MARCH 26, 2015
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.
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
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.
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.
Take a look at upcoming Ohio Supreme Court events and announcements for the week of March 23, 2015.
MARCH 25, 2015
Gov. John Kasich appointed an Akron attorney to fill a judicial vacancy on the Akron Municipal Court.
MARCH 24, 2015
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
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 Court of Appeals Judge Cynthia Westcott Rice today served as a visiting judge on the Ohio Supreme Court.
MARCH 27, 2015
Strongsville Schools Must Hand Over List of Replacement Teachers During Strike: What You're Saying – Cleveland Plain Dealer
Teen Who Stabbed Westerville Jogger to Death Loses Appeal – Columbus Daily Reporter
Owners of 20 Abused Animals Ordered to Wait for Criminal Proceedings Before Appeal – Columbus Daily Reporter
Court Rules Rehab Program Should Have Counted Toward Jail-Time Credit – Columbus Daily Reporter
Out of Debtors’ Prison, With Law as the Key – New York Times Guest Column
Ohio Panel Sifts Ideas to Ease Tensions Between Police, Public – Columbus Dispatch
Traffic Cameras, Redux – Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial
Judge Kobly: Defendant ‘Lazy,’ Woodside Site ‘a Disgrace’ – Youngstown Vindicator
Yvette McGee Brown: Up-and-Coming Lawyers Demand Diversity – Columbus Business First