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SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

October Disciplinary Hearings Announced

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced the October disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

Proposed Rule Amendments Would Require Annual Registration of Magistrates

The Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comment until Oct. 26 on amendments to the Rules of Superintendence affecting magistrates.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Proposed Grand Jury Amendments Included in Annual Update to Rules of Practice and Procedure

The Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comment until Oct. 26 on amendments to the annual update to the Rules of Practice and Procedure, including those concerning grand juries.

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SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Tenth District: School Teacher’s Conviction for Showing Obscene Movie Upheld

A graphic movie shown in a Columbus high school Spanish class was ruled “obscene” and a jury was justified in convicting a substitute teacher of four felonies for disseminating harmful matter to juveniles, a divided appeals court ruled.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Court of Claims: Ohio State University Settles Doctor’s Age Discrimination Suit

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has agreed to pay $100,000 in a settlement to a former doctor who alleged age discrimination following a 2014 demotion.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Seventh District: Pedestrian vs. Driver Rules-of-the-Road Case Turned Back to Trial Court

In a Belmont County pedestrian-driver dispute, an appeals court returned to the trial court the case of a pizza delivery man who was struck by a van as he crossed a street to get into his car.

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

Ohio Judicial Conference Elects Officers

After his election last week, Clermont County Probate/Juvenile Court Judge James A. Shriver will begin a two-year term as chair of the Ohio Judicial Conference on Oct. 1.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

Justice Lanzinger Receives 2016 OCLRE Founders’ Award

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith Ann Lanzinger today received the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education (OCLRE) Founders’ Award for her significant contributions to the ideals and development of law-related education.

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Chief Justice O’Connor Addresses Opioid Epidemic in State of Judiciary Speech

Image of Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor speaking from a podiumIn the wake of continued fentanyl-related overdose deaths around the state, Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor today urged courts and probation departments statewide to screen for fentanyl use among offenders under their supervision.

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SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

October Disciplinary Hearings Announced

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced the October disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

Proposed Rule Amendments Would Require Annual Registration of Magistrates

The Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comment until Oct. 26 on amendments to the Rules of Superintendence affecting magistrates.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Proposed Grand Jury Amendments Included in Annual Update to Rules of Practice and Procedure

The Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comment until Oct. 26 on amendments to the annual update to the Rules of Practice and Procedure, including those concerning grand juries.

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