August 11, 2022
The Supreme Court of Ohio ruled today that a Guernsey County trial court's order denying Vernon Yontz’s motion to modify the terms of his intervention-in-lieu-of-conviction (ILC) for the illegal possession of oxycodone pills was not a final appealable order.
August 10, 2022
The Supreme Court of Ohio today approved the permit to construct North America’s first freshwater offshore wind-powered electric-generation facility.
August 9, 2022
A trial court must grant a motion for permission to seek a new trial filed by a man convicted of rape after the prosecution failed to turn over a lab report that tended to disprove an element of the offense and raised questions about the credibility of the alleged victim’s testimony, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled today.
July 28, 2022
July 27, 2022
The Supreme Court of Ohio has indefinitely suspended a Parma attorney and ordered him to pay $16,410 in restitution to former clients for failing to do the legal work they paid him to do.
July 26, 2022
Operating in an increasingly digital economy means businesses face a growing threat from cybercriminals looking to hold computer operating systems hostage until a ransom is paid.
An oil and gas company cannot claim the full mineral rights to property in Belmont County because a claim to one-quarter interest of the minerals might still be owned by the heirs of a man who sold the property in 1954, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled today.
July 21, 2022
A change in state law shifting the burden of proof to the prosecution when self-defense is claimed by a criminal defendant applies to all trials beginning after March 28, 2019, even when the alleged offenses occurred before the law’s effective date, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled today.
August 8, 2022
Supreme Court of Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor has heard her last oral arguments. Following last Tuesday’s cases, the chief justice highlighted her appreciation for the people who administer justice in the state and the work that remains before the makeup of the Court changes at the end of the year.
August 3, 2022
July 18, 2022
The legal profession is a never-ending journey of learning. Cleveland Municipal Judge Andrea Nelson Moore is among the 33 attorneys making the transition to the bench with help from the Supreme Court of Ohio at its most recent new judges’ orientation.
July 15, 2022
Three new judges will take the bench on Aug. first, following appointments today: Julie Schafer to the Medina County Domestic Relations Court; Anita Bechmann to the Clermont County Municipal Court; and Jason Despetorich to the common pleas and domestic relations courts in Hocking County.
July 11, 2022
Sixth District Court of Appeals Judge Myron Duhart was raised by his grandmother, who never imagined he would go from sitting with her in the kitchen to one day sitting on the bench of the Supreme Court of Ohio.
July 8, 2022
June 14, 2022
Eighth District Court of Appeals Judge Emanuella Groves sat for her first Supreme Court oral argument. That achievement is the latest distinction for a judge with decades of accomplishments serving Ohioans.