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JULY 22, 2016

Alexander Board of Education Set to Appeal Sewer Case RulingAthens Messenger

Attorney: Mom Facing Death Penalty Has Low IQCincinnati Enquirer

Akron Muni Judge Cook Shares View on Human TraffickingYoungstown Daily Legal News Guest Column

Ex-Probation Officer Gets Probation for TheftColumbus Dispatch

ACLU-National Lawyers Guild Say Cleveland Failing to Follow Mass Arrest Protocol During RNCCleveland WEWS-TV

Security at Hamilton, Butler County Courts Under ReviewHamilton Journal News

Courtroom Drama: Convicted Murderer, Mother Yell at Judge, Hauled Out in CuffsColumbus Dispatch

Clermont County Team Attends Ohio Stepping Up SummitClermont Sun

Ohio Motto Added to CourtroomIronton Tribune

Ottawa County CASA Seeking More VolunteersPort Clinton News Herald


JULY 21, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court Says Springfield Must Release Student DataDayton Daily News

Supreme Court of Ohio: Out-of-Court Settlement Recommended for Dispute Between Village, EmployeesColumbus Daily Reporter

Pat Kelly Appellate Hearing PostponedAthens Post

Justice Department Urges Reversal in Ohio Voter Purge CaseAssociated Press

Federal Lawsuit Against Ohio County Recorders is RefiledAthens Messenger

Making the Public Records Process More AccessibleLogan Daily News Guest Column

Ohio Judge Selected to Serve as National Group’s PresidentAssociated Press

Youngstown Native Judge Nathaniel Jones Receives Top NAACP AwardYoungstown Vindicator

Lorain Judge Jim Miraldi Strums the Guitar at Avon BarnCleveland Plain Dealer

Akron Municipal Mental Health Court Going Strong After 15 YearsAkron Legal News


JULY 20, 2016

Charter-School Property Owner Wasn’t Tax Exempt, Ohio Justices RuleColumbus Dispatch

Judge: New Miami Can Keep Funds from New Speed Camera ProgramHamilton Journal-News

Judge: Ohio State Didn’t Defame Marching Band DirectorAssociated Press

Ohio Task Force on Grand Jury System Addresses Police Lethal Use-of-Force CasesColumbus Daily Reporter

Permanent Total Disability BenefitsPortsmouth Daily Times Justice Pfeifer Column

6th Circuit Says Internet is Cruel to Criminal DefendantsYoungstown Vindicator

Judge Irked by One-Day Sentence in Immigration CaseColumbus Dispatch

Housing Court Empowered to Offer Stronger PunishmentsElyria Chronicle-Telegram

Labor Shortage Ups Courthouse CostDelaware Gazette

Courthouse Work Nears CompletionMonroe County Beacon


JULY 19, 2016

Appeals Court Judges Recuse Themselves from Kelly CaseAthens Messenger

Trial Delayed for Bellefontaine Mom Accused of Killing 3 SonsDayton Daily News

Social Workers Replacing Lawyers as Guardians in Franklin CountyColumbus Dispatch

Meet Barberton’s New Municipal Court AdministratorAkron Legal News

Akron Plans to Tear Down Morley Health Center, Build New Courthouse in Its PlaceAkron Beacon Journal

Lawyers Keep an Eye on Police During the GOP ConventionYellow Springs WYSO-Radio

Trump Fence Jumper Violated Bond, Not Taken into CustodyDayton Daily News

OMJ STAR Project Birthed with $471,072 Grant Portsmouth Daily Times

Letting Prosecutors Write the LawThe Marshall Project Column

Voting Challenges Head Toward the Supreme Court: 4 Cases to WatchCNN


JULY 18, 2016

Fixes for the Grand JuryAkron Beacon Journal Editorial

A Fresh LookFindlay Courier Editorial

Grand Jury Idea Could Build TrustColumbus Dispatch Editorial

Panel: AG’s Office Should Investigate Fatal Police ShootingsHamilton Journal-News

Study Flunks Ohio for Judicial Diversity in State CourtsColumbus Daily Reporter

Justices Gave Ruehlman More than ‘Hand Slap’Cincinnati Enquirer Letter to the Editor

Retired, but Hastings Case Judge BusyHillsboro Times-Gazette

Ohio Report: Dealers Giving Other Drugs Away with HeroinLancaster Eagle-Gazette

Foster Child Excels at Scott, Sets Sights on Becoming a PediatricianToledo Blade

The Supreme Court and Political World Are More Entangled than Either AcknowledgesWashington Post


JULY 15, 2016

Ohio Prosecutors Oppose Handing Over Deadly-Force Cases to Attorney General Columbus Dispatch

About 150 People Gather to Discuss Relationship Between Police, Black CommunityColumbus Dispatch

Judge: Brock Turner Letter Not Violation of Judicial EthicsDayton Daily News

Special Needs Parents Upset Over State’s New Continuing Ed RequirementCleveland WOIO-TV

Ohio Supreme Court Candidate Stops HereFindlay Courier

Cleveland Judge Clears Docket for ProtestersUSA Today

Bail Reform Non-Profit to Access Cleveland for Free Partnership: Impact 2016: Justice for AllCleveland Plain Dealer

Juvenile Court Seeking Volunteers for Citizens Review BoardTwinsburg Bulletin

Defiance County Courthouse Project Moving AlongDefiance Crescent News


JULY 14, 2016

Wexner Medical Center to Pay $25K for Surgical Instrument Left in Man’s StomachColumbus OSU Lantern

Attorney General Should Handle Police Lethal Force Cases, Ohio Supreme Court Task Force RecommendsCleveland Plain Dealer

Task Force: Attorney General Should Handle Fatal Police Use of Force CasesColumbus Dispatch

Akron Judge Addresses Prevalence of Crime in CommunityStow Sentry Guest Column

Report: Family Law is Most Common Pro Bono ServiceColumbus Daily Reporter

Hamilton County’s New Family Law Clinic Assists Low-Income Individuals Navigate Family CourtCincinnati WVXU-Radio

University of Akron Announces Interim PresidentAssociated Press

Contract Approved to Replace Windows at Justice CenterFindlay Courier


JULY 13, 2016

Urbana Woman Who Faked Having Terminal Cancer Has Appeal DeniedColumbus Daily Reporter

Federal Judge Orders New Jersey Lawyer, Brother to Pay Court Costs After Skipping HearingsCleveland Plain Dealer

Suspended Lawyer Charged with Forging Client’s SignatureColumbus Dispatch

We Need a Marshall Plan for Opiate Dependency Since Small Steps Just Aren’t EnoughCleveland Plain Dealer Guest Column

From a Judge Who Sees the Wreckage of Heroin Weekly – More Treatment Options, Not Jail, Are What’s NeededCleveland Plain Dealer Guest Column

Senate Confirms Carole Rendon as Northern Ohio’s New U.S. AttorneyCleveland Plain Dealer

An Opioid Crisis Where ‘Death Specification’ Prosecutions Are Only One AnswerCleveland Plain Dealer Guest Column

Shed More Light on Juvenile JusticeColumbus Dispatch Editorial

Cleveland Justice Center Access Will Be Limited During RNCCleveland Plain Dealer

Terra State to Temporarily House Sandusky County CourtsToledo Blade

Canton to Pay $350K to Settle Lawsuit Involving Fatal Firetruck CrashMassillon Independent

Ohio Gay Marriage Plaintiff Denounces First Amendment Defense ActCleveland Plain Dealer


JULY 12, 2016

Federal Judge Removes Self from Two Cases in ToledoToledo Blade

Ohio Bill Would Provide Privacy Exemptions for Releasing Police Body Cam VideosCleveland Plain Dealer

Judge Delays Questioning of Beavercreek Officers in Crawford SuitDayton WHIO-TV

Committee: Municipal Courts Need Review in Springfield’s Budget CrisisDayton Daily News

Court Conducts Session to Help Add Driving PrivilegesChillicothe Gazette

Downtown Cleveland Justice Center Cleared in Anticipation of ProtestCleveland Plain Dealer

Justice Insider: Jail-Time CreditLast Brief, Columbus Dispatch

Locals React to Fatal Courthouse Shooting in MichiganDayton WDTN-TV

Supreme Court Justices Recuse Themselves 180 Times in Most Recent TermABA Journal


JULY 11, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court Hands Homeowners a VictorySandusky Register Guest Column

Ohio Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Two Local Capital Cases This Week; Dawud El Spaulding and Steven Cepec Fighting Death SentencesAkron Beacon Journal

City Wins Challenge of State Traffic LawToledo Blade

Court: Clinic Suit over Ohio Abortion Changes Can ProceedAssociated Press

Lanzinger Develops Role as Poetic JusticeToledo Blade

Ohio’s Grand Jury System Innocent of WrongdoingLima News Guest Column

Retired Judge Nathaniel Jones to Be Honored by NAACP for His Lifetime Commitment to Civil RightsCincinnati WCPO-TV

Cleveland Municipal Court Aims to Reform Bail System by End of the Year: Impact 2016: Justice for AllCleveland Plain Dealer

Ashtabula Attorney Named to State Bar Board of GovernorsAshtabula Star Beacon

Young Women in Muskingum County Who Killed Newborns Got Very Different SentencesColumbus Dispatch

Ohio Legal-Aid Group Receives $12.9 Million in Mortgage Settlement MoneyColumbus Dispatch

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