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DECEMBER 15, 2017

Former Judge Who Mediated NFL Settlement in Concussion Cases to Keynote Ohio Dispute Resolution Conference

Image of two men in suits shaking hands (Thinkstock)A former district court judge and U.S. attorney made headlines a few years ago when he served as the court-appointed mediator in a settlement between the NFL and 4,500 retired players over alleged concussion-related brain injuries.

DECEMBER 6, 2017

31 Victims of Attorney Theft Reimbursed Nearly $200,000

Nearly $200,000 was awarded to 31 victims of attorney theft, following a vote of the Board of Commissioners of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection on Dec. 1.

DECEMBER 4, 2017

New Series of Courthouse Videos Premieres

The newest set of mini documentaries about Ohio’s 88 county courthouses begins airing Dec. 4.

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DECEMBER 14, 2017

Pike County May Withhold Portions of Autopsy Reports from Press

Portions of a county coroner’s autopsy reports that are part of an open homicide investigation are not public records and not available for public inspection until investigators release them, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

DECEMBER 13, 2017

Red-Light Camera Cases Sent Back to Lower Courts

Challenges by the cities of Springfield and Toledo to a 2015 state law regulating the use of red-light and speed cameras must be resolved by trial courts applying the Ohio Supreme Court’s July ruling that parts of the state law are unconstitutional.

DECEMBER 7, 2017

Landowners Can Challenge Increased Property Tax Value Placed on Woodlands

Image of farmland next to a wooded area (Thinkstock)The Ohio Supreme Court ruled today that landowners who complain that their agricultural lands have been overtaxed may challenge their land values before the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals.

Two Ohio Attorneys Suspended

Two Ohio lawyers were suspended for two years, with 18 months stayed, by the Ohio Supreme Court today for violating rules governing the conduct of Ohio attorneys.

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DECEMBER 15, 2017

Macedonian Legal Scholars Visit Downtown Cincinnati

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Patrick F. Fischer welcomed a group of judges, journalists, and legal experts from Macedonia this week.

DECEMBER 12, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Welcomes New Judges

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor welcomed 53 judges to the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center this week.

NOVEMBER 17, 2017

Chief Justice Issues Statement

Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor of the Supreme Court of Ohio issued this statement today:

“I condemn in no uncertain terms Justice O’Neill’s Facebook post. No words can convey my shock.This gross disrespect for women shakes the public’s confidence in the integrity of the judiciary.”

NOVEMBER 8, 2017

Eight Incumbent Judges Lose Municipal Court Seats

On an Election Day when voters in 52 Ohio counties elected 109 municipal court judges, eight challengers beat incumbent judges in Butler, Cuyahoga, Lucas, and Summit counties.

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DECEMBER 15, 2017

Former Judge Who Mediated NFL Settlement in Concussion Cases to Keynote Ohio Dispute Resolution Conference

Image of two men in suits shaking hands (Thinkstock)A former district court judge and U.S. attorney made headlines a few years ago when he served as the court-appointed mediator in a settlement between the NFL and 4,500 retired players over alleged concussion-related brain injuries.

DECEMBER 6, 2017

31 Victims of Attorney Theft Reimbursed Nearly $200,000

Nearly $200,000 was awarded to 31 victims of attorney theft, following a vote of the Board of Commissioners of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection on Dec. 1.

DECEMBER 4, 2017

New Series of Courthouse Videos Premieres

The newest set of mini documentaries about Ohio’s 88 county courthouses begins airing Dec. 4.

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