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JANUARY 26, 2015

Restoration Projects at Ohio County Courthouses

The main courtroom of the Coshocton County Common Pleas Court is encased in scaffolding so that workers can restore the decorative ceiling and balcony that have been covered for several decades.

JANUARY 23, 2015

Legal Panel to Discuss Domestic Violence

A new legal education program titled By The People has been developed by the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court and community partners to open a dialog with the public on various legal issues.

JANUARY 20, 2015

Court of Claims Debuts New Website

A new year brings a new look for the Court of Claims of Ohio website.

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JANUARY 22, 2015

Psychologist’s Testimony Violated Defendant’s Constitutional Rights

When a defendant raises an incompetency or insanity defense and then abandons the defense, testimony from a psychologist about the defendant feigning mental illness during the court-ordered psychiatric evaluation is inadmissible and violates the defendant’s constitutional right against self-incrimination, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

JANUARY 20, 2015

Second District: Architect Failed to Protect Miami Valley Hospital from Lawsuits Spurred by Deadly 2011 Legionnaire’s Outbreak

Architectural firm NBBJ L.L.C. may be financially responsible for Miami Valley Hospital's litigation costs arising from the 2011 deadly Legionnaire's disease outbreak, an appeals court ruled.

JANUARY 14, 2015

Twelfth District: Family of Couple Killed by Dump Truck During I-75 Night Construction Owed $4 Million

A Cincinnati construction company owes $4 million to the family of a Tennessee couple who slammed into the back of one of its dump trucks hauling loads at night in the fast lane of Interstate 75, a district appeals court ruled.

JANUARY 13, 2015

Eleventh District: $1.2 Million Judgment Against Former Departing Kent State Basketball Coach Upheld

A divided appeals court found Kent State University had valid reasons for adding a damages clause to men’s head basketball coach Geno Ford’s contract if he left early to coach at another school and upheld a $1.2 million judgment against him.

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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 January 26, 2015.

JANUARY 16, 2015

New Video Preps Potential Jurors

For Ohioans called to jury duty who may have questions about their role in the courtroom, an informative new video is now available.

JANUARY 15, 2015

Chief Justice O’Connor Asks State Constitution Commission to Consider Moving Judicial Elections to Odd Years

Image of Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor addressing a roomful of people.Ohio judicial races get lost compared to more heavily funded and media driven presidential, and gubernatorial campaigns, but are no less important to Ohioans, Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor told a statewide commission Thursday.

JANUARY 14, 2015

Two Justices Take Ceremonial Oath of Office

Ohio Supreme Court Justices Sharon L. Kennedy and Judith L. French were honored today in front of nearly 300 family and friends during a traditional swearing-in ceremony at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center in Columbus.

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JANUARY 26, 2015

Restoration Projects at Ohio County Courthouses

The main courtroom of the Coshocton County Common Pleas Court is encased in scaffolding so that workers can restore the decorative ceiling and balcony that have been covered for several decades.

JANUARY 23, 2015

Legal Panel to Discuss Domestic Violence

A new legal education program titled By The People has been developed by the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court and community partners to open a dialog with the public on various legal issues.

JANUARY 20, 2015

Court of Claims Debuts New Website

A new year brings a new look for the Court of Claims of Ohio website.

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