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MAY 5, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court Rejects Cleveland Schools’ Funding ArgumentCleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Supreme Court Says Indians Fan Hit by Fly Ball Can SueCleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio High Court Won’t Hear Appeal Over Man’s Declawed BobcatAssociated Press

Ohio Supreme Court Will Not Hear Cincinnati/Duke Case Concerning StreetcarCincinnati WVXU-Radio

No Surprises in Ohio CAT Nexus Oral ArgumentNational Law Review Guest Column

Prosecutor, Defense Attorney Spare Over Delays in 2012 Cleveland Police Shooting CaseCleveland Plain Dealer

Appellate Court Overrules Lower Court in Dog Ownership DisputeColumbus Daily Reporter

Man Gets Three Life Sentences in Barberton Triple MurderCleveland Plain Dealer

Judge Takes Plea Deal in Private ChambersToledo Blade

Judge Sees Progress in First YearFindlay Courier

Lawyer: Miranda Decision Important 50 Years LaterCanton Repository

Inside Death Row – The Last Phone CallNew York Times Column


MAY 4, 2016

Court Rules Against TPS in Battle with State Over $3.6 MillionToledo Blade

Court Takes Up Tax on Out-of-State Companies’ Online SalesAssociated Press

Tsubaki Striking Workers Finally Win OneSandusky Register

Man Accused of Giving Heroin to Teenage Son Wins AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Former Bowling Green Player Wins Concussion SettlementColumbus Dispatch

Amish Beard-Cutting Convictions Upheld by Federal Appeals CourtCleveland Plain Dealer

Prosecution Rests in Accused Serial Killer Michael Madison’s TrialCleveland Plain Dealer

Huber Makes History as New MagistrateGreenville Early Bird

Yvette McGee Brown Receives OSBA Women Lawyers’ AwardAkron Legal News

Prosecutor Fires Assistant After Arrest in AprilFindlay Courier

Youngstown Court Project Gets Proposals for Plumbing and HVAC Under EstimatesYoungstown Vindicator

CBA Program Helps Young Lawyers Get Careers Off to a Good StartColumbus Daily Reporter


MAY 3, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court Sides with Olentangy School Board Member in Case Against ColleaguesColumbus Dispatch

New Miami Plans Fight in High Court on Speed CamerasDayton Daily News

Appeals Court to Hear School District’s Lawsuit Against Lake County Educational Service CenterWilloughby News Herald

Attorney Awarded for Volunteer ServiceWilloughby News Herald

Judge Carla Moore is Recipient of the 2016 Sir Thomas More AwardAkron Beacon Journal

Judge Carla Moore’s AccomplishmentsAkron Beacon Journal

Benson Hopes to Start Family Drug CourtChillicothe Gazette

Officials Praise Work of Volunteer Child AdvocatesPickaway News Journal

Summit County Victim Agencies Revamp Process for Serving Domestic Violence Victims in Court; Changes Start MondayAkron Beacon Journal

Akron Attorney Kopp Named Head of Ohio State Bar AssociationAkron Beacon Journal

Capital News: Marc Dann Makes a Return to the Statehouse for Foreclosure Bill HearingAurora Advocate Column

Law Week Events Shine Light on Justice SystemCanton Repository

Father Wants Punishment for Court Bailiff Who Dragged SonColumbus Dispatch

Plan Addresses Public-Records DisputesCanton Repository Editorial

Public Service and Open RecordsAkron Beacon Journal Editorial

Abandon Outdated Practice of Juvenile SeclusionCleveland Plain Dealer Guest Column


MAY 2, 2016

Supreme Court indefinitely suspends Yavorcik’s law licenseYoungstown Vindicator

Online companies argue against Ohio taxDayton Daily News

Ohio Supreme Court to hear arguments on police video caseAssociated Press

Whirlpool tax fight reaches Ohio Supreme CourtFindlay Courier

Election board decision headed to high courtMarysville News

Appeals court: No jail credit for convicted rapist, murderWXIX-TV Cincinnati

Ohio Supreme Court to swear in about 200 new attorneysCleveland Plain Dealer

Open-records bill is a winnerColumbus Dispatch editorial

Several honored for Law Day 2016WTOV-TV Steubenville

Constitution is ‘bedrock of our society,’ Ohio Supreme Court justice saysYoungstown Vindicator


APRIL 29, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court Says Juvenile Law is UnconstitutionalDayton Daily News

Willoughby Attorney Receives Stayed SuspensionWilloughby News Herald

Supreme Court Appeal Could Delay Murder Case Against Niles Teen at Least a Couple MonthsYoungstown Vindicator

Numerous Local Events Mark Mental Health MonthMansfield Richland Source

Judges Ought to Wield Power Far More Carefully – In Parma and OhioCleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Judge: Children Should Not Be in Courtroom When Parents Are SentencedSteubenville WTOV-TV

Yavorcik Has Suffered for Crimes Despite Avoiding Time Behind BarsYoungstown Vindicator Column

Technology Improves Efficiency, but Robots Cannot Replace LawyersColumbus Daily Reporter Guest Column

Franklin County Court Program Designed to Help Pro Se LitigantsColumbus Daily Reporter

Commissioners Proclaim May Drug Court Month Mansfield WMFD-TV

Licking County Attempted Murder Case Ends with Unusual Sentence Columbus Dispatch

Coleman Chooses Alford Option to Avoid Possible Life SentenceBellefontaine Examiner


APRIL 28, 2016

LaRosa Case Appealed to High CourtWarren Tribune Chronicle

Why Courts Agreed a Cleveland Cop Who Stabbed Her Boyfriend Should Keep Her JobCleveland Plain Dealer

Man Who Killed Woman, But Burned Her Body and Car, Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Ohio Bill Adds Mediation Option for Public Record DisputesCleveland Plain Dealer

At Last: A Real Shot at Challenging Record DenialsColumbus Dispatch Column

Justice Started Out as Police OfficerFindlay Courier

Justice and Fairness Carry a High Price Tag NowadaysColumbus Daily Reporter Guest Column

Lorain County Court Looking for New Case SystemLorain Morning Journal

Judges Explain Advantages of New Drug CourtToledo Blade

Courts Shifting the Way Addicts TreatedMedina Gazette

Drug Court Offers Chance at New LifeMarion Star

Want to Get that Felony Conviction Sealed? Cuyahoga County Courts Can HelpCleveland Plain Dealer

Supreme Court Seems Poised to Overturn Bob McDonnell ConvictionAssociated Press


APRIL 27, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court Declines to Clarify Boundaries of Implied Warranty in Tort ClaimsNational Law Review Guest Column

Appeals Court Upholds Domestic Violence Jail Sentence for Lorain County EngineerElyria Chronicle Telegram

Appeals Court Hears Oral Arguments on Survey Access in Medina County for the Nexus PipelineAkron Legal News

Lorain Council, Officials Clash Over Budget Process(second item) – Elyria Chronicle Telegram

What to Watch for Wednesday: OSBA Legal Forum to Kick off in Cincy(fourth item) – Cleveland Plain Dealer

Carter Elected to OSBA CouncilSidney Daily News

Franklin County Clerk of Courts’ New Website Promises Efficiency, Updated LookColumbus Daily Reporter

Capital Law School Interns Gain Real-Life Experience Through ClinicColumbus Daily Reporter

Law College Plans Program in ComplianceToledo Blade

Proposal Aims to Eliminate Villages’ Money-Making Speed TrapsColumbus Daily Reporter

The Liberties Afforded by the American Rule of Law Remain Centerpiece of Law DayColumbus Daily Reporter


APRIL 26, 2016

Tench Receives Death PenaltyMedina Gazette

Judge Retires to Help Fight Heroin EpidemicCanal Winchester Times

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Spent $208,000 in Democratic Primary LossCleveland Plain Dealer

Council Passes Resolution Asking State to Merge South Euclid Municipal Court with a Neighboring CourtCleveland Plain Dealer

Paulding County Courthouse to Implement SecurityAntwerp West Bend News Guest Column

Summit County Searching for Heirs of Rubber Workers Hurt by Asbestos; Hearings This Week for Potential Heirs and List Posted OnlineAkron Beacon Journal

Erie County Shows Support for Addiction, RecoverySandusky Register

Fifty Years Later, Miranda v. Arizona Decision is Theme of This Year’s Law DayColumbus Daily Reporter

Bill to Make Strangulation a Felony ProgressesAssociated Press

Last Drive to the Execution – Death Penalty Vigils in OhioCleveland Plain Dealer Guest Column

Supreme Court Broadens First Amendment Protections for Public EmployeesNBC News


APRIL 25, 2016

Supreme Court of Ohio: Death Sentence Upheld for Man Who Murdered Gas Station ClerkColumbus Daily Reporter

Police Should Release RecordsColumbus Dispatch Editorial

NEXUS Appeal Heads to Court TuesdayMedina Gazette

City of Cleveland to Pay $6 Million to Tamir Rice’s Family to Settle LawsuitCleveland Plain Dealer

Judge to Sentence Brunswick Murderer TodayMedina Gazette

Cleveland Truck Driver Accused of 4 Killings Now Faces the Death PenaltyCleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Supreme Court Makes First Visit to Meigs CountyAthens Messenger

Ohio Republicans Far Surpass Democrats in Campaign FundsColumbus Dispatch

GOP Judge Candidates Well FundedToledo Blade

Go Forth & Break the LawYoungstown Vindicator Column

Longtime Judge Carla Moore to Receive St. Thomas More AwardAkron Legal News

Judge Remains on Tucker CaseElyria Chronicle Tribune

Red Mass a Centuries-Old Practice That Has Become Law Day Staple in ColumbusColumbus Daily Reporter

Finding the Good with Sherri Bevan WalshCleveland WKYC-TV

Local Public Defenders Represent Students from Ohio University and Other CampusesAthens Post

Road-Trip Trials Turn Out Poorly for DefenseLima News Guest Column

Drug Court Evolving with New Opiate Blocker Injection, Other Tools to Fight Heroin EpidemicWilloughby News Herald

New Court in Best Interests of ChildrenFindlay Courier Editorial

‘60 Minutes’ Returns to Ohio for In-Depth Look at Heroin Overdose EpidemicCleveland Scene

$14M OK’d for 250-Bed Inmate Treatment SiteToledo Blade

Kids Need Help When Parents Sent to Prison, Report SaysColumbus Dispatch


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