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JUNE 21, 2018

Ohio Supreme Court Says State Can Withhold Funds to Cities with Red Light CamerasColumbus Wosu Radio

Cuyahoga County Judge Recuses Herself From Newburgh Heights Mayor's Libel Case Against TV StationCleveland Plain Dealer

Judge Missed Opportunity to Send Strong Message: EditorialCanton Repository

State Spends $4 Million on New Prison Buses Outfitted with Boosted SecurityChillicothe Gazette

Ross County Prosecutor's Office Seeks New Home After 400 Percent Rent HikeChillicothe Gazette

Ex-Lucas Co. Title Office Clerk Sentenced for Stealing Nearly $175,000Toledo Blade

Cleveland Man to be Released From Jail After DNA Clears Him of RapeCleveland Plain Dealer

Judy Malinowski Case: Judge Suggests Parties Consider Plea Deal in Death-Penalty TrialColumbus Dispatch

Ohio House Passes Reagan Tokes Act – Toledo Blade

Reagan Tokes Act Passes Ohio HouseColumbus Wcmh-Tv

Environmental Group Claims ODNR Illegally Withholding RecordsColumbus Dispatch

Sen. Sherrod Brown Drafts Bill to Overturn Ohio Voter Roll Purging Upheld by Supreme CourtCleveland Plain Dealer

Columbus to Introduce New Panhandling Legislation After US Supreme Court RulingColumbus Dispatch

Trumbull Commissioners to Put Jail Medical Services Out to BidYoungstown Vindicator

Woman Indicted Killing of 9-Year-Old Alexandrea 'Sissy' ThompsonCincinnati Enquirer

Supreme Court Rules For States in Online Sales Tax CaseAssociated Press

Man In ‘Making A Murderer’ Asks High Court to Take His CaseAssociated Press

A Guy Who Stole Phones From Radioshack Could Be the Next Face of Digital PrivacyForbes


JUNE 20, 2018

Ohio Supreme Court Strikes Down Order Blocking Traffic Camera LawCleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Financial Penalties on Camera CitiesToledo Blade

Clermont County Opts Out of Plan to Reduce Prison Population Due to Jail OvercrowdingCincinnati WCPO TV

Reagan Tokes Act Expected to Receive Vote on House Floor TodayColumbus WCMH-TV

Man Accused of Killing Columbus Woman Refuses to Appear in CourtColumbus WCMH-TV

Cincinnati Law Firm Wins Conspiracy Case With $3 Billion on the LineCincinnati Business Courier

New Ads Warn, ‘Don’t Live in Denial, Ohio; Talk to Your Kids About Opioids’Columbus Dispatch

Community Event on Opioid Abuse Designed to Help Save Lives in LindenColumbus Dispatch

Study: Opioid Epidemic Lowers Life Expectancy in OhioNew Philadelphia Times Reporter

Troopers Seize $7,000 Worth of Marijuana During Traffic StopToledo Blade


JUNE 19, 2018

US Supreme Court Won’t Hear Kevin Keith’s Request for a New TrialBucyrus Telegraph-Forum

What’s on Their Minds: How Far Can the Unmistakable Smell of Pot Take a Traffic Stop and Auto Search? State of Ohio v. Edwin A. Vega.Legally Speaking Ohio

Oxford Coal Appealing Denial of Road Variance to Higher CourtAthens Messenger

DNA Clears Long Imprisoned Man of Cleveland Heights Rape, New Trial SoughtCleveland Plain Dealer

Judge Rules on Motions in Bogle CaseSandusky Register

Story Remembered as Advocate, FriendPomeroy Daily Sentinel

Steven Story ObituaryPomeroy Daily Sentinel

Judge V. Paul Timko, Sr. ObituaryElyria Chronicle Telegram

Judge Cook Is Helping ToledoToledo Blade Letter to the Editor

Recovering Drug Users Finding a High Rate of Success with a Warren County ProgramCincinnati WCPO-TV

Probate/Juvenile Court Updates Annual ReportCambridge Daily Jeffersonian

Part of Clark County Pleas Court Clerk’s Office Set to Close for 3 DaysSpringfield News-Sun

Bickerton Far Outspent Pike in Judge RaceSalem News

New Sheriff's Office Unit Aims to Address Mental Health IssuesColumbus WCMH-TV

Trump Will Soon Get to Pick a New Federal Judge for CincinnatiCincinnati Enquirer


JUNE 18, 2018

Case of Travis Soto Heading to the Ohio Supreme CourtLima Hometown Stations

Audits Reveal Conservative Spending in New MiamiHamilton Journal-News

Appeals Court Hears Snapchat Rape Case in Fremont SessionFremont News-Messenger

Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal of Nurse’s Wrongful-Termination LawsuitToledo Blade

9th District Appellate Court Reverses Goodyear Asbestos CaseAkron Legal News

Warren County Judge Takes Away Boy’s Phone, Games in School-Threat CaseDayton WHIO-TV

Lorain County Charter Issue Faces ProtestElyria Chronicle Telegram

Lucas Co. Courts Aim to Keep Pace with Parental Termination AppealsToledo Blade

Veterans Honor Court Plays Needed and Productive RoleYoungstown Vindicator Editorial

Even Temper, Sound Decisions Propel Judge Elizabeth Gill to Top Judicial RatingColumbus Dispatch

The Mahoning County Judicial Primary Winner Raised About Half as Much Money as His OpponentYoungstown Vindicator

Ohio Lawmakers Should Send Driver’s-License-Suspension Reforms to Gov. Kasich’s Desk ASAPCleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Critical Self-Defense Issue Uniting Prosecutors, Public Defender Against “Stand Your Ground” BillStatehouse News Bureau

Plagued by Problems, Ohio’s Child Support System Is Set for Sweeping Reforms. Here’s What Would Change.Dayton Daily News

Local Attorneys Win Key FLSA 6th Circuit AppealAkron Legal News

Study: Reduced Criminal Penalties Contributed to More TheftsAssociated Press


JUNE 15, 2018

Supreme Court Sets Execution Date for Man Who Killed Warren CoupleAssociated Press

Wind Farm Opponents, County Commissioners in Champaign County Seek New HearingSpringfield News-Sun

Juror Says He Never Heard Details of Convicted Ohio Killer’s Tough ChildhoodAssociated Press

WALLACE TRIAL | Jurors Tell Judge They Can’t Reach VerdictYoungstown Vindicator

Judge Puts Toledo Lead Law on HoldToledo Blade

Judge Stucki Elected to Post in International AssociationCanton Repository

Regional News Briefs, June 15: Fairlawn Lawyer Thomas G. Knoll Is 2018 Polsky Award RecipientAkron Beacon Journal

Summit County Bailiff Retires After Serving Three Judges in 29 Years; Jill Coleman Called an InnovatorAkron Beacon Journal

Free Seminar to Address Problems Facing Elderly and DisabledMassillon Independent

Lawyer Isn’t Immoral for Defending ClientColumbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Appeals Court Considers Woman’s Challenge to Life SentenceAssociated Press

Judge Considers Public Access to Data About Opioid ShipmentsAssociated Press


JUNE 14, 2018

Bobblehead Battle: Reds Take Case to Ohio Supreme CourtCincinnati WLWT-TV

Bobblehead Case Goes Before Ohio Supreme CourtAdvertising Specialty Institute

Ohio’s Top Court Hears Arguments on Promotions Tax DisputeAssociated Press

Supreme Court to Hear Appeal in Soto CasePutnam County Sentinel

Ballot Effort Against Green’s Nexus Pipeline Settlement Derailed. City Says Referendum Petitions InvalidAkron Beacon Journal

Judge Krichbaum Honored by the Ohio Supreme CourtAkron Legal News

Victim’s Family Supports Decision Not to Seek Death Penalty for Man Accused of Killing UA Student in Pizza Shop RobberyAkron Beacon Journal

Parole Board to Hear Former Juror’s Death Sentence RegretsAssociated Press

Judge Upholds Green Zoning Appeals Board’s Decision Against Massillon Road Retail DevelopmentAkron Beacon Journal

Maumee Judge Implements Changes to Curb Court’s DeficitToledo Blade

In Ohio, It’s Difficult to Confiscate Guns from Violent PeopleColumbus WOSU Public Radio

Federal Judge Encourages, Doesn’t Order, Cooperation over Sewer DistrictCincinnati WVXU Public Radio

Legal Aid’s Spring Appeal Is Coming to a Close - Make an Impact!Akron Legal News

Michigan Lawyer with PTSD, Brain Injury Aces Bar First TryDetroit Legal News

On the Field and in Court, a Successful Life: Alan Page Shares Insights at Crosby EventBrainerd (MN) Dispatch

How America Got Hooked on a Deadly DrugKaiser Health News

Gangs Embrace Social Media with Often Deadly ResultsAssociated Press


JUNE 13, 2018

City Not Liable for Accident Caused by Shrubs Blocking View of Stop SignAkron Legal News

Girard Animal Cruelty Case Goes Before Ohio Supreme Court TodayYoungstown WFMJ-TV

Ohio’s Top Court to Hear Arguments on Promotions Tax DisputeAssociated Press

Merit Decision: State-Employed Social Worker Need Not Mirandize Alleged Perpetrator During Jail Interview. State v. Jackson.Legally Speaking Ohio

Local District Cites Race as Reason Some Want to Leave SchoolsDayton Daily News

Damschroder Column: Shine a Light on Shadowy Investments with State FundsFremont News Messenger Column

Jon Heavey Filed to Run as an Independent for Governor, but Will Probably Be Kept off the Ballot AgainCleveland Plain Dealer

Infante Files Appeal; Prosecutors Make ArgumentWarren Tribune Chronicle

Veterans’ “Honor Court” Sees First Pair of Program GraduatesYoungstown Vindicator

Local Lawmakers Want to Remove Spousal Exceptions from Sex CrimesColumbus Daily Reporter

Judge Asked to Demand Action from EPA on Lake ErieSandusky Register

Deters to City: Prosecutors Must Review Kyle Plush Investigation Documents Before Public ReleaseCincinnati Enquirer

What Constitutional and Election Law Professors Are Saying About the Supreme Court’s Ohio Voter Purge RulingPacific Standard


JUNE 12, 2018

Court to Hear Case of Ohio Man Who Killed 88-Year-Old WomanAssociated Press

Appeals Court Hears Snapchat Rape Case in Fremont SessionFremont News Messenger

9th District Rejects Woman’s Claim that Husband’s Asphyxiation Death Was SuicideAkron Legal News

Accused Heartless Felons Member Charged in Four Fatal Shootings to Begin Trial with Tight SecurityCleveland Plain Dealer

Special Prosecutor: Seriousness of Offenses Should Prevent Infante from Prison ReleaseYoungstown Vindicator

Crew Cuts: PSV, MLS File Brief in Appeal of Judge’s OrderColumbus Dispatch

Called to ConnectOhio State Alumni Magazine

Opioids, Justice & Mercy: Courts Are on the Front Lines of a Lethal CrisisABA Journal

Justice Insider: McIntosh, Gill Top Judges in Columbus Bar Association RatingsColumbus Dispatch

Even Bad Guys Are Guaranteed Due ProcessColumbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Prison Does Not Solve Substance Abuse IssuesCanton Repository Letter to the Editor

Ohio Farm Bureau Defends Property RightsDelaware Gazette

Girard Seeks Dismissal of Speed Camera SuitWarren Tribune Chronicle

Ohio Bar Association Recognizes Court’s ‘68 Stop-and-Frisk RulingAssociated Press

Commission Named for Judicial VacancyPortsmouth Daily Times


JUNE 11, 2018

Parma Heights Installs New Traffic Photo Enforcement SystemsCleveland Plain Dealer

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Appeal on CCNO RulingBryan Times

Cleveland Clinic Akron General Accuses Summa ER Provider of ‘Unfair’ Competitive ActionsAkron Beacon Journal

Jury Issues Awards in ESC CaseIronton Tribune

Belmont County Judges Weigh in on Mich. Rhetoric CaseWheeling (WV) Intelligencer

Ohio’s Voter Purge System Upheld by U.S. Supreme CourtColumbus Dispatch

New Philadelphia Considers Creating Victim Advocates PositionNew Philadelphia Times Reporter

Adults Should Not Have to Be Taught How to Dress for CourtToledo Blade Letter to the Editor

Court Is No Day at the BeachMarietta Times Editorial

Legal-Ease: Change in Dower Law Would Change Ohio LifeLima News Guest Column

Local Retailers Await Court RulingWarren Tribune Chronicle

Justice Sotomayor Writing Book on Kids with ‘Challenges’Associated Press


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