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October 23, 2020

Lower Bond Denied for City Man Indicted in Double Homicide - Bellefontaine WPKO Radio

Judge Crater-ing: Judges and Lawyers Still Behaving Badly, Still Wrecking Careers - Above the Law Column

Appellate Court Affirms Murder, Rape Convictions of James Carver - Highland County Press

Murder Case with ‘Troubling History’ Delayed Again after Prosecution Error - Cincinnati Enquirer

Ohio AG: Sanction Clermont County Lawmaker Who Tried to Prosecute Gov. DeWine over COVID-19 Response - Cincinnati Enquirer

Wright State Sues Its Own Former Research Funding Arm - Dayton Daily News

Beacon Journal Booted from Court Hearing over Hudson Schools Return to In-Person Class - Akron Beacon Journal

Sheriff Neil and His Wife Adopt 2 Boys after Years of Quietly Caring for Them - Cincinnati Enquirer

Commission Talks Court Upgrades - Marietta Times

Attorney General Challenges Legality of Householder Using $1M Campaign Cash for Legal Fees - Columbus Dispatch

Ohio’s Legal Battle Over Drop Boxes Is Officially Over - Cincinnati Enquirer

Allen County Will Now Have a Dedicated Public Defender’s Office - Lima Hometown Stations

Wanted: Chief Public Defender - Lima News

Lawyer Dean Boland Asks Google to Deindex Court Opinions, Newspaper Articles, Blog Posts about Him - Reason.com Column

No Excuse for Cuyahoga County’s Silence on Mistaken Jail Releases - Cleveland.com Editorial

I-Team: Court Evidence Shows How Alleged Plot to Kidnap Gov. Whitmer Evolved - Kalamazoo (MI) WWMT-TV

 

October 22, 2020

Husel’s Lawyers Seek Dismissal of Murder Charges, Alleging Prosecutorial Misconduct - Columbus Dispatch

Hearing Delayed on Motion to Dismiss 25 Murder Counts against Dr. William Husel - Columbus WSYX-TV

Company Sued over Massive Water Outage Wants Trial Moved out of Montgomery County - Dayton Daily News

Trenton Man Admits Guilt in Fatal January Crash that Killed ‘Mr. Waynesville’ - Hamilton Journal-News

From Courting to COVID-19 to Court Documents - Athens Post

Judge Murphy Takes Action - Crawford County Now

Trying to Prevent Evictions One Door Knock at a Time - Northeast Ohio Journalism Collaborative

A Toledo Man’s Journey from Dropout to Law School Graduate - Toledo WTVG-TV

Knowing When to Tell Your Client No and Discussing Other Ethical Dilemmas - ABA Journal

Ohio Policy Group Encourages Options for Consumer Debt Settlements - TheCenterSquare.com

Don Hubin: A Tale of Two Children of Divorce - Ironton Tribune Guest Column

Prisoners Won the Right to Stimulus Checks. Some Prisons Are Standing in the Way. - The Marshall Project

Here’s Why Ohio Hasn’t Joined the Fed’s Anti-Trust Lawsuit against Google - Cleveland.com

Purdue Pharma to Pay $8 Billion to Settle US Opioid Probe - Bloomberg News

 

October 21, 2020

Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Cleveland Heroin Dealer’s Conviction in Lakewood Man’s Fatal Overdose - Cleveland.com

Ohio Board of Professional Conduct Files Disciplinary Reports - Highland County Press

Lawyer under Supreme Court Discipline Appointed as Juvenile Court Magistrate - Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Lawmaker Wants Ohio Supreme Court to Reopen Criminal Complaint against Two Democratic Staffers - Columbus Dispatch

Appeals Court to Decide if Lawsuit in Wrongful Death of Kyle Plush Can Move forward - Cincinnati WKRC-TV

Judge Imposes Gag Order in Takoda Collins Case - Dayton Daily News

Doctor Asks Court to Dismiss Murder Indictments in 25 Deaths - Associated Press

Akron Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Raping Young Girl - Cleveland.com

Erie County Judge Denies Guilty Plea from Convicted Sex Offender Accused of Touching 11-Year-Old Girl - Cleveland WOIO-TV

Warren County Court Closes after Positive COVID-19 Tests - Dayton Daily News

Indictment Filed against Columbus Man Featured in Dispatch Series on Foreclosure Scams - Columbus Dispatch

Strictly Legal: Facebook Avoids Liability for Horrific Death - Cincinnati Enquirer Guest Column

Judge Says Breonna Taylor Grand Juror Can Speak about Case - Associated Press

Appeals Court Rules against the Brass Pole, Says Exotic Dancers Are Employees, Not Independent Contractors - Cleveland.com

 

October 20, 2020

State Cannot Challenge Erroneous Prison Sentence 18 Years Later - Akron Legal News

Stolen Property Values Can Be Combined to Increase Theft Charge Regardless of Victim’s Status - Akron Legal News

Secretary of State’s Office Files Response to Lawsuit - Ashtabula Star Beacon

Jury Acquits Man in Cleveland Killing that Police Said Was Tied to Lottery Winning - Cleveland.com

Convicted Put-in-Bay Rapist Facing New Charges in Lorain County - Elyria Chronicle-Telegram

Hudson Mother Filed Lawsuit as Some Schools Resume In-Person Classes - Cleveland WEWS-TV

Marion Co. Common Pleas Court Updates Rules for First Time in 16 Years - Marion Star

Drug Court Gets Big Boost - Lima News

National Register Plaque to Be Placed at Auglaize County Courthouse - Lima Hometown Stations

Danny Lee Hill’s Case Receives Hit from State AGs - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Salaried Delphi Retirees Fighting Challenge through Appellate Courts - Youngstown WKBN-TV

How Is a Federal Moratorium, Rental Aid Impacting Evictions in Cleveland? - IdeaStream

Landlords Are Getting Squeezed Between Tenants and Lenders - Associated Press

Municipal Liability in Police Misconduct Lawsuits - LawfareBlog.com

 

October 19, 2020

Ohio Supreme Court to Decide whether Secretary of State Frank LaRose Was Justified in Rejecting Elections Board Nominee - Cleveland.com

Holding Amazon Liable as a Seller of Defective Goods: A Convergence of Cultural and Economic Perspectives - Legally Speaking Ohio

Ohio Supreme Court: Wendy’s Owners Not Due Attorney, Other Fees from ODOT - Newark Advocate

CLE Commission Sanctions 298 Attorneys for Noncompliance - Highland County Press

Appeals Court Upholds Rulings in Fremont Man’s Assault, Kidnapping - Fremont News-Messenger

Bryant Gets 2nd Attorney in Capital Case - Youngstown Vindicator

Teens Convicted of Killing Woman with a Log to Spend at Least Three Years in Juvenile Facility - Associated Press

Jury Deliberating in Trial for Cleveland Man Accused of Killing a Lottery Winner - Cleveland WOIO-TV

Faith in Justice: Religious Traditions Inform Work of Local Legal Professionals - Toledo Blade

Traffic Cameras Cutting Revenue - Ripley Bee

Stark County and Area Prosecutors Don’t Keep ‘Brady List’ - Canton Repository

Ohio Attorney General Yost Backs Reform, Not Ban, of No-Knock Warrants - Cleveland Scene

With No End to COVID Pandemic in Sight, Money for Eviction Aid Dwindles - Columbus Dispatch

 

October 16, 2020

Ohio Inmates’ Gun Penalties under Review after Court Ruling - Associated Press

Dems Seek Order from Ohio Supreme Court - Ashtabula Star Beacon

Court Task Force to Study the ‘New Normal’ in Remote Court Operations - Akron Legal News

9th District affirms Akron Gang Initiation Murder Convictions - Akron Legal News

Rape Defendant Refuses Plea Deal - Youngstown Vindicator

Warren Man Gets Indefinite Sentences for Arson Cases - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Two Teens Set to Be Sentenced for Killing Photographer with Falling Log at Hocking Hills - Columbus WBNS-TV

Chardon Files Lawsuit against Geauga County, Commissioners over County Office Move - Willoughby News-Herald

Montgomery County Municipal Court Providing Relief with Amnesty Program - Dayton WDTN-TV

Muni Court Unveils New Educational Resource for Residents - Akron Legal News

Commissioners Establish Public Defender Office - Delaware Gazette

Pastor’s Stepdaughter Requests Compassionate Release from Federal Prison - Toledo Blade

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS | Do ‘Speedy Trials’ Make Sense during a Pandemic? - Mahoning Matters Guest Column

Yost, Prosecutors from Three Largest Counties Propose Limits on Use of No-Knock Warrants - Columbus Dispatch

Professional ‘Duty’ Prompts Attorney to Supreme Court Poll Worker Program - Akron Legal News

Hearing Set on National Eviction Moratorium in Memphis - Associated Press

New York Court Officials to Review Cases Handled by Judge with Alzheimer’s - Pro Publica

Black Man Serving Life for Stealing Hedge Clippers Paroled - ABC News

Court Hearing Resumes in Plot to Kidnap Michigan Governor - ABC News

Court to Reexamine Scott Peterson’s Murder Convictions over Juror’s Answers - CNN

NCAA Petitions U.S. Supreme Court in Bid to Preserve Amateurism - USA Today

 

October 15, 2020

Toledo-Area Lawyer’s False and Inflammatory Accusations Leads to Suspension - Akron Legal News

Lima Man Pleads Not Guilty in Rape of 14-Year-Old Boy - Lima News

Bond Set at $5 Million for Suspect Charged with Murder of Ohio State Student - Columbus WBNS-TV

Family of Victim Wants Criminal Charge Upgraded in a Wrong Way ATV Crash - Youngstown WFMJ-TV

Chekiah Washington Sentenced to 52 Years in Prison in Rape Case - Canton Repository

Jury Hears Opening Statements in Former OSU Player’s Fatal Shooting - Toledo Blade

Barberton Court Offering Weddings Friday and Monday - Akron Beacon Journal

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Adds Domestic Violence Docket as Pandemic Causes Cases to Rise - Cleveland.com

Belmont County Court Consolidation Pushed back - Steubenville WTOV-TV

Akron Court Issues Reminder about Pandemic Procedures - Akron Beacon Journal

Student Sues Case Western Reserve University, Seeking Refund for Loss of In-Person Classes because of Coronavirus - Cleveland.com

As Domestic Violence Increases, So Must Program Funding - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Child Advocates Seeing More Shaken Baby, Broken Bones, Severe Physical Abuse as Pandemic Goes on - Cincinnati WCPO-TV

Youngstown Lawyer/Retired Detective Sergeant Receives Doctorate - Akron Legal News

The Art of Disagreeing without Being Disagreeable - Ohio’s Country Journal Guest Column

Email Error: Law School Dean Sends Private Bar Exam Results - ABC News

 

October 14, 2020

Ohio Supreme Court to Decide whether State’s Death Penalty Protocol Is Invalid - Cleveland.com

Court: Amazon Not Liable in Teen’s Powdered Caffeine Death - Associated Press

Suspect in Ohio State Student’s Shooting Death Released on Bond Less than 72 Hours Earlier - Columbus Dispatch

Man Accused of Killing Wife, Children Wants Trial by Judges - Associated Press

Trial Underway for Man Accused of Killing Family in 2008 Fire in Madison County - Columbus Dispatch

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty for Man Accused of Running over Toddler and Her Father - Akron Beacon Journal

Man Enters Plea to Reduced Murder Charges - Toledo Blade

Judge Delays Sentence for Ex-Springboro Teacher, Citing Coronavirus Concern in Jail - Dayton Daily News

Judge: Energy Company Can Continue Donations to Lawmakers - Associated Press

Ohio School Board Appeals Territory Transfer Case involving Plain Local - Canton Repository

Ohio School Transfer Law Struck down by U.S. Court - Medina Gazette

Why Judges Ruled New Miami Doesn’t Owe $3.4M for Speed Camera Program - Hamilton Journal-News

Montgomery Municipal Court Will Reduce Fees Owed in Amnesty Week - Dayton Daily News

Kalil’s Appointment to Board of Elections Rejected by Secretary of State - Ashtabula Star Beacon

Ohio State Bar Foundation to Highlight Alarming Rate of Foster Youth Who Fall Prey to Human Traffickers - Highland County Press

Landlords Are Getting Squeezed between Tenants and Lenders - ABC News

Tennessee Judges Go through Addiction Crisis Training Created for Healthcare Workers - Nashville WZTV-TV

 

October 13, 2020

Court Rules New Miami Doesn’t Have to Refund $3 Million in Speeding Tickets - Hamilton Journal-News

Ohio Killer Alleging Racism-Tainted Jury Seeks New Trial - Associated Press

Arraignment Delayed in Chase Meola Murder - The Lantern, Ohio State University

Ohio Judges Delay Two Major Opioid Trials against Pharmacies, Distributors - Cleveland.com

Death Penalty Not Sought for 2 of 3 Men Charged in Dayton Detective’s Death - Columbus Dispatch

New Bill Would Simplify Name Change Process - Xenia Gazette

Judge4Yourself and Judicial Votes Count Educate Voters on Judicial Candidates - Ideastream

Medina Mayor, County Commissioner Outline Ballot Issue on Courthouse Partnership - Cleveland.com

Justice in the COVID-19 Era: Courts Live Streaming Cases to Social Media Ignites Debate - Sinclair Broadcast Group

Why Professionals, Depressed and Anxious, Are Developing Addictions during Covid - The Guardian

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS | What Are the Differences between an Originalist and a Textualist? - Mahoning Matters Guest Column

Bond Unlikely for Whitmer Kidnap Suspects: ‘The Charges Are Quite Serious’ - Detroit Free Press

 

October 12, 2020

Ohio Supreme Court OKs Release of Convicted Cleveland Killer Who Judge Forgot to Sentence to Life in Prison - Cleveland.com

Ohio Supreme Court Accepts Braun’s Resignation, License Revoked - Fremont News-Messenger

Expanding Ohio Supreme Court a Possibility - Toledo Blade

Judge Drops Sharon Man’s Contempt Case - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Gahanna Teachers to Strike Tuesday if Contract Negotiations Fail Monday - Columbus Dispatch

Greene County Could Sue 10 Employees over Back Pay, including County Prosecutor - Dayton Daily News

Lowellville Parents Appeal Magistrate’s Decision in Lawsuit against School District - Youngstown WKBN-TV

Herbert Gave CATCH Court Deep Roots for Continued Success - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Butler County Judge Expected to Hold Court This Week Following Coronavirus Recovery - Hamilton Journal-News

Two Cuyahoga County Sheriff Employees Who Work with Public at Justice Center Tested Positive for Coronavirus - Cleveland.com

Youngstown Criminal Defense Attorney Appointed to CJA Panel - Akron Legal News

Federal Appeals Court Reinstates Ohio Ballot Drop Box Limit While Case Is Reviewed - Cleveland.com

In Staying Injunction, the Sixth Circuit Effectively Upholds Ohio’s Limitation of Ballot Drop Boxes to One per County - National Law Review

Woman Finishes Illinois Bar Exam While in Labor and Right after Giving Birth - Good Morning America

What Are the 2 Constitutional Amendments on the 2020 Kentucky Ballot? - Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal

 

 

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