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JANUARY 14, 2019

Court Accepting Comments on Procedural Rules, Uniform Traffic Ticket

Image of a police officer standing by an orange construction fenceThe Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comment until Feb. 13 on amendments to the annual update to the Ohio Rules of Practice and Procedure.

JANUARY 11, 2019

Ohio’s Courts Raise Awareness During Human Trafficking Prevention Month

A number of organizations, including the Department of Defense, have labeled it as the world’s largest growing crime, which finds its way into Ohio’s courts every day. It is human trafficking.

JANUARY 2, 2019

January Disciplinary Hearing Announced

The Ohio Board of Professional Conducted today announced a January disciplinary hearing involving an attorney charged with professional misconduct.

Conduct Board Certifies 16 New Cases

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has announced the certification of 16 new cases for formal disciplinary proceedings.

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JANUARY 2, 2019

Stepfather and Father Debate Support Obligations in Adoption Case

A stepfather in Hamilton County will argue to the Ohio Supreme Court next week that he doesn’t have to obtain consent from the father of his wife’s child to pursue an adoption because the father didn’t support the child.

DECEMBER 27, 2018

Board Must Reconsider Change to Wind Farm Construction Plan

Image of wind farm turbinesAltering a wind farm’s construction timeline is an “amendment,” and a proposal for a 91-turbine farm must return to state regulators for an extension, potentially subjecting the facility to stricter state rules, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

Attorney Who Neglected Immigration Matter Suspended

The Ohio Supreme Court today suspended a Cleveland attorney for two years, with 18 months stayed, for neglecting the immigration matter of a Bulgarian ballroom dancer, then lying about his legal misconduct.

DECEMBER 26, 2018

Court Upholds Death Penalty for Brunswick Man Who Killed Mother

Image of death row inmate James D. TenchThe Ohio Supreme Court today affirmed the 2016 conviction and death sentence of a Brunswick man who murdered his mother because he suspected she might tell police that he had been stealing money from her.

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JANUARY 15, 2019

Reflections from the Bench, Episode 2: Former Justice Andy Douglas

Justice Patrick F. Fischer interviews former Justice Andy Douglas in the second episode of “Reflections from the Bench.”

JANUARY 10, 2019

Justice Donnelly Relishing Jump from Trial Court to Supreme Court

A new year and a new court is in session with two new justices on the Ohio Supreme Court.

JANUARY 9, 2019

Two Appellate Judges Hear Supreme Court Cases

Image of Second District Court of Appeals Judge Jeffrey M. Welbaum and Sixth District Court of Appeals Judge Thomas J. OsowikTwo appeals court judges served as visiting judges on the Ohio Supreme Court today in cases involving whether a court has permanent jurisdiction to review a juvenile’s sex-offender status and whether a conviction for a minor misdemeanor must list a punishment or sentence.

JANUARY 4, 2019

Ohio, Michigan Supreme Court Justices Will Meet to Settle Football Bet, Emphasize Legal Aid

Image of Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith French and Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormackWhat started as a friendly wager between two state supreme court justices rooting for their beloved college football teams will end in an even friendlier meeting when they highlight legal aid and pro bono work in their respective states.

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JANUARY 14, 2019

Court Accepting Comments on Procedural Rules, Uniform Traffic Ticket

Image of a police officer standing by an orange construction fenceThe Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comment until Feb. 13 on amendments to the annual update to the Ohio Rules of Practice and Procedure.

JANUARY 11, 2019

Ohio’s Courts Raise Awareness During Human Trafficking Prevention Month

A number of organizations, including the Department of Defense, have labeled it as the world’s largest growing crime, which finds its way into Ohio’s courts every day. It is human trafficking.

JANUARY 2, 2019

January Disciplinary Hearing Announced

The Ohio Board of Professional Conducted today announced a January disciplinary hearing involving an attorney charged with professional misconduct.

Conduct Board Certifies 16 New Cases

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has announced the certification of 16 new cases for formal disciplinary proceedings.

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Spotlight on 2018

A look back at noteworthy events from the past year.