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AUGUST 29, 2014

CPO Card Program Honored by OSBA

The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) on Thursday recognized a first-of-its kind court program that provides a practical way for domestic violence victims to keep key information about their civil protection orders with them at all times.

Research Team Ready to Assist Local Courts

Ohio courts with limited resources looking for solutions to a local criminal justice problem now have access to scientific experts.

AUGUST 28, 2014

Judicial Pay, Court Funding Top State of the Judiciary Remarks

Judicial pay and court funding were highlighted in remarks made by Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor during her State of the Judiciary address on August 28 where she spoke to nearly 300 judges at the Ohio Judicial Conference in Columbus.

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AUGUST 28, 2014

Public Employees Not Liable for Employment Discrimination in Certain Cases

A supervisor in the Dayton Police Department is immune from civil liability in a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by a police officer, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

Who’s Liable for Real Estate Agent’s Conduct Should Have Been Reviewed By Jury

Because a jury did not decide whether a real estate agent was acting within the scope of her agency when she committed fraud, the Ohio Supreme Court sent the case back to the trial court in a decision announced today.

AUGUST 27, 2014

Threats to Governor Are Not Public Record

The Ohio Supreme Court today denied a request from a central Ohio media outlet asking the court to order a state agency to release information about threats made against the governor.

Cleveland Judge Receives Public Reprimand

Image of Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Peter J. CorriganThe Ohio Supreme Court has publicly reprimanded Peter J. Corrigan, a judge for the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, following his convictions for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and impeding the roadway.

AUGUST 25, 2014

Eighth District: Drunk Man Who Punched Firefighter Loses Appeal

A man who said his felony assault conviction should have been dropped because he was drunk the night he punched a firefighter lost his appeal in the Eighth District.

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Image of the number three next to a computer monitor with an arrow pointing at it and the words 'Things to Know" underneathTake a look at upcoming Ohio Supreme Court events and announcements for the week of August 25, 2014.

AUGUST 29, 2014

Two Honored for Judicial Excellence

Judge Sheila G. Farmer and Judge Walter H. Rice were honored Thursday as recipients of the 2014 Thomas J. Moyer Award for Judicial Excellence at the Ohio Judicial Conference Annual Meeting in Columbus.

AUGUST 28, 2014

Governor Kasich Appoints New Mahoning County Judge

Image of Shirley J. ChristianGov. John Kasich appointed attorney Shirley J. Christian to the Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas. Her term begins October 2.

AUGUST 26, 2014

Cuyahoga County Judge Disqualified Pending Outcome of Felony Indictment

The Ohio Supreme Court issued an order today that Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Lance T. Mason is disqualified from acting as a judge because of a five-count felony indictment.

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AUGUST 29, 2014

CPO Card Program Honored by OSBA

The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) on Thursday recognized a first-of-its kind court program that provides a practical way for domestic violence victims to keep key information about their civil protection orders with them at all times.

Research Team Ready to Assist Local Courts

Ohio courts with limited resources looking for solutions to a local criminal justice problem now have access to scientific experts.

AUGUST 28, 2014

Judicial Pay, Court Funding Top State of the Judiciary Remarks

Judicial pay and court funding were highlighted in remarks made by Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor during her State of the Judiciary address on August 28 where she spoke to nearly 300 judges at the Ohio Judicial Conference in Columbus.

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