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JUNE 28, 2016

Cincinnati Lawyer Suspended for ‘Flagrant Disobedience’Cincinnati Enquirer

Judge Hears Arguments Over New Miami Speed CamerasDayton Daily News

Court Upholds Man’s Conviction, Life SentenceColumbus Daily Reporter

Kasich Gets Bill Tweaking Public Records Dispute ProcessColumbus Daily Reporter

Belinky’s Probation Ends EarlyYoungstown Vindicator

Judge Cook is Appeals CandidateToledo Blade

Newly Appointed Common Pleas Judge Discusses His GoalsAkron Legal News

Lake County Attorney Werner Barthol DiesWilloughby News Herald

Judge Rules Lucas County Must Pay Jail CostsToledo Blade

CPD to Roll Out Body Cameras to All Districts Starting in AugustCincinnati WLWT-TV

What Happens to Kids Who Are Sent to Ohio Juvenile Courts? Data Doesn’t ShowCleveland Plain Dealer

Guardianship Program Seeks VolunteersAshtabula Star Beacon

Supreme Court Will Review Unusual Citizenship LawAssociated Press


JUNE 27, 2016

Ex-Sheriff’s Appeal to Be Argued in AthensAthens News

How an Ohio Judge’s Ruling Threatens Journalists’ Ability to Cover the Court SystemColumbia Journal Review Editorial

Ohio Justice Judith French Named to Federal Judiciary Advisory CommitteeColumbus Daily Reporter

Attorney Resigns from Practicing LawTiffin Advertiser Tribune

11K Guardians Take Ohio Supreme Court Course in 1st YearAssociated Press

Commissioners Meet with Clerk of Courts to Discuss Computer System UpgradeLogan Daily News

Slow Pace of Cuyahoga County Bail Reform Troubles Some Volunteers: Impact 2016: Justice for AllCleveland Plain Dealer

2 Lawyers Charged with Obstruction After Saying Black Man Crashed Their CarElyria Chronicle Telegram

Assistant Prosecutor Boxes His Way to Weight LossAthens News

Reynoldsburg School Board Emails May Violate LawCanton Repository

First of Summer Seminar Series to Focus on Juvenile Drug AddictionYoungstown WKBN-TV

‘Superheroes’ Run to Support Kids Court ProgramAthens News

Ohio, Facing January Execution Date, Has Yet to Find Supply of Lethal-Injection DrugsColumbus Dispatch

Death Penalty Denied in 1993 Rape, MurderMarion Star

Upper Arlington Starbucks to Offer Free Legal Clinic to Military VeteransColumbus Daily Reporter

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Texas Abortion Restrictions Similar to Ohio’sCleveland Plain Dealer

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Reach of U.S. Gun Ban for Domestic ViolenceAssociated Press

Race, College Admissions and the Wisdom of the Supreme CourtAkron Beacon Journal Editorial

Justice Sotomayor’s WisdomToledo Blade Editorial


JUNE 24, 2016

Reynoldsburg Lawyer Faces Charges of Stealing from ClientColumbus Dispatch

Piketon Receives Check as a Result of Ohio Supreme Court DecisionPike County News Watchman

Prosecutor: Marion County Judge’s Ruling Puts Death Penalty in JeopardyColumbus Dispatch

Top County Judge Russo Says Bail Reform Could Take Years, Weeks After Taking Steps Toward ChangeCleveland Plain Dealer

Dems Mull Judge NomineeToledo Blade

Cuyahoga County Chief Magistrate Graduates from Executive Fellows ProgramAkron Legal News

Court Rulings Put AEP, Consumers at Odds Over ChargesColumbus Dispatch

New Charges in Feces-Slinging Court AppearanceDayton WHIO-TV

Supreme Court Limits Drunk Driving Test LawsAssociated Press

Study Finds a ‘Gavel Gap’ Between Diversity of Judges and That of the Populations They ServeABA Journal


JUNE 23, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court Slams Hamilton County Judge Over Chesley SettlementCincinnati Enquirer

More Police Body Cameras Bring Public Records IssuesToledo Blade

Judge Approves Request to Depose Santa Ono Before Ray Tensing’s Murder TrialCincinnati WLWT-TV

Imprisoned Eva Christian Loses Supreme Court AppealDayton Daily News

Appellate Court: Dogs Allowed to Comfort Victims on Witness StandAkron Beacon Journal

Mahoning County Courts Receive Technology GrantsAkron Legal News

Appeal Denied for Man Accused of Killing His WifeToledo Blade

U.S. Supreme Court Affirms Right of Colleges to Consider Race, Ethnicity in AdmissionsCleveland Plain Dealer

Supreme Court Deadlocks, Effectively Blocking Obama Immigration PlanAssociated Press

Law Schools Are Going Online to Reach New StudentsNew York Times


JUNE 22, 2016

Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor to Administer Oath to Local Attorney Appointed JudgeAkron Beacon Journal

Coss Named to Board of Professional ConductHillsboro Times Gazette

Kuhlman Announces Appeals Court BidBowling Green Sentinel Tribune

Prosecutor Speaks Out About Fentanyl Cases in Hocking CountyLogan Daily News

Cavs Parade Gives Cleveland Defendants a Pass on Court Appearances WednesdayCleveland Plain Dealer

Gov. Kasich’s Veto Halts Proposed Legislative Fix to Polling Hours ExtensionColumbus Daily Reporter

Kasich Vetoes an Elections OverreachAkron Beacon Journal Editorial

Monument to DishonorToledo Blade Editorial

Court Tosses ConvictionsSandusky Register

Tamir Rice Estate Asks Judge to Approve $5.5 Million Settlement; A Third of it Goes to LawyersCleveland Plain Dealer


JUNE 21, 2016

Court Suspends Delaware Lawyer for Ignoring ChargesColumbus Dispatch

Ohio Supreme Court Strikes Down Charges Aimed at Protecting Dayton Utility’s ProfitsColumbus Dispatch

DP&L Charge to Customers Struck Down by Ohio Supreme CourtDayton Daily News

Ohio Supreme Court Seeks Commentary on Revisions to Commercial DocketCrain’s Cleveland Business

Can Ohio Attorneys Use Medical Marijuana? Supreme Court Panel Will Weigh InCleveland Plain Dealer

One-Armed Defense Attorney Nabs Serial Burglar Attempting to Burglarize Law OfficeCleveland Plain Dealer

New Law Stiffens Penalties for Career CriminalsPortsmouth Daily Times

Voting BillFindlay Courier Editorial

Supreme Court Rules for Police in Search CaseAssociated Press

Sotomayor’s Fierce Dissent Slams High Court’s Ruling on Evidence from Illegal StopsWashington Post


JUNE 20, 2016

Capital News: Ohio Supreme Court Weighs Digital Age Records CaseAurora Advocate

Grand-Jury Reform Could HelpColumbus Dispatch Editorial

Sentencing OpinionsHighland County Press Justice P. Pfeifer Column

Scot Stevenson Chosen for Common Pleas Judge Seat, Will Face Joy Malek Oldfield in NovemberAkron Beacon Journal

Courts Generally Approve of Restrictions Around Political Conventions, Experts SayCleveland Plain Dealer

Lawyer, Radio Personality Appears in Troy Court on Drug ChargesDayton Daily News

County Prosecutor Explains Law Charging Someone with Murder Who Didn’t Actually Commit the MurderAthens Messenger

No Lawyer? Municipal Court Offers Self-Help CenterColumbus Dispatch

Probate, Juvenile Courts to Close for ConferenceFremont News Messenger

New Ohio Law Aims to Keep Violent Repeat Offenders Off the StreetColumbus Daily Reporter

Grant Awarded to Support Free Legal Help for SeniorsMansfield WMFD-TV

Supreme Court Leaves State Assault Weapons Ban in PlaceAssociated Press


JUNE 17, 2016

Renacci Receives Refund on Improperly Charged Tax PenaltiesAlliance Review

Judges Hear Appeal over Man’s Seized Tigers, Bear and LeopardAssociated Press

Appeals Court Sides with Sheriff in 2010 Fatal ShootingFremont News Messenger

Cleveland Attorney Found Guilty of Laundering Money for Informant He Believed Was Cocaine DealerCleveland Plain Dealer

Fresh Eyes on Police ShootingsAkron Beacon Journal Editorial

Emotional George Voinovich Memories Fill Cleveland City HallCleveland WKYC-TV

Justice Swears in Boys State GovernorBowling Green Sentinel Tribune

Twinsburg Township Looks at Options for Legal ServicesTwinsburg Bulletin

Dennis F. Keller, 1945 – 2016: Lawyer Aided Estate Planners, Disabled PeopleToledo Blade

Ottawa County Common Pleas Mental Health Court Program Receives Ohio Supreme Court Innovation GrantPort Clinton Beacon

Voting Bill Vetoed by Ohio Gov. John KasichCleveland Plain Dealer

Kevin Ecker of Barberton Found Guilty of Selling Drugs that Killed Akron WomanAkron Beacon Journal

Judge: Miranda Warning Not NeededLima News

Defendant Complaints of TreatmentYoungstown Vindicator


JUNE 16, 2016

Lawyer is Suspended for Accessing and Deleting Some Law Firm Emails After FiringABA Journal

Ohio High Court Rejects New Trial in 1998 MurderToledo Blade

Ohio Supreme Court Denies Twinsburg Cop Killer’s Request to Reopen AppealTallmadge Express

Board of Professional Conduct Says Interns Must Abide by Professional Conduct RulesColumbus Daily Reporter

Parrott Named Bar Association PresidentLancaster Eagle Gazette

Cuyahoga County Recovery Court Gives New Perspective on Drug Abuse EpidemicCleveland WEWS-TV

Hamilton County Court Program Helps Veterans Turn Their Lives AroundCincinnati WCPO-TV

Drug Court Costs Less than IncarcerationPortsmouth Daily Times Column

New Law to Put Ohio Guardianship Guide into the Hands of All GuardiansColumbus Daily Reporter

Judge Urges Naturalized U.S. Citizens to VoteToledo Blade


JUNE 15, 2016

Court Suspends Lawyer for Spending Client Funds on Golf, HorsesColumbus Dispatch

Lima Attorney Loses Law License for Sexting ScandalLima News

Aspiring Lawyer with Multiple Felony Sex Offenses Can Reapply for the Ohio Bar Exam in 2018Columbus Daily Reporter

Ohio Supreme Court Won’t Reopen Death Penalty CaseAlliance Review

Police Dash Cam, Body Cam Videos Reviewed by Ohio Supreme CourtCleveland Plain Dealer

When Should Police Release Body Cam Videos?Marion Star

Judge Who Banned Deadbeat Dad from Fathering More Children Says Men Have a ResponsibilityCleveland Plain Dealer

Law Lets Ohioans with Drug Offense Convictions Keep LicenseColumbus WBNS-TV

Local Jurisdictions Should Worry About Munroe Falls’ Latest Drilling Court FightCrain’s Cleveland Business Guest Column

Woman Awarded $21 Million in Domestic-Violence DecisionColumbus Dispatch

Grant Provides Free Family Legal HelpLancaster Eagle Gazette

Stow City and Court Officials Accept Donation of Artwork for Municipal CourtAkron Beacon Journal


JUNE 14, 2016

Cincinnati Attorney Suspended from Practicing LawCincinnati Enquirer

When Should Police Video Be Released? Supreme Court to DecideColumbus Dispatch

Ohio Supreme Court Hearing Public Access Issues to Police Body-Cam, Dash-Cam VideoAssociated Press

Trial Court Improperly Calculated Spousal Support by “Rule of Thumb”Akron Legal News

Public Records and Frivolous ConductHighland County Press Justice P. Pfeifer Column

Judge Dellick Will Receive National AwardYoungstown Vindicator

Board Recommends Law License Suspension for Candidate for 11th District Court of AppealsYoungstown Vindicator

Sarver Could Be Facing Actions from Disciplinary CounselLogan Daily News

Cleveland Criminal Defense Attorney Stands Trial on Money Laundering ChargesCleveland Plain Dealer

Akron Law School Dean Participates in White House MeetingsAkron Legal News

Casey’s Law Has Not Been Used in Richland CountyMansfield News Journal

Death Row Inmate Danny Lee Hill Seeks New Murder TrialWarren Tribune Chronicle

Judge Gives Cleveland Husband Life Sentence with Parole Possibility After Appeals Court Tosses Aggravated Murder ConvictionCleveland Plain Dealer

Judge Rules Against Effort to Get Cat Case DismissedAthens Messenger

Court Upholds Obama’s ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules for Internet AccessAssociated Press


JUNE 13, 2016

Court Reverses ConvictionToledo Blade

Judge Backs Local Judge in Race Sentencing CaseLima News

More Court Rulings, More Appeals, on the Continuing Battle over Ohio Election LawsAkron Beacon Journal Editorial

Democratic Candidates for Ohio Supreme Court Touts Trial Court ExperienceLima News

Ohio Supreme Court Candidate Visits Defiance, WauseonDefiance Crescent News

Massillon Attorney Faces Discipline for Alleged MisconductCanton Repository

Former County Clerk of Courts Dies After Lengthy Battle with ALSLorain Morning Journal

Some Find Drug Court Sentences InadequateToledo Blade

Putnam County Court Not Immune to Heroin’s GripLima News

Ohioans Rarely Using Law to Force Drug TreatmentNewark Advocate

Common Pleas Court: Grant Received for Mental Health ProgramMillbury Press

Supreme Court Says Judges Can Recall Discharged JuriesAssociated Press

Miranda Warning Turns 50 – Peeling Apart the Myths and RealitiesCleveland Plain Dealer Guest Column

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