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MAY 25, 2018

Spring Tour Surge

Spring is here, and the floodgates have opened for student tours at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center.

MAY 24, 2018

President Harding’s Art Donation Finds Its Home

After months of planning, preparation, and design, a piece of treasured art donated by the family of President Warren G. Harding has a home at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center.

MAY 21, 2018

Public Comment Requested for Government Conflict Resolution Services Guidelines

The Ohio Supreme Court is requesting public comment on a proposal that would outline the duties of the Government Conflict Resolution Services (GCRS) Program.

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MAY 22, 2018

Board of Tax Appeals Must Revisit Marietta Lowe’s Home Center Property Tax Valuation

The Ohio Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) must reconsider the tax-year-2013 valuation of a Lowe’s Home Center in Marietta, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

MAY 17, 2018

Court Affirms Death Sentence for Teen’s Murderer

Image of death row inmate Austin MyersThe Ohio Supreme Court took into account the fact that a man who plotted to rob and kill a childhood friend had just turned 19 years old at the time of the murder, but that was not enough to reverse the death penalty he received from a Warren County court.

MAY 16, 2018

Court Upholds Denial of Tax Credits for Heavy Vehicle Maker

The Ohio Supreme Court today affirmed the ruling of the state tax commissioner and the Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) that heavy-vehicle maker Navistar is not entitled to $27 million in commercial activity tax credits.

MAY 15, 2018

Four Cases Scheduled for Oral Arguments

The Ohio Supreme Court will consider a medical malpractice lawsuit, a federal court’s question about the state securities law, and two disciplinary cases at next week’s oral arguments.

MAY 9, 2018

Probate Court Must Consider Domestic Court Proceedings Before Granting Adoption

A probate court’s authority to grant an adoption is blocked when an issue of paternity is pending in another court. But the court is not impeded if a “parenting matter,” such as a parenting time dispute, is pending, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

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MAY 22, 2018

First District Judge Cunningham Hears Supreme Court Case

Image of First District Court of Appeals Judge Penelope R. CunninghamFirst District Court of Appeals Judge Penelope R. Cunningham served as a visiting judge on the Ohio Supreme Court today and heard oral arguments in a case involving whether a medical malpractice lawsuit originally filed in Indiana was submitted too late in Ohio.

MAY 21, 2018

Court Revises CLE Requirements and Orientation for Magistrates

The Ohio Supreme Court announced today that amendments have been adopted requiring new magistrates to complete an orientation program within a 12-month-period and making changes to Continuing Legal Education (CLE) requirements for magistrates.

MAY 8, 2018

Judge Myers Substitutes for Recused Justice on Ohio Supreme Court

Image of First District Court of Appeals Judge Beth A. MyersFirst District Court of Appeals Judge Beth A. Myers served as a visiting judge on the Ohio Supreme Court today and heard oral arguments in a case on whether oil and gas professionals are required to be licensed real estate brokers.

MAY 7, 2018

Voters to Consider Candidates for More than 130 Judge Seats in Primary Election

Included on voters’ partisan ballots during Tuesday’s primary election are 132 judge seats located throughout Ohio.

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MAY 25, 2018

Spring Tour Surge

Spring is here, and the floodgates have opened for student tours at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center.

MAY 24, 2018

President Harding’s Art Donation Finds Its Home

After months of planning, preparation, and design, a piece of treasured art donated by the family of President Warren G. Harding has a home at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center.

MAY 21, 2018

Public Comment Requested for Government Conflict Resolution Services Guidelines

The Ohio Supreme Court is requesting public comment on a proposal that would outline the duties of the Government Conflict Resolution Services (GCRS) Program.

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Common Good

Dozens of Ohio courts have set up special sessions to assist people suffering from mental illness who end up in the criminal justice system. It’s a collaborative effort in which courts join forces with treatment providers, law enforcement, and others to connect people with much-needed services such as medication, counseling, housing, and transportation.