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SEPTEMBER 22, 2017

Ohio Schools Vie for Transportation Grants

The countdown is on for Ohio Schools to apply for transportation grants to pay for bus tours to and from the Ohio Supreme Court.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

29 Victims of Attorney Theft Awarded more than $228,000

The Board of Commissioners of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection awarded $228,100 to 29 victims of attorney theft at its September meeting in Columbus.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Public Records Reboot

Last September, legislation took effect that launched a new way for people who think they’ve been wrongfully denied a public record to challenge their lack of access.

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SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

Township Can Contest Use of Spent Lime to Fill Quarry in Local Court

An Ottawa County judge can consider some claims brought by a township against owners attempting to fill their rock quarry, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Court Had Authority to Return Akron Police Officer to Prison for Wife’s Murder

The Summit County Prosecuting Attorney had the right to appeal a judgment declaring a former Akron police captain innocent of murdering his wife, and a common pleas court judge had the right to send him back to prison, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Fracking, Death Sentence, Abortion Rights Examined in One-Day Session

Three cases before the Ohio Supreme Court include the appeal of a man’s death sentence for using Craigslist.org to draw men to rural Ohio and then kill them; whether a Cleveland abortion clinic has a right to challenge abortion restrictions placed in a state budget bill; and a claim that Ohio law recognizes a “horizontal forfeiture” in older oil and gas leases signed before the advent of “fracking.”

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SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Unjust Fines, Fees, and Bails Lead Discussion at American Judges Association Conference

Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor kicked off the American Judges Association conference in Cleveland this week by talking about the ongoing impact that court fines, fees, and bails have on communities, especially low-income defendants.

SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

Youngstown Judge Substitutes for Recused Justice on Ohio Supreme Court

Image of Seventh District Court of Appeals Judge Carol Ann RobbA Youngstown appeals court judge served in a temporary capacity today on the Ohio Supreme Court.

SEPTEMBER 8, 2017

Retired Judge and Dispute Resolution Program Recognized at Judicial Conference

Image of former Wood County Common Pleas Judge Charles Kurfess and Randall Comer, president of the Ohio State Bar AssociationFormer Wood County Judge Charles Kurfess received the 2017 Thomas J. Moyer Award for Judicial Excellence last week during the two-day meeting of the Ohio Judicial Conference in Columbus.

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2017

Ohio Schools Vie for Transportation Grants

The countdown is on for Ohio Schools to apply for transportation grants to pay for bus tours to and from the Ohio Supreme Court.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

29 Victims of Attorney Theft Awarded more than $228,000

The Board of Commissioners of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection awarded $228,100 to 29 victims of attorney theft at its September meeting in Columbus.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Public Records Reboot

Last September, legislation took effect that launched a new way for people who think they’ve been wrongfully denied a public record to challenge their lack of access.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »