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AUGUST 29, 2014

CPO Card Program Honored by OSBA

The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) on Thursday recognized a first-of-its kind court program that provides a practical way for domestic violence victims to keep key information about their civil protection orders with them at all times.

Research Team Ready to Assist Local Courts

Ohio courts with limited resources looking for solutions to a local criminal justice problem now have access to scientific experts.

AUGUST 28, 2014

Judicial Pay, Court Funding Top State of the Judiciary Remarks

Judicial pay and court funding were highlighted in remarks made by Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor during her State of the Judiciary address on August 28 where she spoke to nearly 300 judges at the Ohio Judicial Conference in Columbus.

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SEPTEMBER 2, 2014

Washington Court House in Contempt of Court for Not Paying Ohio EPA Fines

Washington Court House is in contempt of court for failure to pay fines to the Ohio EPA stemming from sewage overflows into Paint Creek since 2007, the 12th District Court of Appeals ruled.

Death Penalty Upheld for Cleveland Man Convicted of Murder in Three-County Crime Spree

Image of death-row inmate Jeremiah JacksonThe Ohio Supreme Court today affirmed the convictions and death sentence imposed on Jeremiah Jackson, the Cleveland man who murdered Tracy Pickryl in 2009 during the course of six robberies and other crimes in Cleveland, Sandusky, and Lorain.

Proving Intent to Use Force Not Required to Convict for Third-Degree Robbery

The state does not have to prove the intention to use or threaten to use force against another to convict an offender of third-degree robbery, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

Mortgage Holders Can Redeem Properties in Foreclosures for Delinquent Taxes

A mortgage holder had the right to take back a Coshocton property that was the subject of a tax foreclosure when the owners did not pay taxes on the land, according to a decision today from the Ohio Supreme Court.

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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 September 2, 2014.

AUGUST 29, 2014

Two Honored for Judicial Excellence

Judge Sheila G. Farmer and Judge Walter H. Rice were honored Thursday as recipients of the 2014 Thomas J. Moyer Award for Judicial Excellence at the Ohio Judicial Conference Annual Meeting in Columbus.

AUGUST 28, 2014

Governor Kasich Appoints New Mahoning County Judge

Image of Shirley J. ChristianGov. John Kasich appointed attorney Shirley J. Christian to the Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas. Her term begins October 2.

AUGUST 26, 2014

Cuyahoga County Judge Disqualified Pending Outcome of Felony Indictment

The Ohio Supreme Court issued an order today that Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Lance T. Mason is disqualified from acting as a judge because of a five-count felony indictment.

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AUGUST 29, 2014

CPO Card Program Honored by OSBA

The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) on Thursday recognized a first-of-its kind court program that provides a practical way for domestic violence victims to keep key information about their civil protection orders with them at all times.

Research Team Ready to Assist Local Courts

Ohio courts with limited resources looking for solutions to a local criminal justice problem now have access to scientific experts.

AUGUST 28, 2014

Judicial Pay, Court Funding Top State of the Judiciary Remarks

Judicial pay and court funding were highlighted in remarks made by Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor during her State of the Judiciary address on August 28 where she spoke to nearly 300 judges at the Ohio Judicial Conference in Columbus.

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