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APRIL 17, 2018

Putnam County Students Watch Justices in Action at Off-Site Court

Hundreds of Putnam County students watched the 75th edition of Ohio Supreme Court oral arguments when the Court’s Off-Site program visited Ottawa.

APRIL 9, 2018

Ohio Supreme Court Celebrates Library Week

The Ohio Supreme Court joins libraries nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries lead their communities through programs and expertise.

APRIL 4, 2018

Ohio Judicial College Examines Science & the Law

Vassar College Professor and neuroscientist Abigail Baird told a roomful of Ohio judges how science can explain why teenagers end up in trouble — and in the Ohio court system.

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APRIL 19, 2018

Injured Worker Must Let State Seek Recovery from Insurance Settlement

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) must be notified of potential outside legal settlements that would compensate a worker for injuries, and the bureau retains the right to recoup money from a settlement reached without notice, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

APRIL 18, 2018

Ohio Death Penalty Sentencing Process Ruled Constitutional

Ohio’s death penalty sentencing process is different in critical ways from a Florida sentencing scheme struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

APRIL 17, 2018

Statewide Dispute Over Traffic Cameras Continues

The state and the city of Toledo are at odds again in the ongoing clash between the Ohio legislature and municipalities about traffic camera systems that can record drivers who run red lights or speed.

APRIL 3, 2018

Football Player Sues College, NCAA for Chronic Brain Injury Decades Later

An Ohioan who played football for the University of Notre Dame in the 1970s sued the school for failing to protect him from head injuries that turned into a chronic disease decades later.

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MARCH 29, 2018

New Judicial College Courses Feature Opioids & Cost of Justice

From opioids and medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to legal advice and ethics, Ohio judges and court staff are learning from new courses online.

MARCH 14, 2018

New Magistrates Learn the Ropes

It’s not easy transitioning from the bar to the bench.

MARCH 7, 2018

Juvenile Court Partners Meet to Improve Efficiency

When Christopher Loos was a kid in foster care, he used to rap – or converse – regularly with court and children’s services staff. Now 20 and on his own, he performs rap – the musical variety – and recently showed his talents to the staffers from his youth.

MARCH 2, 2018

Governor Appoints McNicol to Columbiana County Municipal Court

Image of Timothy J. McNicolColumbiana County assistant prosecutor Timothy J. McNicol will soon be on the other side of the bench after his appointment today by Gov. John Kasich to the Columbiana County Municipal Court.

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APRIL 17, 2018

Putnam County Students Watch Justices in Action at Off-Site Court

Hundreds of Putnam County students watched the 75th edition of Ohio Supreme Court oral arguments when the Court’s Off-Site program visited Ottawa.

APRIL 9, 2018

Ohio Supreme Court Celebrates Library Week

The Ohio Supreme Court joins libraries nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries lead their communities through programs and expertise.

APRIL 4, 2018

Ohio Judicial College Examines Science & the Law

Vassar College Professor and neuroscientist Abigail Baird told a roomful of Ohio judges how science can explain why teenagers end up in trouble — and in the Ohio court system.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »

Tucked-Away Treasures

Three Supreme Court books, each more than a century old, were discovered recently at the Ohio Statehouse. Take a look inside these priceless volumes for a glimpse into a bit of Court history.