SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
Washington Court House is in contempt of court for failure to pay fines to the Ohio EPA stemming from sewage overflows into Paint Creek since 2007, the 12th District Court of Appeals ruled.
The Ohio Supreme Court today affirmed the convictions and death sentence imposed on Jeremiah Jackson, the Cleveland man who murdered Tracy Pickryl in 2009 during the course of six robberies and other crimes in Cleveland, Sandusky, and Lorain.
The state does not have to prove the intention to use or threaten to use force against another to convict an offender of third-degree robbery, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.
A mortgage holder had the right to take back a Coshocton property that was the subject of a tax foreclosure when the owners did not pay taxes on the land, according to a decision today from the Ohio Supreme Court.
Take a look at upcoming Ohio Supreme Court events and announcements for the week of September 2, 2014.
AUGUST 29, 2014
Judge Sheila G. Farmer and Judge Walter H. Rice were honored Thursday as recipients of the 2014 Thomas J. Moyer Award for Judicial Excellence at the Ohio Judicial Conference Annual Meeting in Columbus.
AUGUST 28, 2014
Gov. John Kasich appointed attorney Shirley J. Christian to the Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas. Her term begins October 2.
AUGUST 26, 2014
The Ohio Supreme Court issued an order today that Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Lance T. Mason is disqualified from acting as a judge because of a five-count felony indictment.
AUGUST 29, 2014
Ohio Supreme Court: Columbus Threw Out Group's Petitions Correctly – Columbus Dispatch
Court: Dayton Officer Can’t Be Sued in Sex Case – Dayton Daily News
Pay Raise for Judges? Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor Says Issue Needs to Be Addressed – Cleveland Plain Dealer
Death Sentence Upheld for Man Who Bludgeoned Ex-Girlfriend to Death – Columbus Daily Reporter
Man Who Killed Victim Over Drugs Loses Appeal – Columbus Daily Reporter
Maximum Sentence Upheld for Man With Long Criminal Record – Columbus Daily Reporter
No Postconviction Relief for Man Who Failed to Challenge Venue at Trial – Columbus Daily Reporter
Was the Samuel Mullet-Amish Beard-Cutting Attack a Hate Crime? – Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial
Handicapping the 6th Circuit – Columbus Dispatch Column