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MARCH 4, 2015

National Grant Money for Alternatives to Jail

Ohio courts may be interested in a national grant opportunity that supports alternatives to incarceration.

FEBRUARY 27, 2015

Nearly 400 Take Ohio Bar Exam

Three days of testing is over for 397 aspiring lawyers.

Richland County to Host 70th Off-Site Court Program

Image of the front of Mansfield Senior High SchoolThe Ohio Supreme Court will travel to Mansfield in Richland County on March 25 as part of its biannual Off-Site Court Program.

Supreme Court Hires New Director of the Judicial College

Image of Christy TullThere’s a new leader in charge of educational programs and activities for Ohio judges.

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MARCH 6, 2015

Second District: Slurred Speech, Medications Not Enough Evidence to Convict Man for OVI and Child Endangerment

A Montgomery County man convicted of OVI and child endangerment after he caused a car accident had his sentence overturned by the Second District Court of Appeals.

MARCH 3, 2015

Second District: Allstate Can Seek $187,000 from Handyman Accused of Cracking Nut, Flooding Physician’s House

A state appeals court ruled Allstate Insurance Co. can attempt to recover from a handyman the money it paid to a homeowner who was splashed in the face with water and who also broke her wrist trying to clean up her flooded floors.

Court of Claims: University Hospital Settles for $225,000 in Medical Malpractice Case

A Toledo woman who sustained permanent injuries to her vocal cords will receive $225,000 from the University of Toledo Medical Center.

FEBRUARY 27, 2015

Court of Claims: Prison at Fault for Inmate’s Severed Fingers While on Kitchen Duty

An inmate who admittedly was not trained on the commercial slicer he was using when he took off the tips of two fingers is partly responsible for his injuries and the state prison system will have to pay for the majority of his damages, an Ohio Court of Claims magistrate ruled.

FEBRUARY 26, 2015

Sixth District: Fremont Church May Be Liable After Parishioner Trips

A Fremont church parishioner on her way to a religious education class tripped over a piece of lumber the pastor inadvertently left in the walkway, and the ministry may be liable for her injuries, 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 March 2, 2015.

MARCH 6, 2015

Gov. Kasich Appoints First District Judge

A Cincinnati attorney will sit on the bench for the first time as the newest member of the First District Court of Appeals.

MARCH 3, 2015

Courts Follow in Footsteps of Ohio Supreme Court Female Majority

Now in its fifth year with four women on the bench, Ohio’s Supreme Court continues its longest consecutive streak with a female majority.

MARCH 2, 2015

Court Roundtable Meetings to Resume

A program established by the Ohio Supreme Court as a way for judges, magistrates, and other court personnel to get together to share ideas and concerns will begin a new round of meetings in 2015.

FEBRUARY 27, 2015

New Crawford County Municipal Court Judge Has Familiar Name

The last name is the same, but a different Leuthold will become judge of the Crawford County Municipal Court on March 30.

FEBRUARY 24, 2015

Courts Still Most Trusted Branch of Government

Voters continue to have more confidence in the court system than any other branch of government, according to a national survey released by the National Center for State Courts (NCSC).

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MARCH 4, 2015

National Grant Money for Alternatives to Jail

Ohio courts may be interested in a national grant opportunity that supports alternatives to incarceration.

FEBRUARY 27, 2015

Nearly 400 Take Ohio Bar Exam

Three days of testing is over for 397 aspiring lawyers.

Richland County to Host 70th Off-Site Court Program

Image of the front of Mansfield Senior High SchoolThe Ohio Supreme Court will travel to Mansfield in Richland County on March 25 as part of its biannual Off-Site Court Program.

Supreme Court Hires New Director of the Judicial College

Image of Christy TullThere’s a new leader in charge of educational programs and activities for Ohio judges.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »