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APRIL 28, 2017

Local Bar Associations Recognize Law Day with Help from Supreme Court Justices

Ohio Supreme Court Justices will help draw attention to the day set aside each year to celebrate the U.S. legal system.

More than 200 Applicants Pass February 2017 Bar Exam

The Ohio Supreme Court today released the results of the February 2017 Ohio Bar Examination, which was administered in Columbus on Feb. 21-23.

APRIL 26, 2017

Supreme Court Issues $2.8 Million in Technology Grant Funding to 70 Local Court Projects

The Ohio Supreme Court announced today that 70 local court projects received more than $2.8 million in technology grant funding.

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APRIL 24, 2017

Kidnapping and Sexual Assault by Cab Driver Intersect on Issue of Harm

The Ohio Supreme Court will consider whether a Cleveland woman who was sexually assaulted by a taxi driver could be released “unharmed,” which would warrant a lesser kidnapping offense for the driver.

APRIL 19, 2017

Estate Claim Must Be Presented Directly to Court-Appointed Representatives

Ohio law requires a claim against an estate to be filed on time and in writing to the estate’s executor or administrator.

APRIL 18, 2017

Allegations that Judge’s Harsher Sentence Is Vindictive Must Be Supported with Evidence

If a criminal defendant gets a harsher sentence than one offered in a plea bargain, any allegation that the judge imposed the sentence as a “trial tax” must be supported with evidence that clearly and convincingly demonstrates the judge acted vindictively, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

APRIL 14, 2017

Court of Claims: ODOT Loses $800,000 Toledo Bridge Painting Case

The Ohio Department of Transportation will pay a Michigan contractor $800,000 to settle a dispute over delays and cost overruns related to the painting of the Craig Street Memorial Bridge in Toledo. The Ohio Court of Claims approved the settlement on April 3.

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APRIL 24, 2017

Governor Fills Findlay Municipal Court Vacancy

Gov. John R. Kasich appointed Alan D. Hackenberg on April 21 to serve as a judge on the Findlay Municipal Court.

APRIL 20, 2017

Governor Fills Fulton County Court Vacancy

Gov. John R. Kasich appointed a Fulton County assistant prosecutor on April 19 to a vacancy on the Fulton County Court Western District.

APRIL 17, 2017

National Resource Guides Trial Courts Through High-Profile Cases

Ohio trial courts have a new resource to turn to when confronted with high-profile cases.

APRIL 12, 2017

Governor Fills Montgomery County Common Pleas Court Vacancy

Vandalia attorney Erik Blaine will become the newest Montgomery County Common Pleas Court judge on May 18 after his appointment on April 11 by Gov. John R. Kasich.

APRIL 4, 2017

Two Judges Substitute for Recused Justices on Ohio Supreme Court

Image of (from left) Ninth District Court of Appeals Judge Donna J. Carr and Eighth District Court of Appeals Judge Eileen T. GallagherTwo district appeals court judges served in a temporary capacity this week on the Ohio Supreme Court.  One of the two judges heard oral arguments at the Supreme Court for the first time.

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APRIL 28, 2017

Local Bar Associations Recognize Law Day with Help from Supreme Court Justices

Ohio Supreme Court Justices will help draw attention to the day set aside each year to celebrate the U.S. legal system.

More than 200 Applicants Pass February 2017 Bar Exam

The Ohio Supreme Court today released the results of the February 2017 Ohio Bar Examination, which was administered in Columbus on Feb. 21-23.

APRIL 26, 2017

Supreme Court Issues $2.8 Million in Technology Grant Funding to 70 Local Court Projects

The Ohio Supreme Court announced today that 70 local court projects received more than $2.8 million in technology grant funding.

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