JULY 24, 2014
State law and a rule for criminal proceedings preclude a trial court from sentencing a felony offender to community-control sanctions without first ordering and reviewing a presentence investigation report, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.
Because the trial court did not meet statutory requirements for imposing prison terms consecutively, the Ohio Supreme Court today set aside the more than eight-year prison sentence of a man who stole about $117 from a Delaware County hotel’s vending machines.
JULY 23, 2014
The Twelfth District Court of Appeals rejected a man’s appeal to have all of his charges acquitted.
Take a look at upcoming Ohio Supreme Court events and announcements for the week of July 28, 2014.
JULY 28, 2014
Tucked behind a fire station and township building near the northeast Ohio city of Painesville are rows of sweet corn, cabbage, and tomatoes in a garden that started as an idea 20 years ago.
JULY 18, 2014
Delaware Municipal Court Judge David M. Gormley will attend a national week-long, leadership-development seminar in September after his selection as one of 48 emerging state leaders.
JULY 17, 2014
Ohio House of Representatives members Margaret Ann Ruhl and Andy Brenner want Delaware County Court of Common Pleas to have a domestic relations division and a new judge to serve that division.
JULY 29, 2014
Testimony Enough for Attempted Murder Conviction, Appeals Court Rules – Columbus Daily Reporter
Witness Recants Testimony, but Murderers Lose Appeal – Columbus Daily Reporter
Judges Rule Tugging Match over Child Was Violent Behavior – Columbus Daily Reporter
Appeals Court Reluctantly Agrees with 15-Year Sentence for Gun Possession – Columbus Daily Reporter
Flawed Arizona Execution Must Force Another Look at Ohio’s Death Cocktail – Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial