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JULY 25, 2014

Law & Leadership Institute Student’s Perspective

Hi, my name is Athena Williams! I’m a rising tenth grader at Licking Heights High School and a second-year student in the Law and Leadership Institute.

JULY 21, 2014

Commission Releases ‘Dos and Don’ts’ Guide for Judicial Professionalism

Image of a judge talking to two attorneysThe Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Professionalism has released the fifth edition of best practices publications titled Professionalism Dos and Don’ts.

JULY 15, 2014

Supreme Court Offers Security Services for Local Courts

In an effort to maintain safety and security throughout Ohio’s local courthouses, the Ohio Supreme Court provides local courts with security services, assessments, and training.

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JULY 24, 2014

Current Law Requires Presentence Investigation Report Before Community-Control Sentence

State law and a rule for criminal proceedings preclude a trial court from sentencing a felony offender to community-control sanctions without first ordering and reviewing a presentence investigation report, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

Court Should Make Statutory Findings at Sentencing Hearing and Include Findings in Sentencing Entry to Impose Consecutive Prison Terms

Image of a row of prison cellsBecause the trial court did not meet statutory requirements for imposing prison terms consecutively, the Ohio Supreme Court today set aside the more than eight-year prison sentence of a man who stole about $117 from a Delaware County hotel’s vending machines.

JULY 23, 2014

Twelfth District: Appeal Denied for Man Seeking Acquittal in Child Endangerment Case Where Pedestrian Was Killed

The Twelfth District Court of Appeals rejected a man’s appeal to have all of his charges acquitted.

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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 July 28, 2014.

JULY 28, 2014

Court’s Garden Still Growing After 20 Years

Tucked behind a fire station and township building near the northeast Ohio city of Painesville are rows of sweet corn, cabbage, and tomatoes in a garden that started as an idea 20 years ago.

JULY 18, 2014

Judge Gormley Selected as 2014 Toll Fellow

Delaware Municipal Court Judge David M. Gormley will attend a national week-long, leadership-development seminar in September after his selection as one of 48 emerging state leaders.

JULY 17, 2014

Ohio House Considers Creating Domestic Relations Division in Delaware County

Image of the Delaware County courthouseOhio House of Representatives members Margaret Ann Ruhl and Andy Brenner want Delaware County Court of Common Pleas to have a domestic relations division and a new judge to serve that division.

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JULY 25, 2014

Law & Leadership Institute Student’s Perspective

Hi, my name is Athena Williams! I’m a rising tenth grader at Licking Heights High School and a second-year student in the Law and Leadership Institute.

JULY 21, 2014

Commission Releases ‘Dos and Don’ts’ Guide for Judicial Professionalism

Image of a judge talking to two attorneysThe Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Professionalism has released the fifth edition of best practices publications titled Professionalism Dos and Don’ts.

JULY 15, 2014

Supreme Court Offers Security Services for Local Courts

In an effort to maintain safety and security throughout Ohio’s local courthouses, the Ohio Supreme Court provides local courts with security services, assessments, and training.

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