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OCTOBER 17, 2018

Kroger, Ohio Manufacturers Ask Top Court to Revisit DP&L RulingDayton Daily News

Supreme Court Permanently Disbars Trumbull County AttorneyAkron Legal News

Ohio Suspends Marshall’s Law LicenseMartins Ferry Times Leader

Ohio Supreme Court Indefinitely Suspends the Law License of Michael J. MarshallSteubenville Herald-Star

Issue I Would Remove the Consequences of FailureSteubenville Herald Star, Justice Sharon Kennedy Guest Column

7th District Reverses Oil and Gas Abandonment CaseAkron Legal News

Group Fights Eviction of Tent ResidentsAkron Beacon Journal

Veterans Court Receives CertificationFairborn Daily Herald

Judge Ellwood Receives Highest Lodge HonorCambridge Daily Jeffersonian

Judge and Advocate Fiercely Debate Issue 1Canton Repository

Local Judges Oppose State Issue 1Portsmouth Daily Times

Common Pleas Judge Robinson Hosts Town Hall on Issue 1Mansfield News Journal

Former Clark County Addict, Law Enforcement Leaders Oppose Issue 1Springfield News-Sun

Family, Friends Remember Attorney Anthony TuccilloAkron Legal News

Reforms at Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center Taking Under New DirectorCleveland Plain Dealer

Eliza Bryant Village to Launch Elder Justice CenterCrain’s Cleveland Business

Fatal Domestic Violence Numbers Down Overall, but Number of Children, Officers Killed IncreasesLorain Morning Journal

Proposal for Ambitious Response to Opioid Crisis Sits in CommitteeAkron Legal News

Duck Boat Survivor Tia Coleman Stunned by Legal Maneuver Invoking 1851 LawCNN


OCTOBER 16, 2018

State Says Weathersfield Injection Well Could Reopen After It Devises a ‘Comprehensive Plan’Youngstown Vindicator

Questions Remain for Lake Erie InitiativeToledo Press

Despite Modern Trend, Ohio Supreme Court Does Not Reconsider Prior Precedent - Finds Inadvertent Defective Work by Subcontractor Can Never Be a Fortuitous ‘Occurrence’National Law Review

Ohio Supreme Court Rules Defective Work Claims Not Covered Losses Under Standard CGL PoliciesLexology

9th District Reverses Medina County Rape ConvictionsAkron Legal News

Convicted Murderer Fires Attorney; Asks to Revoke PleaLima News

Bedford Truck Driver Once Labeled Serial Killer Sentenced for Killing Three Women, One Man Since 1997Cleveland Plain Dealer

Inmate Faces Death Penalty After Allegedly Strangling Cellmate to DeathCincinnati Enquirer

Former Troy Lawyer Pleads Not Guilty to Theft, Engaging in a Pattern of Corrupt ActivityDayton WHIO-TV

Former Attorney Arraigned for TheftPiqua Daily Call

Hamilton County Officials from Both Parties Announce Opposition to Issue 1Cincinnati Enquirer

Pastor Who Cut Radio Ad for state Issue 1 Changes His MindColumbus Dispatch

Jillian Boone: Why I am Voting ‘No’ on Issue 1Akron Beacon Journal Guest Opinion

To the Editor: Issue 1 Would Make Law Enforcement HarderToledo Blade Letter to the Editor

Local Judges and Law Enforcement Speak out About State Issue 1Logan Daily News

‘Serial’ Explains How Prosecutors Are the ‘Most Powerful People in any Courthouse’Oxygen

A Familiar Face, ‘Dan’ of ‘Seven Days’ Makes His Way into RecoveryCincinnati Enquirer

Interim Clerk of Courts Named While Local GOP Seeks ReplacementMarion Star

County Council Votes Unanimously to Appeal Panhandling LawAkron Beacon Journal

Anderson Grad Nears Top Court After Trump Nod, but Senate Fight BrewsCincinnati Enquirer


OCTOBER 15, 2018

Insurance Does Not Cover Defective Work that Damaged University’s Luxury HotelAkron Legal News

Cleveland Lawyer Is Suspended After Client Secretly Recorded His Bragging About Discovery GameABA Journal

Attorney Recommended for SuspensionElyria Chronicle Telegram

Court Rejects as Moot a Challenge to Power Company’s Prior Rate PlanAkron Legal News

Ohio Supreme Court Rules to Keep Anti-Fracking Initiative off the BallotColumbus Dispatch

Mahoning Probate Judge Faces Supreme Court ReprimandYoungstown Vindicator

Ohio Lawmakers Shirk Duty to Protect Lake ErieColumbus Dispatch Column

Kevin Werner: Ohio’s Broken Death PenaltyAkron Beacon Journal Guest Opinion

Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor Urges Vote Against Ohio Issue 1The Lantern, Ohio State Student Newspaper

Issue 1 Removes Person’s Motivation to Get CleanWarren Tribune Chronicle, Justice Sharon Kennedy Guest Column

Vote ‘No’ on State Issue 1 to Preserve Drug CourtsYoungstown Vindicator Editorial

NFIB Opposes Issue 1, Warns of ConsequencesYoungstown Business Journal

Vote No on State Issue 1Lorain Morning Journal Guest Opinion

Portage Police Chiefs Urge No Vote on Issue 1Ravenna Record-Courier Letter to the Editor

Op-Ed: Licking County Judges Oppose Issue 1Newark Advocate Guest Opinion

Defense: Prosecution Claims in Carlisle Buried Baby Case Are Simply ‘Click-Bait’Dayton Daily News

Ohio Tax Lawsuit Keeps Major League Soccer Team in ColumbusBloomberg News

Jacob LaRosa Sentenced to Life in PrisonWarren Tribune Chronicle

Strongsville Man Accused of Killing Future Fiancee’s Mother Rejects Plea DealCleveland Plain Dealer

Cincinnati Lawyers Weigh in on Terry’s Turf Club VideoCincinnati Business Courier

Ashtabula County Drug Court Is Entering 10th YearAshtabula Star Beacon

Struthers Judge Hopes to Improve City Hall Safety with New Prisoner Holding AreaYoungstown Vindicator

Hostile Culture, Education Shortfalls, Understaffing Hinder ‘Safe and Humane’ Detention of Cuyahoga County Youth, Report SaysCleveland Plain Dealer

Robin Molyneaux Kennedy (1945-2018) Longtime University of Toledo Law Professor Once Put Daughter on StandToledo Blade

Bar Association to Honor 2 Findlay AttorneysFindlay Courier

New Elder Abuse Law Took Effect Last MonthSteubenville Herald Star

Courthouse Going Under RestorationIronton Tribune

West Virginia’s Absurd, Dangerous Supreme Court Impeachment CrisisSlate Magazine


OCTOBER 12, 2018

Police Search that Uncovered Marijuana-Infused Candy LegalAkron Legal News

Cleveland Lawyer Captured on Tape Coaching Client to Lie Loses Law LicenseCleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Supreme Court Bans Warren Attorney from Practicing LawYoungstown WYTV-TV

Board Recommends Reprimand for Mahoning Probate Judge RusuYoungstown WFMJ-TV

Ohio High Court Says Ongoing Property Tax Row Can’t Be NixedLaw 360

Pay Attention to Ohio Supreme Court Races. Your Rights Are on the Line: Brent LarkinCleveland Plain Dealer Column

Ex-Assistant Prosecutor Wants New Look at Whistleblower StatusYoungstown Vindicator

Defendant in 1985 Murder Case Ordered back to JailColumbus Dispatch

LaRosa to Be Sentenced Today for Brutal Murder of NeighborWarren Tribune Chronicle

Cleveland Man Sues City, Cuyahoga County for 23 Years He Spent in Prison for Dismissed Murder ConvictionCleveland Plain Dealer

Probate Court Provides Guardians Support with “Coffee and Conversation”Akron Legal News

Clockwork Justice for Magistrate in Cambridge Municipal CourtCambridge Daily Jeffersonian

Magistrate Who Grabbed Woman’s Neck Once Threw a Man in Jail for Not Tucking in His ShirtCincinnati Enquirer

State Analysis: Issue 1 Cost Savings OverstatedColumbus Dispatch

Ohio Budget Office Says Issue 1 Will Cost Local CommunitiesOhio Public Radio & TV

Law Enforcement Leaders: Issue One Would Tie Our HandsToledo Blade

Hancock Commissioners Oppose Issue 1Findlay Courier

Addiction and Crime in Ohio Part 5: Issue 1Cleveland Scene

Ross County Officials Fear Issue 1’s Impacts on Court Systems, Successful TreatmentChillicothe Gazette

Serial Season 3, Episode 5: A Boxer’s Shuffle, a Secret Recording and Prosecutor’s MightCleveland Plain Dealer

Obergefell Speaks at UNL on His Marriage Equality LegacyThe Daily Nebraskan, University of Nebraska


OCTOBER 11, 2018

Ohio Supreme Court Rejects Killer’s Request for DNA TestingAssociated Press

Ohio Supreme Court Permanently Disbars Warren LawyerYoungstown WFMJ-TV

Special Election Likely Next Stop in Effort to Keep Jail in DowntownToledo Blade

Family of Murder Victim Devastated by Release of Accused Killer Just Before TrialColumbus WBNS-TV

Anthony Pardon Defense Team Could Challenge DNA at Murder TrialColumbus WBNS-TV

Two Verdicts Announced in Road 5 TrialLima News

Why Drug Courts Give a Second Change to People Struggling with AddictionAthens Post

Highland County Judges Oppose State Issue 1Hillsboro Times Gazette

Charles J. Doneghy (1938-2018) Judge Had Fantastic Legal MindToledo Blade

Cincinnati Law Partner Joins Freedom Center BoardCincinnati Business Courier

Scioto County Native Tapped by Trump for U.S. District Court PostColumbus Dispatch


OCTOBER 10, 2018

Ohio Supreme Court Sends Asbestos Case back to Trial Court to Determine if Plaintiff Is a SmokerLegal News Line

Merit Decision: Smell of Pot Gives Police Much Leeway in Traffic Stop. State v. Vega.Legally Speaking Ohio

Ohio Supreme Court: Faulty Work by a Subcontractor Is Not an “Occurrence” Requiring Coverage Under a Commercial General Liability Insurance PolicyNational Law Review

Toledo City Council Approves Ordinance for Jail Ballot IssueToledo WTVG-TV

Toledo Council Revives Downtown Jail Ballot MeasureToledo Blade

Citizens Deserve a ChoiceToledo Blade Letter to the Editor

Taking a Closer Look at Ballot Issue 110: Solon-on-the-Lake RezoningCleveland Plain Dealer

Danny Lee Hill Case Under ConsiderationWarren Tribune Chronicle

Former Firefighter Appears in CourtBowling Green Sentinel-Tribune

Courtroom Bombshell: Cold Case Murder Trial Halted by Last-Minute DiscoveryColumbus WBNS-TV

Trial in 1985 Murder Case Delayed by DNA-Testing OversightColumbus Dispatch

Future Son-in-Law Charged in Strongsville Teacher’s Killing Wants Confession, Bloody Knife Suppressed at Upcoming TrialCleveland Plain Dealer

Criminal Case Against Probation Officer Bryan Thomas Appears Headed to TrialElyria Chronicle Telegram

Nashville Offers Cleveland Non-Punitive Model for Restoring Driving PrivilegesCleveland Plain Dealer

Longtime Common Pleas Court Judge Charles Doneghy Has DiedToledo Blade

Summit County Judges, Prosecutor Unite Against Issue 1Akron Beacon Journal

Ohio State Law Students Walk out of Class in Protest of Kavanaugh ConfirmationColumbus WCMH-TV

Sherrod Brown Urges Senate Panel to Reject Two Ohio Judge NomineesColumbus Dispatch


OCTOBER 9, 2018

Citizens Group Keeps Up Push for Jail VoteToledo Blade

Montgomery County Juvenile Court Judge Candidates Sound Off in Public ForumDayton WKEF-TV

Ohio Police Officer Uses Narcan to Save DogCleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Adds Four Temporary Detectives to Homicide Unit During Uptick in Fatal ViolenceCleveland Plain Dealer

3 Canton Officers Suspended in Probe of Jailed Ex-CopCanton Repository

Former Avon Lake Fire Chief Held on $1.25M Bond in Rape CaseLorain Morning Journal

Sheriff: Inquiry into Police Shooting Not a Criminal InvestigationToledo Blade

Judge Grants Temporary Restraining Order Against Willoughby Hills MayorCleveland WJW-TV

Why Does Issue 1 — the Statewide Ballot Measure to Reduce Drug Penalties — Have to be a Constitutional Amendment?Cleveland Scene

Explaining Issue 1 on the Ohio November BallotCleveland WOIO-TV

Issue 1 Gets Thumbs Down from Auglaize LawmenLima News

State Issue 1Findlay Courier Editorial

County Officials United in Strong Opposition to Issue 1Newark Advocate

Ohio Voting: Poll Shows Where Likely Voters Stand on Issue 1Dayton Daily News

Ohio Lawmakers Keep Toughening Drug Penalties, Issue 1 Supporter SaysCleveland Plain Dealer

Everyone Has a Role to Play in Fighting Opioid CrisisCincinnati Enquirer Editorial

Maurice Clarett Delivers Message of Redemption in NewarkNewark Advocate

Why We're Training the Next Generation of Lawyers in Big DataThe Conversation

Brett Kavanaugh to Hear His 1st Arguments as Supreme Court JusticeAssociated Press


OCTOBER 8, 2018

Ohio Supreme Court Says No to DP&L Refunds - Dayton Daily News

Lake Erie, Jail Questions Belong on November Ballot - Toledo Blade Editorial

Family Wants ‘an Eye for an Eye’ for Convicted Killer - Sandusky Register

Man Charged with Violating Protection Order Moments After It Was Granted - Youngstown Vindicator

East Cleveland Proposes $405,000 Settlement for Men Who Filed Wrongful Incarceration Lawsuits - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Races for Franklin County Domestic/Juvenile Judge Include New Seat - Columbus Dispatch

Judicial Retirements Open Vacancies on the Franklin County Bench - Columbus Dispatch

Longtime Clark County Judge Retires from Bench, Cites Health - Springfield News Sun

Judges Do Their Best with Parenting Plans - Columbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor

James Feibel | 1933-2018: Lawyer, Jewish Community Leader Always Helped Underdogs - Columbus Dispatch

Wibur L. Wirt, Jr. (1924-2018) Ex-Justice of Peace, County Court Judge Ran Auto Dealership - Toledo Blade

November Ballot Issue Seeks to Reform Ohio Drug Laws - Associated Press

The Voter-Turnout Impact of State Issue 1, the Ohio Drug Crimes Issue: Thomas Suddes - Cleveland Plain Dealer Column

No on Issue 1: Major Reforms Require More Deliberation - Columbus Dispatch Editorial

Judge Jerry R. McBride: Why Issue One Should Be Opposed - Loveland Magazine

Local Judges Speak out Against Issue 1, Part One: Legal Implications - Highland County Press

Judge Gives Cambridge Lions His Reasons for Opposing Issue 1 - Cambridge Daily Jeffersonian

State Issue 1 Facing Local Opposition - Findlay Courier

Athens County Official Adds an Alternative to Issue 1 - Columbus Dispatch

Issue 1 Meets a ‘Serial’ Force - Youngstown Vindicator Opinion

Beacon Journal/ Editorial Board: No on Issue 1 - Akron Beacon Journal Editorial

How John Roberts Will Manage the Supreme Court’s Conservative Majority - CNN


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