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MARCH 29, 2017

Three Interpreters Needed as Man Pleads Guilty in Stabbing DeathColumbus Dispatch

A Real Chance to Close Egregious Ohio Payday-Lending Loopholes - Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Career Center Has Wide Support - Columbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Inside Morgan High - Morgan County Herald

Judge, Summit County Valor Court Earn Re-certification - Twinsburg Bulletin

Yavorcik’s Fate in Hands of Three Appellate Judges - Youngstown Vindicator

Documentary on Longtime 6th Circuit Judge Shows How Life Affects Important Cases - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Following Law, Not Sympathy - Toledo Blade Editorial

Village’s Legal Fees in Traffic Camera Case Total over $260K - Associated Press

Judge K.J. Montgomery on the Peril of BMV Fees - YouTube Video, via Cleveland Plain Dealer

License Suspensions Disproportionately Imposed on Poor Ohioans, Trapping Them in DebtCleveland Plain Dealer

Suspended License Entangles Cleveland Woman in Justice System for 7 Years - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Parma Father Faces Compounding Effects of a Suspended License - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Recapping a Year of Reporting on Bail Inequities in Cuyahoga County and Reforms across the U.S. - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Eleven-Year-Old Disabled Boy Was Forcibly Baptized at an Evangelical Church in Chardon, Lawsuit Says - Cleveland Plain Dealer

U.S. Court of Appeals for Armed Forces to hear oral arguments at Ohio Northern University - LimaOhio.com

Lakewood Taken to Court for Refusing to Release Hundreds of Public Records - Cleveland Scene

Officials Mum on Assistant Prosecutor’s Absence - Youngstown Vindicator

Courthouse Security on TrackPortsmouth Daily Times

ACLU Asks Ohio City to Stop Charging Drug Overdose Survivors - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Munroe Falls to Implement Quick Response Team to Help Drug Overdose Victims - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Health Rankings Highlight Ohio’s Opiate Crisis, Youth Dropout and Unemployment - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Supreme Court Considers Bad Legal Advice in Immigrant’s Plea - Associated Press

More Revealing than Neil Gorsuch’s Answers Are Dems’ Questions - Cleveland Plain Dealer Column

Supreme Court Chief Justice: Keep Court Watchdog Independent - Madison (WI) Journal Times

 

MARCH 28, 2017

Death Row: Inmate Argues Ohio Lacked Jurisdiction in 1991 Child MurderDayton Daily News

Family of Harrison Murder Victim Angry Case is Now Going to Ohio Supreme Court - Cincinnati WXIX-TV

Ohio Supreme Court Will Hear Arguments in Death Row Killer’s Latest Appeal - Cincinnati WSCH Radio

Prosecutors Can’t Use Marijuana Candy Seized During Cleveland Traffic Stop at Trial - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Judge, Citing Free Speech, Finds OU Student Not Guilty of Trespassing in Feb. 1 Protest - Athens News

Judge Says Motion Asking Him to Disqualify Himself from Howland Murder Case is ‘Inflammatory’ - Youngstown Vindicator

Prosecutors Call Hamad’s Defense Motion a Distraction - Youngstown Vindicator

Man Gets a Chance at Drug Rehab - Lisbon Morning Journal

Man Caught in Sting for Sexual Predators of Young Children Loses Appeal - Columbus Daily Reporter

University of Toledo Gets Retired Ohio Justice’s Documents - Associated Press

Stow Judge Creates Program that Uses Inspiration to Turn Around OffendersAkron Beacon Journal

Akron Drug Court Program Extended to Stow Defendants - Akron Beacon Journal

GOP Nominates Alan Hackenberg for Findlay Municipal Court Judge - Findlay Courier

Attorney Khoury to Run for Toledo Municipal Court Judge - Toledo Blade

Kryder Recognized - Northwest Signal

Lawsuit Claims KNR Firm Defrauded Clients, Took Kickbacks - Cleveland Plain Dealer

End Inhumane Capital Punishment for Mentally Ill - Toledo Blade Guest Column

Senators Seek Applications for Vacancies - Martins Ferry Times Leader

For-Profit Law Firms Have No First Amendment Right to Expand Business - 2nd Circuit - Reuters

Senior Decisions: Retiring Part-TimeColumbus CEO Magazine

Groups Call for Unsealing of Grand Jury Proceedings in Henry Green Case - Columbus WCMH-TV

Patrol Should Produce Records - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Avalon Hosts 140 Judges for Conference - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Suboxone Clinic Chain Opens in Downtown - Chillicothe Gazette

Across Ohio, Children Are Calling 911 to Report Overdoses - Dayton Daily News

Meeting Focuses on Ways to Combat Opiate Epidemic - Findlay Courier

 

MARCH 27, 2017

Supreme Court Declines Farmer CaseMount Vernon News

Justices Will Hear Strip Club Case as High Court Hits the Road - Akron Legal News

Tiny Bank in Tuscarawas County Wants Refund on Contested Ohio Tax that Was Repealed - Columbus Dispatch

Jail Sentences Rare for Sitting Judges - Columbus Dispatch

Ohio’s Bail and Pretrial Services Should Be Individualized, Expanded New Report Finds - The New Political

20 Years after DeRolph, State Not even Trying to Determine Legal Duty - Columbus Dispatch

DeRolph Case Still Affecting Local Schools - Lima News

Bellaire Local School District Emerging from Debt - Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer

Ohio Justice Shouldn’t Hear Abortion Case - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Ex-Justice Lanzinger Gives UT Her Papers - Toledo Blade

Court: Increase Damages for Angry Facebook Post in NW OhioToledo Blade

She Signed an Anna Louise Inn Petition, It Cost Her a Job, Now the Fight Can Continue in Court - Cincinnati Enquirer

Inmate Barred from Appealing Docket Transfer - Columbus Daily Reporter

Jury Sides with Cleveland Indians in Suit Brought by Fan Blinded by Foul Ball - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Lawyers for Convicted Cleveland Killer Produce 3D Video that Says Victim Committed Suicide - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Jury that Convicted Cleveland Woman of Murder Blasts Police Investigation in Letter to Judge - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Stow Court Operating in the Black, for Now - Stow Sentry

Retired Judge Presides over Mayor’s Court - Martins Ferry Times Leader

County: Passing the Buck on Housing Prisoners Could Cost Local Bucks - Athens Messenger

Law Agency that Helps Low Income People Faces Budget CutsSandusky Register

Lawmakers Search for Answers to Handle Low-Level Felons - Lima News

Lawmakers Propose Pilot Program to Treat Opioid Offenders in Ohio - Akron Legal News

Ohio State Student Law Group Earns Prestigious Honor - Columbus Daily Reporter

Trump Abandons Cordray’s Consumer Agency in Court Battle - Columbus Dispatch

 

MARCH 24, 2017

Twenty Years Later, What’s Legacy of Ohio School Funding Suit?Associated Press

Ohio School-Funding Suit Leaves Mark After 20 Years - Washington State Olympian

Ohio Will Pay Combined $3 Million to Two Portage County Men Wrongfully Imprisoned for 16 Years - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Paying 2 Men Declared Wrongfully Imprisoned $1.45M Each - Toledo Blade

City, County Feud over CCNO Goes to Columbus - Toledo Blade

Injudicious Judgment - Toledo Blade

Colleagues Surprise Judge with Award - Sidney Daily News

Life Sentence Upheld for Child Porn User - Columbus Daily Reporter

Former Law Professor Appointed Cleveland Housing Court Judge - Case Western Reserve University Observer

Common Pleas Courts Receive Technology Upgrade - Athens Messenger

Barberton Installing New Security System at Courthouse, City HallAkron Beacon Journal

Panel Tasked with Addressing Problems at Southwest Ohio Jail - Toledo Blade

Battelle to Consider Pot’s Role in Staving off Opioid Crisis - Columbus Daily Reporter

A “Tidal Wave” of Overdoses is Filling up this Morgue - Mother Jones

Federal Court Gives Students Chance to Parry with Judges - Associated Press

Hateful Acts May Be Rising, but Will Court Cases Follow? - Washington Post

 

MARCH 23, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court Orders Explanation of Low Appraisal of Two Senior Housing ComplexesColumbus Daily Reporter

Uphold Abortion Clinic Ruling - Toledo Blade Editorial

Letter: Judges Should Be Part of Community - Columbus Dispatch, Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor

BHS Grad Helped End Rockefeller Monopoly - Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum

Family Hopes New Posters Lead to Tips About 8 Slain in Ohio - Associated Press

Letter: Judge Horton Cannot Be Trusted - Columbus Dispatch

Ohio Constitution Deserves Bipartisan Review - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Husted Seeks More Information Before Appointing Lucas Co. Elections Director - Toledo Blade

Ohio Death Row Inmate Romell Broom, Survivor of 2-Hour Botched Execution, Resists Setting New Date - CBS News

Other Viewpoints: Bail Reform Has Several Advantages - Columbus Dispatch

Teen Convicted in Death AppealsToledo Blade

Judges Stop Restart of Weathersfield Injection Well - Youngstown WFMJ-TV

Judge Grants Judgment to Attorney General in Historic Church Suit - Athens News

Ohio Court Rejects Media Request for Records About Pike County Victims - Columbus WOSU Radio

Legal Expert: Shooter Will Have to Show Man He Killed During Dirt Bike Confrontation Threatened His Safety Before He Fired Gun - Akron Beacon Journal

Attorneys Pore over Paperwork from Jurors in Seman Murder Case - Youngstown WKBN-TV

Relatives of Rhoden Family Shooting Victims Distributing Posters - Columbus Dispatch

Quarry Owners Want Judge Bruce Winters Removed from Case - Sandusky Register

Police Body Camera Captures Officer Shooting - Mansfield WMFD-TV

Meth Making a Comeback as Heroin Epidemic Continues - Columbus Dispatch

14 Ohio Counties to Receive $3.6M for Child Services Programs Strained by Opioid Epidemic - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Lake County Will Track Heroin Overdoses with Database to Stop Good Samaritan Law Loophole - Cleveland WEWS-TV

‘Hope over Heroin’ Coming to Bucyrus - Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum

Parents Empowered by Supreme Court Ruling in Special Ed Case - Associated Press

 

MARCH 22, 2017

Morgan County to Host Ohio Supreme Court Session on April 6Morgan County Herald

Justice Kennedy’s Speech Not Inappropriate - Toledo Blade Guest Opinion, Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor

Appeals Court Rules Rhoden Preliminary Autopsies Are Confidential - Cincinnati Enquirer

Moore Road Parties Appeal Judge’s Ruling - Lisbon Morning Journal

Cleveland Mass Murderer Anthony Sowell Has Until May to Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Killer Has More Time for Potential Supreme Court Appeal - Associated Press

Cleveland Man Who Represented Himself Is Sentenced to Prison After Being Found Guilty of All Charges in Break-ins - Akron Beacon Journal

Drunken Driver Gets 180 Days After Coroner’s Office Says Crash Victim Died of Cancer - Columbus Dispatch

Toledo Joins Other Cities in Suing State over Law They Say Violates Home Rule - Toledo Blade

Cleveland State Offers Accelerated 3+3 Path to Law Degree - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Summit Prosecutor Campaign Reaches out to Victims in Different LanguagesAkron Beacon Journal

I Went to a Town Hall Meeting in a County Ravaged by Opioids. What I Saw Broke My Heart. - Mother Jones

Budget Impact - Marietta Times

Clarence Newsome Expands the Way We Look at Freedom - Cincinnati Enquirer

Damion McRae Got Probation Because State’s Trying to Save Money, Prosecutor Says - Cincinnati WCPO-TV

Local Trump Pick for Appeals Court ‘More than a Judge’ - Cincinnati Enquirer

Shirley Abrahamson Questions Secret Tie Vote at Wisconsin Supreme Court - Milwaukee (WI) Journal Sentinel

OxyContin Maker Asks Judge to Toss Case Brought by City - Associated Press

 

MARCH 21, 2017

Supreme Court of Ohio: Delaware Vocational Loses Tax Rate Calculation AppealAkron Legal News

Westerville Attorney Reprimanded for Forging Client’s Signature - Columbus Daily Reporter

Bring Risk to the Bail System - Akron Beacon Journal Editorial

Ohio Supreme Court to Convene in Morgan County - Zanesville Times Recorder

Drug Court Certified by Ohio Justices - Salem News

BREAKING THE CYCLE: Poor Defendants Speak out for Ohio Bail Reform - Cleveland WEWS-TV

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Speaks at a Pro-Life Fundraiser, Eliciting Calls for Recusal - Columbus WOSU Radio

NARAL Says Justice’s Speech at RTL Function Conflicts with Upcoming Cases - Ohio Public Radio

Mark Stanton Chosen as Cuyahoga County Public Defender - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Central Ohio Cities Sue over State Law on Wireless Antennas - Columbus Dispatch

Works Continues On Creating County Housing CourtCincinnati WVXU Radio

Justice Insider: Murderer’s Attorney Tries Punctuation Defense in Sentencing - Columbus Dispatch

Steubenville Community Service Program Filled with Success Stories - Steubenville Herald-Star

Clark County to Charge addicts Who OD and Don’t Seek Treatment - Springfield News-Sun

Meeting Planned on Opiate Epidemic - Findlay Courier

Convention Idea Inspires Hope, Fear - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Coroner: Franklin County Fentanyl Deaths Hit ‘Unprecedented’ Rate of One per Day - Columbus Dispatch

Law Schools Don’t Need the LSAT - Slate Magazine

Supreme Court Denies Review for Death-Row Inmates Claiming Intellectual DisabilityJurist

 

MARCH 20, 2017

Attorney Suspended for Misusing Client Trust Account FundsColumbus Daily Reporter

Disgraced Ohio Lawyer Charged with stealing Clients’ $75,000 Settlement - Cleveland Plain Dealer

New Effort Aims to Reduce Population at Summit County Jail, but Some Police Chiefs Disagree - Akron Beacon Journal

Measure to Protect Ohioans from Payday Loans Timely - Youngstown Vindicator

10 Things from This Week at the Statehouse - Twinsburg Bulletin

Blow the Lid off Y’town - Youngstown Vindicator

Unfair Criticism of Justice Kennedy Reflects Poorly on All Judges - Cincinnati Enquirer Guest Opinion, Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor

As Court Considers Clinic Closure, Justice Speaks at Anti-Abortion Event - Cincinnati Enquirer

Pro-Choice Group Calls on Ohio Justice to Step Away from Cases - Toledo Blade

Justice Kennedy’s Speech to Anti-Abortion Group Prompts Call for Recusal - Columbus Dispatch

Man Offers Ultimatum on CourtSteubenville WTOV-TV

Kraus Seeks New Trial in Ottawa County - Sandusky Register

Ex-Niles Mayor Infante Trial Pushed Back to Aug. 14 - Youngstown Vindicator

Convicted Judge Should Resign - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Governor Appoints Judge Jill Flagg Lanzinger to Summit County Common Pleas Court - Akron Beacon Journal

Burnaugh to Run for Morrow County Municipal Court Judge - Morrow County Sentinel

Municipal Court Asks Lawyers to Create Subpoenas - Chillicothe Gazette

At Busy Eviction Court, People Look for Second Chance - Columbus Dispatch

Business Litigation: Lawyers’ Eye ViewColumbus Monthly

Kentucky Appellate Court to Chesley: You Owe $42 Million - Cincinnati City Beat

‘Orange’ Author Speaks out on Justice System at OUL Talk - Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Demand for, Debate over Narcan Soars in Springfield - Springfield News-Sun

Plan Would Make It Illegal to Demand Money to Remove Mugshots from Websites - Columbus Daily Reporter

Unique Plan Aims to Break Prison Cycle - Associated Press

Wisconsin Family’s Cottage at Center of Property Rights Dispute Before Supreme Court - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

From Bedroom to Boardroom, Supreme Court Is in Your Business - Associated Press

Alabama Town Agrees in Settlement to Stop Operating Debtors’ Prison - Southern Poverty Law Center

Arkansas’s Cruel and Unusual Killing SpreeNew York Times

The History of “Stolen” Supreme Court Seats - Smithsonian Magazine

 

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