Department of Youth Services recently announced $1,628,804 in funding to assist 23 counties through the agency’s new Detention Alternatives and Enhancements Initiative.
APRIL 29, 2016
Looking to reform pretrial services and bail in Ohio, an Ad Hoc committee of the Ohio Sentencing Commission discussed statewide practices yesterday with national consultants.
APRIL 19, 2016
Tenth District Court of Appeals Judge William A. Klatt and Sixth District Court of Appeals Judge James D. Jensen served as visiting judges on the Ohio Supreme Court today and heard oral arguments in two separate cases.
MAY 27, 2016
Ensure DNA testing for all prisoners – Cleveland Plain Dealer column
Attorney: Ray Tensing’s defense bolstered by newly released medical records – Cincinnati WLWT-TV
The University of Akron announces accelerated law degree programs with two schools – Crain’s Cleveland Business
Court dismisses several counts of a lawsuit against Ohio University – Athens Messenger
New Tamir Rice petition calls for new grand jury on officers’ conduct once prosecutor takes office – Cleveland Plain Dealer
Top judge sets forum to examine bail reform – Cleveland Plain Dealer
With high praise, Carole Rendon nominated for U.S. Attorney – Cleveland Jewish News
Judge, six Valley lawyers memorialized – Youngstown Vindicator
Portage Domestic Relations Court gets $414,000 in state grants – Alliance Review