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AUGUST 22, 2016

Lack of Notice About Court Costs Insufficient to Void JudgmentColumbus Daily Reporter

9th District Affirms Stow Doctor’s Sex Conviction Involving NurseAkron Legal News

Attorney Sues Ohio Judge over Black Lives Matter ButtonAssociated Press

Will Juror Issue Lead to New Trial for Shayna Hubers?Cincinnati Enquirer

Federal Court of Appeals Rules Company Can Be Held Liable for Intercepting Online MessagesColumbus Daily Reporter

Correct or Not, Perceptions CountColumbus Dispatch Editorial

Election Unlikely to Reshape Ohio PoliticsColumbus Dispatch Column

Judge Stops Ohio’s Attack on Planned ParenthoodYoungstown Vindicator Editorial

Massillon City Hall Hits 40-Year MarkMassillon Independent

Vorys Law Firm Appoints New Leader in Akron OfficeCrain’s Cleveland Business

The Summer of Sandra Day O’Connor, Then and NowCNN

It’s Children Against Federal Lawyers in Immigration CourtNew York Times


AUGUST 19, 2016

17 Judges All Say They Can’t Take Anthony’s CaseColumbus Dispatch

Appeals Court Upholds Lower Court Ruling in Injection Well CaseAthens Messenger

Hearing DelayedYoungstown Vindicator

Fix the Initiative ProcessToledo Blade Editorial

Filing Error Costs Sex Offender His AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Murder Defendant Asks for Judge to Step DownYoungstown Vindicator

Accused Murderer Granted New TrialAkron Legal News

Judge’s Misstatement Ensures Convicted Killer Won’t Serve Life SentenceColumbus Dispatch

Judge Orders State to Return ECOT RecordsColumbus Dispatch

Federal Court Upholds Immunity for Wood County Officer in Excessive Force ClaimColumbus Daily Reporter

Domestic Court Already Has Self-Help CenterCincinnati Enquirer Column

Plans to Construct New Akron Muni Court Move ForwardAkron Legal News

The Machines that Could Rid Courtrooms of RacismWashington Post

Ohio Won’t Follow Federal Lead in Ending Private Prison ContractsColumbus Dispatch

Justice Department Says It Will End Use of Private PrisonsWashington Post

National Judicial College to Honor Kentucky’s Chief Justice John Minton; Special Reception in CincinnatiNorthern Kentucky Tribune

Committee Formed to Study Drug Use Prevention Education in Ohio SchoolsAkron Legal News


AUGUST 18, 2016

Appeals Court Upholds Girl’s Conviction for Helping Cousin Get Heroin that Killed HerAkron Beacon Journal

Man Convicted of Murder as a Juvenile Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Residents Appeal Denison Solar Energy ProjectColumbus Dispatch

Former Wellington Teacher Imprisoned for Voyeurism to Be Released Pending AppealColumbus Dispatch

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Claiming Retaliation Against Cleveland State Assistant Dean, ProfessorCleveland Plain Dealer

Judge Fry Ends Long Legal CareerFindlay Courier

Mayle Running for Sixth District Court of Appeals RaceFremont News Messenger

CLE Housing Court Getting Tougher on Cellphone Use in the CourtroomCleveland WEWS-TV

Merrell Joins County Prosecutor’s OfficeMount Vernon News

Volunteer Guardian Program Seeking VolunteersAkron West Side Leader

CCAP Rehabilitates Juveniles While Giving Back to the CommunitySteubenville WTOV-TV

Stivers’ Opioid Summit Looks for SolutionsCircleville Herald

Death Penalty Should Be Used More OftenCleveland Plain Dealer Letter to the Editor

Stark Judge to Hear State’s Petition to Dismiss Civil Case Lodged by Stump Hill OwnerNew Philadelphia Times Reporter

Judge Removed After Allegedly Allowing Lawyer to Hear Cases, Wear RobeChicago Tribune

2015 Law School Graduates Got Fewer Jobs in Private PracticeNew York Times


AUGUST 17, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court Could Allow Attorneys to Help Medical Marijuana BusinessesCleveland Plain Dealer

Motion Denied in Hawkey Appeal CaseDefiance Crescent News

Prosecutor to Pursue Death Penalty in Worley CaseToledo Blade

Pitched as a Life-Saver, Ohio Law is Rarely Used to Force Loved Ones into Addiction TreatmentCleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Clerk of Courts Office Violating New Bail Policy, Top Judge SaysCleveland Plain Dealer

Case Western Reserve University Names Residence Hall for Stephanie Tubbs JonesCleveland Plain Dealer

Attorneys Face State Sanctions After Car CrashElyria Chronicle Telegram

Wood Co. Attorney Seeks Henry Co. Prosecutor PostBowling Green Sentinel Tribune

The Tanisha Anderson Case Must Move Forward QuicklyCleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Judge to Broner: ‘We Got Your Attention. That’s Good’Cincinnati Enquirer


AUGUST 16, 2016

Ohio Drug Price Relief Act Dealt Setback by Ohio Supreme CourtCleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Supreme Court Ruling Appears to Leave Drug Issue in LimboColumbus Dispatch

Husted Rules Athens County Charter Should Not Be on the BallotAthens Messenger

Accused Murderer Granted New TrialColumbus Daily Reporter

Customer Who Blamed Colorful Snack Display for Fall Loses AppealColumbus Daily Reporter

Planned Parenthood PrevailsAkron Beacon Journal Editorial

Getting to Know Your Government: Hocking County Juvenile CourtLogan Daily News

Assistant Prosecutor Returns to SchoolMarion Star

When Judges, Not Juries, Decide GuiltNew York Times Letters to the Editor

Schools Say Test Scores Show Funding in Kansas is InadequateLawrence (KS) Journal World


AUGUST 15, 2016

Second Lawsuit Filed in KSU Rape Case Sent to MediationKent Wired

Ohio Will Appeal Federal Judge’s Ruling to Block Law Defunding Planned ParenthoodColumbus Dispatch

Protected Health RecordsHighland County Press Justice P. Pfeifer Column

Ohio Voters Ought to Pay Closer Attention to Judges Close to HomeCleveland Plain Dealer Column

Lucas County GOP Gets Behind Mayle for 6th District CourtToledo Blade

Lack of Due Process in Some No-Fault Divorce Proceedings TroublingCleveland Plain Dealer Guest Opinion

‘You’re Fighting for People Who May Be Voiceless’Norwalk Reflector

Hamilton County Needs Legal Self-Help CenterCincinnati Enquirer Guest Column

Shook: Prepared to Jump in as ProsecutorNewark Advocate Guest Column

Jacob Larosa Has First Hearing on Murder Charge in Adult Court FridayYoungstown Vindicator

Judge Dismisses Murder Case of Three East Cleveland Men Convicted 20 Years AgoCleveland Plain Dealer


AUGUST 12, 2016

Stow Pain Clinic Closing After Court Upholds Sexual Imposition Conviction Against Doctor Accused of Abusing PatientsAkron Beacon Journal

Appeals Court Rules Government Failed to Prove Property Was Bought with Drug MoneyColumbus Daily Reporter

Austintown Man Charged with Scamming Parents Out of MoneyYoungstown WKBN-TV

Ohio Lawyers Representing Medical Marijuana Businesses Risk Ethical ViolationColumbus Dispatch

Lawyers Can’t Help Set Up New Medical Marijuana Businesses, Ohio Supreme Court Board SaysCleveland Plain Dealer

Lawyers in Quandary over Ohio’s Medical Marijuana LawToledo Blade

Why the DEA Just Said ‘No’ to Loosening Marijuana RestrictionsWashington Post

Board: Suspend Mt. Lookout Attorney’s LicenseCincinnati Enquirer

Mahoning Magistrate Promotes Alternatives to Locking-Up Juvenile OffendersYoungstown WFMJ-TV

Legal Clinic Receives High Interest Among Transgender PeopleColumbus Dispatch

Courthouse Renovation Bids High, Addition AxedFremont News Messenger


AUGUST 11, 2016

Man in Case Involving County Courthouse Directory AppealsAthens News

Hamilton Co GOP Nominates Judge Lisa Allen to Run for Vacated Common Pleas Court SeatCincinnati WXIX-TV

Former Cleveland Attorney Indicted for Stealing Money from ClientsCleveland Plain Dealer

Ex-Lorain Law Director Fined $250; 2 Charges DroppedElyria Chronicle Telegram

Grafton Debates Whether to Keep LawyerElyria Chronicle Telegram

San Francisco Adopts Bail-Setting Algorithm Cleveland Hopes to Use: Impact 2016: Justice for AllCleveland Plain Dealer

Mahoning Courthouse Restoration on ScheduleYoungstown Vindicator

Replacing Justice Center Could Cost More than $1 Billion, Says Former Cuyahoga County ArchitectCleveland Plain Dealer

Cochenour Ruled Fit to Stand Trial for Murder Next MonthChillicothe Gazette

American Bar Assn. Takes Aim at Discrimination in Legal FieldColumbus Daily Reporter


AUGUST 10, 2016

Medina County Charter Dispute Goes to Supreme CourtAthens Messenger

Federal Court of Appeals Revives Ohio Dentist’s Challenge to State Dental Board RegulationsColumbus Daily Reporter

Nomination Made – Collins to Run for Bowling SeatIronton Tribune

Malemud Appointed to CMBACleveland Jewish News

Fried Named President of American Inn of CourtCleveland Jewish News

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Settles on Damages on Lake Erie PropertiesKent WKSU-Radio

Nearly a Decade in, Smoke-Free Workplace Complaints Down Significantly in Lake CountyWilloughby News Herald

City Asks for $50,000 More for Legal WorkToledo Blade

Fight to Remain Silent: People Often Waive Miranda Rights, Experts SayCronkite News

How Law Firms Compete for Fewer Students in On-Campus InterviewsABA Journal


AUGUST 9, 2016

Dispatch Sues Pike County Coroner over Rhoden Autopsy RecordsColumbus Dispatch

New Miami Speeders Now Want $3 Million RefundDayton WHIO-TV

Court of Appeals Finds Triple Murderer Denied Due Process in Postconviction HearingColumbus Daily Reporter

Service for Judge Dowd SetCanton Repository

Drug Case Delayed for Cincy Lawyer, Radio Personality Lisa WellsHamilton Journal News

Sides Differ on Who Got Hurt When Rollerblading Attorney, Westerville Family Met on TrailColumbus Dispatch Column

Victim’s Mom: Prosecutor’s Office ‘Disrespected Me’Cincinnati Enquirer

Potential Jurors in Ex-Officer’s Trial Could Be Asked About Black Lives MatterCincinnati Enquirer

Franklin County Juvenile Court Offers Youths Donated Clothing to Improve Self-EsteemColumbus Dispatch

Expert Lawyering Before SCOTUS is ‘Exceedingly Lopsided’ in Criminal Cases, Law Review Article SaysABA Journal

Did Obama Win the Judicial Wars?Politico


AUGUST 8, 2016

Prosecutor Asks Ohio Supreme Court to Allow Case Against Police Supervisors to ProceedCleveland WCPN-Radio

Judge Seeks to Demystify Grand Jury ProcessYoungstown Vindicator

When Lawyers Pursue Obstruction, Judges Must Protect the Justice SystemYoungstown Vindicator Editorial

Lawyer, Wanting Clients, Sues to Gain Access to Ohio Workers’ Compensation RollsColumbus Dispatch

Committees to Review the Cuyahoga County Bail and Bond System Take Shape: Impact 2016: Justice for AllCleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County Judges Provide Vision of New Courthouse if Justice Center Comes DownCleveland Plain Dealer

Canton Eyeing Parking Ticket CrackdownCanton Repository

Ohio GOP Officials Should Pick Their Legal Battles on Voting Rights – or Reimburse Taxpayers for the Needless CostsCleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Four Courts, One View of Voter IDAkron Beacon Journal Editorial

The Never-Ending Battle over Selection of State’s Most Powerful JudgesOklahoma Watch

Trial by Jury, a Hallowed American Right, is VanishingNew York Times


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