OCTOBER 22, 2014
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled today that an offender is not eligible to have a felony conviction sealed until the offender has paid all court-ordered restitution.
In separate cases, the Ohio Supreme Court suspended attorneys from Columbus and Howard for two years. The court stayed one year of each attorney’s suspension as long as they meet certain conditions.
OCTOBER 21, 2014
After sentencing, a trial court has no legal authority to set aside the conviction and sentence of a defendant who made a plea deal and then reneged on it, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.
Ohio does not recognize the doctrine of dual intent when determining whether an employee injured while traveling for both work and personal reasons is entitled to benefits through workers’ compensation, the Ohio Supreme Court decided today.
OCTOBER 16, 2014
The Ohio Supreme Court today held that delayed appeals for parents who have lost parental rights are not constitutionally required to protect their interests.
Take a look at upcoming Ohio Supreme Court events and announcements for the week of October 20, 2014.
OCTOBER 20, 2014
More than one in three middle school students report gangs in their schools, according to a 2010 study conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
OCTOBER 17, 2014
The Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas now has research to back up claims that its drug court works.
OCTOBER 2, 2014
Under a new state law, the Ohio Supreme Court can now reimburse counties for a portion of the compensation paid to acting judges appointed to serve on municipal and county courts.
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Court: Criminals Who Owe Money Can’t Seal Convictions – Columbus Dispatch
Sexual Affair with Client’s Wife Costs Lawyer His License – Columbus Dispatch
Late Appeal Denied in Columbus Jones Murder Conviction – Youngstown Vindicator
Lucas County Prosecutor Seeks Dates for Executions – Toledo Blade
Man Who Killed Two in Fatal Crash Will be Resentenced – Columbus Daily Reporter
Man Who Proved He Was Insane while Making Bomb Threats Wins Appeal – Columbus Daily Reporter
Burge’s Public Corruption Case Might be Transferred to Cuyahoga County – Lorain Morning Journal
Courthouse Drama – Sandusky Register