JANUARY 4, 2023
Two men in prison are challenging the power of corrections officials to extend their sentences under the Reagan Tokes Act. Their appeals, which will be heard by the Supreme Court of Ohio next week, argue the Tokes Act is unconstitutional.
DECEMBER 29, 2022
Cleveland does not have to refund $4.1 million to motorists who paid fines under a now-defunct traffic camera program used to catch red-light and speeding violators, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled today.
The Supreme Court of Ohio ruled today that a hearing is required to determine if a teen convicted for a 2001 rape received ineffective counsel because a witness identification expert was not called to testify.
The Supreme Court of Ohio today rejected the view that state courts must defer to an administrative agency’s interpretation of the law.
DECEMBER 23, 2022
For the second time, the Supreme Court of Ohio reversed an appeals court decision concerning a former nursing home aide’s prison sentence for stealing personal items from 46 residents at nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Delaware and Franklin counties.
The Supreme Court of Ohio affirmed all but one conviction of a 16-year-old Cleveland teen who went on a six-month crime spree, which included the attempted murder of an elderly couple and robbery of a television news crew.
DECEMBER 21, 2022
A 2018 state law change addressing the use of deadly force in self-defense does not change how an appeals court evaluates cases where a jury has rejected a self-defense claim, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled today.
DECEMBER 20, 2022
A Stark County trial judge wrongly refused to allow a criminal defendant to plead “no contest” because the judge did not believe there were any legitimate grounds for an appeal, the Supreme Court ruled today.