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JANUARY 26, 2015

Seven Cases Certified to Attorney Discipline Board

The Ohio Supreme Court’s Board of Professional Conduct today announced seven cases recently certified to the board by a probable cause panel.

Restoration Projects at Ohio County Courthouses

The main courtroom of the Coshocton County Common Pleas Court is encased in scaffolding so that workers can restore the decorative ceiling and balcony that have been covered for several decades.

JANUARY 23, 2015

Legal Panel to Discuss Domestic Violence

A new legal education program titled By The People has been developed by the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court and community partners to open a dialog with the public on various legal issues.

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JANUARY 27, 2015

Jury Instruction on “Foreseeability of Harm” Did Not Affect Result in Medical Malpractice Case

The Ohio Supreme Court today determined that an unnecessary jury instruction did not change the outcome of a medical malpractice lawsuit filed by the parents of a 5-year-old. Their case alleged medical negligence after the child died while being treated at an Akron hospital.

Supreme Court Interprets Elements Needed to Prove Corrupt Activity

In corrupt activity cases the same evidence can establish both the existence of an “enterprise” and the associated pattern of corrupt activity, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

JANUARY 22, 2015

Psychologist’s Testimony Violated Defendant’s Constitutional Rights

When a defendant raises an incompetency or insanity defense and then abandons the defense, testimony from a psychologist about the defendant feigning mental illness during the court-ordered psychiatric evaluation is inadmissible and violates the defendant’s constitutional right against self-incrimination, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

JANUARY 20, 2015

Second District: Architect Failed to Protect Miami Valley Hospital from Lawsuits Spurred by Deadly 2011 Legionnaire’s Outbreak

Architectural firm NBBJ L.L.C. may be financially responsible for Miami Valley Hospital's litigation costs arising from the 2011 deadly Legionnaire's disease outbreak, an appeals court ruled.

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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" underneathTake a look at upcoming Ohio Supreme Court events and announcements for the week of January 26, 2015.

JANUARY 16, 2015

New Video Preps Potential Jurors

For Ohioans called to jury duty who may have questions about their role in the courtroom, an informative new video is now available.

JANUARY 15, 2015

Chief Justice O’Connor Asks State Constitution Commission to Consider Moving Judicial Elections to Odd Years

Image of Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor addressing a roomful of people.Ohio judicial races get lost compared to more heavily funded and media driven presidential, and gubernatorial campaigns, but are no less important to Ohioans, Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor told a statewide commission Thursday.

JANUARY 14, 2015

Two Justices Take Ceremonial Oath of Office

Ohio Supreme Court Justices Sharon L. Kennedy and Judith L. French were honored today in front of nearly 300 family and friends during a traditional swearing-in ceremony at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center in Columbus.

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JANUARY 26, 2015

Seven Cases Certified to Attorney Discipline Board

The Ohio Supreme Court’s Board of Professional Conduct today announced seven cases recently certified to the board by a probable cause panel.

Restoration Projects at Ohio County Courthouses

The main courtroom of the Coshocton County Common Pleas Court is encased in scaffolding so that workers can restore the decorative ceiling and balcony that have been covered for several decades.

JANUARY 23, 2015

Legal Panel to Discuss Domestic Violence

A new legal education program titled By The People has been developed by the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court and community partners to open a dialog with the public on various legal issues.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »