JANUARY 28, 2015
Courts have no authority to seal an offender’s criminal record following a governor’s pardon unless the person meets the requirements defined in state law, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled in one of two opinions today about sealing records.
In a second decision today about sealing criminal records, the Ohio Supreme Court held that courts may unseal an acquitted defendant’s record only for reasons defined by statute.
JANUARY 27, 2015
The Ohio Supreme Court today determined that an unnecessary jury instruction did not change the outcome of a medical malpractice lawsuit filed by the parents of a 5-year-old. Their case alleged medical negligence after the child died while being treated at an Akron hospital.
In corrupt activity cases the same evidence can establish both the existence of an “enterprise” and the associated pattern of corrupt activity, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.
Take a look at upcoming Ohio Supreme Court events and announcements for the week of January 26, 2015.
JANUARY 16, 2015
For Ohioans called to jury duty who may have questions about their role in the courtroom, an informative new video is now available.
JANUARY 15, 2015
Ohio judicial races get lost compared to more heavily funded and media driven presidential, and gubernatorial campaigns, but are no less important to Ohioans, Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor told a statewide commission Thursday.
JANUARY 14, 2015
Ohio Supreme Court Justices Sharon L. Kennedy and Judith L. French were honored today in front of nearly 300 family and friends during a traditional swearing-in ceremony at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center in Columbus.
JANUARY 27, 2014
Ohio Coal King Asks Court to Find He Was Defamed – Columbus Dispatch Column
Police Union Wins Appeals Case Against City of Massillon – Massillon Independent
Man Who Murdered Victim at House Party Loses Appeal – Columbus Daily Reporter
Former Seven Hills Mayor David Bentkowski Files Appeal Against City, Officials – Cleveland Plain Dealer
Supreme Court Rules Against Retirees in Union Health Benefits Case – New York Times
Burris Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Murder in Death of Pizza Delivery Woman in Cambridge – Cambridge Daily Jeffersonian
Richland Co. Probate Court Judge Sworn in for Third Term – Mansfield WMFD-TV