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MARCH 27, 2015

Ohio Court of Claims to Hear Lawsuit Against State Troopers

A mother and son’s lawsuit against several state agencies will be heard by the Ohio Court of Claims next week.

MARCH 26, 2015

Justices Hold Court in Mansfield

About 500 high school students from Richland County saw the justice system in action as the Ohio Supreme Court traveled to Mansfield on March 25 for its biannual Off-Site Court Program.

MARCH 23, 2015

Ohio Law Changes Today for Judicial Emergencies

Image of a flooded roadway behind a 'Road Closed Ahead' warning sign (Thinkstock)Updates to Ohio law go into effect today to help local courts that must temporarily relocate outside their territorial jurisdiction during emergencies.

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MARCH 26, 2015

Eleventh District: Deputy’s Arrest of Son in Parent’s Home Can’t Be Used to Charge Couple for Resisting

Ashtabula County prosecutors cannot use evidence gathered during the tasing and arrest of a Conneaut man in his parents’ home to charge the parents with resisting arrest, the Eleventh District Court of Appeals ruled.

Trial Courts Must Take Specific Steps to Enforce Settlements

After a case has been dismissed, a trial court retains authority to enforce a settlement only if the court’s dismissal entry either includes the agreement’s terms or explicitly states that the court has kept jurisdiction to enforce the agreement, according to an Ohio Supreme Court ruling today.

MARCH 25, 2015

Court Clarifies Allied Offenses Statute

When two or more crimes by a defendant result in harm that is separate and identifiable, the offenses are of “dissimilar import,” and the defendant may be convicted of and sentenced for multiple offenses, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

When Strike Ends, Identities of Replacement Teachers Are Public Record

Image of a pile of signs that say 'On Strike' (John Kershner/Thinkstock)Five months after a contentious school strike ended, little evidence showed that the replacement teachers faced any serious threats of harm and their names could be released to the teacher’s union requesting their identities, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

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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 March 23, 2015.

MARCH 25, 2015

Akron Municipal Court Vacancy Filled

Gov. John Kasich appointed an Akron attorney to fill a judicial vacancy on the Akron Municipal Court.

MARCH 24, 2015

Governor Fills Vacancy on Conneaut Municipal Court

Carl L. DiFranco will begin his service as Conneaut Municipal Court judge on April 6, after his appointment on Monday by Gov. John R. Kasich.

MARCH 12, 2015

Governor Fills Vacancy on Bedford Municipal Court

A U.S. Marine Corps veteran and former Ohio House member will take the bench on March 23 after his appointment today by Gov. John Kasich to the Bedford Municipal Court.

MARCH 11, 2015

Eleventh District Judge Hears Supreme Court Case

Image of Eleventh District Court of Appeals Judge Cynthia Westcott RiceEleventh District Court of Appeals Judge Cynthia Westcott Rice today served as a visiting judge on the Ohio Supreme Court.

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MARCH 27, 2015

Ohio Court of Claims to Hear Lawsuit Against State Troopers

A mother and son’s lawsuit against several state agencies will be heard by the Ohio Court of Claims next week.

MARCH 26, 2015

Justices Hold Court in Mansfield

About 500 high school students from Richland County saw the justice system in action as the Ohio Supreme Court traveled to Mansfield on March 25 for its biannual Off-Site Court Program.

MARCH 23, 2015

Ohio Law Changes Today for Judicial Emergencies

Image of a flooded roadway behind a 'Road Closed Ahead' warning sign (Thinkstock)Updates to Ohio law go into effect today to help local courts that must temporarily relocate outside their territorial jurisdiction during emergencies.

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