Ohio Supreme Court

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6:16 am
Thu March 12, 2015

SUPCO Reprimands Local Judge

Judge Amy Salerno
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A Franklin County judge has accepted a reprimand from the Ohio Supreme Court for scolding jurors who issued a verdict she believed to be wrong. 

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10:01 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Ohio Court To Weigh Former Death Row Inmate's Claim

Dale Johnston
Credit State of Ohio

A former death row inmate exonerated when another man confessed to his crime is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to completely clear his name to allow him to seek compensation from the state. 

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9:44 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Ohio Supreme Court To Decide If Sex Offender Label Can Be Unconstitutional Punishment

The Ohio Supreme Court will weigh in on the state's mandatory punishment for a 21 year old man convicted after what he said was a consensual sexual relationship with a 15 year old girl. 

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12:15 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

SUPCO Says State Regulations Supersede Local Anti-Fracking Measures

Credit ohio.com

The Ohio Supreme Court says state oil and gas drilling regulations supersede local zoning laws.

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6:38 am
Thu February 12, 2015

SUPCO Sets Aside Portion Of Sexual Assault Law

The Ohio Supreme Court has thrown out part of a state sexual assault law requiring a mandatory sentence when prosecutors provide corroboration of evidence.

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6:14 am
Thu January 15, 2015

SUPCO Hears Challenge Of "Jock Tax"

The Ohio Supreme Court Wednesday heard arguments about laws that tax professional athletes and entertainers who work for short periods of time in the state.

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6:02 am
Fri December 19, 2014

SUPCO Upholds Traffic Enforcement Cameras

Just as state lawmakers pass a bill that will likely end most traffic camera programs in Ohio, the state’s highest court has ruled cities have the authority to use them.

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5:50 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Looking Back On 2014 At The Ohio Supreme Court

The Republican-dominated Ohio Supreme Court took up several important cases this year, rendering opinions that surprised some observers.

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10:43 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Justices: College Tax Break Not For Private Owners

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that private property owners that lease to community colleges aren't entitled to property tax exemptions available to the institutions. 

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6:45 am
Fri November 14, 2014

SUPCO Justice Talks Same-Sex Marriage, JobsOhio

Paul Pfeifer
Credit supremecourt.ohio.gov

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Paul Pfeifer says language on same-sex marriage, pro or con, does not belong in the state Constitution.

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6:38 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

SUPCO: Person May Not Be Charged With Attempted Felony Murder

Credit Ohio Supreme Court

The Ohio Supreme Court has settled the question of whether a person be charged with unintentionally trying to commit an intentional murder. 

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6:17 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

SUPCO: Toledo Municipal Court Warrants Unconstitutional

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The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled Toledo's municipal court has long issued arrest warrants that are unconstitutional because police weren't required to provide evidence for why they were seeking the warrant.

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12:51 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Of Fired Ohio Teacher

The U-S Supreme Court today also rejected the appeal of a Mount Vernon public school science teacher who was fired for promoting the theory of creationism and refusing to remove religious materials from his classroom. 

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9:47 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Ohio Supreme Court: Are Millions In Public Charter School Dollars Private?

White Hat Management was founded by former Ohio State University trustee David Brennan

The Ohio Supreme Court will now decide whether a private management company that was paid tens of millions of dollars in tax money to run charter schools is -- at least to some extent -- a public entity. 

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6:53 am
Thu September 11, 2014

SUPCO Hears School Tax Case

Credit indianhillschools.org

The Ohio Supreme Court has heard arguments over a school district's funding move that resulted in an unexpected tax increase. 

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6:57 am
Thu July 24, 2014

SUPCO Declines To Hear Former Cop's Appeal

Douglas Prade
Credit Summit County Prosecutor's Office

Summit County prosecutors are asking a judge to again imprison former Akron police captain Douglas Prade, who is fighting a ruling that reinstated his conviction for killing his ex-wife.

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11:36 am
Thu July 17, 2014

SUPCO Suspends Law License Of Former Judge Convicted Of Corruption

Bridget McCafferty
Credit cleveland.com

The Ohio Supreme Court has indefinitely suspended the law license of a former Cuyahoga County judge convicted of lying to FBI agents.

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6:52 am
Thu July 10, 2014

SUPCO Delays Traffic Camera Case

The Ohio Supreme Court has put a Cleveland traffic camera case on hold while the justices decide a motorist's challenge to Toledo's camera system.

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12:27 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Fight Over Elections Board Members May Go To Court

The Lucas County Republican Party plans to take Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted to court in a dispute over nominees for the county's troubled board of elections.

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1:12 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

High Court To Decide Case Involving Insurance Definitions

The Ohio Supreme Court often decides cases that are unusual.

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