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NOVEMBER 20, 2019

Supreme Court: Coitsville Not Liable for Crash Injuries during Police ChaseYoungstown WFMJ-TV

Ohio Supreme Court Yanks Law License of Cleveland Attorney Convicted in Breaking Bad-Inspired Money Laundering SchemeCleveland Plain Dealer

Mayor’s Case Still Ongoing: Responses Are Being Filed with Ohio Supreme CourtIronton Tribune

Forum on the Law: The Italian Who Inspired the Founding FathersAkron Legal News

Court Ruling OKs ‘Offensive’ Sign in BoardmanYoungstown Vindicator

Braun Probe ‘Rigged?’Sandusky Register

Suspended Pike County Sheriff Expected in CourtCincinnati WXIX-TV

Ohio Woman Admits to Killing Her Kids Will Serve at Least 37 YearsColumbus WSYX-TV

Summit County Settles Panhandler’s Lawsuit, Changes Law as Part of AgreementCleveland Plain Dealer

Video Training Course Offered for GuardiansToledo Blade

Letter: Death Penalty Produces Myriad Poor OutcomesColumbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Hancock Court Building Timeline DetailedFindlay Courier

Mother Watches as Dealer Pleads Guilty in Connection with Son’s Overdose DeathCincinnati Enquirer

Legislative Leader Urges Ohio State to “Do the Right Thing” for Sexual Abuse VictimsColumbus Dispatch

Ohio, Kentucky Remain Focus States on Sex Trafficking Report CardsCincinnati Enquirer

Federal Judge over Opioid Lawsuits Sets October 2020 Trial for Cuyahoga, Summit Counties’ Claims against PharmaciesCleveland Plain Dealer

Drones Are a Useful Law Enforcement Tool in Maryland, with Some ParametersBaltimore Sun Editorial

Cops Put GPS Tracker on Man’s Car, Charge Him with Theft for Removing ItArs Technica


NOVEMBER 19, 2019

Fight Continues over Energy Bill, Ohio Supreme Court May Step inAkron WKSU Public Radio

Nuclear Bailout Could Hinge on Ohio Supreme CourtColumbus WOSU Public Radio

Ohio Supreme Court Keeps Camera Challenge AliveAssociated Press

Ex-Lawyer, Disbarred in Ohio in May, Arrested on Child Porn ChargesCincinnati Enquirer

Judge Delays Pike County Trial ‘In the Interest of Justice’Columbus WSYX-TV

Mom Accused of Killing 3 Children to Appear In Court TuesdayDayton WDTN-TV

Suppression of Records Sought in Blankenship CaseAshtabula Star Beacon

Teen Who Fatally Stabbed Half-Brother Placed on ProbationColumbus Dispatch

Suit: Imprisoned Former Mahoning Co. Judge Tried to Defraud CreditorsYoungstown WFMJ-TV

Editorial: Judges Should Grant DNA Test Requests to Seek JusticeColumbus Dispatch Editorial

Brooke Skylar Richardson: ‘I Am Plagued by Guilt Every Day.’Cincinnati Enquirer

Editorial: A Judge’s Decimal Place Error Offers 107 Million Reasons to Thank Math TeachersChicago Tribune Editorial

Technology Enhances Warrant Application Process in FloridaSt. Augustine Record

Cleveland Federal Judge Dismisses Trade Secrets, Fraud Charges against Iranian Professor during TrialCleveland Plain Dealer


NOVEMBER 18, 2019

LaRose Asks Ohio Supreme Court to Not Answer Questions on Referendum ProcessToledo Blade

Ohio Supreme Court Will Weigh in on Gun LegislationAssociated Press

Ohio Supreme Court Rejects Residency Requirements for Public ConstructionLexology

Girard Court First in Mahoning Valley Certified for OVI ProgramWarren Tribune Chronicle

Central Booking Pilot in Cuyahoga County Should Move Ahead Quickly. It’s a Matter of Justice.Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

9th District Reverses Medina County Sex CaseAkron Legal News

Grandmother’s Trial Postponed until December in Pike County Mass Slaying CaseCincinnati WLWT-TV

Teens Plead Not Guilty in Death of Woman at Ohio State ParkAssociated Press

‘This is Ridiculous’: Man Accused of Murdering Sister Interrupts Prosecutor, Asks Judge for Higher Bond (Video)Cleveland WOIO-TV

Visiting Judge Assigned in Case of Former Drug Task Agents Charged with FeloniesSandusky Register

Franklin Judge Rejects Motions in CBS News Videographer’s Assault CaseHamilton Journal-News

Van Wert Auditor, Deputy Auditors Face Felony Charges for Break-InToledo Blade

Courts’ Rejection of Minority Set-Asides in Ohio’s Cannabis Industry Might Reduce its DiversityCanton Repository

Judge: More Kids in Court for MethCelina Daily Standard

PC Might Leave Juvenile Rehab AgreementEaton Register-Herald

Judge Hoffman Seeks Re-Election to Appeals CourtCambridge Daily Jeffersonian

Aisha’s Law Still Hasn’t Passed 1 Year after Shaker Heights Teacher Killed by Ex-Husband Lance MasonCleveland WOIO-TV

Sunday Marks 1 Year Since Aisha Fraser’s Brutal Murder at the Hands of Her Ex-Husband, a Former NE Ohio PoliticianCleveland WKYC-TV

Abuse Survivors Say Statute of Limitations Keeps Priests and the Church from Taking ResponsibilityCincinnati WCPO-TV

Ohio Law Creates Many Obstacles for People Leaving Prison, Lawmakers ToldCleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Lawmakers Proposed a Total Ban on Abortion. Judges Have Blocked Similar Laws.Washington Post

Dayton Shooting: Mike DeWine’s Gun Reform Proposals Are Losing Support on Both SidesCincinnati Enquirer

Failing to Disclose Your HIV Status Is a Felony. Experts Say that Hurts Public HealthColumbus WOSU Public Radio

Why Does the Jail Release Inmates When Drug Dealers Work and Treatment Centers Are Closed?Cincinnati Enquirer

Wadsworth Law Director Norman Brague Prepares for RetirementMedina Gazette

Ohioans Can Comment on Developmental Disabilities Class-ActionColumbus Dispatch

Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady Dies of Heart Attack Aged 66: “Iowa Lost a Hero” Newsweek

Judges Share Tributes to Chief Justice Mark CadyDes Moines (IA) Register


NOVEMBER 15, 2019

Supreme Court Keeps Camera Challenge AliveToledo Blade

Cincy Atty Sanctioned for Assisting Suspended Atty’s Unauthorized Law PracticeAkron Legal News

Columbus Attorney Suspended for Violating Rules While on ProbationAkron Legal News

Pittsburgh Attorney Suspended after Misleading Disciplinary InvestigatorsAkron Legal News

Attorneys’ Ohio Law Licenses Suspended for Failing to Register with Supreme CourtAkron Legal News

ODH License Awarded to Women’s Med Draws Strong ReactionDayton WHIO-TV

Ohio Justices Toss Shoe Co. Tax Protest for Missed DeadlineLaw360

Lawyers: Teen Charged in Murder Was Victim of Human TraffickingCincinnati Enquirer

Williams County Sheriff Appeals Criminal Conviction, Intends to Seek Re-ElectionToledo Blade

Appeals Court Hears Moundbuilders Appeal on Octagon MoundsNewark Advocate

Judge Denies State’s Motion to Delay Rita Newcomb TrialCincinnati WXIX-TV

Judge Rejects Cleveland Man’s Request to Withdraw Guilty Plea, Sentences Him to Life on Murder ChargeCleveland Plain Dealer

Teens Charged with Photographer’s Death in Hocking Hills Scheduled to Be in CourtColumbus WCMH-TV

Gag Order Doesn’t Add upSandusky Register

S.C.O.R.R., a New Probation Program in Summit County, Gives Offenders a Chance to Rewrite Their Future Cleveland WEWS-TV

Laurese Glover of East Cleveland 3: Wrongfully Convicted Man Shares Story with StudentsCincinnati WCPO-TV

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County to Pay $1.3m to Man after Conviction OverturnedAssociated Press

DNA Test Results Give Man Hope He Will Be Cleared in 23-Year-Old Rape CaseColumbus Dispatch

Ohio State Bar Association Honors Portsmouth AttorneyHuntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

Abortion Would Be Banned, Those Performing One Subject to Murder Charges under New Ohio BillColumbus Dispatch


NOVEMBER 14, 2019

Federal Court Asks Supreme Court for Guidance on Law Allowing Civil Lawsuits Based on Criminal ActsAkron Legal News

Dayton-Area’s Last Abortion Clinic Gets License to Stay OpenDayton Daily News

Prosecutor Unhappy with Appellate Court RulingBowling Green Sentinel-Tribune

9th District Reverses Domestic Violence CPO RulingAkron Legal News

Security Guard Gets Death Penalty in Killings of Girlfriend’s Teenage Children in Garfield HeightsCleveland Plain Dealer

Delaware Man Not Guilty of Murder by Reason of InsanityColumbus Dispatch

Judge Puts Gag Order on Attorneys in Hocking Hills Murder CaseColumbus WBNS-TV

Media Allowed in Death Penalty Trial of West Chester Man Accused of Murdering 4, Judge RulesCincinnati WXIX-TV

False Pregnancy Rumor Led Boy, 13, to Kill 14-Year-Old Girl, Authorities SayCanton Repository

Akron Man Accused of Setting Fatal Fires Refuses to Meet with Expert for Competency EvaluationAkron Beacon Journal

Garfield Heights Could Save Money by Merging Its Municipal Court with the One in ClevelandCleveland Plain Dealer

Future St. Clairsville Court Building Project Moves to Second StageSteubenville WTOV-TV

New Miami Leadership Changes as Speed Camera Lawsuit Drags on. Here’s What They Think.Hamilton Journal-News

Marion Judge Pushes for Jail Expansion, Signals Withdrawal of Overcrowding Release OrderMarion Star

Indigent Attorney Compensation Increases in AreaLima News

Ohio Lawmakers Consider Removing Statute of Limitations for Rape CasesCleveland WJW-TV

Supporters of DeWine’s Gun Violence Bill Again Urge Lawmakers to “Do Something”Columbus Dispatch

Who Killed Marilyn Sheppard?Cleveland WJW-TV

Judge Allows Lawsuit Seeking Action on Lake Erie AlgaeAssociated Press

3 Indiana Judges Suspended for Drunken Brawl Outside White Castle RestaurantNew York Daily News


NOVEMBER 13, 2019

Court Asks for Public Comment on Uniform Bar ExamAkron Legal News

New Drug Court for Juveniles Certified for Mahoning CountyYoungstown Vindicator

Pair of Attorneys Seek ‘Jock Tax’ Hat Trick in Pittsburgh SuitBloomberg Law

Suspects in Two Youngstown Killings Want Evidence TossedYoungstown Vindicator

Judge Sentences Man Convicted of Killing Garfield Heights Siblings; Jury Recommended Death PenaltyCleveland WOIO-TV

Man Accused in 9 Arson Deaths Set for Competency HearingAssociated Press

West Chester Quadruple Murder Suspect Returns to CourtCincinnati WXIX-TV

Cleveland Heights Municipal Court to Offer Amnesty Day for Those with Warrants for Minor OffensesCleveland WEWS-TV

Ratliff Files Motion to Change Recount Process for 2018 Prosecutor’s RaceMarion Star

Domestic Violence: Should Strangulation Be a Felony?Dayton WHIO-TV

Ohio Lawmakers Want Strangulation to Be a Felony Domestic Violence CrimeDayton Daily News

Ohio Lawmakers May Reduce Penalties for Low-Level Drug PossessionAssociated Press

Bill Would Make Ohio Train Pharmacists on Naloxone LawColumbus WOSU Radio

Before US Marshals Launched a Manhunt for Child Murderer Lester Eubanks, There Was ‘the Fugitive’ABC News

Central Ohio DACA Recipient Sits in U.S. Supreme Court as Future Hangs in BalanceColumbus WSYX-TV


NOVEMBER 12, 2019

Ohio Supreme Court Previews Cases Considered This WeekHighland County Press

Appeals Court Exceeded Its Authority in Portage County Surface Mining CaseAkron Legal News

Law School Graduate’s Latest Request for Admission to Practice DeniedAkron Legal News

Bail Reform Hinges on Rule Change Pending before Ohio Supreme CourtDayton Daily News

Bail Reform Important for All to UnderstandColumbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Ex-Lawyer Who Stole from Client Will Get New TrialToledo Blade

Mahoning Co. Judge Must Decide if Turning Key in Lock Is an Unreasonable SearchYoungstown WKBN-TV

Court Records: Phone Data Says Murder Suspect Was within Feet Where Body Was Found near Yellow SpringsDayton Daily News

Girard Municipal Court Adds OVI Recover CourtYoungstown WKBN-TV

Mission Court Celebrates 4 GraduatesDelaware Gazette

South Euclid Council Reluctantly OKs $34,000 in Legal Fees for Judge’s LawsuitsCleveland Plain Dealer

Money Missing from Mount Vernon Municipal CourtMount Vernon News

Ohio Senate President Pledges Action on Drug Sentencing BillAssociated Press

Ohio Lawmakers Love Home Rule Only When It Benefits Their ConstituentsCleveland Plain Dealer Opinion

Ohio Lawmakers to Consider Bills Targeting Those Who Pay for or Profit from Sex WorkersCleveland Scene

Changing Views on the Death PenaltyAll Sides with Ann Fisher, Columbus WOSU Public Radio

Two Convicted Killers Explain Life after Murder as They Try to Re-Enter SocietyToledo Blade

K-9 Handlers Take Precautions to Keep Dogs Away from Opioids, Other DrugsCleveland WEWS-TV

Ohio Counties to Be Part of $350M Federal Opioid StudyAssociated Press

Supreme Court Refuses to Block Lawsuit against Gun Manufacturer Brought by Sandy Hook FamiliesUSA Today

The Harvard Law Student and DREAMer Whose Fate Could Be Decided by Supreme CourtNPR


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