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May 25, 2016

Board of Professional Conduct June Disciplinary Hearings Announced

The Board of Professional Conduct today announced the disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct that are scheduled in June.

May 23, 2016

Supreme Court Launches Improved Case Activity Notification Application

The Ohio Supreme Court today unveiled an easier to use Case Activity Notification application with expanded search and subscription capabilities.

New Forms Approved for Probate Courts

The Ohio Supreme Court today announced the adoption of new probate forms to facilitate the involuntary treatment of alcohol and drug abusers and to permit someone applying for a name change to waive the public notice requirement under certain conditions.

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MAY 23, 2016

Death-Row Inmate Objects to Appeals Process for DNA Testing Requests

An Alliance man on death row wants the appeals process in the state law allowing additional DNA testing declared unconstitutional.

MAY 19, 2016

Court Rejects Murder Conviction Appeal

The Ohio Supreme Court today affirmed the aggravated murder conviction of a Youngstown man whose previous death sentence had been vacated.

MAY 18, 2016

Sex-Offender Registration Termination Not Available for Pre-2008 Offenses

The Ohio Supreme Court today ruled that a statutory procedure allowing sex offenders to terminate reporting requirements available to Adam Walsh Act (AWA) offenders who committed certain sexual offenses after the state’s 2008 implementation of the AWA is not available to Megan’s Law sex offenders who committed crimes prior to the 2008 implementation date.

MAY 17, 2016

Details of Legal Work Done by Outside Firm for City Not Public Record

When attorney-fee billing statements with detailed information about the tasks undertaken by a law firm representing a city are intertwined with summaries of the legal work performed, the detailed information is not a public record, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

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MAY 31, 2016

Judge Moore Substitutes for Recused Justice on Ohio Supreme Court

Image of Ninth District Court of Appeals Judge Carla D. MooreNinth District Court of Appeals Judge Carla D. Moore served as a visiting judge on the Ohio Supreme Court today and heard oral arguments in case concerning DNA post-conviction testing for a capital defendant.

MAY 27, 2016

New Overtime Rules Could Impact Ohio Court Employees

As with any other sector of the economy, the new overtime rules announced last week by the U.S. Department of Labor may affect employees working in Ohio’s court system.

MAY 24, 2016

Ohio Awards $1.6 Million to Juvenile Courts for Detention Alternatives and Security Enhancements

In an effort to reserve detention placement for certain youth, address challenges of troubled youth early, and improve detention services and conditions of confinement, the Ohio Department of Youth Services recently announced $1,628,804 in funding to assist 23 counties through the agency’s new Detention Alternatives and Enhancements Initiative.

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May 25, 2016

Board of Professional Conduct June Disciplinary Hearings Announced

The Board of Professional Conduct today announced the disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct that are scheduled in June.

May 23, 2016

Supreme Court Launches Improved Case Activity Notification Application

The Ohio Supreme Court today unveiled an easier to use Case Activity Notification application with expanded search and subscription capabilities.

New Forms Approved for Probate Courts

The Ohio Supreme Court today announced the adoption of new probate forms to facilitate the involuntary treatment of alcohol and drug abusers and to permit someone applying for a name change to waive the public notice requirement under certain conditions.

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