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APRIL 28, 2017

Supreme Court weighs in on DP&L caseDayton Daily News

Judge Crawford removed from former State Rep. Kraus’ caseToledo Blade

Appeals court bans Cleveland gun registry, regulationsCleveland Plain Dealer

An arresting career: Lynne Callahan’s unusual path from cop to 9th District judgeAkron Legal News

New Montgomery County judge to be sworn inDayton Daily News

Niles judicial hopefuls would boost fees, finesWarren Tribune Chronicle

Late Judge Robinson blazed new trails for black women in local legal channels; funeral is SaturdayAkron Beacon Journal

Cleveland traffic law snag led to 63 improper jail sentences, nearly $72K in finesCleveland Plain Dealer

Some Cuyahoga County municipal courts bluff about their payment plansCleveland Plain Dealer

East Cleveland, Cleveland Heights among top 15 courts in Ohio to issue most license suspensionsCleveland Plain Dealer

Apex Landfill complaints aired before Jefferson County commissioners, OEPA help soughtSteubenville Herald-Star

Video kicks off Stark County Courthouse bicentennial eventsCanton Repository

Mahoning County Law Day celebrations underwayAkron Legal News

Joint justice center has a nameTiffin Advertiser Tribune

Growing PainsFindlay Courier editorial


APRIL 27, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court declines Avon appeal; city’s bed tax remains illegalElyria Chronicle-Telegram

Judge defends his courtroom comments in ECOT caseColumbus Dispatch

ECOT posturing with petitionColumbus Dispatch letter to editor

Keith Schierloh sworn in as common pleas court judgeFindlay Courier

Struthers judge candidate has decades-old vehicular-homicide convictionYoungstown Vindicator

May 2017 election preview: 4 running for Willoughby Municipal Court in contested partisan primariesWilloughby News-Herald

Graduates celebrate completion of drug courtFremont News-Messenger

Local court awarded technology grant1812 Blockhouse

Ohio cocaine oops: Suspect drops bag of drugs in courtCleveland WJW-TV

Ohio judge blasts father who overdosed in front of 9-year-old daughterNew York Daily News

Elephant tranquilizer makes lethal entry into opioid crisisWashington Post

Helping others on the worst day of their livesColumbus Dispatch column

Lose citizenship for fibbing? Supreme Court justices fumeUSA Today


APRIL 26, 2017

Court agrees to rehear lethal injection case in win for OhioAssociated Press

Ohio chief justice wants more opioid education in schoolsNewark Advocate

Judge Tony Capizzi helps kids, families reclaim futuresDayton Daily News

ECOT critic was out of orderColumbus Dispatch letter to editor

Power over parks should not be in judge’s handsCleveland Plain Dealer editorial

Youngstown judicial candidate to rectify improper donation from her dadYoungstown Vindicator

Sherron recommended for Middletown judgeship by GOPMiddletown Journal-News

Disgraced Strongsville lawyer tied to Cuyahoga County corruption scandal found in contemptCleveland Plain Dealer

Former Lisbon attorney in courtLisbon Morning Journal

County, Findlay judges say it’s time to talk about jail expansionFindlay Courier

Ohio House budget proposal would eliminate Municipal Clerk’s officeSpringfield News-Sun

How the Ohio House wants to spend additional $171 million to fight drugsColumbus Dispatch

Opioid crisis event is planned for ThursdayYoungstown Vindicator

Justice Sotomayor Boils Down What’s Twisted About The Law On Police BrutalityHuffington Post


APRIL 25, 2017

US Supreme Court Upholds Sentence of Dayton Peeper - Columbus Dispatch

Ex-Attorney, Village Solicitor Arraigned - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Murder. Truth. Good Things. If You Could Choose One Topic to Turn into a Podcast, Which Would It Be? - Cincinnati WCPO-TV

Inmate May Be Freed After DNA Raises Doubts in Ohio Slaying - Akron Legal News

Attorney ‘Offended’ Hearing After Firefighter’s Death - Cincinnati Enquirer

Proposed Reforms Could Divert 3,400 Offenders from Ohio’s Overcrowded Prisons. Not Everyone Is on Board - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Joe Blundo: My 15 Seconds as Bill O’Reilly’s Target of Rage - Columbus Dispatch Column

Looking to the Future: Stark Sales Tax Renewal Will Provide Funds for Upgraded Communications System - Alliance Review

Ohio Cities Offering Community Education on Addiction - Columbus Dispatch

SHERIFF: Cameras, More Narcan Needed for Opioid Epidemic - Dayton Daily News

Justice Sotomayor Boils down What’s Twisted about the Law on Police Brutality - Huffington Post


APRIL 24, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court Will Hear Instagram Intimidation Case Connected to Cleveland Gang Dispute - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Springfield Won’t Follow Dayton, Plans to Keep Red Light Cameras off - Springfield News-Sun

Local Anti-Fracking Group Hopes Third Time’s the Charm for Charter - Athens News

Execution Date Set for Trumbull Co. Man - Alliance Review

Kucinich Emerges to Blister Charter School Operators - Columbus Dispatch

Drug Court Grads ‘Winning the War Against the Devil’ - Marion Star

Columbiana County Municipal Court to Offer License Restoration Workshop - Youngstown Vindicator

Judge Was Lenient on Church Rapist - Columbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Judge Tyack Calls It Like He Sees It - Columbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Retired Judge Ronald Bowman Dies at Age 86 - Toledo Blade

3 Republicans Vie for Spot in Medina Municipal Court Judgeship Race - Medina Gazette

Indicted Former Head of Franklin County Board of Elections Takes Plea Deal - Columbus Dispatch

Law School Dean Sues UC - Cincinnati Enquirer

Man Accused of Impersonating Judge, Detective Arrested - Cincinnati Enquirer

Judge Again Asks Tommy Thompson for Gold Location - Columbus Dispatch

Are John Cranley's ‘Trolley’ Attack Ads on Yvette Simpson True? - Cincinnati Enquirer

Columbus Law Firm Plans Eastern Ohio Office - Columbus Dispatch

Legal-Ease: Asset Distribution Plans Require Thought - Lima News

Proposed Reforms Would Lessen Our Addiction to Incarceration - New Philadelphia Times Reporter Guest Column

Some Toledo Doctors Already Give Medical Pot Cards - Toledo Blade

Indiana Supreme Court Set to Be All-White, All-GOP Appointed - U.S. News & World Report


APRIL 21, 2017

Supreme Court Sets 2020 Execution for Man Convicted of Warren Murder, Rape - Youngstown Vindicator

Ohio Supreme Court Orders Halt in Liquidation of Defunct Chesley Law Firm - Cincinnati City Beat

Execution Date Set for Man Convicted of Trumbull County Killings - Youngstown WYTV-TV

Lack of Appeal: Judge Blemishes Bench - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Kraus: Judge Should Get the Boot - Sandusky Register

City Officials Fight for Home Rule - North Ridgeville Press

Dayton Plans to Bring Back Speed, Red-Light Cameras - Dayton Daily News

Budget Amendment Proposal Could Be Used to Penalize Protesters, ACLU Ohio Says - Columbus WOSU Radio

Justice Kennedy’s Experience as Police Officer Provides Unique Perspective - Columbus Daily Reporter

New Trial Sought After Juror Reveals He Knew Defendant’s History - Toledo Blade

Evin King Released as OIP Celebrates #25 - University of Cincinnati College of Law

Judge Unfairly Castigated ECOT - Columbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Dunn for Struthers Judge - Youngstown Vindicator Editorial

Four Well-Known Candidates Want to Be Niles Municipal Court Judge - Youngstown Vindicator

Youngstown Muni Judge Race Most Expensive in Primary; McNally, Shaker Outspending Opponents - Youngstown Vindicator

Seneca County’s Derangement - Toledo Blade Editorial

Monroe Prosecutor Honored for Community Service - Martins Ferry Times Leader

WHIO Reports: Justice at the Jailhouse - Dayton WHIO-TV

What Do Victims Want to See in Criminal Justice Reform? - Cincinnati WVXU Radio

Supreme Court Orders Refunds for People Whose Criminal Convictions Are Overturned - Dayton Daily News

‘I Don’t Like to Be Touched’: Video Shows 10-Year-Old Autistic Boy Getting Arrested at School - Washington Post


APRIL 20, 2017

Here’s How the Ohio Supreme Court’s New Decision Could Affect Your Business - Cincinnati Business Courier

Lawyers Can Solicit Clients with Emails, Says Ohio Ethics Board - Columbus Daily Reporter

Tressel Tat-Tipster Lawyer Faces Misconduct Charges for Fourth Time - Columbus Dispatch

4 Valley Lawyers Facing Discipline by State Board - Youngstown Vindicator

Question Raised over Johnson’s Ability to Serve with Conviction - Cleveland WKYC-TV

Ohio Police Want Traffic Cameras Back Despite State Restrictions - Associated Press

Dayton Has Plan to Bring Back Red Light Cameras - Dayton Daily News

German Village Leaders Vow to Fight Placing Gas Meters Outside - Columbus Dispatch

Machete Incident in Steubenville Brings Guilty Plea - Steubenville Herald Star

Critics Question Merits of Ohio State’s Energy-Privatization Deal - The Lantern, Ohio State University

Stow Doctor Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Patient Seeking New Trial; Sentencing Again Put on Hold - Akron Beacon Journal

Justice Was Once an Army officer, Television Reporter - Columbus Daily Reporter

Champaign County 8th-Grade Murder Suspect Could Be Tried as Adult - Springfield News-Sun

ACLU to Hamilton County: Allow Jail Marriages - Cincinnati Enquirer

Ohio Judge Releases Man Imprisoned 23 Years for Woman’s Slaying - Youngstown Vindicator

Wauseon Attorney Appointed to Fulton County Court - Toledo Blade

David L. Johnson | 1933-2017: Longtime Judge Was Decorated Army Helicopter Pilot - Columbus Dispatch

Judge Column: It’s a Question of Access - Delaware Gazette Column

Law Firms Use Cutting-Edge Technology to Gain a Competitive Advantage - Akron Legal News

Pike County Murders: ‘There Will Always Be a Scar on This Town’ - Dayton Daily News

Community-Wide Naloxone Training Planned Monday - Findlay Courier

Higginsport Enforcing Speed with Camera - Georgetown News Democrat

Sorry, College Kids, There’s No Such Thing as Hate Speech - The Federalist Column

Signet Jewelers Brings in Former Federal Judge to Review Workplace Policies - Crain’s Cleveland Business


APRIL 19, 2017

Ohio High Court Will Review Full Autopsies from 8 Slayings - Associated Press

Charges Dropped in Jail Theft - Ashtabula Star Beacon

Ohio Court Rejects Claim that Judge’s Sentence Vindictive - Associated Press

ECOT Wants Appeals Court Judge Removed for Comparing E-School Founder to Russian Oligarch - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Municipal Court to Retool Technological Needs - Gallipolis Daily Tribune

Former Doctor James Bressi Files for New Trial; Judge May Impose Jail Time Sentence - Hudson Hub-Times

Justice French Brings Interest in Education, Variety of Legal Experience to the Bench - Columbus Daily Reporter

Hoover Dissents in Supreme Court Decision - Portsmouth Daily Times

Lost File Leads to Plea Agreement Instead of Murder Trial - Columbus Dispatch

Experience Counts in Race for Youngstown City Judge - Youngstown Vindicator

Election May 2017: Terry Swauger - Youngstown WKBN-TV

Proposal Would Allow Judges to Fine Ohioans Opposing Park District Actions - Cleveland Plain Dealer

‘Not My Child’: Experts Discuss Opiate Epidemic Challenges - Associated Press

Drinking while Jurying - The Marshall Project

Columbus Makes Art Presents: Columbus Playwright Herb Brown - Columbus Underground

Business Student and Faculty Member Win Outstanding Paper Award at Professional Conference - Ohio Northern University

Seneca County ‘Tops out’ Courthouse Project - Toledo Blade

Another Milestone - Tiffin Advertiser-Tribune

Chemist’s Misconduct Is Likely to Void 20,000 Massachusetts Drug Cases - New York Times


APRIL 18, 2017

ECOT Wants ‘Biased’ Judge Removed from Its Appeal - Columbus Dispatch

Justice Brings Executive, Legislative Experience to Bench - Columbus Daily Reporter

Kenneth E. DeShetler (1928-2017): Insurance Executive Was Also Judge, and Medical College of Ohio Trustee - Toledo Blade

7th District Vacates Carroll County Court’s Judgment to Quiet Title in Church Property Dispute - Akron Legal News

Prosecutor Moves to Free Cleveland Man Wrongfully Convicted of Killing Girlfriend in 1994 - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Judges Offering License Restoration Workshop - Lisbon Morning Journal

Two Vying for Open Seat on Youngstown Muni Court - Youngstown Vindicator

Coventry Township Trustee Sues Two Summit County Sheriff’s Officials over Arrest - Akron Beacon Journal

Authorities Say Ex-Alexandria Official Stole More than Originally Thought - Columbus Dispatch

Rhoden Family Massacre: With No Answers, Family Marks Time - Newark Advocate

Watkins Memorial Hosts Discussion on Drug Abuse - Newark Advocate

Columbus Attorney Named State’s Honorary Consul of Japan - Columbus Daily Reporter

Commissioners Preserving the History of Lorain County - Lorain Morning Journal

Historic Stark Courthouse Site Marks Bicentennial - Canton Repository

Repercussions Unclear for Judge After Comments on Rape Case - Associated Press


APRIL 17, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Get Look at Ohio Receipts Tax - Bloomberg BNA

Kasich: I Sent Ohio Troopers to Assist with Security at Dakota Access Pipeline - Cincinnati Enquirer

New Justice Brings Wide Variety of Experience to State’s Highest Court - Columbus Daily Reporter

Landowners Near Ohio Lake Sue State Alleging Retaliation - Associated Press

Wrong Court, Judge Decides on Appeal - Lisbon Morning Journal

Schierloh Sworn in as Judge of Putnam County Common Pleas Court - Lima News

4 Seeking Niles Bench Pledge Specialized Dockets - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Two Vying for Municipal Judge’s Post - Findlay Courier

Former Assistant Prosecutor Hired for New Geauga County Probate/Juvenile Court Magistrate Position - Willoughby News-Herald

Is County Getting Hosed on Public Defender Costs? - Athens News

National Model Inspires Juvenile Detention Reform in Ohio - Hatteras (NC) WCSM Radio

Few Answers a Year After Pike County Massacre Left 8 Rhoden Family Members Dead - Cincinnati WCPO-TV

Beavercreek’s Legal Bill in John Crawford Case: $430K and Rising - Dayton Daily News

States Consider Barring Death Penalty for Severely Mentally Ill -

Law You Can Use: Month-to-Month Tenancies in Ohio - Willoughby News-Herald

Critics Say DuPont Has Spent More on Attorneys than Testing People for Contamination - Columbus Dispatch

Overcoming Opioids: The Quest for Less Addictive Drugs - Associated Press

On Duval County Courthouse Lawn, Yoga Instructor Is the Judge - Florida Times Union

Despite Clear Language in State Constitution, Nevada Supreme Court Says State Judges Can’t Be Recalled - Las Vegas Review-Journal Editorial


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