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OCTOBER 20, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court Rules in Favor of the Andersons in the Maddy CaseCelina WCSM-AM

Court Accepts Resignation of Heidi A. Hanni from Law Practice with Disciplinary Action PendingYoungstown Vindicator

7th District Finds Judge Erred by Violating Man’s Allocution RightsAkron Legal News

Judge Restores Voting Rights for Thousands of OhioansColumbus Dispatch

Make Your Judicial Vote CountNewark Advocate Chief Justice O’Connor Column

Blood Test SamplesHighland County Press Justice Pfeifer Column

Judicial Candidates Want Voters to Consider ExperienceChillicothe Gazette

Hamilton Co. Sees First Drug Drop-Off Under ImmunityCincinnati Enquirer

Allen Oakwood Summit Helps Inmates Choose TreatmentLima News

Who Will Pay the $4M Price Tag to Fight Heroin in Butler County?Dayton Daily News


OCTOBER 19, 2016

City Club Forum for Ohio Supreme Court Candidates CanceledCleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Updates Lawyer Advertising Guidelines to Deal with TestimonialsColumbus Business First

Court Dismisses Stump Hill Owner’s Civil LawsuitCanton Repository

Voters Face Decision in Appeals Court RaceAthens Messenger

Candidate ProfilesPaulding Progress

Rare County Newsletter Precedes ElectionYoungstown Vindicator

Mental Illness Challenges CourtsColumbus Dispatch Editorial

Criminal Case Involving Former Prosecutor DelayedAthens Messenger

The Supreme Court Questions Trump and Clinton Haven’t AnsweredBloomberg News

Failure to Act on Merrick Garland Leaves a Shorthanded U.S. Supreme Court that Harms All AmericansCleveland Plain Dealer Column


OCTOBER 18, 2016

Dublin lawyer loses license for sex offenseColumbus Dispatch

Trotwood will again use speed camerasDayton WHIO-TV

Fired Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo, five others, trying to get jobs backCleveland Plain Dealer

Supreme Court won’t hear death row inmate’s appealChillicothe Gazette

Does this convicted killer deserve to die?Cincinnati Enquirer

Guidelines designed to help courts sort through family law cases involving domestic abuseColumbus Daily Reporter

Wrongfully convicted man, Supreme Court Justice argue for ending Ohio death penaltyColumbus WBNS-TV

Two appeals court judges DeWine, Rice face off for Ohio Supreme Court seatNordonia Hills News-Leader

Judges O’Donnell, Fischer vie for seat on Ohio Supreme CourtNordonia Hills News-Leader

Go beyond name and elect RiceColumbus Dispatch letter to editor


OCTOBER 17, 2016

Don’t Overlook High Court Races; Support Rice, FischerYoungstown Vindicator Editorial

Wise and Gormley Vie for 5th District Court of Appeals SeatCanton Repository

Two Judges Vie for Appeals Court PostFindlay Courier

2 Seek Wood County Judge SeatToledo Blade

Magistrate vs. Attorney for Family Court PostCanton Repository

Capizzi Facing Challenge from Wilcoxson for Juvenile Judge SeatDayton Daily News

Experience Gives Christian Edge in Judicial RaceYoungstown Vindicator Editorial

Domestic Relations: PalosCleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Domestic Relations: ColalucaCleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Domestic Relations: GoldbergCleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Oversight System for Severely Mentally Ill Coming to Franklin CountyColumbus Dispatch

Veterans Issues: Stand Down Offers Legal Aid that Can Help Vets Land Jobs, HomesColumbus Dispatch

Drug Prevention Education Needs to ‘Step Up’East Liverpool Review

Video Shows Judge Tossing Robe, Helping to Restrain ManAssociated Press


OCTOBER 14, 2016

Rules of Practice for law in Ohio under regular two-year reviewColumbus Daily Reporter

Key appeals denied for man who plotted to kill village’s mayor, judge, police chiefAkron Legal News

Fischer, O’Donnell face off in Ohio Supreme Court raceDayton Daily News

Common Pleas: SynenbergCleveland Plain Dealer editorial

Common Pleas: McMonagleCleveland Plain Dealer editorial

Common Pleas: CochranCleveland Plain Dealer editorial

Candidates share views at Medina Breakfast Kiwanis forumCleveland Plain Dealer

Judge Giulitto elected to Ohio Judicial ConferenceAkron Legal News

Butler County officeholders want more money to add employeesHamilton Journal-News

Campaign aims at showing some love for lawyersAkron Legal News


OCTOBER 13, 2016

State Regulators Approve New Rate Plan for FirstEnergyToledo Blade

FirstEnergy Electricity Proposal Rejected by State Regulators; Approved Plan Gives Less to Utility for Grid ModernizationAkron Beacon Journal

Judge Denies Firm Eminent Domain RightsToledo Blade

Board Recommends Disbarring Mt. Lookout AttorneyCincinnati Enquirer

Harrison County Works to Enhance Security at the CourthouseSteubenville WTOV-TV

2016 Candidates Spar at ForumAshtabula Star Beacon

Candidates at ForumMarietta Times

Judge Sues for DefamationIronton Tribune

Overriding Theme of Drug Summit: MoneyLisbon Morning Journal

Chamber Event Champions WomenClermont Sun


OCTOBER 12, 2016

Appeals Court Overturns Judge Again on Early Release of Former County OfficialColumbus Dispatch

Pat Fischer for Ohio Supreme CourtCleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Cynthia Rice for Ohio Supreme CourtCleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Officials Seek Applicants for Interim SheriffToledo Blade

Wrongfully Convicted Speak at Ohio Innocence Project ProgramWilloughby News-Herald

Ross County Being Eyed for Pilot Grant from ODRCChillicothe Gazette

Substance Abuse Cases Deluge Domestic Violence ShelterMarion Star

Humor in the Courtroom from a Local ‘Deep Throat’Lima News Column


OCTOBER 11, 2016

Supreme Court of Ohio: Difference Between Child Nudity-Oriented Material and Child Pornography ‘is a Matter of Degree, Not of Kind’Columbus Daily Reporter

New Government Videos for Ohio High SchoolsFairborn Daily Herald

O’Brien, Klein Respond to Demands for Independent Investigations of Police ShootingsColumbus Dispatch

5 Would Serve County Court WellColumbus Dispatch Editorial

Third DistrictFindlay Courier

Judge Candidates Met with the Public During Informal ChatsTwinsburg Bulletin

Justice Insider: Judges Leave Their Mark in Courtroom ClosetColumbus Dispatch

DeWine Says He Can’t Prosecute Civil Rights Charges Against Columbus PoliceColumbus Dispatch

Summit County Prosecutor Would Pursue Public Defender Office if Re-Elected; GOP Opponent Against This SwitchAkron Beacon Journal

Deputy Fired for Facebook Posts Wants Job BackToledo Blade

Public Invited to Tuesday’s Community Discussion on HeroinColumbus Dispatch


OCTOBER 10, 2016

Punitive DamagesHighland County Press Justice Paul Pfeifer Column

Ohio Corrections Director Talks Drug EpidemicMartins Ferry Times Leader

Judge Finds Liability in Highway Blasting CaseAthens Messenger

For the Ohio Supreme Court: Pat Fischer and Cynthia RiceAkron Beacon Journal

Voters in Franklin County to Pick Five Common Pleas JudgesColumbus Dispatch

Basinger Better Fit for Appellate JobLima News Editorial

2 Experienced Judges Seek 3rd District SeatLima News

For Summit Common Pleas Judge: Scot Stevenson and Todd McKenneyAkron Beacon Journal

Decision 2016: Repository Election EndorsementsCanton Repository Editorial

For Stark County Prosecutor, Incumbent John FerreroCanton Repository Editorial

Race for High Court Boils Down to Judicial PhilosophyLima News

Sandusky County Prosecutor Declines to DebateSandusky Register

Local Ballot Measures Shape Student LivesOberlin Review Column

Attorney Daniel Gigiano Publishes Ohio Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Law White PaperBenzinga

Massillon Law Director Dead at 55Canton Repository

Paul M. Smart (1929-2016): Man Helped Create Imagination StationToledo Blade

Summit Clerk Candidates Tout Different Experience They would Bring to PostAkron Beacon Journal

Candidates for Summit County Clerk of CourtsAkron Beacon Journal

Citizen Journalist Fights Felony Charge in North GeorgiaAtlanta Journal Constitution

Court Fight over Ohio Executions Likely to Focus on SedativeToledo Blade

Ohio Voter Disenfranchisement Case May Head to U.S. Supreme CourtCleveland Plain Dealer


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