MAY 5, 2016
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled today that a Cincinnati attorney who had been previously admitted in three other states engaged in the unauthorized practice of law when he began providing legal services while his application for admission to the Ohio bar was pending.
In a unanimous opinion authored by Justice Terrence O’Donnell, the Ohio Supreme Court today clarified that the prosecuting attorney has the authority to prosecute all complaints, suits, and controversies in which the state is a party, including community control violation hearings.
MAY 4, 2016
The Ohio Constitution’s protection against retroactive laws does not apply to local governments, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today. The decision rejected a claim by Toledo, Dayton, and Cleveland public school districts that the state unfairly withheld school funding a decade ago based on disputed student enrollment.
APRIL 29, 2016
Looking to reform pretrial services and bail in Ohio, an Ad Hoc committee of the Ohio Sentencing Commission discussed statewide practices yesterday with national consultants.
APRIL 19, 2016
Tenth District Court of Appeals Judge William A. Klatt and Sixth District Court of Appeals Judge James D. Jensen served as visiting judges on the Ohio Supreme Court today and heard oral arguments in two separate cases.
APRIL 13, 2016
Gov. John R. Kasich on April 12 filled vacancies on the Cleveland Municipal Court and the Franklin County Municipal Court.
MAY 6, 2016
Greenwich Wind Turbine Project a Go – Norwalk Reflector
East Cleveland Serial Killer Michael Madison Convicted on 13 Counts: ‘He Will Never Do This Again’ – Cleveland Plain Dealer
‘East Cleveland Three’ Get New Trial, Appeals Court Rules – Cleveland Plain Dealer
Committee to Study Bail and Pretrial Services; Make Recommendations – Columbus Daily Reporter
Why Open-Government Advocates Are Feeling Good About the News from Ohio – Columbia Journalism Review Column