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7:11 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

State Supreme Court Weighs time Limits In Sex Abuse Cases

The Ohio Supreme Court will decide how long a victim of childhood sexual abuse has to file a lawsuit, if the abuser is a state employee. 

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7:04 am
Fri March 7, 2014

SUPCO Strikes Down Child Enticement Law

The Ohio Supreme court says Ohio's child enticement law is unconstitutional because it criminalizes innocent behavior.

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6:51 am
Thu February 27, 2014

SUPCO Hears Natural Gas Drilling Case

Ohio Supreme Court justices yesterday vigorously challenged attorneys over the power of state oil and gas drilling regulations to supersede local zoning laws  in a case brought by the Akron suburb of Munroe Falls against Beck Energy.

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8:28 am
Thu February 20, 2014

SUPCO Panel To Consider Suspension Of Athens County Sheriff

The Ohio Supreme Court says a panel of three retired judges will consider whether to suspend Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly, who pleaded not guilty to 25 counts in a corruption case.

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12:27 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

SUPCO Rejects Refunds For AEP Customers

The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected an appeal seeking 368 million dollars in refunds for customers of Columbus-based American Electric Power.

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12:21 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Ohio Landlords Have Duties To Tenant Guests

The Ohio Supreme Court has found that landlords must provide a safe environment to guests of their tenants. 

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7:32 am
Thu February 6, 2014

SUPCO Reminds Judges About Jailing Poor People Who Fail To Pay Fines

The Ohio Supreme Court is reminding judges conditions are limited under which they may jail an offender for failure to pay fines.

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6:43 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Former Attorney General Returns To Supreme Court In Foreclosure Case

Former Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann went before the Ohio Supreme Court this week.

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7:24 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Disgraced Former AG Prepares To Return To Ohio State Supreme Court

Former Attorney General Marc Dann is preparing to argue his first case before the Ohio Supreme Court since being forced from office amid a sexual harassment scandal, convicted of an ethics violation and temporarily stripped of his law license.

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11:40 am
Mon December 30, 2013

Bar Exam For Six-Year Students Under Consideration

The Ohio Supreme Court is accepting public comment on a possible rule change that could let students become lawyers after six years of college instead of seven.

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11:10 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Ruling Sets Future For Medicaid Expansion

Now that the Ohio Supreme Court has made a decision on Medicaid expansion, it appears it’s here to stay - at least for now.

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6:44 am
Thu December 19, 2013

SUPCO Approves North Central Ohio Wind Farm Project

The Ohio Supreme Court has cleared the way for construction to begin soon on a wind farm in Crawford and Richland counties.

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10:17 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Letson Enters Supreme Court Race

Ohio Democrats have added another name to the growing list of candidates making a run for statewide office next year.

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8:04 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Freshwater Asks SUPCO To Reconsider

The Mount Vernon Middle School science instructor who refused to remove religious materials from his classroom wants the Ohio Supreme Court to reconsider its decision upholding his dismissal.

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8:57 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

State Defends Controlling Board Decision On Medicaid Expansion To Ohio Supreme Court

State attorneys say an Ohio legislative panel acted consistently with state law and standard practice when it approved funding an expansion of the Medicaid program last month.

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12:42 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

SUPCO Says Former Judge Deserves Stronger Punishment

The Ohio Supreme Court today rejected a recommended six-month suspension of the law license of former Franklin County Environmental Court Judge Harland Hale.

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12:51 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Case Could Have Implications For Snowbirds

As the weather gets colder, there are more than a few Ohioans who are right now planning their annual extended stays in Florida or other warm climates.

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9:17 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Ohio Supreme Court Hears Preliminary Case of JobsOhio Constitutionality

Maurice Thompson of the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law arguing before the Supreme Court
Karen Kasler OPR

The Ohio Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday over who may file a lawsuit to settle the question of whether the state's job creation entity, JobsOhio, is constitutional.

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7:26 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Ohio Supreme Court Takes Up Child "Enticement" Law

Ohio law could make it a crime for you to offer money to a child to rake your lawn. And that’s troubling Ohio’s Supreme Court justices. 

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6:42 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Panel Recommends No Death Penalty For Mentally Ill Offenders

An Ohio Supreme Court committee examining capital punishment wants lawmakers to debate whether the death penalty should be off the table for offenders with serious mental illness.

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