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NOVEMBER 21, 2014

Professionals From Across Ohio Gather to Discuss Ways to Operate Ohio’s Specialized Dockets

A record number of judges, court staff, probation officers, counselors and other treatment providers gathered to exchange ideas and learn to improve services at the Ohio Specialized Dockets Conference.

NOVEMBER 18, 2014

Supreme Court Hires Administrative Director

Image of Michael L. BuengerThe Ohio Supreme Court today named Michael L. Buenger as Administrative Director effective Jan. 5, 2015.

Law Students, Professionals Discuss How to Brace For the New Normal of the Legal Profession

The latest Student to Lawyer Symposium drew 127 attendees to Dublin, just north of Columbus on November 14.

NOVEMBER 17, 2014

Nearly 800 Admitted to Practice Law in Ohio at Bar Admission Ceremonies

Today, 793 new lawyers were admitted to practice law in Ohio, and were encouraged to put their newly acquired skills and expertise to good use, even if not immediately as attorneys.

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NOVEMBER 20, 2014

When Some Evidence Is Wrongly Allowed, Appeals Courts Must Decide Whether Other Evidence Supports the Verdict

When deciding whether to grant a new trial because evidence of other acts was wrongly admitted, an appeals court must consider both the effect of the improper evidence on the verdict and the strength of the remaining evidence, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

NOVEMBER 19, 2014

8th District: Spouse Owes Development Firm $700,000 in Attorney Fees After Jailed Husband’s Deceit Revealed

After her husband was fired for fraud, the spouse of a commercial development firm executive sued the company to get her 10 percent share of profits earned by the firm for construction of several federal buildings, including FBI offices.

Two Attorneys Receive Indefinite Suspensions from the Practice of Law

The Ohio Supreme Court has indefinitely suspended two attorneys following their felony convictions in unrelated cases.

NOVEMBER 18, 2014

Former Municipal Court Judge Suspended

Image of former Franklin County Municipal Court Judge Harland H. HaleHarland H. Hale, who served on the Franklin County Municipal Court, has been suspended from practicing law for six months.

NOVEMBER 13, 2014

Eighth District: Casino Control Commission Wrong To Revoke Dealer’s License for Taking Can of Red Bull Without Paying

Image of a can of Red Bull energy drinkRevoking a casino dealer’s gaming license for failure to pay $1.84 for a Red Bull will not fly, the Eighth District Court of Appeals ruled.

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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 November 17, 2014.

NOVEMBER 21, 2014

Court Hosts Celebration of Newly Formed Families

It’s not every day that you see in a courtroom balloons, cookies, and lots of people with smiles on their faces, but that’s exactly what the day called for in Franklin County Probate Court as 15 children were adopted as part of a National Adoption Day event.

NOVEMBER 17, 2014

Elected Officials Compensation Bill Introduced

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor today praised State Rep. Gerald L. Stebelton, the Ohio Council of County Officials, and the Ohio Judicial Conference for their work to introduce a bill calling for pay raises for state and local elected officials, including judges.

NOVEMBER 14, 2014

Cuyahoga County to Add Veterans Court

During the week that the nation paused to honor its military veterans, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas judges voted to create a Veterans Court.

NOVEMBER 13, 2014

Justice Pfeifer Tells Study Committee That School Funding Standards Should Remain in Constitution

Image of Ohio Supreme Court Justice Paul E. Pfeifer addressing the Ohio Constitutional Modernization CommitteeThe Only Ohio Supreme Court justice to have ruled on all four iterations of the landmark public school funding case said any proposal to remove judicial oversight of the state’s school funding methods would be a mistake and he would vocally oppose it.

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NOVEMBER 21, 2014

Professionals From Across Ohio Gather to Discuss Ways to Operate Ohio’s Specialized Dockets

A record number of judges, court staff, probation officers, counselors and other treatment providers gathered to exchange ideas and learn to improve services at the Ohio Specialized Dockets Conference.

NOVEMBER 18, 2014

Supreme Court Hires Administrative Director

Image of Michael L. BuengerThe Ohio Supreme Court today named Michael L. Buenger as Administrative Director effective Jan. 5, 2015.

Law Students, Professionals Discuss How to Brace For the New Normal of the Legal Profession

The latest Student to Lawyer Symposium drew 127 attendees to Dublin, just north of Columbus on November 14.

NOVEMBER 17, 2014

Nearly 800 Admitted to Practice Law in Ohio at Bar Admission Ceremonies

Today, 793 new lawyers were admitted to practice law in Ohio, and were encouraged to put their newly acquired skills and expertise to good use, even if not immediately as attorneys.

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