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MARCH 30, 2015

New Rules Allow Corporate Counsel to Provide Pro Bono Service

The Ohio Supreme Court has approved rule changes to allow corporate attorneys to provide pro bono legal service.

MARCH 27, 2015

Ohio Court of Claims to Hear Lawsuit Against State Troopers

A mother and son’s lawsuit against several state agencies will be heard by the Ohio Court of Claims next week.

MARCH 26, 2015

Justices Hold Court in Mansfield

About 500 high school students from Richland County saw the justice system in action as the Ohio Supreme Court traveled to Mansfield on March 25 for its biannual Off-Site Court Program.

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MARCH 30, 2015

Fourth District: Hillsboro Ordinance Limiting Indigent Burial Cost Invalid; Can’t Pass Off Costs to Township

The city of Hillsboro’s attempt to direct the cost of indigent burials to the township encompassing the county, and its attempt to limit the price it will pay for burials by ordinance were both rejected by a state appeals court.

MARCH 26, 2015

Eleventh District: Deputy’s Arrest of Son in Parent’s Home Can’t Be Used to Charge Couple for Resisting

Ashtabula County prosecutors cannot use evidence gathered during the tasing and arrest of a Conneaut man in his parents’ home to charge the parents with resisting arrest, the Eleventh District Court of Appeals ruled.

Trial Courts Must Take Specific Steps to Enforce Settlements

After a case has been dismissed, a trial court retains authority to enforce a settlement only if the court’s dismissal entry either includes the agreement’s terms or explicitly states that the court has kept jurisdiction to enforce the agreement, according to an Ohio Supreme Court ruling today.

MARCH 25, 2015

Court Clarifies Allied Offenses Statute

When two or more crimes by a defendant result in harm that is separate and identifiable, the offenses are of “dissimilar import,” and the defendant may be convicted of and sentenced for multiple offenses, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

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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 March 30, 2015.

MARCH 25, 2015

Akron Municipal Court Vacancy Filled

Gov. John Kasich appointed an Akron attorney to fill a judicial vacancy on the Akron Municipal Court.

MARCH 24, 2015

Governor Fills Vacancy on Conneaut Municipal Court

Carl L. DiFranco will begin his service as Conneaut Municipal Court judge on April 6, after his appointment on Monday by Gov. John R. Kasich.

MARCH 12, 2015

Governor Fills Vacancy on Bedford Municipal Court

A U.S. Marine Corps veteran and former Ohio House member will take the bench on March 23 after his appointment today by Gov. John Kasich to the Bedford Municipal Court.

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MARCH 30, 2015

New Rules Allow Corporate Counsel to Provide Pro Bono Service

The Ohio Supreme Court has approved rule changes to allow corporate attorneys to provide pro bono legal service.

MARCH 27, 2015

Ohio Court of Claims to Hear Lawsuit Against State Troopers

A mother and son’s lawsuit against several state agencies will be heard by the Ohio Court of Claims next week.

MARCH 26, 2015

Justices Hold Court in Mansfield

About 500 high school students from Richland County saw the justice system in action as the Ohio Supreme Court traveled to Mansfield on March 25 for its biannual Off-Site Court Program.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »