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May 2, 2016

Opiate Conference Attendees Hear About Ohio Courts’ Efforts to Combat Epidemic

Image of Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor speaking from behind a podiumThe role of Ohio courts in the battle against Ohio’s opiate epidemic was in the spotlight today as Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor spoke to attendees of the seventh annual opiate conference in Columbus.

State Bar Honors Former Ohio Supreme Court Justice

Image of a man speaking from a podium in a courtroom of the Cleveland Municipal CourtFormer Ohio Supreme Court Justice Yvette McGee Brown has been honored by the Ohio State Bar Association as the 2016 recipient of the Nettie Cronise Lutes Award.

APRIL 26, 2016

Franklin County Municipal Court Opens Self-Help Center

For residents who can’t afford legal representation, navigating the court system can be intimidating.

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APRIL 28, 2016

Willoughby Attorney Involved in Calabrese Conviction Receives Stayed Suspension

Willoughby Attorney Hector G. Martinez Jr., who admitted to participating in an attempted bribery scheme connected with Cleveland Attorney Anthony O. Calabrese III, received a six-month stayed suspension from the practice of law from the Ohio Supreme Court today.

Law Presuming Juvenile’s Statement in Police Custody Was Voluntary Ruled Unconstitutional

In the context of interrogating juveniles in police custody, a state law that presumes the suspect’s statements are voluntary if electronically recorded is unconstitutional, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

APRIL 27, 2016

Judge Can Impose Jointly Recommended Consecutive Sentences Without Independent Review

A trial court judge is not required to make a separate consecutive-sentence finding if presented with a jointly recommended sentence that contains consecutive sentences, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

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APRIL 29, 2016

Ohio Committee Looks to Reform Bail and Pretrial Services

Image of national consultants Timothy Schnacke and Lori EvilleLooking to reform pretrial services and bail in Ohio, an Ad Hoc committee of the Ohio Sentencing Commission discussed statewide practices yesterday with national consultants.

APRIL 19, 2016

Two District Judges Hear Supreme Court Cases

Image of Sixth District Court of Appeals Judge James D. Jensen and Tenth District Court of Appeals Judge William A. KlattTenth District Court of Appeals Judge William A. Klatt and Sixth District Court of Appeals Judge James D. Jensen served as visiting judges on the Ohio Supreme Court today and heard oral arguments in two separate cases.

APRIL 13, 2016

Cleveland Municipal Court, Franklin County Municipal Court Vacancies Filled

Gov. John R. Kasich on April 12 filled vacancies on the Cleveland Municipal Court and the Franklin County Municipal Court.

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May 2, 2016

Opiate Conference Attendees Hear About Ohio Courts’ Efforts to Combat Epidemic

Image of Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor speaking from behind a podiumThe role of Ohio courts in the battle against Ohio’s opiate epidemic was in the spotlight today as Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor spoke to attendees of the seventh annual opiate conference in Columbus.

State Bar Honors Former Ohio Supreme Court Justice

Image of a man speaking from a podium in a courtroom of the Cleveland Municipal CourtFormer Ohio Supreme Court Justice Yvette McGee Brown has been honored by the Ohio State Bar Association as the 2016 recipient of the Nettie Cronise Lutes Award.

APRIL 26, 2016

Franklin County Municipal Court Opens Self-Help Center

For residents who can’t afford legal representation, navigating the court system can be intimidating.

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