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SEPTEMBER 1, 2015

New Website Features Information About Judicial Races for Voters Statewide

The first statewide judicial voter education website – JudicialVotesCount.org – launched today to provide Ohioans with information about all of the 2015 judicial races.

AUGUST 31, 2015

New Standard Probate Forms Proposed for Involuntary Treatment for Alcohol and Drug Abusers

The Ohio Supreme Court requests public comment on a series of proposed new probate forms for use in court proceedings for involuntary treatment for alcohol and drug abusers.

Rule Change Extends Time for Judicial Candidate Training

Judicial candidates would have more time to take mandatory training under a change of rules adopted by the Ohio Supreme Court.

Expanded Role Proposed for Ohio Court Interpreters

The Ohio Supreme Court is considering new rules to further improve access to the judicial system for Ohioans who need foreign or sign language interpretation.

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AUGUST 28, 2015

Minimum Wage Constitutional Amendment Under Scrutiny

Two employees from Montgomery County who sold advertising and worked on commission claim they should have been paid minimum wage because of a 2006 constitutional amendment passed by Ohio voters.

AUGUST 27, 2015

Members in Class Action Must Show They Suffered Injury for Case to Go Forward

Image of a silver car-shaped keychain holding a single car key, sitting on top of a document along with an ink pen (Thinkstock)The Ohio Supreme Court ruled today in a class-action lawsuit in which customers who bought vehicles from a Cleveland car dealership challenged a purchase contract clause requiring arbitration of disputes.

Parent Cannot View Records of Alleged Child Abuse Investigation

Image of a hand holding a pre-inked stamper above the word 'Confidential' stamped onto a file folderThe records related to a child abuse investigation by a children’s services agency are confidential, and the mother requesting the documents did not show good cause to override that confidentiality, the Ohio Supreme Court decided today in a case from Franklin County.

AUGUST 26, 2015

Asset Transfers Allowed During Medicaid Application Process, But Only Within Certain Limits

Federal and state Medicaid law allows an institutionalized spouse to transfer a home or other assets to the spouse not in an institution, but only up to a specific amount, called the community spouse resource allowance (CSRA), 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" underneathHere is a look at upcoming Ohio Supreme Court events and important moments in history for the week of August 31, 2015.

SEPTEMBER 1, 2015

Governor Fills Vacant Greene County Judgeship

Image of Adolfo A. TornichioGov. John Kasich appointed Adolfo A. Tornichio of Beavercreek on Monday to fill a vacancy on the Greene County Juvenile Court.

AUGUST 26, 2015

Governor Picks New Lorain County Common Pleas Court Judge

Image of Michele Silva ArredondoNext month, a magistrate will become a judge on the Lorain County Common Pleas Court bench.

AUGUST 21, 2015

Chief Justice Lays Out Plan to Raise Voters’ Awareness About Judicial Elections

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor laid out her plan to make judicial votes count by raising voters’ awareness about judicial candidates to members of the Columbus Metropolitan Club on Aug. 19.

AUGUST 3, 2015

Judges Can Count National Judicial College Instruction for Ohio Requirement

The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted a new way for judges to earn judicial continuing legal education (CLE) credit.

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SEPTEMBER 1, 2015

New Website Features Information About Judicial Races for Voters Statewide

The first statewide judicial voter education website – JudicialVotesCount.org – launched today to provide Ohioans with information about all of the 2015 judicial races.

AUGUST 31, 2015

New Standard Probate Forms Proposed for Involuntary Treatment for Alcohol and Drug Abusers

The Ohio Supreme Court requests public comment on a series of proposed new probate forms for use in court proceedings for involuntary treatment for alcohol and drug abusers.

Rule Change Extends Time for Judicial Candidate Training

Judicial candidates would have more time to take mandatory training under a change of rules adopted by the Ohio Supreme Court.

Expanded Role Proposed for Ohio Court Interpreters

The Ohio Supreme Court is considering new rules to further improve access to the judicial system for Ohioans who need foreign or sign language interpretation.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »