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JANUARY 22, 2019

Ten Years After Inception, Human Trafficking Court Continues to Reform Lives

On a weekly basis, one docket inside Franklin County Municipal Court is in session where the people in attendance aren’t seated for hearings or rulings.

JANUARY 14, 2019

Court Accepting Comments on Procedural Rules, Uniform Traffic Ticket

Image of a police officer standing by an orange construction fenceThe Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comment until Feb. 13 on amendments to the annual update to the Ohio Rules of Practice and Procedure.

JANUARY 11, 2019

Ohio’s Courts Raise Awareness During Human Trafficking Prevention Month

A number of organizations, including the Department of Defense, have labeled it as the world’s largest growing crime, which finds its way into Ohio’s courts every day. It is human trafficking.

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JANUARY 2, 2019

Stepfather and Father Debate Support Obligations in Adoption Case

A stepfather in Hamilton County will argue to the Ohio Supreme Court next week that he doesn’t have to obtain consent from the father of his wife’s child to pursue an adoption because the father didn’t support the child.

DECEMBER 27, 2018

Board Must Reconsider Change to Wind Farm Construction Plan

Image of wind farm turbinesAltering a wind farm’s construction timeline is an “amendment,” and a proposal for a 91-turbine farm must return to state regulators for an extension, potentially subjecting the facility to stricter state rules, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

Attorney Who Neglected Immigration Matter Suspended

The Ohio Supreme Court today suspended a Cleveland attorney for two years, with 18 months stayed, for neglecting the immigration matter of a Bulgarian ballroom dancer, then lying about his legal misconduct.

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JANUARY 17, 2019

Justice Stewart Starts Tenure as First African-American Woman Elected to Supreme Court

At 215 years old, the Ohio Supreme Court is full of history, but it’s most recent milestone wasn’t a decision. It was an addition.

JANUARY 15, 2019

Reflections from the Bench, Episode 2: Former Justice Andy Douglas

Justice Patrick F. Fischer interviews former Justice Andy Douglas in the second episode of “Reflections from the Bench.”

JANUARY 10, 2019

Justice Donnelly Relishing Jump from Trial Court to Supreme Court

A new year and a new court is in session with two new justices on the Ohio Supreme Court.

JANUARY 9, 2019

Two Appellate Judges Hear Supreme Court Cases

Image of Second District Court of Appeals Judge Jeffrey M. Welbaum and Sixth District Court of Appeals Judge Thomas J. OsowikTwo appeals court judges served as visiting judges on the Ohio Supreme Court today in cases involving whether a court has permanent jurisdiction to review a juvenile’s sex-offender status and whether a conviction for a minor misdemeanor must list a punishment or sentence.

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JANUARY 22, 2019

Ten Years After Inception, Human Trafficking Court Continues to Reform Lives

On a weekly basis, one docket inside Franklin County Municipal Court is in session where the people in attendance aren’t seated for hearings or rulings.

JANUARY 14, 2019

Court Accepting Comments on Procedural Rules, Uniform Traffic Ticket

Image of a police officer standing by an orange construction fenceThe Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comment until Feb. 13 on amendments to the annual update to the Ohio Rules of Practice and Procedure.

JANUARY 11, 2019

Ohio’s Courts Raise Awareness During Human Trafficking Prevention Month

A number of organizations, including the Department of Defense, have labeled it as the world’s largest growing crime, which finds its way into Ohio’s courts every day. It is human trafficking.