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SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

Supreme Court Indefinitely Suspends Law License of Girard ManYoungstown Vindicator

Changes Could Allow Review of Grand Jury Proceedings in Fatal Police ShootingsColumbus Dispatch

Former Ohio State Doctor Gets $100,000 in Age Discrimination SettlementColumbus Dispatch

Cuyahoga County Judges to Receive Justice Department’s Highest AwardCleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Municipal Judge Ed Wade Dies of Prostate CancerCleveland Plain Dealer

Columbus Attorney Earns National Award for His Service to the Legal FieldColumbus Daily Reporter

Chillicothe Municipal Drug Court Receives CertificationChillicothe WKKJ-FM

Lake County’s Forum on Race Relations Tuesday Focuses on Criminal Justice SystemCleveland Plain Dealer

Wood Co. Sheriff: Jail Too CrampedToledo Blade

Court Rules that Incompetent Attorney Can’t Be Held Liable for Client’s Unpaid TaxesColumbus Daily Reporter


SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Supreme Court Asked to Reconsider Decision in Mercer County Foster Adoption CaseLima News

State Releases Redacted Autopsies for 8 Ohio Slaying VictimsAssociated Press

High PraiseSecond Item, Crain’s Cleveland Business Editorial

Community Control Violation HearingsHighland County Press Justice Pfeifer Column

High-Profile Trial Judge Makes Another RunToledo Blade

Special Courts for Addicts Push Treatment First, Jail as Last ResultGateHouse Media

Recovering Addicts Credit Justice SystemMarion Star

Heroin Overdose Recuse Efforts Spur Growing U.S. BacklashAssociated Press

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Sentencing Law Could Free Hundreds in OhioColumbus Dispatch

Court Leader or Leading Dissenter? Chief Justice’s Fate Tied to ElectionNew York Times


SEPTEMBER 23, 2016

Appeals court: Ohio elections chief wrongly purged votersAssociated Press

Ohio State Bar Association honors 3 area lawyersLima News

Larry Poulos to receive professionalism awardAkron Legal News

Candidates make the caseIronton Tribune

Begin the Conversation forum at Harvey High set to discuss justice in Lake CountyWilloughby News-Herald

Six-figure grant to assist recovery of Trumbull Drug Court participantsYoungstown WFMJ-TV

Filing says judge indicated ruling against Danny Lee Hill retrialYoungstown Vindicator

Father, son plan to act as own attorneysToledo Blade

Addicted moms often torn between treatment, kidsColumbus Dispatch

Meet the judge who just released 200 secret government surveillance requestsWashington Post


SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court makes it official: Norwood won’t vote on decriminalizing marijuanaCincinnati WVXU-FM

Overmyer will not oppose possible suspensionFremont News-Messenger

Heroin forcing changes in justice systemMarion Star

Heroin addicts find help at their lowest in unique treatment programColumbus Dispatch

Feds announce groundbreaking carfentanil indictments in CincinnatiCincinnati WCPO-TV

When opiate addicts are out, they have one choice: get help, or get moreToledo City Paper

Residents demand body cameras for officers sooner in light of shooting of Tyre KingColumbus Dispatch

Graves: Another courtroom battle brewing in Rhoden case?Cincinnati Enquirer

Cuyahoga County jail adding video visitation, online commissaryCleveland Plain Dealer

Summit County Juvenile Court seeking volunteers for Teen Court programCleveland Plain Dealer


SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

High court shoots down request for referendumDublin Villager

Ohio Supreme Court orders all proceedings in Allen County be stayed pending its final decision in the Maddy CaseCelina WCSM-AM

Court OKs rule that lets Ohio attorneys advise on pot lawAssociated Press

Cynthia Rice for Ohio Supreme CourtCanton Repository editorial

Judge DeWine visits SidneySidney Daily News

First of four candidates nights is set for Sept. 27Canal Winchester News

Akron Law unveils new BA/JD programAkron Legal News

Law enforcement revise tactics in face of heroin epidemicColumbus Dispatch

A wake-up call on the junk science infesting our courtroomsWashington Post op-ed column

Proposed juvenile court work reviewedFindlay Courier


SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court sides with longtime mineral rights holdersCambridge Daily Jeffersonian

Ohio dormant mineral rights ruling reversedFarm and Dairy

Pat Fischer for Ohio Supreme Court Canton Repository editorial

Free planning workshop (second brief)Akron Beacon Journal

Trash-filled properties spark court program to help hoarders Columbus WSYX-TV

Cuyahoga County starts review of bail systems Cleveland Plain Dealer

Judge denies intervention in WLW radio personality’s drug case Dayton Daily News

Judge dismisses Tracie Hunter’s federal lawsuit against Hamilton County leaders Cincinnati WCPO-TV

As heroin wrecks lives, addicts’ parents fight shame, fearColumbus Dispatch

Lawyer questions release of Columbus robbery suspect’s juvenile recordsAssociated Press


SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

Supreme Court: Upper Arlington must hold election for council seatUpper Arlington News

9th District partially reverses Jehovah’s Witnesses molestation suitAkron Legal News

Chief Justice: Get out, vote for judges (and tell others, too)Aurora Advocate

The recreational user law (J. Pfeifer column)Highland County Press

Top court justice makes homecoming trip to ValleyYoungstown Vindicator

Ohio Supreme Court Justice speaks to Lordstown studentsYoungstown WYTV-TV

Parents’ heroin addictions puts too many kids in foster careColumbus Dispatch

Ohio at epicenter of heroin epidemic killing thousandsColumbus Dispatch

Pain-care lobby gave $3.5M in Ohio as opioid deaths climbedAssociated Press

Open doors bring history to lifeLicking County News

Court-appointed advocate serves those who need ‘one constant adult’Columbus Dispatch


SEPTEMBER 16, 2016

Supreme Court of Ohio: Accused Murderer Can Go to Trial for a Fourth TimeColumbus Daily Reporter

Complaint Filed Against Niles Law Director J. Terrence DullYoungstown Vindicator

Supreme Court Seeks Comment on How Cases Should be Assigned to JudgesColumbus Daily Reporter

Ohio Supreme Justice Maureen O’Connor Calls the Opioid Problem an Elephant and an OctopusKent WKSU Radio

Court Rules Criminal Record of Man Who Tried to Kill Two Police Officers Will Remain SealedToledo Legal News

Akron Construction Company Sues UA and Subcontractor for Breaking ContractAkron Beacon Journal

Judges Sentencing Offenders to Animal Cruelty Prevention ClassSecond Item,

Judge Sentences Woman Who OD’d in CarAssociated Press

Restraining Order Approved; Franklin County Shelter Won’t Euthanize DogsColumbus Dispatch

Drug Dealer Loses Appeal as Court Says Officers Executed Search Warrant ProperlyToledo Legal News

Former Prison Inmate Awarded $3 Million in Lawsuit Against State over Pain ManagementColumbus Dispatch

Sheriff Investigates Theft of Records Related to LawsuitDayton Daily News

Summit County Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio Receives Ohio Bar’s Moyer Judicial Excellence AwardCleveland Plain Dealer

BakerHostetler Law Firm Marks a Century of Civic-Minded Legal Work in ClevelandCleveland Plain Dealer

Akron Bar Incubator: Support for Law Practice Start-UpsAkron Legal News

Ohio Innocence Project Lands $15 Million DonationColumbus Daily Reporter

We Should Elect Supreme Court JusticesUSA Today Column

Our Constitution Will Survive This, TooCincinnati Enquirer Column


SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Ohio Court Nixes Complaint over Cleveland Minimum Wage IssueAkron Beacon Journal

Supreme Court Flushes County Charters Yet AgainAthens News

Ohio Supreme Court Keeps Anti-Fracking Measures off BallotMidwest Energy News

Panel to Decide Overmyer’s FateSandusky Register

McKernan Requests Move to New York, Cites Social Media ThreatsMassillon Independent

Ohio Supreme Court to Hear Niles Law Director ComplainWarren Tribune Chronicle

Ohio Bar Moves to Disbar Former Cuyahoga County Judge Lance Mason, Convicted of Beating WifeCleveland Plain Dealer

Judge Dismisses Union Lawsuit Seeking to Halt Prison Farm SaleColumbus Dispatch

Akron Settles Federal Lawsuit Involving Treatment of Homeless CitizensAkron Beacon Journal

Split Appellate Court Rules Against Nationwide in Data Breach CaseColumbus Daily Reporter

Cuyahoga County Watchdog Needs Higher Standards, Andrea Nelson Moore’s Case ShowsCleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Former Assistant Prosecutor Indicted in Crash, Accused of Driving DrunkColumbus Dispatch

Sentencing Laws Out of WhackColumbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Proposed Legislation Would Update Ohio’s Probate and Estate LawsColumbus Daily Reporter

Bill Would Make Distribution of Sexually Explicit, Private Photos a MisdemeanorColumbus Daily Reporter

The High Court Declines to Stay Ohio Early Voting and Same-Day Registration CaseNational Review


SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Supreme Court Rules Man Can Face Fifth Trial in 2002 MurderYoungstown Vindicator

Ohio Supreme Court Suspends Former Cuyahoga Board of Revision Officer Who Falsified TimesheetsCleveland Plain Dealer

Death Penalty Upheld for Man in Fairfield Murder, Killing of WitnessDayton Daily News

3-Judge Panel Will Rule on Sheriff’s SuspensionToledo Blade

Ohio Officials Appeal Abortion Clinic RulingToledo Blade

Driver License Suspensions No Longer Required for Some Drug ChargesColumbus Dispatch

Family Drug Court Receives $600,000 GrantDayton Daily News

Truancy Court Entering Second YearFindlay Courier

Several Websites Designed to Inform Voters on Judicial Candidates at All LevelsColumbus Daily Reporter

Ohio Supreme Court Candidate Cynthia Rice Missed Deadlines for Campaign Finance ReportsCleveland Plain Dealer

Courts Uphold Trimming of Ohioans’ Voting RightsColumbus Dispatch

Don’t Toss Ballots for Typos, Appeals Court SaysCincinnati Enquirer

U.S. Appellate Panel Says Some Ohio Voting Restrictions Unfair, but Restores OthersCleveland Plain Dealer

New Ohio Law Makes Abusing Pets a Felony CrimeAssociated Press

Clarity, Logic and Transparency Are Needed in Planning Future of Justice CenterCleveland Plain Dealer

Veteran Federal Judge Blasts Ruling that Will Disenfranchise Poor, Black Ohio VotersHuffington Post

Civil-Rights Attorney Michelle Alexander Wins $250,000 Heinz AwardColumbus Dispatch

Know and Demand Your RightsPortsmouth Daily Times Column

Report Shows How Juvenile Courts Put Financial Strain on FamiliesColumbus Daily Reporter

How Artificial Intelligence Relates to the Legal ProfessionAkron Legal News


SEPTEMBER 13, 2016

Ohio to Fight Ruling that State Abortion Regulation is UnconstitutionalCleveland Plain Dealer

9th District: Following a Car at Slow Speed Not Domestic ViolenceAkron Legal News

New Phila Law Director Files Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit over City UtilitiesNew Philadelphia Times Reporter

Fired Ohio State Band Director Appeals in 2nd LawsuitAssociated Press

Longer Terms for Presiding and Administrative Judges ProposedColumbus Dispatch

Ethics Takes Center Stage for Judges Visiting OSFMedford (Ore.) Mail Tribune

Supreme Court Candidates Sign Pledges to Run Clean CampaignsColumbus Daily Reporter

Supreme Court Candidate Stops in CityFindlay Courier

Ex-Attorney Pleads Guilty to Hypnotizing Women for Sexual PurposesElyria Chronicle Telegram

Justice Insider: Judgment DaySecond & Third Items, Columbus Dispatch

County Receives $600K Grant for New Family Treatment CourtDayton Daily News

Capital University Law School Clinic Affords Invaluable Experience to Law StudentsColumbus Daily Reporter

Judge: Company Can’t Make Personal Injury ClaimAthens Messenger


SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

Meigs Commissioners Vote to Put Charter on Ballot, Protest FiledAthens Messenger

Traffic Cameras to Return to Akron School Zones on MondayAkron Beacon Journal

Judge Denies Motion for Change of Venue in Seman CaseYoungstown Vindicator

Attorneys Are Moving Slowly in Pot IndustryCrain’s Cleveland Business

Ineffective Assistance of CounselHighland County Press Justice P. Pfeifer Column

Conservative DeWine Touts Trial Court ExperienceToledo Blade

Man Sentenced for Setting Fire to Attorney’s OfficeNewark Advocate

As Baby Boomers Gray, Law Field Could Face a Tsunami of RetirementsColumbus Daily Reporter

Scott Sworn in as MagistratePortsmouth Daily Times

Licking County Courthouse Opens Doors for History LessonColumbus Dispatch

Death Penalty Hangs in LimboYoungstown Vindicator Column

Death Penalty Is in Decline, but Problems RemainColumbus Dispatch Column

As Brock Turner Registers as a Sex Offender, Here’s a Look at How It Works in OhioAssociated Press

A Group of 21 Young People Are Waging an Unprecedented Legal Battle Against the U.S. Government over Climate ChangeSierra Club

Minority Youths Mistrust Police. A Brooklyn High School Has a Plan.New York Times

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