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MAY 4, 2015

Nearly 200 New Lawyers Take Oath of Office

Whether they become prosecutors or defense attorneys in the courtroom or work for a corporation or a non-profit, the new lawyers who were admitted to the practice of law in Ohio on May 4 were told they are the pillars of their communities.

MAY 1, 2015

Advocates Examine Ohio Supreme Court Task Force on Access to Justice Report

Lawyers must be at the forefront of efforts to ensure low- and moderate-income Ohioans’ legal needs are met, and innovations to the current system must be quickly adopted in the face of financial shortfalls, said lawyers, judges and advocates for the poor.

Ohio Probation Officers Training Marks First Anniversary

More than 550 probation and parole officers have completed nearly 3,200 training courses in the first year of new requirements, according to statistics released by the Ohio Supreme Court.

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MAY 1, 2015

Supreme Court to Consider Springfield Man’s Death Penalty Appeal

A Springfield man involved in multiple crimes in April 2005 appeals his convictions and death sentence to the Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday.

APRIL 30, 2015

Cleveland Cannot Tax Injured Colts Player

A professional athlete who stays in his home city receiving treatment for an injury while the team plays a game in Cleveland is not subject to Cleveland’s income tax, the Ohio Supreme Court unanimously decided today.

Cleveland Method of Taxing Pro Athletes Unconstitutional

Image of FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio (Heather McLaughlin/CC BY 2.0)The Ohio Supreme Court today ruled that the way Cleveland calculates income taxes due from non-resident NFL players based on the number of games they play is unconstitutional because it violates their due process rights.

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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" underneathHere is a look at upcoming Ohio Supreme Court events and important moments in history for the week of May 4, 2015.

MAY 6, 2015

Ohio Judges Reminded to Use Qualified Interpreters

Ohio judges on Tuesday were reminded about the court rules and laws for appointing qualified interpreters for people who don’t speak English or are deaf or hard of hearing.

MAY 5, 2015

Juvenile Judges Train To Help Ohio’s Youngest

Judges who preside over cases for Ohio’s youngest citizens recently participated in the first two Safe and Together Regional training seminars in Dayton and Columbus.

APRIL 30, 2015

Law Day and the Magna Carta

Since President Dwight Eisenhower established the first Law Day in 1958, May 1 commemorates the country’s pledge to the rule of law.

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MAY 4, 2015

Nearly 200 New Lawyers Take Oath of Office

Whether they become prosecutors or defense attorneys in the courtroom or work for a corporation or a non-profit, the new lawyers who were admitted to the practice of law in Ohio on May 4 were told they are the pillars of their communities.

MAY 1, 2015

Advocates Examine Ohio Supreme Court Task Force on Access to Justice Report

Lawyers must be at the forefront of efforts to ensure low- and moderate-income Ohioans’ legal needs are met, and innovations to the current system must be quickly adopted in the face of financial shortfalls, said lawyers, judges and advocates for the poor.

Ohio Probation Officers Training Marks First Anniversary

More than 550 probation and parole officers have completed nearly 3,200 training courses in the first year of new requirements, according to statistics released by the Ohio Supreme Court.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »