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July 28, 2016

Aspiring Lawyers Took Ohio Bar Exam This Week

Nearly 1,000 prospective lawyers took the July 2016 Ohio Bar Examination July 26, July 27, and July 28 at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington.

Ohio Supreme Court Releases New Annual Report

Image of the Front Street entrance to the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial CenterAdvances in delivering services through technology took center stage last year at the Ohio Supreme Court, according to the Supreme Court’s newly released annual report.

July 26, 2016

Patron Socked for No Shoes in 2008 State Fair Case

With the 2016 Ohio State Fair opening July 27, patrons may want to heed the conditions for admission based on the outcome of a 2008 case.

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JULY 28, 2016

Peace Officer Sexual Battery Statute Ruled Unconstitutional

A state law making it a felony for a peace officer to have sex with a minor more than two years younger than the officer is unconstitutional, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

JULY 27, 2016

Dayton Area “Sabbath Rest” Destination Denied Tax Exemption

The Ohio Supreme Court today overturned a property tax exemption for a 71-acre Dayton area property where religious leaders and their spouses are invited to stay at no charge as a type of spiritual retreat.

Appeals Court Failed to Accurately Assess if 20-Year Delay in Rape Charge Violated Due Process

The Eighth District Court of Appeals applied an incorrect standard in reviewing the claim of a Cleveland man indicted 20 years after the alleged crime that the delay harmed his defense and violated his constitutional rights, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

JULY 26, 2016

Electric Company Not Liable for Injuries When Deer Hit Motorcyclist Who Hit Pole

An electric company is not liable for injuries suffered by a motorcyclist who collided with a deer and then struck a utility pole, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

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JULY 20, 2016

Juvenile Court Judge Elected President-Elect of National Organization

Montgomery County Juvenile Judge Anthony CapizziMontgomery 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.

JUNE 21, 2016

Justice French Tapped for Federal Judiciary Advisory Committee Role

Image of Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith L. FrenchOhio Supreme Court Justice Judith L. French will serve a three-year term on an advisory committee of the federal judiciary’s national policy-making body after her appointment June 13 by U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.

JUNE 15, 2016

Bench Card Offers Guidance on Collection of Court Fines, Costs in Juvenile Court

The Ohio Supreme Court today announced the availability of a bench card for costs, fees, fines, and restitution in juvenile court.

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July 28, 2016

Aspiring Lawyers Took Ohio Bar Exam This Week

Nearly 1,000 prospective lawyers took the July 2016 Ohio Bar Examination July 26, July 27, and July 28 at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington.

Ohio Supreme Court Releases New Annual Report

Image of the Front Street entrance to the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial CenterAdvances in delivering services through technology took center stage last year at the Ohio Supreme Court, according to the Supreme Court’s newly released annual report.

July 26, 2016

Patron Socked for No Shoes in 2008 State Fair Case

With the 2016 Ohio State Fair opening July 27, patrons may want to heed the conditions for admission based on the outcome of a 2008 case.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »