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SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Drug Courts Expand Treatment Services Because of State Grant

More Ohioans enrolled in a certified drug court treatment program will get help through an expansion of a state program.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Rule Change Clarifies Lawyers’ Responsibilities In Providing Services Related to Medical Marijuana

The Ohio Supreme Court today adopted an amendment to the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct clarifying the ethical responsibilities of lawyers under the state’s new medical marijuana law.

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

New Supreme Court Rule Expands Who Could Provide Pro Bono Help

A new crop of attorneys is now potentially available to provide free legal help to Ohioans after a new Ohio Supreme Court rule took effect today.

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SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Seventh District: Pedestrian vs. Driver Rules-of-the-Road Case Turned Back to Trial Court

In a Belmont County pedestrian-driver dispute, an appeals court returned to the trial court the case of a pizza delivery man who was struck by a van as he crossed a street to get into his car.

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Court Decides 14 Fracking-Related Cases

The advent of hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, has led to numerous lawsuits among parties disputing ownership of oil and gas rights.

Noble County Mineral Rights Holder Properly Preserved Oil and Gas Rights

A Noble County mineral rights holder properly preserved those rights when a surface owner attempted to have them deemed abandoned under Ohio’s Dormant Mineral Act (ODMA), the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

Dormant Mineral Act Did Not Automatically Transfer Rights to Surface Owners

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled today that the 1989 version of the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act (ODMA) did not operate automatically to allow oil, gas, and mineral rights to be deemed abandoned and vested in a surface owner, but required the surface owner to seek a judicial decree that the mineral rights were abandoned.

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

Ohio Judicial Conference Elects Officers

After his election last week, Clermont County Probate/Juvenile Court Judge James A. Shriver will begin a two-year term as chair of the Ohio Judicial Conference on Oct. 1.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

Justice Lanzinger Receives 2016 OCLRE Founders’ Award

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith Ann Lanzinger today received the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education (OCLRE) Founders’ Award for her significant contributions to the ideals and development of law-related education.

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Chief Justice O’Connor Addresses Opioid Epidemic in State of Judiciary Speech

Image of Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor speaking from a podiumIn the wake of continued fentanyl-related overdose deaths around the state, Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor today urged courts and probation departments statewide to screen for fentanyl use among offenders under their supervision.

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SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Drug Courts Expand Treatment Services Because of State Grant

More Ohioans enrolled in a certified drug court treatment program will get help through an expansion of a state program.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Rule Change Clarifies Lawyers’ Responsibilities In Providing Services Related to Medical Marijuana

The Ohio Supreme Court today adopted an amendment to the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct clarifying the ethical responsibilities of lawyers under the state’s new medical marijuana law.

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

New Supreme Court Rule Expands Who Could Provide Pro Bono Help

A new crop of attorneys is now potentially available to provide free legal help to Ohioans after a new Ohio Supreme Court rule took effect today.

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