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OCTOBER 18, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court to Meet at Marietta High School - Parkersburg (WV) WTAP-TV

Ending Cash-Register Justice - New York Times Editorial

Lake County Prosecutor Fighting Death Penalty Reversal in Murder Case - Willoughby News-Herald

FirstEnergy Nuclear Charges Still Before Lawmakers, Opponents Fight Earlier Increases at Supreme Court - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Fossil Fuel Misinformation Helps Quash Community Effort to Ban Fracking in Youngstown, Ohio - Desmog Blog

Mansfield Joins Lawsuit Against State to Retain Local Power - Richland Source

Local Officials Accuse State of Home Rule Reduction - Athens Post

Mediation Fails in Annexation Lawsuit Against Hamilton - Hamilton Journal-News

Bullock, Nowlin and Marx Voted Against Lakewood—It’s Time for Lakewood to Vote Against Them - Lakewood Observer Guest Column

Kent State Appealing Ruling in Ford, Bradley University Lawsuit - Ravenna Record-Courier

Appeals Court Hears New Miami Speed Camera Case - Hamilton Journal-News

Potential Hamad Jurors’ Concerns Focused on Danger to Innocents - Youngstown Vindicator

Increase of Protection Orders Filed in Licking County After Kirkersville, Experts Say - Columbus WBNS-TV

Middletown Municipal Court Candidates Talk Opioid Epidemic, Jail Space - Hamilton Journal-News

Voter Guide: Licking County Municipal Court Judge - Newark Advocate

Learn More About Issues and Candidates in Your Area Ahead of November Election - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Judge4Yourself Brings Clarity to Judicial Races in Cuyahoga County - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Chief Justices as Leaders: Roles & Challenges - Council of State Governments

Protect the Victims of Dating Violence - Akron Beacon Journal Editorial

A Long Decline in Executions Takes a Detour - The Marshall Project

Local Attorney Named President of Lawyers’ Association - Sandusky Register

Prosecutor Ron O’Brien Featured in New ‘Marsy’s Law’ Ad - Columbus Dispatch

Law Director Candidates Tout Experience, Community Ties - West Life

OPERS Could Face Consequences - Columbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Online Courts Are Open for Business - Ross Intelligence

Utah’s New Tool for Changing the Bail System - Salt Lake City Deseret News Guest Column

Let the Good Chimes Roll - Athens Messenger

Nan Whaley Proposes Opioid Tax to Fight Epidemic - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Get the Most out of Your Networking; Take This Test and Grade Yourself - Law Bulletin

Thompson Hine’s Kip Bollin Sworn in as Federal Bar Association President - Crain’s Cleveland Business

Extended Medical Leave Under ADA Soundly Rejected by 7th Circuit - Law Bulletin

National Legal Network Formed to Combat Sex Discrimination - Associated Press


OCTOBER 17, 2017

Court Hears Asbestos-Related Lawsuit Then Travels to Marietta for Off-Site Court - Akron Legal News

Ohio Business Groups Fear Uneven Tax Enforcement due to Judicial Policy Change -

FirstEnergy Bailout Decision Appealed to Ohio Supreme Court - Common Dreams

Ohio Says Its Largest E-School Overbilled State by Nearly $80 Million. Now 15,000 Students May See Their School Close - The 74

Ohio Supreme Court Justice O’Neill Is Likely to Run for Governor - Ohio Public Radio

Judge to Rule on Evidence in Jackson Township Murder Case - Canton Repository

Statements Allowed in Murder Trial for Michael Shane - Steubenville Herald-Star

Justice Insider: ‘Penniless’ Defendant Has $4,060 in Pockets - Columbus Dispatch

Judge Lifts Gag Order in KNR Lawsuit, Restores Access to Court Records - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Lakewood Judge Demands Better Security for His Court - Lakewood Patch

Maumee, Municipal Court at Odds over Audit - Toledo Blade

Marietta Municipal Judge Candidates Debate - Marietta Times

Voter Guide: Licking County Municipal Court Judge - Newark Advocate

Prosecution and Procedure: The Other Side of Justice — Prosecutors - Akron Legal News Column

Jail Program Offers Reentry Help for Inmates - Toledo Blade

Butler County Sheriff Advocates Ankle Monitors as Jail Alternative - Dayton Daily News

Clerk of Courts Race Pits Smith vs. Chitwood - Richland Source

Respect the Whole Constitution - Toledo Blade Editorial

Join Day of Non-Violence - Steubenville Herald-Star Guest Column

Will Ohio Voters Enshrine Crime Victims’ Rights in State Constitution? - Governing Magazine

Does Our Digital Age Require New Fourth Amendment Rules? - New York Law Journal

Controversial Trademarks Still Face Uncertain Future - Crain’s Cleveland Business Guest Column


OCTOBER 16, 2017

Evidence Can Be Used When Police with Warrant Improperly Enter Premises - Akron Legal News

Suspect Wanted in Ohio Slayings Captured - Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

W.Va.’s Regulatory Environment Differs from Neighboring Pa. - Charleston (WV) State Journal

What You Should Know About the Least Understood Branch of Government - Akron Legal News

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill to Announce Gubernatorial Plans Oct. 29 - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Voters Overlook Supreme Court at Their Own Risk - Columbus Dispatch

20 Years After Welfare Reform, Are Ohio’s Poor Any Better off? - Columbus Dispatch

Judges, Concerned Citizens Put Community Goals on the Table - Akron Legal News

Courtroom Canine Congenial to Child Witnesses - Toledo Blade

Toledo Municipal Court Sending Fewer Defendants to Regional Jail - Toledo Blade

Rarely Used Casey’s Law Allows Court-Ordered Drug Treatment - Massillon Independent

UA Student Accused of Killing Roommate’s Kitten Denied Access to Diversion Program - Akron Beacon Journal

Ronald J. H. O’Leary for Cleveland Housing Court Judge - Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Michael R. Sliwinski for Cleveland Municipal Court Judge - Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Nadeen Hayden for Cleveland Heights Municipal Judge - Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Retired Judge Carla Moore Receives Polsky Award for Volunteer, Mentoring Efforts - Akron Beacon Journal

Capitol Insider: Will OPERS Be Next to Trim Pension Hikes? - Columbus Dispatch

Louis Tobin: Issue 1 — Not Right for Victims - Akron Beacon Journal Column

Victims’ Rights Ballot Issue Could Hike Costs for Counties, Courts - Toledo Blade

Issue 2 FAQ: What You Need to Know Before You Vote - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Against Court Supremacy - Toledo Blade Editorial

Cloud Essentials for Lawyers, 2017 Edition - Akron Legal News

Meet a Convicted Felon Who Became a Georgetown Law Professor - 60 Minutes

Law Bulletin Column: Integration of the Highest Court - Akron Legal News


OCTOBER 13, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court Keeps Tam O’Shanter Zoning on Ballot - Massillon Independent

Ohio Supreme Court Declines to Hear Tiger Ridge Appeal - Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune

Ohio Supreme Court Declines to Hear Heidelberg Family Lawsuit - Cincinnati Enquirer

Court to Mark 30th Anniversary of Off-Site Court Program in Marietta - Akron Legal News

Ohio Supreme Court Blocks Transfer of Disbarred Attorney’s Assets - Akron Legal News

Ohio Supreme Court Clears Strip Club in Drunk Stripper Accident - The Newspaper

Proposal Would Withhold Money from Cities Using Automated Traffic Cameras - Dayton WKEF-TV

Rulings in Kettering Teen Murder Case Touch on Sixth, First Amendments - Dayton Daily News

Court Denies Youngstown School Board Appeal for Injunction Against HB 70 - Youngstown Vindicator

H.O.P.E. Court Graduates Inspire Others - Port Clinton News Herald

Judge Jerry Ault Honored For Leadership at State House Event - Mansfield WMFD Radio

7th District Judge Mary DeGenaro to Run for Ohio Supreme Court - Youngstown Daily Legal News

7th District Court of Appeals Race Will Be Exciting Despite Dropouts - Youngstown Vindicator

Middletown Judge Accused of Campaigning in City Newsletter - Dayton Daily News

Four Seek Spot on Oregon Municipal Court Bench - Toledo Blade

Shelby Law Director Due in Court to Answer to 5 Charges, Including OVI - Mansfield News Journal

Marisa L. Cornachio, Candidate for Willoughby Municipal Court Judge, November 2017 General Election - Willoughby News-Herald

Lyndhurst Judicial Candidates Like Arnold Foundation Risk-Assessment Tool for Use in Setting Bail - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Dreamland Author Emphasizes Community as Solution to Opiate Epidemic - Athens Messenger

Bill Would Improve Juvenile Justice - Columbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

Speculation Doesn’t Work in Courtroom - Columbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

55 Hillsboro ‘Marching Mothers’ and Students Inducted into Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame - Hillsboro Times-Gazette

Supreme Court Decision Is ‘a Constitutional Coming out Party’ for Social Media - CNN


OCTOBER 12, 2017

Convicted Elyria Murderer’s Appeal to be Heard by Ohio Supreme Court - Lorain Morning Journal

Ohio Supreme Court Finally Ends Heidelberg Family Feud After Nearly Three Years - Cincinnati WCPO-TV

Supreme Court Issues Ruling in Heidelberg Distributing Family Lawsuit - Dayton Daily News

Lawyer Could Lose License for Road Rage Incident with Bicyclist - Columbus Dispatch

Board Recommends Indefinite Suspension for Cincinnati Attorney - Cincinnati Business Courier

Suspension Recommended for Lorain County Attorney - Lorain Morning Journal

PUCO Orders New Probe of Duke Energy’s Disconnection Practices - Columbus Dispatch

Attempt to Ban Fracking in Youngstown Derailed - Youngstown Vindicator

High Court Won’t Review YSU Student Gang Rape Sentence - Youngstown WFMJ-TV

Collier-Williams Among Judges Named to Commercial Docket that Begins Anew in January - Crain’s Cleveland Business

Judge Threatens to Send Scamming Funeral Director Back to Prison if He Doesn’t Pay Restitution - Youngstown Vindicator

Akron Man Heading to Prison After Violating Work Release Terms - Akron Beacon Journal

Hamad Trial Starts amid Protests - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Kettering Fatal Shooting: Judge Restricts Media in Teen Homicide Case - Dayton Daily News

Judge: Kettering Fatal Shooting Victim’s Urn OK in Court Before Trial - Dayton Daily News

Judge Tells Defendant He’s Unimpressed with Him - Youngstown Vindicator

Representatives Introduce Bill to Shield Judges’ Personal Information - Steubenville WTOV-TV

Dixie Park Elected President of Probate Judge Association - Massillon Independent

Judge Ault Presented with Leadership Award - Richland Source

7th District Judge Mary DeGenaro to Run for Ohio Supreme Court - Akron Legal News

Shelby Law Director, Judge Candidate Eyster Charged with OVI in Motorcycle Crash - Richland Source

Arnold Foundation Bail-Reform Method Praised by Two Cleveland Heights Judicial Candidates - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Claims of Mismanagement Raised in Maumee Municipal Court Race - Toledo Blade

Two Vie for Niles Municipal Court Bench - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Many Law Enforcement Agencies Don’t Follow State Lineup, Interrogation Rules, Study Says - Columbus Dispatch

How Cincinnati Police, Advocates Work Together to Stop Domestic Violence from Turning Deadly - Cincinnati WCPO-TV

Courts Sidestep the Law, and South Carolina’s Poor Go to Jail - New York Times


OCTOBER 11, 2017

High Court to Hear Another Traffic Camera Appeal - Toledo Blade

Disgraced and Disbarred, Stan Chesley is Trying to Shield Assets from Former Clients - Reuters

Attorney Brian Benbow Faces Possible Suspension for Sexual Misconduct - Zanesville Times Recorder

Disciplinary Council Recommends Suspension of Cincinnati Lawyer’s License by the Ohio Supreme Court - Cincinnati Enquirer

Re-Entry Court Judge McCarty Receives Certification - Akron Legal News

State Revokes Steve Kraus’ Auctioneer License - Sandusky Register

Legal Aid Celebration Draws Record Crowds - Akron Legal News

Hundley Back in Court Bickering with Judge in Death Penalty Case - Youngstown Vindicator

Security Tight During Nasser Hamad’s Trial Opening Today - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Deters Intends to Seek Death Penalty for Suspect in Deadly Domestic Violence Case - Cincinnati WCPO-TV

Janet Rath Colaluca for Cleveland Municipal Court Judge - Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial

Orlo Wants to Know Finds Shelby Judicial Candidate Who Left Accident Scene Did Not Have Motorcycle Insurance - Cleveland WOIO-TV

Five Vying for Sylvania Municipal Court Judge Seat - Toledo Blade

Jefferson May Join Lawsuit to Keep Collection Powers from State - Ashtabula Star Beacon

Ohio Killer Says He’s Too Ill to Be Put to Death - Columbus Dispatch


OCTOBER 10, 2017

Supreme Court Allows Evidence from Boardman Heroin Raid - Youngstown WFMJ-TV

Ohio Court Upholds Use of Evidence in Illegal Warrant Search - Associated Press

Court Overturns Lake County Death Sentence - Akron Legal News

Justice, Mental Illness and the Death Penalty - Akron Beacon Journal Editorial

Kennedy to Speak at Women of Excellence Event - Piqua Daily Call

Regional Anti-Opioid Effort Gains Federal Grant - Morristown (TN) Citizen Tribune

Fight over News Media Access to Second Tensing Trial Leads to $56,000 Legal Bill - Cincinnati CityBeat

Emotions Spill out of Courtroom After Akron Man Sentenced to 5 Years for Shooting Death - Akron Beacon Journal

Ohio Cities May Sue over State Plan to Collect Local Taxes - Columbus Dispatch

Jefferson Court Offers Additional Counseling - Martins Ferry Times Leader

Candidates for Bench Offer Experience in Housing Matters - Toledo Blade

Judge Candidates Square off - Morrow County Sentinel

Chris Spielman’s Suit Has a Twist - Columbus Monthly

Gazebo Gone from Courthouse Square; Sits in County Lot - Newark Advocate

Proposed Sexting Bill Designed to Give Young People a Second Chance - Newark Advocate

The Number of Death Penalty Sentences Are Way Down, But the Data are Hard to Find - Pittsburgh WESA Radio

Commit a Crime? Your Fitbit, Key Fob or Pacemaker Could Snitch On You - Washington Post


OCTOBER 9, 2017

Once Again, Ohio Supreme Court Says No to a Chesley End-Around - Cincinnati City Beat

Ohio Supreme Court Rules on Latest in $42 Million Chesley Case - Cincinnati Business Courier

Former Campbell Police Chief Drew Rauzan Adds Criminal Defense Work to Law Practice - Youngstown Vindicator

Ohio Loophole Could Hold Back New Payday Lending Rules - Ohio Public Radio

Spire Makes First Payment on Tax Bill - Steubenville Star Beacon

Remove Convicted Killer from Death Row - Canton Repository Letter to the Editor

Who’s on the Hook if ECOT Closes Before Repaying Taxpayer Money? - Columbus Dispatch

Use Websites to Judge the Judges Before Voting for Them: Thomas Suddes - Cleveland Plain Dealer Column

Bruzzese on Bench Seven Weeks After Shooting - Steubenville Herald Star

Lake County Judge’s Gardening Program Earns State Honor - Willoughby News-Herald

Toledo Municipal Court Continues Amnesty Week Event - Toledo Blade

Stark Courts Spending More on Treatment - Canton Repository

Maumee Municipal Court Clerk Accused of Stealing $30K from Employer - Toledo Blade

Area Counties Turn down Millions in State Prison Alternative Grants - Dayton Daily News

Attorney Chosen to ‘Steady the Ship’ After County Prosecutor Dies - Marion Star

Three Candidates, Three Ideas About Battling Opioid Addiction from Bench - Toledo Blade

Candidates in Franklin County Municipal Court Races Tout Their Strengths - Columbus Dispatch

Candidates Night in Akron - Akron Beacon Journal

Issue 1 Would Change Constitution to Give Crime Victims More Rights - Dayton Daily News

Why Ohio’s Recent Effort to Update Its Constitution Fell Short: Steven H. Steinglass - Cleveland Plain Dealer Guest Column

How a Massachusetts Jail Works to Give Opioid-Addicted Inmates a Better Shot at Recovering - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Judge Sues State Supreme Court over Right to Hear Death Penalty Cases - CNN


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