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APRIL 18, 2014

Ohio Supreme Court Overturns Drunken Driving Charge, Says Elyria Court Erred in Dispute Over EvidenceCleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Supreme Court Rules Elyria Judge Used Wrong Standard in DUI CaseElyria Chronicle Telegram

Ohio High Court Likely to Hear Warrantless GPS Tracking CaseColumbus WOSU-Radio

Appeals Presented in Ohio Synthetic Marijuana CaseWheeling (W.V.) Intelligencer

Reckless Driver Loses Appeal Despite Jurors Sleeping During VideoColumbus Daily Reporter

Man Who Robbed Victim at Gunpoint Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Question Leading to Arrest Was Not Subject to Miranda Warnings, Court RulesColumbus Daily Reporter

Condemned Killer Seeks Clemency from KasichColumbus Dispatch

3 Candidates Vie for Trumbull County JudgeshipYoungstown Vindicator

Singleton Honored for Social Justice Law WorkCincinnati Enquirer

New Informational Sites for Prosecutor’s Office, Sheriff’s OfficeAthens Messenger

Overdoses Claim More OhioansColumbus Dispatch

Courthouse Attic Documents Date Back to 1800sFremont News Messenger


APRIL 17, 2014

Appeals Court: Breath Test Inadmissible in Drunken Driving CaseMedina Gazette

Court Rejects Appeal from Arsonist Who started Apartment FireColumbus Daily Reporter

Man Who Murdered Victim During Argument Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Heroin Dealer Nabbed in Police Setup Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Federal Judge Delays Enforcement of Order That Ohio Recognize Same-Sex Marriages from Other StatesCleveland Plain Dealer

Art of the Ohio Supreme CourtColumbus WOSU-Radio

Judge Darrel Bilancini Says Avon Lake Needs Full-Time CourtElyria Chronicle Telegram

Visiting Judge to Handle Move to Oust Brown County CoronerCincinnati Enquirer

Local Government Insider: The Justice League of Ohio…(second story) – Columbus Dispatch Column

Ohio Poverty Law Center Finds Problems in Debt CasesCleveland Plain Dealer

SCOTUS Will Hear Challenge to Ohio Law Banning Campaign


APRIL 16, 2014

Dispute Between Cedar Point Owner, Former Executive, Twists and Turns Its Way Before Ohio Supreme CourtCleveland Plain Dealer

Former Kalida Teacher/Coach to Be ResentencedLima News

Appellate Court Upholds Convictions of Father Who Sexually Abused His DaughterColumbus Daily Reporter

Frequent Gas Thief Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Ohio Justice: Division Over Death Penalty ExpectedAssociated Press

Analyzing Ohio’s Death Penalty ReportColumbus Dispatch Column

Judge Draws Cards to Choose Panel in Capital Murder CaseElyria Chronicle Telegram

Youngstown Man Guilty of Murdering Woman Could Face Death PenaltyYoungstown WFMJ-TV

Richard J. Rinebolt; 1922-2014: Hancock Co. Judge Gave 2nd ChancesToledo Blade

‘Red’ RineboltFindlay Courier Column

Three Attorneys Offered as Belinky’s SuccessorsYoungstown WFMJ-TV

Court Consolidation Talks Causing City-County FrictionZanesville Times Recorder

McNally Retains Lantz as City ProsecutorYoungstown Vindicator

Vorys Law Firm Plans to Move Downtown Cleveland Offices to 200 Public SquareCleveland Plain Dealer

OSU Professor Donald Tobin Named Dean at University of Maryland Law SchoolColumbus Business First

Becker Let Political Bias Supersede JurisprudenceCincinnati Enquirer Letter to the Editor

Supreme Court Ruling Will Mean More Political Ads on Ohio TVAthens WOUB-Radio


APRIL 15, 2014

Appellate Court Rejects Appeal from Man Who Attacked, Raped Ex-GirlfriendColumbus Daily Reporter

Man Who Was Convicted of Murder 25 Years Ago Loses Yet Another AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Assault Alibi Was ‘Unpersuasive,’ According to Appellate CourtColumbus Daily Reporter

Federal Judge Rules Ohio Must Recognize Same-Sex Marriages from Other StatesCleveland Plain Dealer

Death Penalty Report is Good Starting PointCanton Repository Editorial

Former County Judge Dies at 91Findlay Courier

Prosecutor Warns Against Jury Duty ScamDayton WKEF-TV

Former PUCO Chief Snitchler Joins McDonald Hopkins Law FirmColumbus Dispatch

Legislation Would Protect Colleges from ‘Double Recoveries’ in LawsuitsColumbus Daily Reporter

Supreme Court Allowing Election Process to Be DestroyedCleveland Plain Dealer Letter to the Editor

The Secrets to a Healthy Law Firm MergerWall Street Journal Column


APRIL 14, 2014

Ohio Supreme Court Hears Argument Between Cedar Point Parent Company, Former EmployeeLorain Morning Journal

Veteran Appeals Judge Will Hear Ohio Supreme Court Arguments on Use of Traffic CamerasAssociated Press

Judge to Ohio: Recognize Out-of-State Gay MarriageAssociated Press

Court: City of Akron Did Not Discriminate Against Mentally Ill Fire Dept. LieutenantColumbus Daily Reporter

Man Has Appeal Rejected in Vehicular Homicide CaseColumbus Daily Reporter

Man Who Had Sex With Minor Who Claimed to Be 18 Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Appeal Rejected for Man Who Robbed College StudentsColumbus Daily Reporter

Better ExecutionAkron Beacon Journal Editorial

Maumee Municipal Court Celebrates AnniversaryToledo Blade

Arizona’s Early Bar Exam Sitting Attracts 38 HopefulsNational Law Journal

A Gasoline Leak Into the BasementCircleville Herald Justice P. Pfeifer Column

Andy Nowacki Foundation Names Scholarship Winners for 2014Willoughby News Herald

Governor Appoints Todd McKenney as Barberton JudgeAkron Beacon Journal

Smith, Culbert in Juvenile Judge RaceFremont News Messenger

Lemons Discusses Experience to Be JudgePortsmouth Daily Times

Juvenile Court Caseload FallsFindlay Courier

Drug Courts Showing Signs of SuccessMarion Star

UC Law Partners With Business IncubatorsCincinnati Enquirer

Fed Gov’t Sues Ohio Juvenile SystemSandusky Register

Law Firm Entry-Level Hiring Unlikely to Return to 2006 LevelsWall Street Journal Column


APRIL 11, 2014

Are Traffic Cameras Unconstitutional?Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Prosecutors Object! Supreme Court’s Task Force Recommendations Could End Use of Death Penalty in Ohio, They SayCleveland Plain Dealer

Panel Advises Slashing List of Capital OffensesToledo Blade

‘With These Rules, You Couldn’t Execute Timothy McVeigh,’ Argues Task Force DissentColumbus Dispatch

New Sentencing Denied for 17-Year-Old Murder CaseColumbus Daily Reporter

Court Reverses Case Dismissal for Galloway Pot GrowerColumbus Daily Reporter

Precious Metal Dealers Act is Ruled ConstitutionalColumbus Daily Reporter

Man Who Had Thousands of Images of Child Porn on Computer Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Justice Outlines Path to Supreme Court for McKinley StudentsCanton Repository

Deters’ Kentucky Retirement Causes ‘Unprecedented’ SituationCincinnati Business Courier

Akron Teen to Face First Hearing as Adult in Slayings of Prominent New Franklin CoupleAkron Beacon Journal

Traffic, Drug Cases Keep Canfield’s Mayor Kosar BusyYoungstown Vindicator

South Euclid Judge Explains Decision on Sentencing Man to Hold Bully SignCleveland Plain Dealer

Death Row Inmate Needs No Recovery Time After Being Organ DonorCleveland Plain Dealer Letter to the Editor

Stark County Bar Association to Offer Free Legal AdviceCanton Repository

Smartphone Trial Judge Annoyed By Phones in CourtAssociated Press


APRIL 10, 2014

Ohio Supreme Court Focuses on the Line Between On-the-Job and Personal Errands When Workers are InjuredCleveland Plain Dealer

Man Wrongfully Sent to Death Row Hopes Court Will Reverse RulingColumbus Dispatch

Task Force Would Alter Ohio Capital PunishmentColumbus Dispatch

Supreme Court’s Death Penalty Task Force Report Recommends Independent Panel Review Capital Cases Before Prosecutors Can ProceedCleveland Plain Dealer

High Court Comes to ToledoToledo Blade

Court Rules Counsel Was Ineffective for Failing to Consult Medical ExpertsColumbus Daily Reporter

Would-Be Underwear Thief Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Court Finds Traffic Stop Was Not Racial ProfilingColumbus Daily Reporter

Man Who Sold Illegal Video Game Chips Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Three-Judge Panel Sentences Vincent Jackson Jr. to Life in PrisonElyria Chronicle Telegram

Supreme Court Decision on Youngstown Court Upgrade Months AwayYoungstown WFMJ-TV

Rhetoric in Mahoning Probate Judge Race EscalatesYoungstown Vindicator

Mahoning County Judge Candidate Responds to Campaign CriticsYoungstown WFMJ-TV

Prosecutor Rolls Out Ambitious Set of ‘Community Justice’ ProgramsAthens News

Tiffin Approves Justice CenterToledo Blade


APRIL 9, 2014

Prosecutor Will Appeal Need for Warrant for GPSColumbus Dispatch

Delaware County Magistrate Faces DisciplineColumbus Dispatch

Man Who Raped His Daughter, Her Friend, Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Fifth District Court Rejects Appeal from Heroin DealerColumbus Daily Reporter

Court Rules Assault Case Must Return to Juvenile CourtColumbus Daily Reporter

Trial Date Set for Judge HunterCincinnati Enquirer

Belinky Withdraws as Candidate for Mahoning County Probate JudgeYoungstown WFMJ-TV

Limberios Judge Refutes Grand Jury AllegationsFremont News Messenger

Former Portage County Longtime Attorney, Judge Perry Dickinson DiesAurora Advocate

Mahoning County Judicial Candidate’s Ad Draws IreYoungstown WKBN-TV

Accused Drug Dealer Draws Ire, Spends Night in Jail, After Posting Instagram Photos from Justice Center CourtroomCleveland Plain Dealer

How Juries Are Drawn in Sandusky CountyFremont News Messenger

Sandusky County’s Jury Pool Process Not UncommonFremont News Messenger

Medina Council Takes Step Toward New CourthouseMedina Gazette

Tiffin Council to Decide on Joint Justice CenterToledo Blade

Legislation Would Permit Investigate Subpoenas for MisdemeanorsColumbus Daily Reporter

Supreme Court Should Be Praised for Being at Odds With Congress on Campaign Finance ReformCleveland Plain Dealer Letter to the Editor

Supreme Court Decision to Void Campaign Contribution Limits is a TravestyCleveland Plain Dealer Letter to the Editor

The High Cost of Free SpeechNew York Times Editorial


APRIL 8, 2014

Defense Attorneys Tell Ohio Supreme Court that Death Penalty Imposed Improperly in Case of Slain Twinsburg Police OfficerAkron Beacon Journal

Law Firm Seeks to Disqualify Miami County JudgeDayton Daily News

Ohio Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Traffic Cameras June 11Associated Press

Prade Case Lands in the Ohio Supreme CourtAkron Legal News

Trial Looms for Stonebridge Towers Homeowners vs K&D Group, CEO Doug PriceCleveland Plain Dealer

Conservancy District Loses Records LawsuitNewark Advocate

Court Rules Warrantless GPS Info Not Admissible in Home Invasion CaseColumbus Daily Reporter

Conviction Stands for Man Found With Meth-Making ItemsColumbus Daily Reporter

Prison Sentence Re-Imposed Following AppealBellefontaine Examiner

Killer: Lethal Injection Would Be HarmfulAssociated Press

Legal Issue Delays Start of Capital Murder TrialYoungstown Vindicator

Report Shows Decline in Ohio Capital Punishment CasesSpringfield News Sun

ImageMakers Program Set at Sebring High (third story down) – Salem News

Judge, AG Plan to Make NewsSandusky Register

Indicted Ohio Judge’s Trial Expected to Be SetAssociated Press

Impeachment Call Threatens Judicial SystemCincinnati Enquirer Guest Column

High-Profile Attorney Eric Deters Retires from Kentucky LawCincinnati WCPO-TV

Ohio’s Concealed-Carry Law Has Good Track RecordColumbus Dispatch Column

Did the Supreme Court Honor Free Speech, or Make Things Worse?Dayton Daily News Editorial

Liberating Free SpeechColumbus Dispatch Editorial

Are Court Stenographers Necessary?New York Times Column


APRIL 7, 2014

Euclid Case Before Ohio Supreme Court Asks When an In-Court ID is Required to Convict PerpetratorCleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Supreme Court to Hear Appeal from Man Sentenced to Die for Killing Twinsburg OfficerCleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Supreme Court to Hear Appeal of Ashford Thompson April 8 in Murder of Officer Joshua MiktarianTwinsburg Bulletin

Law Limits Sexual-Abuse Victims to 2 Years to Sue StateColumbus Dispatch

State High Court to Hold Session at UTToledo Blade

Court Right to Allow Maier on BallotCanton Repository Letter to the Editor

Kidnapping Conviction Affirmed By 11th DistrictColumbus Daily Reporter

Chief Justice O’Connor Slams Door on Debtors’ PrisonsYoungstown Vindicator Guest Column

State Told to Honor Non-Ohio WeddingsColumbus Dispatch

Federal Judge’s Comments Cause Confusion Over Same-Sex MarriageColumbus Dispatch

Who is Judge Timothy Black?Cincinnati Enquirer

Ohio Rep. John Becker Repeats Call for Impeachment of Judge Timothy Black Over Gay Marriage RulingsCleveland Plain Dealer

Gay Marriage Ruling Rightly Influences DebateCincinnati Enquirer Editorial

Judge Tracie Hunter Seeks to Move TrialCincinnati WXIX-TV

Statehouse Doesn’t Need Another LawyerLima News Letter to the Editor

Lorain County Prosecutor Wants Diversion Program EndedElyria Chronicle Telegram

Former Attorney Pleads Guilty in Theft of Death Benefits Intended for a ChildColumbus Dispatch

Firm ResolveSandusky Register

Legal-Ease: Hiring Attorney Often a Value-Added PropositionLima News Guest Column

Programs Like Mock Trials Get Students Involved in Civics at a Young AgeColumbus Daily Reporter

Court Moving in Right Direction With Campaign-Finance RulingColumbus Dispatch Editorial

Court of Big MoneyAkron Beacon Journal Editorial

Supreme Court Opens Campaign Cash FloodgatesCleveland Plain Dealer Editorial Cartoon

Supreme Court Denies Case on Death Penalty DrugsUSA Today


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