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AUGUST 21, 2014

More Specialized Courts Awarded Final Certification

Drug, mental health, and domestic violence specialized docket programs within common pleas and municipal courts are among the programs that have received final certification from the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Specialized Dockets.

AUGUST 19, 2014

Drug Court Graduation Day

A new graduate nervously addressed Licking County Municipal Court Judge David Stansbury and the Licking County Intervention for Treatment – or LIFT – Drug Court during her presentation after months in the program.

AUGUST 18, 2014

Year-Round School for Ohio’s Judges

While the new school year is starting for children around Ohio, the Ohio Judicial College is busy with year-round education offerings for the state’s judges and other court personnel.

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AUGUST 22, 2014

Parents of Teen Killed on Repaved Wayne County Road Can Sue County for Negligence

Wayne County cannot claim immunity from a civil lawsuit, but rather a court should determine if the county was negligent in the death of a teen who died when she crashed on a rural road undergoing repaving.

AUGUST 21, 2014

Court Overturns OMVI Ruling for Pulling Over a Driver Making a Ruckus

A Uniontown police officer had no legitimate reason for pulling over a motorist who was yelling and flailing his arm out of the driver side window, and therefore could not order him to perform a field sobriety test, the Fifth District Court of Appeals ruled.

AUGUST 20, 2014

Court Upholds $1.3 Million Takings Judgment Against Westerville for Streetscape Project

The city of Westerville may not have intended to wall off a U.S. Bank branch from its customers as it acquired land for its gateway beautification project, but the manner in which it took control of the land gave it the right to and now it owes the property owner $1.3 million in damages.

AUGUST 19, 2014

Ninth District: State Court Can Hear Dispute Among Authors of Part of Black Eyed Peas Hit Song

The Black Eyed Peas used a sample of a 1980s song on one of their smash hits, and it has the original Cleveland area musicians spinning through the legal system to collect their shares of the royalties.

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Image of the number three next to a computer monitor with an arrow pointing at it and the words 'Things to Know" underneathTake a look at upcoming Ohio Supreme Court events and announcements for the week of August 18, 2014.

AUGUST 11, 2014

Governor Appoints New Muskingum County Judge

Image of Muskingum County Judge Eric D. MartinA Muskingum County Court judge will take the bench of the Muskingum County Court of Common Pleas.

AUGUST 8, 2014

Harrison County Resident Appointed Chair of Supreme Court Committee

Image of Kristine PuskarichHarrison County resident Kristine Puskarich will lead the Advisory Committee on the Judicial Family Network as chair for 2014-15, the Ohio Supreme Court announced today.

JULY 28, 2014

Court’s Garden Still Growing After 20 Years

Tucked behind a fire station and township building near the northeast Ohio city of Painesville are rows of sweet corn, cabbage, and tomatoes in a garden that started as an idea 20 years ago.

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AUGUST 21, 2014

More Specialized Courts Awarded Final Certification

Drug, mental health, and domestic violence specialized docket programs within common pleas and municipal courts are among the programs that have received final certification from the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Specialized Dockets.

AUGUST 19, 2014

Drug Court Graduation Day

A new graduate nervously addressed Licking County Municipal Court Judge David Stansbury and the Licking County Intervention for Treatment – or LIFT – Drug Court during her presentation after months in the program.

AUGUST 18, 2014

Year-Round School for Ohio’s Judges

While the new school year is starting for children around Ohio, the Ohio Judicial College is busy with year-round education offerings for the state’s judges and other court personnel.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »