MAY 4, 2016
The Ohio Constitution’s protection against retroactive laws does not apply to local governments, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today. The decision rejected a claim by Toledo, Dayton, and Cleveland public school districts that the state unfairly withheld school funding a decade ago based on disputed student enrollment.
MAY 3, 2016
Bowling Green State University (BGSU) has agreed to pay $712,500 to a former red-shirt freshman offensive lineman who claimed football team coaches and medical staff failed to withhold him from practices after suffering repeated concussions, which has led to a permanent brain injury.
A private prearranged discussion of public business by the majority of a public body’s members either face-to-face or by other means such as telephone, e-mail, text, or tweet, violates the Ohio Open Meetings Act, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.
APRIL 29, 2016
Looking to reform pretrial services and bail in Ohio, an Ad Hoc committee of the Ohio Sentencing Commission discussed statewide practices yesterday with national consultants.
APRIL 19, 2016
Tenth District Court of Appeals Judge William A. Klatt and Sixth District Court of Appeals Judge James D. Jensen served as visiting judges on the Ohio Supreme Court today and heard oral arguments in two separate cases.
APRIL 13, 2016
Gov. John R. Kasich on April 12 filled vacancies on the Cleveland Municipal Court and the Franklin County Municipal Court.
MAY 4, 2016
Court Takes Up Tax on Out-of-State Companies’ Online Sales – Associated Press
Tsubaki Striking Workers Finally Win One – Sandusky Register
Man Accused of Giving Heroin to Teenage Son Wins Appeal – Columbus Daily Reporter
Former Bowling Green Player Wins Concussion Settlement – Columbus Dispatch
Amish Beard-Cutting Convictions Upheld by Federal Appeals Court – Cleveland Plain Dealer