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DECEMBER 13, 2017

High Court Sides with Toledo in Traffic Camera Challenge - Toledo Blade

Ohio Court Again Sides with Cities in Traffic Camera Ruling - Associated Press

Springfield Red-Light Camera Case Sent back to Lower Courts - Dayton Daily News

Attorney’s Contempt Case Goes to Ohio Supreme Court - Sandusky Register

Sandusky Attorney to Serve 30 Days in Jail? - Sandusky Register

Fox Case Appeals to Ohio Supreme Court - Sandusky Register

Prosecutor: Teen Was Contract Killer Seeking to ‘Become Rich’ - Cincinnati Enquirer

Residents Who Refuse to Shovel Sidewalks Can Face Lawsuits, Citations - Cleveland WOIO-TV

Attorney Claims Minutes Don’t Explain Alliance Council’s Closed Session - Alliance Review

Retherford Says Bill Will Prevent ‘Re-victimizing’ of Crime Victims - Hamilton Journal-News

Food Advertising and Compelled Commercial Speech in 2017 - Trademark and Copyright Law Blog

O’Neill Must Step Down from Bench - Steubenville Herald-Star Editorial

Cities Seeking to Put Locals to Work on Public Projects Score a Victory in District Court - Akron Beacon Journal

Prosecutor: Serial Killer Anthony Kirkland’s Resentencing to Begin in July - Cincinnati WCPO-TV

County OKs Planning Deal - Tiffin Advertiser-Tribune

Bail Agents Rep Responds to Criticism of Cash Bail System - Ideastream

Lawmaker: Changes Likely in Store for Reagan Tokes Act - Columbus WBNS-TV

Linking Treatment and Support Key for Recovering Addicts - Ohio Public Radio

Petitions Certified for Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Issue - Ohio Public Radio

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury, Please Wake Up! - Wall Street Journal

Data Cited in SCOTUS Decision Upholding Sentencing Commission Was ‘Flimsy’ and ‘Flat-out Wrong’ - ABA Journal

How Ohio Could Be Affected by Supreme Court Gerrymandering Case Brought by Maryland Republicans - Out of Line: Impact 2017 and Beyond - Cleveland Plain Dealer


DECEMBER 12, 2017

Cleveland Cop Killer Quisi Bryan to Be Executed in 2022, Ohio Supreme Court Orders - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Bill Continues Pursuit to Nix Ticket Cameras - Land Line Magazine

Former CHS Principal Jeff Fisher Files to Seal Court Record in Sexual Battery Case - Chillicothe Gazette

ECOT: State Conspired to Botch Review of Enrollment Data - Columbus Dispatch

Can ECOT Saga Please End Now? - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Court of Claims Report Says SWACO Improperly Withheld Document - Columbus Dispatch

Despite Asking to Withdraw Guilty Plea, Youngstown Man Gets Three-Year Prison Term - Youngstown Vindicator

Shelby Drug Court Holds 1st Graduation Ceremony for 5 Recovering Addicts - Mansfield News Journal

Video Arraignments Keep Cops on Streets - Steubenville Herald-Star

Mooney Students’ Christmas Trees Are Changing Lives - Youngstown Vindicator

Justice Insider: Don’t Curse at This Judge, or Blow Her Kisses - Columbus Dispatch

One County, Court System Aim to Keep Families Together in Opioid Fight - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Some Ohio Suspended Drivers Could Get Limited Privileges Back Under New Bill - Cleveland WEWS-TV

OU Students Generate Solutions to Opioid Crisis - Athens Messenger

Ohio Adult, Youth Prison Agencies Merging Office Functions - Associated Press

Ohio Voters May Decide on Plan to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2018 - Dayton Daily News

Federal Prosecutors Argue Recent Court Rulings Don’t Apply to Jimmy Dimora’s Attempt to Vacate Convictions - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Appeals Judge Grills University that Told Title IX Hearing Panel ‘Future of 1000 Girls’ Was at Stake - The College Fix

Fight Against Mugshot Sites Brings Little Success - Huffington Post


DECEMBER 11, 2017

Man’s Death Sentence Is Unfair, Attorneys Argue - Associated Press

Massillon Attorney Suspended for Misconduct - Canton Repository

Prosecutors Appeal Eva Christian Decision to Supreme Court - Dayton Daily News

Experts Weigh in on a Recent Dram Shop Act Ruling - Akron Legal News

Ohio Could Soon Become a Hotbed for Sports Law Junkies - Real Sport

Loophole Could Let Ohio Utilities Evade Court Review - Midwest Energy News

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Calls Increase Dramatically After Matt Lauer Allegations - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Alan Miller: Coalition Works on Your Behalf to Keep Government Open - Columbus Dispatch Column

More Niles Court Security Sought - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Norwalk Municipal Court Receives State Certification - Norwalk Reflector

What to Do About Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O'Neill, the Democratic Candidate for Governor Who Declines to Step Down Till January, Just One Issue in Race: Thomas Suddes - Cleveland Plain Dealer Column

Cleveland Wins Back-to-Back Legal Decisions - Crain’s Cleveland Business

State Groups Back School Board’s Fight Against HB 70 - Youngstown Vindicator

Sandusky Attorney’s Contempt Appeal Denied - Sandusky Register

Cuyahoga County Judge Strikes down Law Restricting Cities’ Right to Set Minimum Wage, Limit Cell Equipment - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Judge Receives Judicial Award - Youngstown Vindicator

Mollenkopf Elected OCCA President - Van Wert Times Bulletin

Juvenile Court’s Alternative School Program Wins Statewide Award - Willoughby News-Herald

Bill in Ohio House Seeks to Give Judges More Say in Bail Decisions - Dayton Daily News

Conservative Buckeye Institute Endorses Bail Reform - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Lawmakers Say Driving Suspensions Overused, Fines Too High - Associated Press

If It’s All About Safety . . . - Lorain Morning News Editorial

Lachey’s Bar Manager Shooting: In Search of Justice and a Fair Trial - Cincinnati Enquirer Column

More Buckeye Lake Area Officials to Take Oath of Office on December 28 - Buckeye Lake Beacon

Kohlreiser Named Ohio’s Assistant Prosecutor of the Year - Lima News

Population Growth, Increased Caseload Leads to Union County Justice Center Addition - Columbus Dispatch

Sandusky Delays Justice Center Decision - Sandusky Register

Van Wert County Clerk of Courts Elected President of State Organization - Lima News

Political Activism and the Workplace - Law You Can Use, Ohio State Bar Association Column

Legal-Ease: Saving Money and Natural Resources - Lima News Guest Column

Eight Steps to Automating Your Firm - Akron Legal News Guest Column

Should Opioids Be Banned in Court over Fears of Exposure to People Present - Associated Press

How a 91-Year-Old U.S. Supreme Court Case from Ohio Echoes in Austin’s CodeNEXT Fight - National Public Radio


DECEMBER 8, 2017

Ohio Governor's Race: Justice Says He'll Resign From Top Court in January - Cincinnati Enquirer

O’Neill Will Quit Supreme Court on January 26 to run for Ohio Governor - Columbus Dispatch

O'Neill Says He's Leaving State's High Court in January - Associated Press

Chief Justice Wanted Governor’s Candidate Gone in October - Associated Press

O'Neill to Resign From Supreme Court to Run for Governor - Toledo Blade

Controversial Ohio Justice O’Neill to Step Down From Bench on Jan. 26 - Dayton Daily News

The Only Democrat on the Ohio Supreme Court Is Stepping Down to Run for Governor - WVXU Cincinnati Radio

‘I Will Not Be Rushed Out the Door by Anyone and That Includes the Ohio Senate,’ O’Neill Says - Columbus Dispatch

Local Judge Degenaro's Bid for Ohio's High Court Looking Good - Youngstown Vindicator

In Praise of Retiring Cleveland Municipal Court Presiding Judge Ronald B. Adrine - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Supreme Court Suspends Geneva Lawyer - Ashtabula Star Beacon

Golden Retriever to Dial Down Portage Country Courtroom Tension - Portage County Record-Courier

Mayoral Hopeful Claims Fraud, Seeks New Election - Youngstown Vindicator

Statewide Bail Reform Sought by Ohio House Bill - Cleveland Plain Dealer

New State Law Aims at Those Who Violate Protection Orders - Lorain Morning Journal

Cleveland's 'Fannie Lewis' Local-Hiring Law Upheld by Appellate Court - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Government Won’t Pursue Art Schlichter’s Retirement Funds - Associated Press

Northeast Ohio Companies Among Recipients of $10 Million for Anti-Opioid Technologies - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Awards $10 Million to Boost Opioid, Addiction Breakthroughs - Columbus Dispatch

Ohio Third Frontier Awards $1.9 Million to Cuyahoga County Businesses, Institutions to Combat Opioid Epidemic - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Taser use contributed to more than 20 inmate fatalities in US jails; UN official calls for probe - ABA Journal


DECEMBER 7, 2017

Akron Securities Attorney Again Suspended by Ohio Supreme Court - Akron Beacon Journal

ECOT Appeal Won’t Be Fast-Tracked - Toledo Blade

State Briefing: Court Won’t Halt Funding Cuts - Third Brief, Lorain Morning Journal

Boardman Township Can Now Implement Landlord Registration Program - Youngstown Vindicator

Franklin County Judge Amy Salerno Faces Disciplinary Complaint - Columbus Dispatch

Case Against Mayor’s Courts Evidenced in North Olmsted - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Commissioners Support Court Consolidation - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Judge: Lorain Courts Follow Legal Process for Property Code Cases - Lorain Morning Journal

Legislators Should Listen to Ohioans Who Want Payday Lenders Reined in - Youngstown Vindicator

From SCOTUS to NY’s Court of Appeals, Clarity Sought in Credit Card Fee Language Suit - New York Law Journal

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill Says He’ll Resign as Judge to Run for Governor - Cincinnati Enquirer

Bill O’Neill Plans to Announce Resignation from the Ohio Supreme Court on Friday, According to Email - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Time for O’Neill to Step Aside - Ashtabula Star Beacon Editorial

If O’Neill Stays on the Bench, Senate Leaders Ready to Bounce Him - Columbus Dispatch

11th District Affirms Sentence for ‘Brutal’ Portage County Assault - Akron Legal News

Rossford Man Convicted of Rape Appeals His 3 Life Sentences, Seeks New Trial - Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune

Mentor Psychic Who Bilked $1.4 Million from Clients Loses Appeal of 8-Year Prison Sentence - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Woman Faces Year in Jail in Threat to Prosecutor Hanlin - Ashtabula Herald-Star

Judge: Teen Driver Not Competent to Face Charges from Fatal Crash - Marietta Times

County Ponders Appeals Court Move - West Side Leader

Former PC Mayor’s Harassment Lawsuit Dismissed - Sandusky Register

OPERS Cuts Rolled out in New State Legislation - Columbus Dispatch

Domestic Abusers Could Carry Concealed Guns Under US House-Passed Bill - Columbus Dispatch

Mother of Slain Teen Lobbies Against Ohio Stand-Your-Ground Bill - Columbus Dispatch Column

Don’t Let the Opioid Epidemic Be the Norm - Marietta Times Editorial

Why Did Butler County Sheriff’s Union Take Vote of No Confidence in Prosecutor Mike Gmoser? - Cincinnati Enquirer

Understand Your Rights for Politics, Free Speech, the Workplace - Ohio State Bar Association Column

Ohio Amendments on Community Rights Clear Ballot Board - Associated Press

Couple Face Christmas Behind Bars if Their Children Don’t Have 100pc School Attendance, Judge Warns - Independent (Dublin, Ireland)


DECEMBER 6, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court Denies Latest ECOT Request to Keep Money - Columbus Dispatch

Court Won’t Halt Funding Reductions for Online School ECOT - Associated Press

Ohio Supreme Court Questions Lawyer Arguing for Clayton Man’s Life - Dayton Daily News

Ohio Man Challenges Death Sentence After Actual Killer Given Life - Associated Press

Court Suspends Columbus Lawyer for Neglecting Case, Lying - Columbus Dispatch

Ohio Supreme Court Sanctions BG Attorney Who Admitted to Overbilling, Defrauding - Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune

Lawyer Suspended for One-Sided Farmland-for-Fee Deal - Bloomberg Big Law Business

Ex-Law Director’s License Suspended - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Ex-Niles Law Director Has Law License Suspended - Youngstown Vindicator

Apologies May Not Be Enough - Huff Post Guest Column

Supreme Court Justice Not Leaving Race for Ohio Governor - Dayton Daily News

Lawsuit Against KNR Law Firm in Akron to Be Heard by Visiting Judge - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Woman Sentenced for Threatening Prosecutor - Martins Ferry Times Leader

Already Serving 99 Years to Life, Killer Gets Another Life Sentence - Columbus Dispatch

State Law Saves Cat Slayer from Prison Time - Akron Beacon Journal

Judge Ponders Kraus Appeal - Sandusky Register

State Seeks Probe into Claims Made Against Incoming Struthers Judge - Youngstown Vindicator

Court Docs: Golsby Seeing $300 an Hour Psychologist While in Jail - Columbus WBNS-TV

Cleveland Federal Judge to Hear Dozens of Lawsuits Filed Against Big Pharma Nationwide - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Judge Allows Woman to Find a Caregiver for Her Kids Before Sending Her to Prison - Columbus Dispatch

Boards Must Think First of Public Role - Warren Tribune Chronicle Editorial

County Talks Downtown Parking - Tiffin Advertiser-Tribune

Harrison Employees Receive Security Badges - Steubenville Herald-Star

Greene County Courts Clerk Retiring After 21 Years - Dayton Daily News

Vets Pledge to Sue Again - Lorain Morning Journal

Limited Free Speech Is Contradiction - Warren Tribune Chronicle Editorial

Brice Cited by State Auditor for Mishandling Traffic-Ticket Data - Columbus Dispatch

Damaging a Rented Home Would Become a Criminal Offense Under Proposal - Akron Legal News

Lawyers Often Walk a Fine Line to Navigate State, Federal Pot Laws - Associated Press

Gretna Uses the Poor to Balance Budget, Treats Court System like Cash Register, Lawsuit Says - New Orleans Advocate

No Way Around It - Kate Steinle Is Dead Because of Sanctuary City Laws - Cleveland Plain Dealer Column


DECEMBER 5, 2017

Ex-Niles Law Director Has License Suspended for Taking Client Funds - Youngstown Vindicator

Warren County Man Challenges Death Sentence, Says Actual Killer Given Life - Associated Press

Complaint Refiled over Election Robocalls - Findlay Courier

ECOT Again Fights Repaying Millions in Taxpayer Money - Columbus Dispatch

Supreme Court Drops Case in Local Pipeline Dispute - Harrison News Herald

Vacancy Exclusion Applies to Vandalism but Not Arson Loss - Claims Journal

Judge Tim Grendell Named New President of State Juvenile Court Judges Association - Willoughby News-Herald

Shelby Municipal Court Judge Schaefer Retiring After More than 30 Years - Mansfield News Journal

‘Court in the Classroom’ Showcased at Garfield Heights Middle School to Keep Students Away from Crime - Cleveland WOIO-TV

Judge Rice ‘Incredibly Honored’ Federal Building Will Be Named for Him - Dayton Daily News

Maumee Council Approves $245/Hour Audit of Municipal Court - Toledo Blade

Justice Insider: Is Prison Nicer than Jail? Courtroom Banter Pains Victim’s Mom - Columbus Dispatch

Former Lucas Co. Probation Officer Sentenced for Sex with Client - Toledo Blade

Jail Inmate Sues to Get Access to Legal Materials - Marietta Times


DECEMBER 4, 2017

Man Claims Death Sentence Unfair Because He Was Only Accomplice - Akron Legal News

Ohio Supreme Court to Hear Local Man’s Death Penalty Appeal - Dayton Daily News

Attorney Who Charged Excessive Fee Indefinitely Suspended - Akron Legal News

Local Attorney Suspended from Practicing Law - Piqua Daily Call

Father Convicted of 2006 Twinsburg Murder Granted Access to Autopsy Photos - Ravenna Record-Courier

Environment Groups Appeal Approval of FirstEnergy Rate Plan - Associated Press

Groups Challenge FirstEnergy Bailout at Ohio Supreme Court - Environmental Defense Fund

Morehead Man Appeals Case to Ohio Supreme Court - The Morehead (KY) News

Secrecy Surrounds Pro-Coal Group Eyeing Ohio Wind Cases - Midwest Energy News

Business Gets Order Against Two Customers, Barring Them from ‘Publishing on Social Media Platforms Any Statements’ About the Business - Washington Post Guest Column

Ohio’s Abortion-Clinic Inspections More Frequent Under Kasich - Columbus Dispatch

Municipal Court Earns Certification - Mount Vernon News

The Apology and Its Negation - Toledo Blade Editorial

Deportation Concerns Lead to Domestic Violence Conviction Reversal - Akron Legal News

Retiring After 36 Years, Cleveland Judge Ronald Adrine Talks About Domestic Violence, Tamir Rice and What He Learned from Star Trek - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Attorneys Say Goodbye to Willoughby Judge Harry Field - Willoughby News-Herald

Retired Judge Barbara Watson, 81, Dies - Ravenna Record-Courier

Dems Won’t Ponder Court Merger Plan, Judge Says - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Grendell Sworn in as President of the OAJCJ - Geauga Maple Leaf

Changes Sought as Driver Suspensions Pile up - Dayton Daily News

There the State Goes Again, Making Things Harder for Cities - Akron Beacon Journal Editorial

No Guns: Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Users Won’t Be Able to Have Firearms - Dayton Daily News

Duncan Joins Expert Network - Steubenville Herald-Star

Cincinnati Law Firm Dinsmore & Shohl Grabs Five IP Attorneys from McDonald Hopkins, Opens Cleveland Office - Crain’s Cleveland Business

Same-Sex Couple Claim Mistreatment by Local Reverend - Toledo Blade


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