Court News Ohio - A Service of the Supreme Court of Ohio & Ohio Government Telecommunications
Court News Ohio - A Service of the Supreme Court of Ohio & Ohio Government Telecommunications
HAPPENING NOW Get e-mail updates when this information changes. Click to subscribe to the Happening Now RSS Feed

APRIL 18, 2019

Courts in the Cloud and Tech Talk Dominate Conference

Image of people at tables at the conferenceRepresentatives from across the state came to Central Ohio to not only enhance the technology of their court operations, but make them more efficient and cost effective.

APRIL 17, 2019

Supreme Court Issues $2.9 Million in Technology Grants to 47 Local Court Projects

Image of the state of Ohio identifying which counties received grant fundingChief Justice Maureen O’Connor announced today that 47 local court projects are receiving more than $2.9 million in this year’s technology grant funding through the Ohio Supreme Court.

APRIL 12, 2019

U.S. Army Colonel Hagler Named Administrative Director of the Supreme Court of Ohio

Image of U.S. Army Colonel Jeffrey HaglerOhio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor announced today the selection of U.S. Army Colonel Jeffrey C. Hagler as the Court’s next administrative director.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »

APRIL 16, 2019

Right to Sue TV Station for Faulty Hoverboard Theft Report Heard at Off-Site Court Session

Columbus police asked the news media for help in identifying three siblings for their possible involvement in the armed robbery of an 8-year-old’s hoverboard. The three were cleared of charges, but not before a television station’s broadcast termed the three as “robbers.”

APRIL 11, 2019

Ruling Lets Stand Order to Pay Lump-Sum Payments to Workers Who Lost Limbs, Organs

The Ohio Supreme Court today let stand a lower court’s ruling that the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) must issue lump-sum payments to workers who lost limbs, organs, or bodily systems.

APRIL 10, 2019

Former Belmont County Judge Failed to Supervise Embezzling Private Practice Employee

A former Belmont County judge and bankruptcy trustee was publicly reprimanded by the Ohio Supreme Court today for failing to adequately supervise an employee who stole more than $125,000 from the lawyer and nearly $60,000 from the lawyer’s client trust account over a nine-year span.

APRIL 9, 2019

Ashland Attorney Suspended for Having Sex with Client, Soliciting Prostitution

The Ohio Supreme Court today issued a one-year suspension, with six months stayed, to an Ashland lawyer who was caught in a police sting for soliciting a prostitute and having a sexual relationship with a client.

APRIL 4, 2019

Court-Cost-Only Judgment Cannot Be Appealed

When a trial court decides not to impose a sentence  for a minor misdemeanor, it must clearly state in the judgment of conviction that no sentence is imposed before the convicted person can file an appeal, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

MORE CASE NEWS »

APRIL 18, 2019

April Brings Awareness to Judges’ Year-Round Work against Child Abuse

For lawyers who go the judiciary route, their judgeships can lead to any number of courts. But the ones that become callings, tend to be the most personal.

APRIL 15, 2019

Appellate Judges, Akron Alums Return to School for Oral Arguments

Image of an attorney presenting oral arguments to Ninth District Court of Appeals judgesYears ago, all the current judges on the Ninth District Court of Appeals sat in lecture halls as University of Akron students. This week, they showed current law students where their education can take them.

APRIL 9, 2019

Second District Judges Hold Oral Arguments at Alma Mater

Image of Second District Court of Appeals judges Michael Hall, Mary Donovan, and Michael Tucker conducting oral argumentsThe present met the past for three Second District Court of Appeals judges during last week’s oral arguments.

APRIL 4, 2019

First District Judge Wins Award for Female Empowerment in Cincinnati

Image of First District Court of Appeals Judge Marilyn ZayasFirst District Court of Appeals Judge Marilyn Zayas will be recognized as one of Cincinnati’s most outstanding career women by the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati.

APRIL 3, 2019

Reflections from the Bench, Episode 4: Former Justice Herb Brown

Justice Patrick F. Fischer interviews former Justice Herb Brown in the fourth episode of “Reflections from the Bench.”

MORE ON THE BENCH »

APRIL 18, 2019

Courts in the Cloud and Tech Talk Dominate Conference

Image of people at tables at the conferenceRepresentatives from across the state came to Central Ohio to not only enhance the technology of their court operations, but make them more efficient and cost effective.

APRIL 17, 2019

Supreme Court Issues $2.9 Million in Technology Grants to 47 Local Court Projects

Image of the state of Ohio identifying which counties received grant fundingChief Justice Maureen O’Connor announced today that 47 local court projects are receiving more than $2.9 million in this year’s technology grant funding through the Ohio Supreme Court.

APRIL 12, 2019

U.S. Army Colonel Hagler Named Administrative Director of the Supreme Court of Ohio

Image of U.S. Army Colonel Jeffrey HaglerOhio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor announced today the selection of U.S. Army Colonel Jeffrey C. Hagler as the Court’s next administrative director.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »

Sealed Records Expand Hope

Individuals can ask courts to remove case records from public view after a certain amount of time if they are eligible based on their offense or non-conviction.