JANUARY 22, 2015
When a defendant raises an incompetency or insanity defense and then abandons the defense, testimony from a psychologist about the defendant feigning mental illness during the court-ordered psychiatric evaluation is inadmissible and violates the defendant’s constitutional right against self-incrimination, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.
JANUARY 20, 2015
Architectural firm NBBJ L.L.C. may be financially responsible for Miami Valley Hospital's litigation costs arising from the 2011 deadly Legionnaire's disease outbreak, an appeals court ruled.
JANUARY 14, 2015
A Cincinnati construction company owes $4 million to the family of a Tennessee couple who slammed into the back of one of its dump trucks hauling loads at night in the fast lane of Interstate 75, a district appeals court ruled.
JANUARY 13, 2015
A divided appeals court found Kent State University had valid reasons for adding a damages clause to men’s head basketball coach Geno Ford’s contract if he left early to coach at another school and upheld a $1.2 million judgment against him.
Take a look at upcoming Ohio Supreme Court events and announcements for the week of January 26, 2015.
JANUARY 16, 2015
For Ohioans called to jury duty who may have questions about their role in the courtroom, an informative new video is now available.
JANUARY 15, 2015
Ohio judicial races get lost compared to more heavily funded and media driven presidential, and gubernatorial campaigns, but are no less important to Ohioans, Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor told a statewide commission Thursday.
JANUARY 14, 2015
Ohio Supreme Court Justices Sharon L. Kennedy and Judith L. French were honored today in front of nearly 300 family and friends during a traditional swearing-in ceremony at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center in Columbus.
JANUARY 23, 2014
Court: Psychologist’s Testimony Violates Ohio Man’s Rights – Associated Press
Court Upholds Sentence for Man Who Arranged Illegal Sale of Guns, Robbery – Columbus Daily Reporter
Police Officer Who Tried to Get Drugs from Multiple Doctors Has Appeal Denied – Columbus Daily Reporter
Man Who Stole More than $5,000 from Elderly Woman Loses Appeal – Columbus Daily Reporter
Death Penalty Trial Set to Begin in 2 Weeks – Lima News
Ohio’s Death-Penalty Secrecy is Wrong and Must Not Be Allowed to Take Effect – Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial
Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court General Division Judges Vote to Disband Commercial Docket – Crain’s Cleveland Business
The Landlord-Tenant Act – Clermont Sun Justice P. Pfeifer Column
Set for a Second Term – Tiffin Advertiser Tribune
More Candidates File for Primary Election – Athens Messenger