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FEBRUARY 5, 2016

February Disciplinary Hearings Announced

The Ohio Supreme Court’s Board of Professional Conduct today announced the disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct that are scheduled this month.

FEBRUARY 4, 2016

Regional Courses Offered to Juvenile Courts to Enhance Abuse and Neglect Case Management

Ohio juvenile courts are being invited to assemble teams to attend a regional abuse, neglect, and dependency (AND) caseflow management course.

JANUARY 29, 2016

High School Students Tackle Timely Issue in Mock Trial Competition

Image of high school students in a courtroom playing the parts of witnesses and attorneys in a mock trialMore than 3,000 high school students will enter courtrooms across the state today to take part in the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education’s (OCLRE) 33rd Annual Ohio Mock Trial district competitions.

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FEBRUARY 4, 2016

Board Must Reconsider Property Tax Valuation of Marietta Lowe’s

The applicability of the “special-purpose doctrine” must be considered before a Lowe’s Home Center in Marietta can be appraised at $7.2 million, which is $1.5 million more than Lowe’s claims it is worth, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

FEBRUARY 3, 2016

Two Ohio Attorneys Suspended

In separate disciplinary cases announced today, the Ohio Supreme Court suspended two Ohio attorneys from the practice of law.

FEBRUARY 2, 2016

Court of Claims: Wrongfully Imprisoned Cleveland Man Settles for $337,000

The Ohio Court of Claims approved a $337,000 settlement between the state and a Cleveland man accused of arson. A Cuyahoga County judge, who deemed the man wrongfully imprisoned, found him to be the victim of a plot to kill him by setting a building on fire.

FEBRUARY 1, 2016

Court to Weigh if Police Liable for Bystander Injuries Caused by Fleeing Suspect During Pursuit

A woman seriously injured when a suspected burglar crashed his car into her while fleeing from police in Montgomery County is seeking damages from the government agencies claiming the officers ignored policies restricting high-speed pursuits.

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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 Feb. 1, 2016.

FEBRUARY 3, 2016

Top National State Court Leadership Associations Launch National Task Force on Fines, Fees and Bail Practices

The country’s two national state court leadership associations have formed a National Task Force on Fines, Fees and Bail Practices to address the ongoing impact that court fines and fees and bail practices have on communities – especially the economically disadvantaged – across the United States.

JANUARY 29, 2016

Lima Municipal Court Vacancy Filled

David A. Rodabaugh, a former Lima law director, will join Judge Tammy K. Hursh on the city’s municipal court on Feb. 18 after his appointment by Gov. John R. Kasich on Jan. 28 to fill a vacancy.

JANUARY 26, 2016

Judicial Profile: Sixth District Court of Appeals Judge Arlene Singer

In her chambers at the Sixth District Court of Appeals building in Toledo, Judge Arlene Singer proudly displays her love of science fiction and baseball.

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FEBRUARY 5, 2016

February Disciplinary Hearings Announced

The Ohio Supreme Court’s Board of Professional Conduct today announced the disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct that are scheduled this month.

FEBRUARY 4, 2016

Regional Courses Offered to Juvenile Courts to Enhance Abuse and Neglect Case Management

Ohio juvenile courts are being invited to assemble teams to attend a regional abuse, neglect, and dependency (AND) caseflow management course.

JANUARY 29, 2016

High School Students Tackle Timely Issue in Mock Trial Competition

Image of high school students in a courtroom playing the parts of witnesses and attorneys in a mock trialMore than 3,000 high school students will enter courtrooms across the state today to take part in the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education’s (OCLRE) 33rd Annual Ohio Mock Trial district competitions.

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