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AUGUST 18, 2017

East Cleveland Leaders Question Mayor’s Appointment of City Council MembersCleveland WEWS-TV

Hey Drivers, Here’s News ‘Flash’ – Smile, You’re on CameraCleveland Jewish News column

Worthington Man Faces New Charge for Crime Involving ChildrenWorthington ThisWeek Community News

Lorain Schools CEO Search Company Stands FirmElyria Chronicle-Telegram

Language for Prescription Drug Issue Unanimously ApprovedToledo Blade

Clark County Council Votes Against Merging 2 Clerk of Courts OfficesSpringfield News-Sun

Watch Judge John Russo and Prosecutor Michael O’Malley Discuss Criminal Justice Reform at City Club Of ClevelandCleveland Plain Dealer

Tuscarawas County Seeks Grant for Prison Diversion ProgramDover-New Philadelphia Times-Reporter

Ohio Prosecutor Cites Stepson’s Death, Pushes for Drug ProgramAssociated Press

Battle Over How Ohio Maintains Voter Rolls Nearing ConclusionColumbus WCMH-TV


AUGUST 17, 2017

PUCO Rejects Challenge to Firstenergy Special Subsidy, You'll Keep Paying MoreCleveland Plain Dealer

A Favor, a Scandal and Questions About Judicial ConductCincinnati CityBeat

Magistrate Mark Huberman Looks Forward to a Busy RetirementAkron Legal News

Committee Orders Akron Federal Judge John Adams to Undergo Mental-Health ExaminationCleveland Plain Dealer

Municipal Court Remains Closed After Waterline BreakColumbus Dispatch

Teen Overdose Deaths Spike in RegionDayton Daily News

Recovering Hope: Radio Host Battles Opiate Addiction for Wife, DaughterCleveland Plain Dealer

Highland County Nixes ODRC Program ParticipationHillsboro Times-Gazette

Residents Don’t Want this Miamisburg Addiction Center, but it’s Now One Step CloserDayton Daily News

Opiate Task Force Discusses Ways to Receive More Funding for Recovery ProgramsMarion Star

From Cross Burning to Funeral Protests, Hate Speech Enjoys Broad ProtectionUSA Today

Members of ABA’s Commission on the Future of Legal Education NamedABA Journal


AUGUST 16, 2017

Committee Considers Taking County Charter Issue to Supreme Court - Athens Messenger

Stow Council President Wants to Ban Traffic Cameras - Akron Beacon Journal

Fixed Cameras Approved for Use - Lisbon Morning Journal

Township to Acquire Unmanned Traffic Camera - East Liverpool Review

Way Ahead Unclear, Say County Reform Advocates - Elyria Chronicle

Duke Wheeler to Remain on the Ballot for Waterville Trustee - Toledo Blade

Jeff Johnson Calls on City Leaders to Place Quicken Loans Arena Referendum on November Ballot - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Eight is Enough: The 2018 Ohio Governor’s Race - Columbus Monthly

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Puts ‘Legacy at Risk’ by Seeking Fourth Term - Cleveland Plain Dealer Column

State Senator Calls for Investigation of Prosecutor Joe Deters, Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine - Cincinnati WCPO-TV

Deters, State Judge Accused of Breaking the Same Law as Tracie Hunter - Cincinnati Enquirer

Senator Seeks Probe of Hiring of Supreme Court Justice DeWine’s Sons - Columbus Dispatch

11th District Affirms Murderer’s ‘Vexatious Litigator’ Label - Akron Legal News

Cincinnati-Area Killer Set to be Executed in October Loses Appeal - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Bellaire’s Eastern and Northern Courtroom Will Soon Be Back in Use - Steubenville WTOV-TV

Lucas County Prosecutor Goes on Leave - Toledo Blade

Bill to Thwart Death Penalty Sentences for Mentally Ill Has Yet to Progress - Columbus Daily Reporter

A Top Lawyer Has Asked the Supreme Court to Hear a Major Death Penalty Case - Buzzfeed News

Cincinnati Latest to Sue Cardinal Health, Peers over Opioids - Columbus Dispatch

Suit: Nearly 300M Doses of Opioids Flooded Greater Cincinnati over Five Years - Cincinnati Enquirer

Teen Drug Overdose Death Rate Climbs 19 Percent - CNN

States Try to Hit Wallets of Opioid Makers - Washington Examiner

Why Do So Many Columbus Homicides Remain Unsolved? - Columbus Dispatch


AUGUST 15, 2017

Mediation for Public Records Complaints - Youngstown Vindicator

Local Drivers Look to Take Red-Light Camera Fight to Supreme Court - Dayton Daily News

Ohio Supreme Court Rules that Dan Gilbert’s Proposed Arena Renovations Deserve a Referendum - Deadspin

Special Election on Quicken Loans Arena Deal Would Cost Cleveland More than $760,000 - Cleveland Plain Dealer

City Council Sends Referendum Petitions on Cleveland’s Role in the Q Upgrades to Cuyahoga County Elections Board - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Reed, Polensek Urge Kelley to Call Special Meeting, Get Q Deal Referendum on November Ballot - Cleveland Scene

Ohio Supreme Court Stops Cleveland Cavaliers Stadium - Good Sports

State News Headlines - Sunbury News

Cleveland.Com Files Court Complaint over Cuyahoga County’s Refusal to Release Video of Jail Supervisor Abusing Inmates - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Husted Rejects Protest Filed over Proposed Athens County Charter - Athens Messenger

Justice Insider: Snoozing Juror Not Enough to Overturn Murder Case - Columbus Dispatch

Bill: Old Records Exempt from Public Disclosure Law May See Light of Day - Columbus Daily Reporter

Factbox: When Can Free Speech Be Restricted in the United States? - Reuters

Women Now Hold the Majority on the Utah Court of Appeals for the First Time - Salt Lake Tribune


AUGUST 14, 2017

Youngstown School Board Member Sues CEO over Public Records Request - Youngstown WKBN-TV

Northwest Ohio’s Last Abortion Clinic Fights to Stay Open - Toledo Blade

Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor Chosen to Lead Two National Judicial Groups - Associated Press

Ohio Top Court Assists Challengers of Cleveland Cavs’ Stadium Tax - Bloomberg

Talk It Out: Did the Ohio Supreme Court Make the Right Decision in Forcing Referendum for Q Upgrades? - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Fear and Ignorance Criminalized HIV. Can Science and Wisdom Undo that? - Undark

Decade-Old Fight Between Centerville, Sugarcreek Resurfaces - Dayton Daily News

Substance Abuse Coalition Expanding Efforts - Canton Repository

For Prosecutor’s Office Internships, Political and Family Ties Get You in the Door - Cincinnati City Beat

Exonerated Man Shares His Art, Music - Youngstown Vindicator

Felon Gets a Wedding Pass - Akron Beacon Journal Editorial

3 Republicans in Running to Replace Clark County Juvenile Court Judge - Springfield News-Sun

How Ohio Makes Divorce Worse - Akron Beacon Journal Guest Column

Clients with Diminished Capacity Require Attention and Respect - Akron Legal News Guest Column

Marc Dann: ‘I Was a Jerk’ as Ohio Attorney General - Columbus Dispatch

New Franklin County Jail To Provide Direct Supervision of Inmates - Columbus Dispatch

DNA Collected at Arrest Often Not Removed from Crime Databases for Those Not Convicted - Cleveland Plain Dealer

County Prosecutors Need to Study Alan Buford Police Acquittal Case - Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Want to Know if Vivitrol Is Right for You? Ask Your Judge - St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial

Roetzel & Andress Expands Its Consulting Group - Akron Legal News


AUGUST 11, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court Rules Cleveland Must Accept Referendum Petitions on Upgrades at The Q - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Supreme Court Sides with Q Deal Referendum Backers, Says Petitions Must Be Accepted - Cleveland Scene

Butler County Family Drug Court Delayed - Hamilton Journal-News

Akron Municipal Court to Offer New Training Program on Domestic Violence - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Canton Photographer Focuses on Ohio’s 88 County Courthouses - Canton Repository

Allen County Courthouse Repairs Expanding to Roof - Lima News

Columbus Man Indicted for Cyberstalking, Harassing Delaware County Sheriff - Columbus Dispatch

County Prosecutors Need to Study Alan Buford Police Acquittal Case - Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Mayor Frank Jackson: Cleveland's Homicide Solving Rate 'Unacceptable' - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Judge Overrules Homeowners’ Pipeline Lawsuit - Columbus Dispatch

New Mahoning County Program Allows Offenders to Work Off Sentences - Youngstown WYTV

Columbus Police Union Votes No Confidence in Ginther, Klein, Pettus - Columbus Dispatch

Legal Efforts to Stop Gas Pipeline Dealt Blow by Magistrate - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Get Out of Jail Free: David Hillis, Serving 12 Months For Manslaughter, Attends Friend’s Wedding - Akron Beacon Journal

Judge Issues Gag Order in Case of Buried Newborn Infant - Associated Press

Driver Who Killed Ohio Trooper Acquitted of Vehicular Homicide, Guilty on Other Charges - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Magistrate Stresses Youngstown Thermal's Importance to Community - Youngstown Vindicator

Youngstown Thermal's Receiver Says He's Doing Everything to Turn Around the Company - Youngstown Vindicator

Fracking Issue in Youngstown Could Ignite Fight in the Courts - Youngstown Vindicator

Opioid Epidemic Has Local Face in National Spotlight - Greenfield Recorder

Columbus Man Pleads Guilty to Dealing Lethal Heroin/Fentanyl Mix - Circleville Herald

State Rep. Rob Mccolley Eyes Run For Ohio House Speaker - Cleveland Plain Dealer

The Trump Justice Department Joins the GOP Crusade to Shrink the Vote - Washington Post Editorial

Convicted Felon, and Now Yale Law Grad, Must Prove ‘Moral Character’ to Join Bar - Associated Press

Want to Stop Jailing People For Failing to Pay Court Fees and Fines? Look to Biloxi, Mississippi - ABA Journal

Ohio Lawmakers Praise Trump’s Opioid ‘Emergency’ - Columbus Dispatch

Trump Declares Emergency in War on Opioids - Washington Post


AUGUST 10, 2017

Ohio Lawyer Accused of Laundering $700,000 from Mother’s Assets - Columbus Dispatch

Disciplinary Board Online, Claims ‘Coolness’ Factor - Akron Legal News

New Law Could Take Failed Anti-Fracking Issue off Youngstown Ballot - Youngstown WYTV-TV

Appeals Court Upholds Misdemeanor Convictions Against Cleveland Mayoral Candidate Eric Brewer - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Brian Golsby Requests Change of Venue in Reagan Tokes Murder Trial - Columbus WBNS-TV

Judge Denies Three Motions in Nasser Hamad Murder Case - Youngstown Vindicator

Justice Insider: Political Tweet by Actor James Woods Prompts Chillicothe Woman’s Lawsuit - Columbus Dispatch

Elisa Hill Announces Run for Akron Municipal Court Judge - Akron Beacon Journal

Here’s What You’ll Find on the November Ballot - Canton Repository

Races, Issues Pack November Ballot - Medina Gazette

Blanton Announces Candidacy for Fourth District Court of Appeals - Chillicothe Gazette

Jo Ann Davidson Urges Women to Take Risks, Run for Public Office - Columbus Dispatch

Locals Disappointed in Lack of Opiate Public Health Emergency - Chillicothe Gazette

Heroin Awareness Event in Fostoria Set - Findlay Courier

Locals Say Drug Prevention, Education Key to Opioid Addiction Fight - Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Cleveland Politicians Accused of Silencing Social Media Dissent - Cleveland WEWS-TV


AUGUST 9, 2017

State Law May Keep Anti-Fracking Proposal off Youngstown’s Nov. Ballot - Youngstown Vindicator

Petition Focuses on East Liverpool - Martins Ferry Times Leader

If Richard Cordray Resigns to Run For Ohio Governor, Payday Lending Spat Could Erupt - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Judge Ordered Defendants to Vote or Face Jail Time - Cleveland WKYC-TV

Ex-Stow Doctor Granted First Step in Requesting New Trial for Conviction on Sexual Misconduct - Akron Beacon Journal

Justice Center Water Tank Flooding Repairs Cost $220,000 - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Judge to Hear Ex-Treasure Hunter’s Request to End Jail Time - Associated Press

Probation Takes Hit to Budget with Loss of Grant - Marion Star

Columbus Hires Heroin, Opioid Crisis Czar - Columbus Dispatch

True Crime Cleveland Revisits Infamous Sam Sheppard Case, Torso Murders (Photos) - Cleveland Plain Dealer

From Jail to Yale: Felon Faces Scrutiny in Bid to Be Lawyer - Associated Press

Talk It Out: Should The Federal Government Declare The Opioid Crisis A Public Health Emergency? - Cleveland Plain Dealer


AUGUST 8, 2017

Cleveland Councilman Jeff Johnson’s Mayoral Candidacy Challenged Again in Ohio Supreme Court - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Lawmakers Nabbed Speeding Past Home Rule - Akron Beacon Journal Column

With ECOT’s Future Hazy, Ohio Auditor Wants to Withhold Some Fundss - Youngstown WKBN-TV

Ohio’s Death Penalty Laws - Logan Daily News Letter to the Editor

Preliminary Hearing Set for Franklin Lawyer Accused of Burglary - Hamilton Journal-News

Attorney Who Represented Tamir Rice’s Family Jailed for Contempt in Stark County - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Imprisoned Cleveland Lawyer Who Learned Money Laundering from ‘Breaking Bad’ Loses Appeal - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Teen Court: Peers Would Prosecute, Defend, Act as Jury - Marietta Times

Ohio Foster Care System Flooded with Children Amid Opioid Epidemic - CBS News

Women for Recovery Acquires Location for Recovery House - Athens Messenger

‘Start the Conversation’ on Heroin Use - Fostoria Review Times

Theodore Decker: Don’t Blame ‘Bad Choices’ for Gunman’s Actions - Columbus Dispatch Column

Justice Department Reverses Position to Support Ohio Purging Inactive Voters in High-Profile Case - Washington Post

Local Historian Details Butler County’s First Civilian Execution - Hamilton Journal-News


AUGUST 7, 2017

Traffic Cam Issue May Go to Ballot - East Liverpool Review

Convenience, Communication at Heart of Municipal Court Talks - Medina County Gazette

Judges Set Hearing over MVSD Rebates - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Prosecutors, Judge Blamed for Alleged Serial Rapist’s ‘Reign of Terror’ - Sandusky Register

Missing Pills Prompt Worries over Jurors Handling Drug Evidence - Columbus Dispatch

Restoration of Lucas County Courthouse Begins with Dome - Toledo Blade

ABA Reports Law Profession Ill Prepared for Risk of Cyber Security Threats - Columbus Daily Reporter

Juvenile Life Ruling Affects Some with Parole Option - Associated Press

Prosecutors Need to Focus on Convictions, Not Glory - Newark Advocate Editorial

Here, Heroin Spares No One, Not Even the Sheriff’s Wife - CNN

Drugs in America: Ohio’s Opioid Crisis Means Its Morgues Are Overflowing - International Business Times

Drug Addicts Deserve Treatment - Columbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Film on Opioid Crisis in Lucas County Showing Monday in Maumee - Toledo Blade

Overdose Deaths: Lake County Report Takes Closer Look at 2016 - Lake County News-Herald

Fairfield County JFS Feels Opioid Impacts, Requests Additional Levy - Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Bill Capping Damages a Case of Political Malpratice - Toledo Blade Editorial

Proposed Banking Bill would Modernize, Standardize Industry - Columbus Daily Reporter

Talk It Out: With Ohio’s Voter Purges Before the Supreme Court, How Should Voting Rolls Be Kept Updated? - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cruelty of Cyberbulling Is Unrelenting - Toledo Blade Editorial


AUGUST 4, 2017

Hey Watson: Local Judge First to Use IBM’s Supercomputer on Juvenile Cases - Dayton Daily News

OH Court Rules on ‘Paying Quantities’ Affecting Lease Termination - Marcellus Drilling News

ECOT’s Appeals to Ohio Supreme Court Illustrate Folly of State’s Charter Policy - Plunderbund

Former Lorain County Judge Loses Appeal in Criminal Case - Akron Legal News

Judge in Officer’s Second Mistrial: ‘Justice Was Done’ - Associated Press

Retired Ohio Supreme Court Justice Stratton Among Ohio State Bar Honorees - Columbus Daily Reporter

Ohio Legislator Working on Bill to Change Parole Laws After Murder of Reagan Tokes - Columbus WBNS-TV

Grand Jury Declines to Indict a Hudson Police Officer Who Shot and Killed a College Student from the United Arab Emirates in 2016 - Akron Beacon Journal

Cardinal Health Chief Vows Vigorous Defense of Opioid Lawsuits - Columbus WCBE Public Radio

St. Louis Officer Unusual in Opting for Nonjury Trial - Associated Press

Senate Confirms Jones Day Attorney Justin Herdman as U.S. Attorney - Cleveland Plain Dealer

US Assigns Prosecutors to Fight Opioid Abuse - Iron Mountain Daily News

How Not to Create an “Exception” to the Learned Intermediary Rule - Drug & Device Law Blog


AUGUST 3, 2017

To Grow Market Share, A Drugmaker Pitches Its Product To Judges - NPR

State Superintendent Reduces ECOT’s Funding Following Yost Request - Circleville Herald

Former Lorain County judge loses appeal in criminal case - Lima News

Letter: Judicial elections here are transparent - Columbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Ohio Health Care Funding Law Faces Sixth Circuit Scrutiny - Courthouse News Service

Corrections union: Toledo prison to hold more threatening inmates - Toledo Blade

Court Weighs Gun Ownership for Domestic-Violence Offenders - Courthouse News Service

Anti-fracking group protests rejection of county charter - Athens News

PUCO OKs surcharges for Youngstown Thermal customers - Youngstown Vindicator

The First Amendment and police body cameras - Cincinnati Enquirer

Driving Park neighborhood getting extra officers along with drug treatment center - Columbus Dispatch

Prisoners won’t get early release from Columbus halfway house - Columbus Dispatch

Let the people of Athens County have a vote on county charter - Athens News

Time for lawmakers to pay attention to local governments - Columbus CEO

Ohio GOP gives back ECOT money; Householder returns county party donations - Columbus Dispatch

Springboro gets $47K for school drug prevention program - Dayton Daily News

Centerville gets $5.8K from state to target drug prevention in schools - Dayton Daily News

Athletes told danger of opioids - Tiffin Advertiser-Tribune

Vindicated: Man among 15 drug court grads with new life chances - Youngstown Vindicator

Portman talks taxes, drugs in White House session with Trump - Columbus Dispatch

Attorney General Sessions: Culture must be hostile to drug abuse - Toledo Blade

Sessions wants ‘war’ on prescriptions, but Ohio’s done that for years - Columbus Dispatch

AG Sessions announces new data analytics program will target illegal opioid trade - Associated Press

Supreme Court could take up Indiana case on police use of cell location data. Gary lawyer part of team asking court to look at issue. - NWI Times

Will America Stop Putting Kids in Solitary Confinement? - Vice


AUGUST 2, 2017

Boxes Of Anthony Sowell Trial Material Sent To U.S. Supreme Court For Appeal - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Judge: Police Staged Reason For Traffic Stop In Man's Arrest - Associated Press

Putnam Judge Wants Drug Court - Lima News

University Has No Plans To Rehire Ohio Ex-Cop Who Shot Motorist - Reuters

Prosecutor: Officer Planted Gun After Shooting - Akron Beacon Journal

Lawsuit Settled Over Man Left At Taco Bell By Ohio Deputies, Killed On Interstate - Associated Press

Franklin Attorney To Be In Court Today On Burglary Charge - Dayton Daily News

Cleveland Metroparks' Policies Regulating Free-Speech Activities Are Unconstitutional, Lawsuit Says - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Former Judge Among The Victims Of Alleged Securities Fraud - Columbus Dispatch

Ohio, Concerned About ECOT Enrollment Claims, Withholding Even More Money - Columbus Dispatch

State To Collect Millions Of Tax Dollars From Charter School That Inflated Enrollment - Akron Beacon Journal

State To Slash ECOT Funding Over Attendance Issues: Ohio Politics Roundup - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Is ECOT Creatively Paying Restitution? - Ashland Times-Gazette

State To Cut More From Online School’s Funding - Toledo Blade

Cleveland City Club Forum On Justice Reform To Feature Cuyahoga County's Top Judge, County Prosecutor - Cleveland Plain Dealer

New Indictment Adds New Defendant To Niles Corruption Case - Warren WFMJ-TV

Toledo Finance Director Resigns After $8.2M Sat Idle - Toledo Blade

Night Out Draws Together Hilltop Community To Fight Crime - Columbus Dispatch

Communities Celebrate National Night Out, Promoting Safety & Drug Prevention - Columbus WSYX-TV

Attorney General Sessions To Speak At Columbus Police Academy - Columbus WSYX-TV

Ex-Convention Bureau Head In Ohio Pleads To Child Porn Counts - Associated Press

Judge Krichbaum Appoints Receiver For Youngstown Thermal - Youngstown Vindicator

Judge Dismisses Lakewood Hospital Lawsuit Over Controversial Closing - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Mother-Daughter Pair Talks To Youngstown Summer Campers About Dangers Of Drugs - Youngstown Vindicator

Declare Opioid Crisis National Emergency, Commission Tells President - Youngstown Vindicator

Recovering Hope: Broadview Heights Woman's Heroin Addiction Leads To Suicide Attempt And Recovery - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Opioid Epidemic Drives Licking County Children Services To Seek Levy Vote - Columbus Dispatch

Judge Rejects DEA 'End-Run' Around Opioid Wholesaler's Subpoena - Reuters

Dewine Announces $2.7 Million In Grant Funding For Drug Education - Youngstown Vindicator

Is Sessions Coming To Columbus To Promote Return To Drug War? - Columbus Dispatch

AG Jeff Sessions Talks About Ohio's Opioid Crisis In Columbus (Live Coverage) - Cleveland Plain Dealer

AG Sessions To Address Opioid Epidemic In Hard-Hit Ohio - Washington Post

Tracking Opioids Prevents Addiction - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Drug Companies Find Way To Dodge Ohio Campaign Disclosure Rules - Columbus Dispatch

Ohio Officials Prevent Planned Riot At County Jail - Cleveland Plain Dealer

In 22 Years Of Speaking Out For Domestic Violence Victims, Linda Johanek Has Seen A Lot Change. What Hasn't? Blaming The Victim - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio House Puts Gun Rights Over Property Rights - Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Don’t Arm Lawmakers - Toledo Blade Editorial

What Is Privacy? - The Daily News

Ending Solitary For Juveniles: A Goal Grows Closer - The Marshall Project


AUGUST 1, 2017

3 Ohio Rulings Alter Fates Of Local Juveniles Facing Adult Charges - Dayton Daily News

State High Court Rules For Prosecutors - Warren Tribune Chronicle

State To Withhold More Money From ECOT Over Enrollment Concerns - Columbus Dispatch

ECOT funding will be slashed even more as attendance still in question - Cleveland Plain Dealer

ECOT Leaders Give $122,000 To GOP While School In Financial Turmoil - Columbus Dispatch

Richard E. Parrott | 1934-2017: Union County Judge Bucked GOP Bigwigs, Didn’t Suffer Fools - Columbus Dispatch

Lead-Footed Drivers Are Safe For Now - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Judges Probably Influenced By Campaign Money - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Justice Insider: Convicted Judge Tim Horton’s Appeal Of Sentence Breaks Plea Deal, Prosecutor Says - Columbus Dispatch

Former Judge Joins Cincinnati Law Firm Specializing In Whistleblower Cases - Cincinnati Business Courier

Judge In Officer's Second Mistrial: 'Justice Was Done' - Ashland Times-Gazette

Could Ray Tensing get his job back with UC police? - Cincinnati Enquirer

Ohio Ex-Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Seeks Reinstatement - Associated Press

Judge Sets Bond At $50,000 For Man Accused Of Killing Jogger In Hit-And-Run - Columbus WSYX-TV

Ohio Death Penalty remains In Limbo - Ravenna Record-Courier

A Look Back: The Day The Mayor Took A Wrecking Ball To The Ohio Penitentiary - Columbus Dispatch

CPD Chief Eliot Isaac Concerned Transfer Of Rape Kits To BCI Takes Cops Off The Street - Cincinnati Enquirer

Police Receive $40k Grant To Aid Drug Fight - Chillicothe Gazette

Narcotics eradication blitz launched in Guernsey County - Daily Jeffersonian

16 Indicted In Union County For Roles In Drug Overdoses, Other Drug Offenses - Columbus WSYX-TV

Lucas County Begins First Needle Exchange Program - Toledo Blade

All YPD Officers Issued Narcan - Youngstown Vindicator

CCNO Board Extends Deadline For Adding Jail Beds - Toledo Blade

Forum On Planned South Toledo Jail Draws Fierce Opposition - Toledo Blade

Lee Fisher Takes on Law School - Cleveland Magazine

Dayton-area program connects ex-offenders and employers - Dayton Business Journal

Ohio's Voter Culling Practices Are Legal, Ohio Secretary Of State Jon Husted Tells U.S. Supreme Court - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Portman Introduces Bill Aimed At Stripping Backpage.Com’s Legal Defense - Columbus Dispatch


JULY 31, 2017

Court Rules Some Juvenile Charges Should Stay in Adult Court - Associated Press

8 Ohio men serving life without parole for homicide as teens - Associated Press

Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Killer’s Conviction, Death Sentence - Eagle County 99.3FM

How ECOT founder William Lager cooked up a lucrative charter school - Columbus Dispatch

Ohio Supreme Court rejects challenge to Cleveland Councilman Jeff Johnson's mayoral candidacy - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Judge Lavery named Citizen of the Year - Alliance Review

Common pleas court selected for pilot mediation program - Akron Legal News

Funds May Be Available from Ohio for Belmont County Jail Problem - Wheeling News-Register

Vigil held in Youngstown for victim of man put to death by state - Youngstown WSYX-TV

Lucas County inmate back in custody after escaping deputies at hospital - Toledo Blade

Heroin snorted using Ohio police chief’s business card, department says - Columbus Dispatch

Death, lies and fentanyl: A Highland Heights man's journey from teen addict to killer - Cleveland Plain Dealer

9th District upholds father’s convictions in baby’s death - Akron Legal News

Initiative looks to train Toledo residents in use of Narcan - Toledo Blade

Ohio doctors cut opioid prescriptions, but is it enough? - Columbus Dispatch

Local Safety Officials Would not Limit Narcan Doses to OD Victims - Lowell Sun

Drug ballot issue backers spent $3.6 million on Ohio campaign - Columbus Dispatch

Secretly clearing justice not reassuring - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Lawyer says juror might have stolen opioid evidence at trial - Associated Press

Pete Rose Accused Of Statutory Rape In Court Document - Cincinnati WKYC-TV

Team effort makes Massillon Municipal Court a leader in restoring driver’s licenses - Canton Repository

Ohio governor candidates’ Twitter usage sparks legal questions - Columbus Dispatch

GOP chairman demands investigation into whether Cordray violated election law - The Hill

A state-by-state look at juvenile life without parole - Associated Press


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