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The Ohio Supreme Court says Hilliard City Council improperly cited procedural concerns last December when it voted against placing a measure on the ballot giving residents 60 days to challenge certain types of rezoning legislation.  Jim Letizia reports.  

The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected a proposal to end courtroom deals that allow defendants to plead to lesser crimes that bear little resemblance to the facts of the original charge.

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The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal by a military veteran who sought to defy a local ordinance and keep pet ducks to help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.

The Republican-controlled Ohio Supreme Court has ruled laws protecting consumers from deceptive practices do not apply to insurance company repair estimates.

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A woman sexually assaulted by the pastor of Delaware Grace Brethren Church when she was 15-years-old is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to boost the amount of damages paid by the church.

Dayton city officials say they will shut down the municipal red light camera program by the end of the year. 

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The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that requiring convicted sex offenders to register and check in with authorities is not cruel and unusual punishment.

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the city of Cleveland over its formula for taxing visiting professional athletes who  work in the city.

A recent study shows in the 15 states that elect supreme court justices - including Ohio - death sentences are reversed 11 percent of the time.

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled portions of the ballot wording describing a proposal to legalize marijuana in the state is misleading and has ordered a state board to rewrite it.   

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The Ohio Supreme Court decision that nearly a hundred million dollars in equipment bought by charter school operators with tax money belongs to those operators and not to the schools has raised more anger against the industry.

The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with a controversial charter school operator. 

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The Ohio Supreme Court has blocked a woman's efforts to inspect Franklin County Children Services records regarding an abuse investigation focusing on her daughter.

Supporters of a plan to legalize marijuana are challenging the proposal's ballot wording and title at the Ohio Supreme Court.  

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has invalidated ballot proposals in Athens, Fulton and Medina counties that would have banned fracking.

More than 100 elected officials in Ohio are asking Governor John Kasich to help restore more local control over fracking activities.

A community activist group in Broadview Heights that opposes oil and gas wells in residential neighborhoods says it plans to appeal a judge's decision to dismiss its lawsuit.

A conservative group brought its arguments against Ohio's seven "racinos" to the Ohio Supreme Court Tuesday. 

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled private colleges' police departments are subject to the state's open records law.

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Republican Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor has told Democratic State Senator Sandra Williams the court is powerless to get rid of the grand jury process.

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