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MAY 27, 2016

Ensure DNA testing for all prisoners Cleveland Plain Dealer column

Attorney: Ray Tensing’s defense bolstered by newly released medical records Cincinnati WLWT-TV

The University of Akron announces accelerated law degree programs with two schools Crain’s Cleveland Business

Court dismisses several counts of a lawsuit against Ohio UniversityAthens Messenger

Cuyahoga County Jail will have 200 beds available for arrests during Republication National ConventionCleveland Plain Dealer

New Tamir Rice petition calls for new grand jury on officers’ conduct once prosecutor takes officeCleveland Plain Dealer

Top judge sets forum to examine bail reform Cleveland Plain Dealer

With high praise, Carole Rendon nominated for U.S. AttorneyCleveland Jewish News

Judge, six Valley lawyers memorializedYoungstown Vindicator

Portage Domestic Relations Court gets $414,000 in state grants Alliance Review


MAY 26, 2016

Lawyer says discipline from Ohio Supreme Court won’t affect his judicial candidacyElyria Chronicle-Telegram

Retired lawyers may be a solution to getting legal help for low-income OhioansAkron Legal News

House scuttles ballot issue to create pay-raise commissionColumbus Dispatch

Mark it done: Cheap, quick public-records appealsColumbus Dispatch column

Report: Ohio prisons lock too many in solitary confinementColumbus Dispatch

Wayne approves Juvenile Court grantWooster Daily Record

Painesville Municipal Court’s garden project marks 22nd yearWilloughby News-Herald

Medina County Drug Court offers support to those battling drug addictionCleveland Plain Dealer

Federal judge in Texas demands Justice Dept. lawyers take ethics classNew York Times

Teen in Manassas City ‘sexting’ case sues Prince William prosecutor, detective for civil rights violationWashington Post


MAY 25, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court dismisses lawsuit over ethics proposalAssociated Press

Appellate court again rules mom convicted of helping son in Madison Township murder should get new trialWilloughby News-Herald

Mom in ‘tortured’ toddler case to take plea deal, prosecutor saysCincinnati WCPO-TV

Stop the excuses, start moving on bail reformsCleveland Plain Dealer column

6 judges recuse themselves from deputy vs. prosecutor caseHamilton Journal-News

Ohio courts to get grants for new technologyLegaltech News

Marietta court cuts paper useMarietta Times

Building one entrance for court buildings could cost over $3MFindlay Courier

Drug court graduate showing supportFindlay Courier

The Supreme Court rights a racist wrongNew York Times editorial


MAY 24, 2016

11th District Appellate Court Remands Child Sex CaseAkron Legal News

Judge Blocks Ohio from Stripping Planned Parenthood FundingAssociated Press

Special Panel Would Decide Legislators’ SalaryColumbus Dispatch Column

Bergen Earns Pro Bono Award (under Honors – second brief) – Cleveland Jewish News

Cuyahoga County’s Top Judge Agrees to Another Meeting on Court Reform: Impact 2016: Justice for AllCleveland Plain Dealer

Justice Insider: Judge Candidate Chosen (second brief) – Columbus Dispatch

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Names Richard Manoloff as President for 2016-17 YearCrain’s Cleveland Business

Law You Can Use: Ohio Courts Play Important Role for Immigrant ChildrenLogan Daily News Column

Why Legislate When Judges Will Do It for You?Atlantic

The Legal System Uses an Algorithm to Predict if People Might Be Future Criminals. It’s Biased Against Blacks.Mother Jones


MAY 23, 2016

Prosecutor Wants Execution Date for Convicted Killer of Youngstown InfantYoungstown WFMJ-TV

Convicted Former State Lawmaker Pete Beck Files AppealDayton Daily News

Crunkilton Reappointed to Jones’ Defense TeamMount Vernon News

Scioto County Courts Receive Nearly $100,000Portsmouth Daily Times

Municipal, Common Pleas Courts Get Technology GrantsChillicothe Gazette

Allen County Juvenile Court Gets Money for Security UpgradesLima News

Ohio Taxpayers Paying Big for Security for State OfficeholdersColumbus Dispatch

Vote Necessary on Salary HikesColumbus Dispatch Editorial

Tracie Hunter Remains Free After Delayed, Dramatic Court AppearanceCincinnati Enquirer

Judge Jodi Thomas Brings New Perspective to BenchColumbus Dispatch

Cuyahoga County Law Director, Top Lawyers Lay Out Bail System Inequities: Impact 2016: Justice for AllCleveland Plain Dealer

Lawyers Give AwardsLima News

Legal-Ease: Thinking Like a LawyerLima News Column

Former Court Employee Arrested in Drug BustChillicothe Gazette

Recovering Addicts Endorse Drug CourtsMedina Gazette

New Mahoning County Court Program Targets VeteransYoungstown WKBN-TV

31 At-Risk Students Reach Graduation Milestone at MCHSYoungstown Vindicator

Local Officials Mull Impact of Proposed Truancy BillAshtabula Star Beacon

Security Upgrade: Machine Installed at Massillon Government Building to Improve SafelyMassillon Independent

High Court Ruling Helps Federal Workers File Job Bias ClaimsAssociated Press

Supreme Court Throws Out Death Sentence from All-White JuryAssociated Press

The End of the Open Market for Lethal-Injection DrugsNew Yorker


MAY 20, 2016

Ohio’s Top Court to Hear Boardman Drug Bust CaseYoungstown Vindicator

Trumbull Prosecutor Happy with Supreme Court Ruling on Sex-Offender RegistryYoungstown Vindicator

Tracie Hunter Late; Judge Questions StayCincinnati Enquirer

Cleveland Attorney, Sanctioned in Child Sex Abuse Cover Up Case, Appeals RulingCleveland WEWS-TV

Jury Recommends Death Penalty for Michael MadisonCleveland Plain Dealer

Anti-Defamation League is Latest Group to Seek Better Bail System: Impact 2016: Justice for AllCleveland Plain Dealer

Seminar Focuses on Protecting Elderly, DisabledMassillon Independent

Akron Attorney to Take Over as Head of the OSBAAkron Legal News

David R. Taylor III (1946-2016): Lawyer Was Past President of Local NAACP BranchToledo Blade

Lori Tyack Completes Rigorous Court Clerk Certification ProgramColumbus Daily Reporter

Robber of 4 Stores to Go to Drug CourtToledo Blade

Kalman Fined for Trespassing at Courthouse DirectoryAthens Messenger

Google Won’t Google Jury PoolAkron Legal News Column


MAY 19, 2016

State Can Take Woman’s Exotic Animals Away, Supreme Court RulesColumbus Dispatch

State’s Top Court Upholds Bennie Adams Murder ConvictionYoungstown Vindicator

Hamilton County Prosecutor Wants Ohio Supreme Court Justice to Recuse Himself on Death Penalty CaseCincinnati WCPO-TV

Ohio Supreme Court Declines to Hear Tracie Hunter CaseCincinnati Enquirer

Custody Battle Goes to Ohio Supreme CourtCelina Daily Standard

Woman Accused of Endangering Her Teenage Son Wins AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Cuyahoga County Top Judge, Cleveland NAACP Calls Leader to Meet About Bail Reform: Impact 2016: Justice for AllCleveland Plain Dealer

Answering the Call: Ex-Judge Jones Releases MemoirCincinnati Enquirer

Annie’s Law to Prevent OVI Passes Ohio HouseCircleville Herald

Acting US Attorney in Northern Ohio Nominated to Keep JobAssociated Press

Legendary Probate Attorney RememberedAkron Legal News

Local Government: Hocking County Prosecutor Gets Head Start on Job (third item) – Columbus Dispatch

Former Lorain Law Director Charged with Drug PossessionElyria Chronicle Telegram

Fees Continue to Punish Inmates After They Leave JailColumbus Dispatch Guest Column


MAY 18, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court Rules for FirstEnergy in Rate CaseToledo Blade

State Supreme Court Upholds Appeals Court Decision in Avon Lake CaseLorain Morning Journal

Law Won’t Allow Trumbull County Man to Terminate Sex Offender StatusAlliance Review

Business Owner Ordered to Halt AdviceToledo Blade

Ohio Supreme Court Declines to Review Tracie Hunter AppealCincinnati WLWT-TV

Retired Lawyers May Be Solution to Getting Legal Help for Low-Income OhioansColumbus Daily Reporter

Orrville Man Who Had Federal Judge Removed from Case Pleads Guilty to Counterfeit ChargesAkron Beacon Journal

Ohio Voters May Get to Transfer Legislators’ Pay Raises to CommissionColumbus Dispatch

Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio Spearheads “Father Friendly” Community EventAkron Legal News

Trumbull County Family Court Gets $406K in State MoneyYoungstown Vindicator

Cleveland NAACP Calls for Justice Reform in Cuyahoga County: Impact 2016: Justice for AllCleveland Plain Dealer

Case Refined Against Alleged Hypnotic AttorneyElyria Chronicle Telegram

Fairview Park Continues to Pursue Juvenile Offenders’ Diversion ProgramCleveland Plain Dealer

Out Here in the Real WorldSandusky Register


MAY 17, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court: Details of Lawyers’ Work Not PublicColumbus Dispatch

Ohio Reporters’ Group Oppose Sanctions Against Cleveland Attorney for Contacting MediaCleveland Plain Dealer

Prosecutors Appeal Yavorcik’s Probation SentenceYoungstown Vindicator

Cuyahoga County Top Judge Debates Need for Bail Reform: Impact 2016: Justice for AllCleveland Plain Dealer

Group Proposes ‘Get Out of Jail’ Card for Poor People: Impact 2016: Justice for AllCleveland Plain Dealer

Developing ‘Fair’ Bail System Goal of Ohio Panel: Impact 2016: Justice for AllCleveland Plain Dealer

Since Most Judges Run Unopposed, What Choices Do Voters Have?Cleveland Plain Dealer Letter to the Editor

‘Former Priest Raping Boy’ Story MisleadingCleveland Plain Dealer Letter to the Editor

Butler County Deputy Files Lawsuit, Accuses Prosecutor of DefamationCincinnati WLWT-TV

Clark County Clerk Loses Lawsuit Over Direct DepositSpringfield News Sun

More Security Officers Will Watch Unshackled Juvenile DefendantsColumbus Dispatch

Sotomayor Urges Mandatory Pro Bono for All LawyersNational Law Journal


MAY 16, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court Rules Against DP&L ChargesDayton Daily News

Major Court Victory for Employers Being ChallengedAkron Legal News

Mother Nature Gets Involved in Exotic Animals DisputeColumbus Dispatch

Lawyer Punished for Giving Records to JournalistColumbus Dispatch

Prosecutors Still Want Prison Time for Suspended Boardman AttorneyYoungstown WFMJ-TV

Former Catholic Priest Convicted of Raping Boy Loses AppealCleveland Plain Dealer

High Court Sides with Ohio in Debt Collection DisputeAssociated Press

Compassionate Release Twice Rejected for Dying InmateColumbus Dispatch

Does Bail Discriminate Against the Poor?Cleveland Plain Dealer

How D.C. Court Reforms Save $398 Million: Impact 2016: Justice for AllCleveland Plain Dealer

Akron Attorney Ron Kopp Named President of Ohio State Bar Association, One of Nine Akron Lawyers to Hold This Position in State Bar’s HistoryAkron Beacon Journal

MCRC Celebrates National Drug Court MonthPiqua Daily Call

Family Court Secures FundsWarren Tribune Chronicle

ONU Pettit College of Law GraduationLima WLIO-TV

University of Findlay Approves Agreement with Law SchoolsFindlay Courier

Ursuline College, Cleveland State Law School to Offer Six-Year Bachelor’s/Law Degree ProgramCleveland Plain Dealer

Program Offers Insight into Law for Middle School StudentsColumbus Daily Reporter

When Appointing Friends of Court, Justices Are Friendliest Toward White MenNew York Times

U.S. Supreme Court Avoids Ruling in Obamacare Birth Control DisputeAssociated Press


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