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May 3, 2016

Professional Management Opportunity for Court Leaders

The Ohio Supreme Court Judicial College will offer a new Court Management Program (CMP) to begin in spring 2017. The application deadline for the certification program is on Friday, May 13.

Ceremony Completes Transformation from Law Students to Lawyers

New lawyers took the oath to uphold the Ohio and U.S. constitutions during ceremonies on May 2 before the Ohio Supreme Court.

May 2, 2016

Opiate Conference Attendees Hear About Ohio Courts’ Efforts to Combat Epidemic

Image of Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor speaking from behind a podiumThe role of Ohio courts in the battle against Ohio’s opiate epidemic was in the spotlight today as Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor spoke to attendees of the seventh annual opiate conference in Columbus.

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MAY 4, 2016

Local Governments Not Protected by State Constitution’s Prohibition of Retroactive Laws

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

Court of Claims: Former Bowling Green Football Player Settles Concussion Claim for $712,500

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 Public Body’s Prearranged Discussion by E-mail Violates Ohio’s Open Meetings Act

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.

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APRIL 29, 2016

Ohio Committee Looks to Reform Bail and Pretrial Services

Image of national consultants Timothy Schnacke and Lori EvilleLooking 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

Two District Judges Hear Supreme Court Cases

Image of Sixth District Court of Appeals Judge James D. Jensen and Tenth District Court of Appeals Judge William A. KlattTenth 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

Cleveland Municipal Court, Franklin County Municipal Court Vacancies Filled

Gov. John R. Kasich on April 12 filled vacancies on the Cleveland Municipal Court and the Franklin County Municipal Court.

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May 3, 2016

Professional Management Opportunity for Court Leaders

The Ohio Supreme Court Judicial College will offer a new Court Management Program (CMP) to begin in spring 2017. The application deadline for the certification program is on Friday, May 13.

Ceremony Completes Transformation from Law Students to Lawyers

New lawyers took the oath to uphold the Ohio and U.S. constitutions during ceremonies on May 2 before the Ohio Supreme Court.

May 2, 2016

Opiate Conference Attendees Hear About Ohio Courts’ Efforts to Combat Epidemic

Image of Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor speaking from behind a podiumThe role of Ohio courts in the battle against Ohio’s opiate epidemic was in the spotlight today as Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor spoke to attendees of the seventh annual opiate conference in Columbus.

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