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MAY 22, 2015

Ohio Courthouse’s Centennial Celebration

The Hardin County Courthouse has reached a milestone. Built in 1915, the courthouse is 100 years old this year, and the community will celebrate on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.

MAY 20, 2015

Springfield Students Take Home Ohio Moot Court Trophy

The second annual high school Moot Court Competition hosted by the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education was held on May 19 at Capital University Law School and the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center.

Ohio Supreme Court Hires Legislative Counsel

Image of Michael FarleyThe Ohio Supreme Court today announced Michael Farley as its Judicial and Legislative Affairs Counsel.

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MAY 22, 2015

Court of Claims Approves Crash Settlement

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will pay $250,000 for a crash involving one of its dump trucks. The Court of Claims of Ohio approved the settlement today.

MAY 21, 2015

Ninth District: City Can Seek Nuisance Order Against Foul-Smelling Factory

The city of Wooster brought a nuisance complaint against an industrial waste treatment plant after nearby residents complained of eye-watering fumes and rotten egg-smelling stench, but a trial court ruled the city had no right to pursue the case.

Police Records at Private University Are Public

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled today that the police department at a private central Ohio university is a public office and can be compelled to provide public records.

MAY 15, 2015

Supreme Court To Hear Wrongful Imprisonment Dispute

The Ohio Supreme Court will review the case of a Cuyahoga County man seeking compensation for wrongful imprisonment after his 2010 conviction for killing a man in his house who was assaulting a woman who lived there.

MAY 14, 2015

Sixth District: Proper to Use Facebook Photo to Convict Double Murder Suspect

A survivor of a robbery identified the Toledo man who shot him and killed another by the shooter’s Facebook profile page.

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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 May 18, 2015.

MAY 15, 2015

Lawyers Present Franklin County Judge with Award

Image of Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark A. SerrottFranklin County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark A. Serrott has been awarded the 2015 George E. Tyack Award for Judicial Excellence by the Central Ohio Association for Justice (COAJ).

MAY 14, 2015

Committee to Examine Criminal Code Meets for First Time

When Ohio lawmakers passed a bill last year that would examine the state’s criminal laws, the Criminal Justice Recodification Committee was formed.

MAY 6, 2015

Ohioans Choose Municipal Court Candidates for November

A four-way race for the vacant Clinton County Municipal Court judgeship highlighted a relatively quiet primary election night Tuesday for the state’s judiciary.

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MAY 22, 2015

Ohio Courthouse’s Centennial Celebration

The Hardin County Courthouse has reached a milestone. Built in 1915, the courthouse is 100 years old this year, and the community will celebrate on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.

MAY 20, 2015

Springfield Students Take Home Ohio Moot Court Trophy

The second annual high school Moot Court Competition hosted by the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education was held on May 19 at Capital University Law School and the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center.

Ohio Supreme Court Hires Legislative Counsel

Image of Michael FarleyThe Ohio Supreme Court today announced Michael Farley as its Judicial and Legislative Affairs Counsel.

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