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AUGUST 27, 2014

Court Rules Records of Threats against Kasich Are Not PublicColumbus Dispatch

Judge Peter Corrigan Reprimanded by Ohio Supreme Court for Drunken Driving ConvictionCleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County Judge Lance Mason Indicted on Multiple Felony ChargesCleveland Plain Dealer

2nd Justice Declines to Hear ComplaintToledo Blade

Lengthy Sentence is Upheld for New Albany Doctor Who Left Pregnant Craigslist Woman to DieColumbus Daily Reporter

Man Who Shot Victim Multiple Times in the Leg Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Court Overturns Convictions in Amish Hair AttacksAssociated Press

All 4 Incumbents in Franklin County’s 8 Judicial Races Are Kasich AppointeesColumbus Dispatch

Attorney General Campaigns Snipe over Education Requirements, Law LicensesCleveland Plain Dealer

Special Prosecutor Named in Walmart ShootingDayton Daily News

Attorney General Touts Experience of Special ProsecutorDayton Daily News

Armengau Defiant as Suspended Lawyer Gets 13 Years in Prison for Sex CrimesColumbus Dispatch

Attorney for Oakhill Conspiracy Case Defendant Seeking DismissalYoungstown Vindicator

Police: Former Bedford Law Director Charged with DUICleveland WKYC-TV

City Considers Expanding Mayor’s CourtNewark Advocate

Cleveland Heights Council May Go with Consultant to Stem Tide of Its Gushing Water DepartmentCleveland Plain Dealer


AUGUST 26, 2014

Cleveland’s ‘Jock Tax’ is Legally Justifiable, Attorney General Tells Supreme CourtCleveland Plain Dealer

OPSB Extends Wind CertificateDayton Daily News

By Ohioans, For OhioansAkron Beacon Journal Editorial

Burglar Denied Acquittal after Woman Saw Him Take Items from Her HomeColumbus Daily Reporter

Appellate Court: Police Lacked Evidence for Unwarranted Entry to HouseColumbus Daily Reporter

Lengthy Prison Term is Upheld for Man Who Raped 10-Year-OldColumbus Daily Reporter

Man Who Shot and Killed ‘Close Friend’ Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Judge Stokes at Center of another Claim of Strange BehaviorCleveland WOIO-TV

Stark County Landlords Settle Discrimination SuitAkron Beacon Journal

ODE Must Release Data on Students with Disabilities Newark Advocate

Child Porn Case Takes 4 Years for SentencingDayton Daily News

Hill-Rom, GE Settle Hand Washing SuitCincinnati Enquirer

Stillwagon Sues to Force Release of Grand-Jury EvidenceColumbus Dispatch

Attorney Asks for Civil Rights ProbeDayton Daily News

Beulah Park Redevelopment in Flux; Secret Meeting May Have Violated LawColumbus Dispatch

Court Order Gives Forfeiture Money to Nelsonville PD, Will Pay for AmmoAthens Messenger

County Records Department Closed to PublicZanesville Times Recorder


AUGUST 25, 2014

Ohio Supreme Court to Hear Dispute on Charter School EquipmentAssociated Press

State Board to Review Buckeye Wind Farm Certificate TodayDayton Daily News

She Says, They SaySandusky Register

The Road to State Control Over Drilling is Paved with LegislationCrain’s Cleveland Business Guest Column

Court Overturns Lake Man’s OVI ConvictionCanton Repository

Court Rejects Ineffective Counsel Claim from Man in Drive-By ShootingColumbus Daily Reporter

Arsonist Loses Challenge to New State Registration LawColumbus Daily Reporter

Woman Not Entitled to Third Psych Evaluation in Child Abuse Case, Judges RuleColumbus Daily Reporter

Prade Hearing DelayedAkron Beacon Journal

Huths Sue New Philadelphia Court over Menacing CaseNew Philadelphia Times Reporter

Task Force Set to Help Ohioans Access Attorneys for Civil CasesColumbus WCBE-Radio

Report Shows More Judges ‘Liking’ Social MediaWilloughby News Herald

Specialized Court Programs CertifiedMansfield News Journal

County’s Specialized Courts Give Offenders a Chance at New LivesColumbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Revenue Down in Wayne County Courts by $187,000Wooster Daily Record

Summit County Office Locked Down after White, Powdery Substance Found Inside LetterAkron Beacon Journal

Wyandot County Courthouse Set for $2.25M in RepairsToledo Blade

Understanding the System: Prosecutor Answers QuestionsNewark Advocate

Capitol Insider | After Algae Crisis, Funding Cut Makes WavesSecond Brief, Columbus Dispatch Column


AUGUST 22, 2014

Ohio Supreme Court Takes Up Mineral Rights CasesColumbus WOSU-Radio

Court: Wayne County Could Be Liable For Fatal WreckAssociated Press

Appellate Court Rules Prior Convictions Allowable in Domestic Violence CaseColumbus Daily Reporter

Court Denies Application for Reconsideration in Man’s Assault CaseColumbus Daily Reporter

Elections Board Votes 4-0 Not to Let Ford RunToledo Blade

Recent Drop in Legal Aids Impacts Attorneys' Pro Bono WorkColumbus Daily Reporter

GOP Justice Recuses Herself from Lucas County LawsuitToledo Blade

Butler County Auditor and Staff take the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALSHamilton Journal News

Judge Lance Mason Sought New Prosecutor When Plea Bargaining Broke Down After Jail Time Was Brought Up, Government SaysCleveland Plain Dealer

Rankin to Fill in at County Court; Martin Moves OnZanesville Times Recorder

Family Drug Court Earns State CertificationToledo Blade

Clevelanders to Have Their Say on Traffic CamerasCleveland WCPN-Radio

Lunch and JusticeColumbus Dispatch Column

CORRECTIONS (first correction) – Columbus Dispatch


AUGUST 21, 2014

Stalking-Protection Order Is Core to Case before Ohio Supreme CourtCleveland Plain Dealer

Court of Appeals Upholds Conviction of Man Who Stabbed, Raped His Ex-WifeColumbus Daily Reporter

Woman Who Stole TV, Phone from Father-In-Law Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Court: Police Properly Arrested Pawn Shop OwnersColumbus Daily Reporter

Cuyahoga County Judge Lance Mason Says Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty Shouldn’t Handle His Assault CaseCleveland Plain Dealer

Judges End Court-Run Diversion ProgramElyria Chronicle-Telegram

Delaware County Court May Add Domestic Relations DivisionColumbus Daily Reporter

Medina County Courthouse Getting Repaired from Top to BottomMedina Gazette

Supreme Court Blocks Same-Sex Marriages in VirginiaUSA Today

The Twilight of Antonin ScaliaThe Atlantic

TV Habits? Medical History? Jury Duty Tests Get PersonalNew York Times

Will You Be Seated on a Jury?New York Times


AUGUST 20, 2014

Supreme Court Grants Mammone a Stay of ExecutionCanton Repository

Trucker Arrested at Kings Island Loses AppealCincinnati Enquirer

Appeals Court Upholds Award for $1.3 million AwardWesterville News & Public Opinion

Court Affirms Conviction of Youngstown Street Gang MemberColumbus Daily Reporter

Hamilton County Morgue Found Negligent After Worker Has Sex With CorpsesColumbus Daily Reporter

Garfield Heights Man's Three-Year First Amendment Sign Fight Ends in DefeatCleveland Plain Dealer

Tracie Hunter's Attorney Requests 30,000 Emails as Possible Evidence for TrialCincinnati WCPO-TV

Heroin Overdose Antidote Passed Out in Greater Cleveland Drug Court ProgramCleveland Plain Dealer

Drug Courts Can Help Reduce RecidivismColumbus Dispatch Guest Column

Collins Part of Summit on Drug FightHillsboro Times Gazette

Loan Possible for Justice Center ProjectFindlay Courier

County’s Legal Superstars on DisplayAshtabula Star Beacon

Court Bailiff Saves a Life With CPRCleveland WKYC-TV

Hudson Pain Doctor James P. Bressi Testifies on Own Behalf at Rape TrialAkron Beacon Journal

Legal Opinion Spurs Halt to Rejection of Documents by Franklin County RecorderColumbus Dispatch


AUGUST 19, 2014

Court: Murderer’s Plea Properly EnteredColumbus Daily Reporter

17-Year Prison Term Affirmed for HIV-Positive Man Who Assaulted Heroin AddictColumbus Daily Reporter

Burglar's Case Remanded on Breach of PleaColumbus Daily Reporter

Fourth Time Back to Court for Chem-Tech SuitMansfield News Journal

Advisory Opinion Allows a Prosecutor’s Private Firm to Represent Criminal DefendantsColumbus Daily Reporter

Accused Killer Opts for Trial before Panel - Elyria Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County Judges Picked in Death Penalty CaseLorain Morning Journal

Prison Official Had Predicted Ohio’s Troubling ExecutionColumbus Dispatch

Moratorium on Executions Not an Indictment of Death Penalty Youngstown Vindicator Editorial

Douglas Prade Hearing Scheduled, Could Determine Whether He Gets New TrialCleveland Plain Dealer

Judge Releases Revised Financial RecordsElyria Chronicle-Telegram

Law Firm Says Its Attorneys Did No WrongYoungstown Vindicator

Man Accused of Sex with Teen at Park Lost ODOT Job Over Porn WebsitesColumbus Dispatch

Investigator: Courthouse Workers Fear for Their HealthCleveland WKYC-TV

Head of Ohio Constitution Review Panel Says Progress on Project Can StartColumbus Dispatch

Wandering in a MazeColumbus Dispatch Editorial


AUGUST 18, 2014

Millions of Dollars at Stake For Landowners, Drillers in Supreme Court Mineral Rights CaseColumbus Business First

Judge to Hear New Trial Arguments for Ex-Akron Police Captain Douglas PradeAssociated Press

Judges Rule Evasive Behavior and Smell of Pot Gave Officers the Right to Search Man’s CarColumbus Daily Reporter

Man Loses Appeal after Punching Woman in the FaceColumbus Daily Reporter

County Appeals Judge’s Ruling on Drug SearchFindlay Courier

Court Vacates Convictions of Gang Member Charged as Adult - Columbus Daily Reporter

Ohio’s Chief Justice Sets Up a Task Force to Study Legal Aid for Poor PeopleColumbus WKSU-Radio

Supreme Court Reverses Tax on Kentucky BoaterHighland County Press Justice P. Pfeifer Column

Judge Burge Admits Financial Disclosures Contain ErrorsElyria Chronicle Telegram

Judge Has Moved Fast to Clear up Hard Nuisance Properties CasesColumbus Dispatch

Prosecutor Announces Fresh Start InitiativeAthens Messenger

Opinion: Legal System Protects Cops Who KillCincinnati Enquirer Guest Column

Trumbull Jail to Begin ‘Telemedicine’ Counseling for InmatesYoungstown Vindicator

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Might Handcuff School SafetyCincinnati Enquirer

Supreme Court: Was Gay Marriage Settled In 1972 Case?Washington Post


AUGUST 15, 2014

Ohio Dems Sue Kasich, Taylor for CorrespondenceColumbus Dispatch

Geneva Attorney Goes to Court to Win Spot on BallotAshtabula Star Beacon

Serial Rapist Sues Over Court Appearance – in 1990Columbus Dispatch

Private PoliceFindlay Courier Editorial

Judges Find Court of Claims Improperly Assessed Damages Owed to Former Kent State Football CoachColumbus Daily Reporter

Consecutive Sentences for Robber Upheld - Columbus Daily Reporter

Woman With Long Criminal Record Loses Appeal for Fake Checks ConvictionColumbus Daily Reporter

Ohio Court Deals With Merged SentencesClermont Sun Justice P. Pfeifer Column

Tracie Hunter Lashes Out in CourtCincinnati Enquirer

White Recalled As Memorable, Meticulous Akron Federal JudgeAkron Beacon Journal

Hamilton Co. Public Defender Lawyer ConvictedCincinnati Enquirer

Eric Deters Enters Plea, Files Motion for RecusalCincinnati Enquirer

Courtrooms Secretly Watched By ProsecutorCincinnati Enquirer

Lawyers Look to Keep Video in Fatal Fire from JuryToledo Blade

Ex-Fairfield County Court Clerk Pleads Guilty to Corruption ChargesColumbus Dispatch

Commissioners Approve Courthouse FundLima News

Abortion Clinics Struggling To Stay Open Under New Rules, Even in Ohio's Large Cities, Advocate SaysCleveland Plain Dealer


AUGUST 14, 2014

Commissioners Hire Attorney to Refute RG Steel ClaimYoungstown Vindicator

FirstEnergy Touts Benefits of Plan Critics Decry as ‘Bailout’Midwest Energy News

Man from Congo who Raped His Butler County Niece Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Inmate who Crafted Homemade Weapons Loses His AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Lorain County Sheriff: No additional Funding for Extra Security at Court FacilitiesLorain Morning Journal

Sheriff Lists Costs of Adult Probation Department Security Elyria Chronicle Telegram

Vermont Man Settles with State Patrol in 2005 Excessive Force Case in LimaLima News

Ohio Prisoners Filing More GrievancesColumbus Dispatch

CCA Stymies Information on Prisoners’ 14-Hour ProtestYoungstown Vindicator

Juries Make Justice WorkColumbus Dispatch Editorial

Accused Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Challenges Stereotypes of Domestic ViolenceCleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Ohio Should Update Its Bail System to Be Risk-Based, Not Profit-BasedCanton Repository Letter to the Editor

The O’Bannon Ruling: College Athletes WinNew York Times Editorial


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