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SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court Splits Difference on Rocky Ridge Quarry Fill Dispute - Toledo Blade

Operations Will Not Resume at Controversial Ottawa County Quarry After Supreme Court Ruling - Toledo WTVG-TV

Delayed Justice: The Dale Johnston Case - Columbus Alive

Sex Offender Registration Sought for Man Who Completed Sentence - Athens Messenger

Bill Would Create Full-Time Paulding Court - Toledo Blade

Our History: Public Landing Triggered Disputes from the Start - Cincinnati Enquirer

Alert Triggers Action by Judge - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Judge Allows Man Who Killed Mother in 2009 to Move to Group Home - Columbus Dispatch

Attorney Arguing for Diversion Program for UA Student Accused of Killing Roommate’s Kitten - Akron Beacon Journal

Feds Want Former Campbell Mayor Behind Bars - Youngstown WFMJ-TV

Powell to Pay $1.8 Million to Settle Developer’s Lawsuit - Columbus Dispatch

Akron Court to Hold Halloween Weddings - West Side Leader

Forum Set for Toledo Judicial Candidates - Toledo Blade

Keeping Public Buildings Safe - Wheeling News-Register Editorial

Keeping Judges and Courts Safe - Judicature Briefs

Ohio Gets ‘B’ for Helping Criminals with Mental Illness - Columbus Dispatch

Undocumented Immigrants Illegally Held in Area Jails, Advocates Say - Cincinnati Enquirer

Killing of Reagan Tokes Sparks Legislation Intended to Fix System - Columbus Dispatch

Exemptions Keep Public in Dark - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

1 Million Ohio Public Employees, Retirees May See Pension Cut - Dayton Daily News

Investigation Fails to Solve Mystery of Missing Drug Evidence - Columbus Dispatch

Prison Isn’t the Solution for Mentally Ill Criminals - The Diamondback, University of Maryland, Column

Recovering Hope: Cleveland Area Woman in Heroin Recovery Was Once in Prison While Pregnant - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Springfield Ex-Addicts: Recovery Possible - Springfield News-Sun

‘Perfect’ Springfield Couple Battles Addictions, Finds Recovery - Springfield News-Sun

New President of Federal Bar Association Talks Trump’s Attacks on Judges: Q&A - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Roy Moore’s Defiant Road to Become US Senator - ABC News

Has Asset Forfeiture Gone Too Far? Truck Seizure Case Sparks Outrage, a Call for Change - Fox News

The Supreme Court Is a Monarchy of Lawyers - Salt Lake City Tribune Letter to the Editor

‘Flaming Feminist Litigator’ Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sets up Supreme Court Term - CNN


SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Supreme Court Rules Former Akron Cop Must Remain in Prison for Killing His Wife - Columbus Dispatch

Ohio Supreme Court Sides with Prosecutors in Doug Prade Murder Case - Akron Beacon Journal

Court Rejects Additional Workers’ Compensation Awards - Akron Legal News

Craigslist Killer Appeals Death Sentence to Ohio Supreme Court - Springfield News-Sun

Tam O’Shanter Owners Ask State’s Top Court to Rule on Referendum - Canton Repository

City Club Forum: Plea Bargain Process is Broken, but Fixes Remain Elusive - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Elections Board Upholds Placement of BG Charter Amendment on Ballot After Protest - Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune

Stryker Rotary Hears About Judicial System - Bryan Times

Justice’s Philosophy Involves Judicial Restraint - Bryan Times

Judge Nancy Margaret Russo’s Outrageous Failure to Accommodate Schedule of Child Rape Survivor’s Mother - Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

House Arrest, Again, for Elliott - Athens Messenger

Toledo Court Offers Week of Amnesty - Toledo WNWO-TV

Franklin County Courts Offer Reading List to Assist Those Affected by Court Decisions - Columbus Daily Reporter

Ohio Judge: Inmate Drug Reaction Wasn’t Enough to Stop Execution - Columbus WCMH-TV

Email Shows Reagan Tokes Act Could Shakeup Ohio Criminal Justice System - Columbus WBNS-TV

Who’s Blocking Broadcasts of State School Board Meetings? - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Lucas County Sought Money, Toledo Police Impound Lot for New Jail - Toledo Blade

New Secrecy Tactic: Suing People Who Seek Public Records - Associated Press

Bad Behavior - Findlay Courier Editorial

Ohio State to Judge: Dismiss Chris Spielman’s Lawsuit over Image Use - Associated Press

County Organization that Aids Just-Released Inmates Seeking New Members - Ashtabula Star Beacon

Preserve, Protect, Defend - Lorain Morning Journal Editorial

Constitution a Guiding Document - Marietta Times Guest Column

Don’t Shortchange America’s ‘Founding Documents,’ State School Board Told - Cleveland Plain Dealer

‘Epidemic’ Joins Fight Against Opioid Addiction - Canton Repository Editorial

Judge Blocks Licking County Effort to Sue Opioid Distributors - Newark Advocate

Licking County OKs Suing Painkiller Distributors - Columbus Dispatch

Lawmaker Wants Tax-Related Proposals Limited to General, Primary Election Ballots - Akron Legal News

How the New Supreme Court Term Will Impact the Future of Immigration, Religious Freedom and More - America Magazine

What Ohio Can Learn from Arizona to Eliminate Gerrymandering: Out of Line - Impact 2017 and Beyond - Cleveland Plain Dealer


SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Lebanon Lawyer Accused of Misconduct in Handling Veteran’s Estate - Dayton Daily News

Man Accused of HIV Murder May Have Charges Reduced - Toledo WTOL-TV

Safe, Legal and Unduly Burdened, or the Shrinking Right to an Abortion in Ohio - Akron Beacon Journal Editorial

Justice Pat DeWine Judges YSU Moot Court Debate Session - Youngstown WKBN-TV

State Supreme Court Justice Says Constitution Day Is Important in the Nation’s History - Youngstown Vindicator

Justice Sharon Kennedy Speaks to Rotarians About Veterans Courts - Lima News

Judge Coss Assigned to Preside over Fayette County Park District Suit - Hillsboro Times-Gazette

Counsel for Mother Accused of Killing, Burning Infant Asks for Info on State’s Expert Witnesses - Cincinnati WXIX-TV

Sen. Brown Blasts Ohio Legislature over Condition of Public School Buildings - Columbus WCMH-TV

Let the Sunshine in: The Public’s Right to Know Is Fundamental to Our Republic - Plunderbund

Jurors Seated in Capital Murder Trial in Van Wert County - Lima News

Columbus Man Opts for Trial by Judge - Marietta Times

Justice Insider: Robber’s Mental Illness Must Be Monitored, Judge Says - Columbus Dispatch

Abou-Arab Juror Speaks out on Trial - Toledo Blade Letter to the Editor

Woman Accused of Threatening a Jefferson County Prosecutor Appears in Court - Steubenville WTOV-TV

Evolving Justice - Findlay Courier Editorial

Be Thankful for Protections in Constitution - Canton Repository Editorial

Longtime 6th Circuit Appeals Court Judge from Ohio Will Take Senior Status - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Many Recognized by Bar Association - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Shame and Disgrace - Toledo Blade Editorial

New Ohio “Stand Your Ground” Bill Sparks Controversy in First Hearing - Columbus Dispatch

Issue 1, Ohio Crime-Victims Amendment, Has Its Critics - Columbus Dispatch

In Butler County, Officials Promote Progress in Opioid Fight - Hamilton Journal-News

Top US Supreme Court Decisions Fast Facts - CNN


SEPTEMBER 18, 2017

Death Penalty for Warren Murder Affirmed - Akron Legal News

Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence for Fatal Shooting - Associated Press

New Toolkits Help Juvenile Courts’ Work with Children and Families - Akron Legal News

Low Test Scores Related to Funding Formula - Third Brief, Cincinnati Enquirer Letter to the Editor

Public Records Remain Off-Limits - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Justice DeWine in Town to Support Constitution Day - Youngstown Vindicator

Ohio Appellate Judge Wants Seat Eliminated - Willoughby News-Herald

Stow Man’s Murder Conviction in Pregnant Wife’s Death Remanded - Akron Legal News

Judges Continue Criticism of Ohio Prison Alternative Program - Associated Press

Dietrich Called ‘Poster Boy’ for Re-Entry Court - Lima News

Probation Department Works to Keep People out of Local Jail - Findlay Courier

Some Ohio Counties Leery of Kasich Program to Divert Low-Level Offenders from Prison - Columbus Dispatch

Residents Join Those Questioning First Amendment on Facebook - Dayton Daily News

Longtime Akron Trial Attorney Remembered - Akron Legal News

Ohio Executions Could Be Back on Track - Associated Press

Watkins Wants Prompt Executions - Warren Tribune Chronicle

2 Ohio Bills Seek to Stop ‘Ambulance Chaser’ Calls After Car Wrecks - Middletown Journal-News

Wearing Ankle Bracelet Not a Good Time - Findlay Courier Column

PX: Is Alex Triantafilou the Heir Apparent to Joe Deters? - Cincinnati Enquirer Column

Heroin in the Heartland - 60 Minutes

Former Ohio State Student Dies After Being Released from Drug Treatment Center During Hurricane Evacuation - Columbus Dispatch

Public Service Campaign Aims to Combat Drugs, Suicide Among Children - Lima News

‘Meth·An·Chol·Y’: Former Addict, Drug Dealer Pens Book to Give Others Hope - Lima News

Heroin Must Be Treated like Public Health Crisis that It Is - Cincinnati Enquirer Editorial

Pain Should Not Be the Path to Addiction or Death - Cincinnati Enquirer Guest Column

Ohio Lawmakers Chip Away at Public Records Access - Columbus Dispatch

Protesting Athletes Should Try Politics - Columbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Former Summit County Councilwoman Tamela Lee Avoids Eviction Monday, Must Report to Prison Tuesday - Akron Beacon Journal

California Judges Say that TV Court Hearings Could Help the Public - San Francisco Gate


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