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AUGUST 13, 2018

Court Makes Changes on Designation or Election of Administrative Judges

The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted changes concerning the designation of an administrative judge in a multi-division municipal court.

AUGUST 10, 2018

Ohio Supreme Court Unveils Specialized Docket Interactive Map

Specialized docket courts are growing by leaps and bounds in Ohio, and now there’s a resource at the public’s fingertips to access key information about veteran, drug, and mental health courts.

AUGUST 9, 2018

Board of Professional Conduct Issues Advisory Opinions Concerning Magistrate Campaign Activities and Website Names

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today issued two advisory opinions concerning the political and campaign activities of magistrates and the ethical limitations of lawyer and law firm website domain names as a form of advertising.

AUGUST 7, 2018

Some of Music’s Most Famous Lawsuits on Display

With so many songs, musical styles, and influences, it’s inevitable that some things will sound the same. The end result could be lawsuits.

AUGUST 6, 2018

Board of Professional Conduct Files Disciplinary Case Reports and Recommendations

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced it has filed five disciplinary case reports with the Supreme Court of Ohio.

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AUGUST 9, 2018

Court Blocks Trial Judge Order to Grant Jury Resentencing in Cleveland Death Penalty Case

At the request of the Cuyahoga County prosecutor, the Ohio Supreme Court today blocked a jury  from resentencing a Cleveland man previously sentenced to death. Instead, the high court required a three-judge panel to decide his fate.

Ponzi Scheme Victims Cannot Sue Brokers Who Sent Funds to Perpetrator

Ohio law does not allow victims of an alleged Dayton Ponzi scheme to seek financial recovery from brokers that unknowingly purchased fraudulent investments from the scam perpetrator at the direction of the victims, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

AUGUST 8, 2018

State Can Measure E-School Attendance with Student Participation Data

The Ohio Department of Education is authorized by state law to base the funding of internet- or computer-based community schools , such as the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT), on the duration of student participation, and not only on the “learning opportunities offered” to students, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

AUGUST 2, 2018

Court Dismisses Violations Against Attorney who Represented Man He Never Met

The Ohio Supreme Court today dismissed rule violation charges against a Cleveland attorney who filed and lost the criminal conviction appeal of man he never met or spoke to until after the case ended.

AUGUST 1, 2018

Court Suspends Lawyer for Profanity-Laced Abuse of Paralegal

A Cleveland lawyer’s paralegal repeatedly recorded conversations of her boss berating her physical appearance and dress, and calling her a “ho,” “dirtbag,” and other obscenities.

JULY 31, 2018

Dayton Area Lawyer Suspended for Failing to Follow Through with Matter

A Centerville attorney was suspended today for two years with 18 months stayed for failing to follow through on a client’s debt-collection case and grudgingly cooperating with disciplinary investigators.

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AUGUST 7, 2018

Ohio Judge Elected to National Alliance on Mental Illness Board

Image of Fairfield Municipal Judge Joyce A. CampbellFairfield Municipal Judge Joyce A. Campbell was recently elected to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) board of directors.

AUGUST 1, 2018

Governor Appoints Belmont County Court Judge

Image of New Belmont County Judge Albert DaviesOhio Gov. John R. Kasich has appointed Judge Albert E. Davies to the Belmont County Court of Common Pleas.

JULY 31, 2018

Twelfth District Judge Hears Supreme Court Case

Image of Twelfth District Court of Appeals Judge Michael E. PowellTwelfth District Court of Appeals Judge Michael E. Powell served as a visiting judge on the Ohio Supreme Court today.

JULY 20, 2018

Donning the Supreme Court Robe for a Day

For all of us, there's no telling where life's road will lead. That's certainly the case for any judge lucky enough to serve on the Ohio Supreme Court, even for just a day.

JULY 18, 2018

Tenth District Judge Brown Hears Supreme Court Case

Image of Tenth District Court of Appeals Judge Susan BrownTenth District Court of Appeals Judge Susan Brown served as a visiting judge on the Ohio Supreme Court Wednesday.

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AUGUST 13, 2018

Court Makes Changes on Designation or Election of Administrative Judges

The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted changes concerning the designation of an administrative judge in a multi-division municipal court.

AUGUST 10, 2018

Ohio Supreme Court Unveils Specialized Docket Interactive Map

Specialized docket courts are growing by leaps and bounds in Ohio, and now there’s a resource at the public’s fingertips to access key information about veteran, drug, and mental health courts.

AUGUST 9, 2018

Board of Professional Conduct Issues Advisory Opinions Concerning Magistrate Campaign Activities and Website Names

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today issued two advisory opinions concerning the political and campaign activities of magistrates and the ethical limitations of lawyer and law firm website domain names as a form of advertising.

AUGUST 7, 2018

Some of Music’s Most Famous Lawsuits on Display

With so many songs, musical styles, and influences, it’s inevitable that some things will sound the same. The end result could be lawsuits.

AUGUST 6, 2018

Board of Professional Conduct Files Disciplinary Case Reports and Recommendations

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced it has filed five disciplinary case reports with the Supreme Court of Ohio.

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Courts Tech-ing It to Next Level

As people embrace technology to expand their access to information and streamline many activities, Ohio courts experiment with ways to apply these tools to benefit the public and the justice system.