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NOVEMBER 15, 2017

Grants Available for Local Courts to Implement Technology Projects

Image of a laptop computer (Pixabay)Ohio courts may now apply for a new round of grants from the Ohio Supreme Court for technology projects designed to remove barriers to the efficient and effective administration of justice.

NOVEMBER 14, 2017

Bar Admission Ceremonies Feature 600 Participating New Attorneys

Nearly 600 attorneys were admitted to practice law in Ohio during two bar ceremonies at the historic Ohio Theatre.

NOVEMBER 9, 2017

More than 600 New Attorneys to Join the Practice of Law

The justices of the Ohio Supreme Court will welcome more than 600 new attorneys to the state’s legal profession during two ceremonies in Columbus on Monday, Nov. 13.

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NOVEMBER 14, 2017

Woman Questions Trial Court’s Appointment of Guardian for Her During Divorce

A Cuyahoga County woman going through a divorce contests a decision by the trial court to appoint a guardian ad litem for her, implying that she is incompetent. She argues that Ohio law doesn’t allow a court to declare an adult incompetent without first giving notice and conducting a hearing.

NOVEMBER 2, 2017

Separate Parole Violation Penalties Ruled Constitutional

Two separately issued parole violation sanctions, including a three-year prison sentence, did not violate the “double jeopardy” clauses of the U.S. and Ohio constitutions, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

NOVEMBER 1, 2017

Substitute Custodian Not Regular School Employee

A substitute custodian whose schedule is irregular with respect to days of service, hours worked, and school-building assignment is not considered a “regular nonteaching school employee” under an Ohio law that would qualify him for better wages and benefits, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled.

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NOVEMBER 17, 2017

Chief Justice Issues Statement

Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor of the Supreme Court of Ohio issued this statement today:

“I condemn in no uncertain terms Justice O’Neill’s Facebook post. No words can convey my shock.This gross disrespect for women shakes the public’s confidence in the integrity of the judiciary.”

NOVEMBER 8, 2017

Eight Incumbent Judges Lose Municipal Court Seats

On an Election Day when voters in 52 Ohio counties elected 109 municipal court judges, eight challengers beat incumbent judges in Butler, Cuyahoga, Lucas, and Summit counties.

OCTOBER 25, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court Hears Case of Removed Judge

The Ohio Supreme Court will decide whether a former Cuyahoga Common Pleas judge should be disbarred from practicing law for life.

OCTOBER 23, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court Hears Fracking Case

Marietta was the setting for Ohio Supreme Court oral arguments on the controversial practice known as fracking.

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NOVEMBER 15, 2017

Grants Available for Local Courts to Implement Technology Projects

Image of a laptop computer (Pixabay)Ohio courts may now apply for a new round of grants from the Ohio Supreme Court for technology projects designed to remove barriers to the efficient and effective administration of justice.

NOVEMBER 14, 2017

Bar Admission Ceremonies Feature 600 Participating New Attorneys

Nearly 600 attorneys were admitted to practice law in Ohio during two bar ceremonies at the historic Ohio Theatre.

NOVEMBER 9, 2017

More than 600 New Attorneys to Join the Practice of Law

The justices of the Ohio Supreme Court will welcome more than 600 new attorneys to the state’s legal profession during two ceremonies in Columbus on Monday, Nov. 13.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »