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MAY 24, 2019

Court Sets 2024 Execution Date for Condemned Ohio KillerAssociated Press

What rsquo;s On Their Minds: Are Deposition Transcripts Used for Summary Judgment Taxable as Costs ? Dan W. Vossman v. AirNet Systems, Inc. et al.Legally Speaking Ohio

Reagan Tokes’ Family Asks Ohio Supreme Court to Allow Wrongful-Death LawsuitColumbus Dispatch

Akron Man Accused of Setting Fires That Killed 9 to Meet with Defense ExpertsAkron Beacon Journal

The Straw That Broke the Judge’s BackLima News

Ironton Court Gets Grant for UpgradesIronton Tribune

Indigent Legal Expenses Outpace BudgetSteubenville Herald-Star

Wayne County Kicks Off Initiative to Reduce Juvenile DetentionWooster Daily Record

Cuyahoga County Grand Jury Bailiff Resigned amid Sexual Assault Investigation into Courthouse IncidentCleveland Plain Dealer

Toledo Sues to Block Camera-Related PenaltiesToledo Blade

Lawmakers outside Cleveland Have a History of Pushing Laws That Overrule Local InitiativesCleveland Plain Dealer

Marion City Council May Seek Recovery of $10,000 Court BonusMarion Star

Body Camera Reviewers Sue City over Unpaid OvertimeCincinnati Enquirer

MetroHealth: Attorney Subodh Chandra Made 'Reckless’ Statements in Jail Whistleblower CaseCleveland Plain Dealer

Money Laundering Penalties Made Tougher in Ohio Sports Betting BillCleveland Plain Dealer

Rethink the Death Penalty in OhioTiffin Advertiser-Tribune Editorial

America’s Bail System in CrisisColumbia Daily Herald Column


MAY 23, 2019

Court: Dave Yost Must Pick Winner in Fight for Control of Columbus MosqueColumbus Dispatch

Court Stays Suspension for AttorneyYoungstown Vindicator

Ex-WellCare GC Suspended over Medicaid Fraud SchemeLaw360

Group from Cincinnati Avoids Prison Sentences in Case that Tested Medical Marijuana in Ohio Cincinnati WKRC-TV

Judge Has Stern Words for Child Killer in YoungstownYoungstown WKBN-TV

The Akron Muni Court Was Hacked, TooAkron Legal News

Trumbull County Organizations Come Together to Discuss Juvenile Court ReformYoungstown WKBN-TV

Stark Agrees to Join TCAP Sentencing ProgramAlliance Review

Lanzinger Announces Municipal Court Re-Election BidToledo Blade

I-Team: Sex Investigation inside Cuyahoga County Justice CenterCleveland WJW-TV

5 Important Things We Learned from Whistleblower Lawsuit over Problems at the Cuyahoga County JailCleveland Plain Dealer

Bill Would Bar Death Penalty if ‘Serious Mental Illness’Associated Press

Ohio Should Do the Right Thing, Not Execute Those with Mental IllnessColumbus Dispatch Editorial

Second Round of Tokes Legislation to Fix Felon Monitoring, Re-entryColumbus Daily Reporter


MAY 22, 2019

Medina among Three Ohio Counties Featured in New Drug Court DocumentaryAkron Beacon Journal

Lawmaker Takes Aim at Municipalities that Abuse Traffic Camera CitationsAkron Legal News

Hamilton Man Convicted in Bar Shooting Retaliation Murder to Continue Serving Life SentenceDayton Daily News

Cleveland Man Gets Death Penalty in Mr. Cars Double MurderCleveland Plain Dealer

Son Pleads Guilty to Fatal Shooting of Father, Keith Lake, Convicted Pill Mill DoctorColumbus Dispatch

Alleged Ohio Pill Mill Doctor Called Patients Percocet ‘Monsters,’ Ex-Employee TestifiesCanton Repository

Lima Man Seeks to Withdraw Guilty PleasLima News

91 Residents Take Advantage of DUS DayFindlay Courier

Richland County Children Services Honors Community PartnersRichland Source

Commissioners Receptive to County Public Defenders’ OfficeLima News

Common Pleas Court Reporter Earns National CertificationXenia Gazette

Deters Dead Wrong about Bail ReformCincinnati Enquirer Letter to the Editor

Ohio House Puts Priority on Treatment over Prison for Drug OffendersColumbus Dispatch

DeWine: Ohio Should End Statute of Limitations on Rape Cases in Wake of OSU Strauss ReportCleveland Scene

Ohio House’s Latest Bipartisan Bills Address Sentencing Reform, College Credit TransfersCleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Shouldn’t Be ‘Buffaloed’ into Redrawing Congressional Maps, State Tells Supreme CourtCleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts, Prosecutor’s Office Delayed Information that Caused Inmate’s Mistaken Release from JailCleveland Plain Dealer

Ex-Cuyahoga County Jail Medical Supervisor Sues Armond Budish, Who Personally Ordered His Firing after Speaking out against Jail ConditionsCleveland Plain Dealer


MAY 21, 2019

What’s on Their Minds: Revisiting Private Figure Defamation Claims in the Internet Era? Aaron Anderson, et al, v. WBNS-TV, Inc.Legally Speaking Ohio

Appeals Court Reverses Decision on Man’s 36-Month SentenceFremont News-Messenger

9th District Reverses Wayne County Capital Murder CaseAkron Legal News

Austin Burke’s Murder Conviction Appeal DeniedWarren Tribune Chronicle

Judge to Decide Fate of Man Who Murdered Couple at Car Dealership after Jury Recommends DeathCleveland WJW-TV

No Verdict in 2017 Killing of Motorist Who Struck Boy in Walnut HillsCincinnati Enquirer

‘The Guilty Project’ Advocates for Sentencing ReformCincinnati WVXU Public Radio

Government A-OK: Ohio’s System of Checks and Balances Avoids Many Federal PitfallsSoapbox Cincinnati

Gov. Mike DeWine: End Statute of Limitations for Rape in Wake of Ohio State Sex Abuse ReportCleveland Plain Dealer

5 Key Issues Facing the Debated Middletown City JailDayton WHIO-TV

Legislation Could Help Reduce Drug Testing Backlog in Ohio Criminal CasesYoungstown WFMJ-TV

ACLU Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Force Drawing of New Ohio Congressional MapColumbus Dispatch

When Abuse Victims Commit CrimesThe Atlantic


MAY 20, 2019

Merit Decision: High Court Sends Case with Deportation Consequences back to Trial Court. State v. Romero.Legally Speaking Ohio

Paulding County Officials Attend Federal Opioid WorkshopPaulding Progress

Justices Uphold Throwing out Ohio Death-Row Inmate’s ConvictionColumbus Dispatch

Stark County Facing Decision on TCAP CasesCanton Repository

Richland County Drug Court Recognizes 20th Graduating ClassMansfield News Journal

Beyond the Robe: Lima Judge Shows off Writing Skills with Release of New BookLima News

Ohio Senate Committee Considers Bill on Drug Laws SentencingAssociated Press

Ohio Bill Would Bar Death Penalty if Convict Had ‘Serious Mental Illness’Associated Press

Hazing Cases at Ohio Universities Rarely Result in Criminal ChargesColumbus Dispatch

Fixing Ohio Whistleblower Law Gains Bipartisan SupportColumbus Dispatch

No Clue about Drawing Congressional Map? Ohio Court Gives Huge HintsColumbus Dispatch

Internal Auditor or Confidential Informant? Outgoing Cuyahoga County Official Defends Dealings with Corruption Prosecutors in Face of Courtroom ClaimCleveland Plain Dealer

Georgia’s Foster Care Reform Bill: Blood Relatives Shouldn’t Always Have Legal PreferenceUSA Today Guest Column

11 Supreme Court Cases with Imminent DecisionsABC News


MAY 17, 2019

Grant Money Will Help Court SystemSteubenville Herald-Star Editorial

JobsOhio Reform Is Needed to Ensure TransparencyColumbus Dispatch Editorial

“This Is about Power”: Judge Sentences Prosecutor to 60 Days in JailMarietta Times

Jury Recommends Death Penalty in Slayings of Cleveland Couple at Mr. Cars DealershipCleveland Plain Dealer

Family’s Lawsuit against Riddell, Related to Claim Son’s Death Was Caused by Concussions, Will Go to Trial, Judge RulesABC News

Logan Woman Faces Terrorism Charge following Courthouse FireAthens Messenger

Akron Law Selects Longtime Judge as Commencement SpeakerAkron Legal News

Delaware Councilman Looks Forward to JudgeshipThisWeek Community News

‘Get Out of Jail’ Program Coming to ClevelandCleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga Falls Plans Substance Use Awareness EventAkron Beacon Journal

‘Aisha’s Law,’ Named for Cleveland Domestic Violence Victim, Gets Priority Status from Ohio HouseCleveland Plain Dealer

Domestic Violence Prevention among Latest Bipartisan Priority Bills in Ohio HouseColumbus Dispatch

Trying again on New Parole Reforms in Wake of Tokes MurderToledo Blade

Ohio’s Prisons Agency Vows to Lift Restrictions on Book Donations to InmatesCleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Governor: New Lethal Injection Policy Coming in ‘Weeks’Associated Press

Federal Judge in Cleveland to Take Senior Status Next Year - Cleveland Plain Dealer

I Shouldn’t Have Been Ashamed of My Brother. Eliminate the Stigma around Opioid Addiction.USA Today Guest Opinion

New Philadelphia Seeks New Method to Enforce Parking LawsNew Philadelphia Times Reporter

For Judges, Privacy Is a Moving Target - Eugene (Or.) Register-Guard Opinion

Purdue Finally Gets a Judge to Toss State AG’s Opioids Case. Does it Matter?Reuters


MAY 16, 2019

Ohio Supreme Court Suspends Westerville Lawyer -- AgainColumbus Dispatch

Ohio Supreme Court Rules Judge Must Reconsider Plea WithdrawalLorain Morning Journal

Put-In-Bay Tax Case Could Affect Every Ohio CitySandusky Register

Ohio Supreme Court Rules in Greene County Dispute with JudgeDayton Daily News

Knox County Probate and Juvenile Court Receives $88k for Tech

Judge, Attorneys Highlight Need to Address Gun Violence during Sentencing in Murder CaseAkron Beacon Journal

Mount Carmel Asks Judges to Delay Records Release in Malpractice Suits, Pending Criminal ProbeColumbus Dispatch

Portsmouth Ex-Judge’s Cases Could Be Appealed because of Alcohol AllegationsCincinnati Enquirer

Lake County Juvenile Detention Center Garden Program Plants Positive RootsWilloughby News-Herald

Youngstown Muni Court Unveils Human Trafficking ProgramAkron Legal News

Repeated Computer Malfunctions in Cuyahoga County Jail Continue to Disrupt Court ProceedingsCleveland Plain Dealer

Urging Bill Passage, Father Says Son Died after Drug Felony Left Him without a JobColumbus Dispatch

Judges Won’t Delay Order for New Ohio Congressional MapAssociated Press

Youngstown Clerk of Courts Calls for Crackdown on Those with Numerous Parking TicketsYoungstown Vindicator

Cuyahoga County Jail Mistakenly Released Armed Robber Arrested in FBI Investigation of Bank RobberiesCleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Lawmaker Proposes Bill to Regulate Massage Businesses, Curb Human Trafficking - Dayton Daily News

The Supreme Court’s Worst Decision of My TenureThe Atlantic Guest Column


MAY 15, 2019

Christian School Appeal Continues Despite Effort by U.A., School Board to DismissColumbus Daily Reporter

Court Reverses Trial Court Ruling Upholds Offender’s Fourth Amendment ChallengeAkron Legal News

Ohio Supreme Court Funding Will Help County Court Upgrade TechnologySteubenville Herald Star

Supreme Court Helps out Local Government with Grants to Update SoftwareWheeling (WV) WTRF-TV

Marion Officials and Judge Hope to Settle $100k Dispute out of CourtMarion Star

Firm Representing Former KSU Softball Player Wins Attorney’s FeesAkron Beacon Journal

Abortion Provider Files Appeal to Stay OpenDayton WDTN-TV

NFL Players Want Claims Revived against Helmet Co. RiddellLaw360

Accused Pike County Killer Jake Wagner Smiles, Answers Judge’s Questions during Pretrial HearingCincinnati WLWT-TV

Pike County Murders: Pre-trial Hearing Scheduled Today George Wagner IIIDayton Daily News

Judge Sentences ‘Selfish’ Boyfriend to Life in Fatal Shooting of Cleveland WomanCleveland Plain Dealer

Admitted Cuyahoga County Arsonist Who Punched His Lawyer during Sentencing IndictedCleveland Plain Dealer

Dayton Teen Shot by Police after Miamisburg Crime Found Competent to Stand TrialDayton Daily News

Gahanna Agrees to Pay $9.1 Million toward Income-Tax Lawsuit SettlementColumbus Dispatch

Abortion Providers Sue to Overturn Ohio ‘Heartbeat’ Law as UnconstitutionalColumbus Dispatch

Ohio’s New Lethal Injection Protocol Could Be Ready Soon - Columbus WOSU Public Radio

2nd Bill Inspired by Reagan Tokes Has First Hearing Wednesday at Ohio StatehouseColumbus WSYX-TV

Women Claim Sexual Harassment within Sandusky County Prosecutor’s OfficeToledo Blade

First Free Legal Clinic Serving the LGBTQ Community Launches in OhioCleveland WEWS-TV

Cuyahoga County Jail Must Stop Doubling as the Cuyahoga County MorgueCleveland Plain Dealer Opinion

Can Medical Marijuana Get You Fired? Depends on the State. - Governing

Disciplinary Hearing Scheduled for Indiana AG Hill; Report Questions Staff RaisesAurora (IN) WSCH Radio


MAY 14, 2019

Kettering Abortion Provider Appeals to Ohio Supreme Court to Stay OpenDayton Daily News

Cuyahoga County Man’s Wrongful Imprisonment Claim Can ContinueAkron Legal News

‘Second Chances’ Film Details Courts’ Quest to Help Drug Users Reclaim Their LivesAkron Legal News

Moundbuilders Plans Appeal of Judge’s Eminent Domain RulingNewark Advocate

Wagner Matriarch Attorney Wants Hearing on Evidence Yet to Be DisclosedCincinnati WKRC-TV

Getting Clean at the CourthouseU.S. News & World Report

Trumbull Co. Senator Works to Punish Drug Traffickers While Helping UsersYoungstown WKBN-TV

Cincinnati Moves to Decriminalize Marijuana PossessionCincinnati WVXU Public Radio

Sandusky Hires Design Firm for Justice CenterSandusky Register

Right to Be Forgotten: Rolls out Process to Remove Mug Shots, Names from Dated Stories about Minor CrimesCleveland Plain Dealer Column

I-Team: Social Media Resulting in More Criminal Charges for Teacher MisconductDayton Daily News

Pike County Facebook Tirades Reveal Concerns about Sheriff’s Credibility in CourtCincinnati Enquirer

The Role of Grand Juries in Idaho’s Criminal Court SystemIdaho Falls (ID) Post Register

Supreme Court Rejects Ohio Christian School Discrimination CaseCatholic News Agency

Supreme Court Continues Open Feud over Last-Minute Death Penalty AppealsCNN

Justice Breyer’s Warning and Other Things We Learned at the Supreme Court Monday - CNN

Court Allows Lawsuit against Apple Apps PricesAssociated Press


MAY 13, 2019

What’s on Their Minds: Did the Eighth District Put the Motorized Cart before the Legal Horse? Barbara Rieger v. Giant Eagle, Inc.Legally Speaking Ohio

Step Right upCrain’s Cleveland Business Editorial

Police Memorial Returns to Courthouse StepsBellefontaine Examiner

9th District Reverses Shareholder CaseAkron Legal News

Judge Rules OHC Can Reclaim Octagon Mounds from MoundbuildersNewark Advocate

Judge Linda Teodosio to Lead Ohio Bar AssociationAkron Beacon Journal

Senate Bill 3 Draws Criticism from Local Officials in Ongoing War on DrugsMansfield News Journal

Suspended License Assistance OfferedFindlay Courier

Marion County Looks Elsewhere for Jail Beds as Overcrowding Reaches Breaking PointMarion Star

Pike County Sheriff, Prosecutor Feud after Prosecutor Asks Sheriff to Avoid Criminal InvestigationsCincinnati WXIX-TV

Attorney to Be Honored for 35-Year CareerAkron Beacon Journal

Repurposed Hocking County Prison to Offer Women Second ChanceColumbus Dispatch

Vermilion City Council President Appointed to Ohio Parole BoardLorain Morning Journal

States Can’t Be Sued in Other States’ Courts, Justices SayLaw360

How Litigation Funding Can Save, and Doom, Poor PlaintiffsLaw360

Legal Aid Groups Think Bold to Fill Rural Gaps - Law360

Mass. Justices Won’t Force Probes for Juror Language BiasLaw360

Can Online ‘Pajama Courts’ Reshape Justice? - Law360

Funeral Service Set for Civil Rights Icon Judge Damon KeithAssociated Press

John Paul Stevens Looks Back on Nearly a Century of Life and Law, but Worries about the Future - Washington Post


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