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AUGUST 25, 2015

Drum Therapy Helps Troubled Teens

After three months, 17-year-old Josh’s impression of therapeutic drumming circle has evolved: “Seemed like it would be really hard to express your feelings on a drum, but over time it becomes kind of easy to express what you’re feeling with sound.”

AUGUST 24, 2015

One Week Left for Ohio Attorneys to Register for Upcoming Biennium

All Ohio attorneys must register with the Supreme Court’s Office of Attorney Services by Sept. 1. Lawyers on active or corporate status must register and pay a $350 registration fee every odd-numbered year.

AUGUST 21, 2015

Making the Case for Medication to Fight Heroin Addiction

Image of a man standing next to a wooden podium addressing a roomful of peopleNational and state policymakers came together to discuss how to safely incorporate the use of medication assisted treatment in drug courts.

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AUGUST 27, 2015

Members in Class Action Must Show They Suffered Injury for Case to Go Forward

Image of a silver car-shaped keychain holding a single car key, sitting on top of a document along with an ink pen (Thinkstock)The Ohio Supreme Court ruled today in a class-action lawsuit in which customers who bought vehicles from a Cleveland car dealership challenged a purchase contract clause requiring arbitration of disputes.

Parent Cannot View Records of Alleged Child Abuse Investigation

Image of a hand holding a pre-inked stamper above the word 'Confidential' stamped onto a file folderThe records related to a child abuse investigation by a children’s services agency are confidential, and the mother requesting the documents did not show good cause to override that confidentiality, the Ohio Supreme Court decided today in a case from Franklin County.

AUGUST 26, 2015

Asset Transfers Allowed During Medicaid Application Process, But Only Within Certain Limits

Federal and state Medicaid law allows an institutionalized spouse to transfer a home or other assets to the spouse not in an institution, but only up to a specific amount, called the community spouse resource allowance (CSRA), the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

Man Jailed for Killing Intruder in His Home Not Eligible for Wrongful Imprisonment Compensation

Because prosecutors reserved the right to retry a man whose murder conviction was overturned on appeal, he is not eligible for wrongful imprisonment compensation, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

AUGUST 20, 2015

Juvenile Court Laws and Rules Do Not Mandate Dismissal of Case for Venue Problems

A juvenile court is not required to dismiss a child-dependency complaint allegedly filed in the wrong venue, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

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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" underneathHere is a look at upcoming Ohio Supreme Court events and important moments in history for the week of August 24 2015.

AUGUST 26, 2015

Governor Picks New Lorain County Common Pleas Court Judge

Image of Michele Silva ArredondoNext month, a magistrate will become a judge on the Lorain County Common Pleas Court bench.

AUGUST 21, 2015

Chief Justice Lays Out Plan to Raise Voters’ Awareness About Judicial Elections

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor laid out her plan to make judicial votes count by raising voters’ awareness about judicial candidates to members of the Columbus Metropolitan Club on Aug. 19.

AUGUST 3, 2015

Judges Can Count National Judicial College Instruction for Ohio Requirement

The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted a new way for judges to earn judicial continuing legal education (CLE) credit.

JULY 23, 2015

New Franklin County Municipal Court Judge Appointed

Image of Sean V. McCarthyA familiar face in the central Ohio legal field will sit as the new Franklin County Municipal Court judge starting July 27.

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AUGUST 25, 2015

Drum Therapy Helps Troubled Teens

After three months, 17-year-old Josh’s impression of therapeutic drumming circle has evolved: “Seemed like it would be really hard to express your feelings on a drum, but over time it becomes kind of easy to express what you’re feeling with sound.”

AUGUST 24, 2015

One Week Left for Ohio Attorneys to Register for Upcoming Biennium

All Ohio attorneys must register with the Supreme Court’s Office of Attorney Services by Sept. 1. Lawyers on active or corporate status must register and pay a $350 registration fee every odd-numbered year.

AUGUST 21, 2015

Making the Case for Medication to Fight Heroin Addiction

Image of a man standing next to a wooden podium addressing a roomful of peopleNational and state policymakers came together to discuss how to safely incorporate the use of medication assisted treatment in drug courts.

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