Harland Hale SUPCO Suspends Hale's Law License By Jim Letizia • Nov 20, 2014 courtnewsohio.gov The Ohio Supreme Court has suspended the law license of former Franklin County Environmental Court Judge Harland Hale for six months, after he admitted to fixing a speeding ticket for his attorney. SUPCO Says Former Judge Deserves Stronger Punishment By Jim Letizia • Nov 15, 2013 The Ohio Supreme Court today rejected a recommended six-month suspension of the law license of former Franklin County Environmental Court Judge Harland Hale. Governor Appoints Successor To Hale By Jim Letizia • Jul 25, 2013 Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed Franklin County Assistant Prosecutor Daniel Hawkins as the county's Environmental Court judge. Local Motel Must Be Sold Or Torn Down By Jim Letizia • May 10, 2013 A Franklin County judge today ordered the owners of a closed East side motel to sell the blighted property or tear it down. Local Judge To Resign By Jim Letizia • May 10, 2013 Franklin County Environmental Court Judge Harland Hale says he will resign on May 24th. Local Judge Facing Disciplinary Action By Jim Letizia • May 3, 2013 Franklin County Environmental Court Judge Harland Hale is under fire for alleged judicial misconduct. City Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit By Jim Letizia • Dec 4, 2012 Columbus City Council last night approved spending 150-thousand dollars to settle a 2010 sexual-harassment lawsuit involving Franklin County Municipal Court Judge Harland Hale.