Ohio Supreme Court

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled prior juvenile convictions cannot be used to increase the severity of charges or the length of prison sentences those individuals receive as adults.

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The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences of a man convicted of killing his girlfriend's ex-husband and a man who killed a woman he lived with and her two children.


All 17 Franklin County common pleas judges have stepped away from hearing the case against former county Board of Elections director Bill Anthony.

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The Ohio Supreme Court has reinstated rape and kidnapping charges against a Cleveland man who argued that a long delay in indicting him was unconstitutional.  


The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a nonprofit property management company created by a charter school may not claim a school-related property tax exemption. 


The 6th Ohio District Court of Appeals has upheld the City of Toledo's right to use traffic enforcement cameras, though the issue is headed for the state's Supreme Court.

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a Stark County judge lacks jurisdiction to order the state to return five tigers and other exotic animals to the farm from which they were seized two weeks ago.


The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled an insurance company is not liable for part of a Canal Winchester megachurch's 3.1 million dollar settlement over the alleged beating of a 2-year-old boy at the church daycare.


The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a New York man hit by a foul ball and blinded in one eye at a Cleveland Indians game may seek damages from the club.


The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a former Olentangy Local Schools board member who says his colleagues violated open meetings laws while exchanging emails. 


The Ohio Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in a lawsuit filed by internet retailers who say they should not have to pay the state's commercial activities tax. 

Ohio Public Radio

The fight over a ballot proposal to put ethics restrictions on state lawmakers and cut their pay is headed to the Ohio Supreme Court.

The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted an administrative rule restricting the use of shackles on juveniles during court proceedings. 


The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled an anti-gambling group fighting Governor John Kasich's decision to legalize video lottery terminals at seven horse tracks lacks standing to sue, while another plaintiff may continue his challenge.


A 12-year-old Mansfield boy who was shaken as a baby and spent 11 years on life support died Sunday at a Columbus hospital.

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The Ohio Supreme Court says the state may again try to execute a condemned killer who survived a 2009 botched execution.

The City of Columbus has dropped its lawsuit against the state over the law that banned the use of traffic enforcement cameras.


The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled the sale of the Lake Erie Correctional Institution in Conneaut to Nashville-based Corrections Corporation of America in 2011 did not violate the state constitution.  

The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by backers of a ballot initiative aimed at controlling the prices the state pays for prescription drugs. 

The Ohio Supreme Court has sent a class-action lawsuit challenging Cleveland's traffic camera enforcement system back to a county judge for further deliberation.