Ohio Supreme Court

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9:19 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Former Justice Now Opposes Death Penalty

A former Ohio Supreme Court justice who mostly sided with the majority in death penalty cases says she now opposes capital punishment.

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6:55 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Local Judge Facing Disciplinary Action

Franklin County Environmental Court Judge Harland Hale is under fire for alleged judicial misconduct.

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7:06 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

State And Landowners Continue Debate Over Flooding Damage

The state and a group of landowners are sparring over whether Ohio is meeting a deadline to compensate the landowners for losses from flooding near Ohio's largest inland lake.


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6:58 am
Thu February 21, 2013

SUPCO Rejects Widmer's Bid For Fourth Trial

The Ohio Supreme Court has refused to hear a Warren County man's bid for a fourth trial in the 2008 bathtub drowning of his wife.

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6:56 am
Thu February 21, 2013

SUPCO Declines To Set Execution Date

The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected a prosecutor's request to set an execution date for an inmate sentenced to die for slitting a man's throat during a 1985 burglary

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6:47 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

State Supreme Court Rules No Appeals For Drilling Permits

The Ohio Supreme Court says  after the state’s division of oil and gas issues a drilling permit, there’s no place for critics to appeal.

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7:38 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Cicero Could Face Further Punishment

The Ohio Supreme Court is threatening to find in contempt of court the Columbus attorney whose emails triggered an NCAA investigation that cost former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel his job.

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12:45 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

SUPCO Orders Fire Levy On February Ballot

The Ohio Supreme Court today ordered the Delaware County Board of Elections to place the Orange Township fire levy on the February ballot.

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7:54 am
Fri December 28, 2012

New SUPCO Justice Sworn In

William O'Neill was sworn in yesterday, becoming the latest Democrat to serve on the Republican dominated Ohio Supreme Court.

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8:54 am
Wed December 26, 2012

SUPCO Year In Review

2012 was a year of big cases and big changes at the Ohio Supreme Court.

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5:45 am
Fri December 21, 2012

New SUPCO Justice Appointed

Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed Judge Judith French of the 10th District Court of Appeals to the Ohio Supreme Court.

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7:44 am
Fri December 7, 2012

SUPCO: AEP Made Too Much Money

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a 42-million dollar penalty against Columbus-based American Electric Power for earning excessive profits.

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6:38 am
Thu December 6, 2012

SUPCO Finds ODNR In Contempt

The Ohio Supreme Court has found the state Department of Natural Resources in contempt for defying a 2011 order to compensate 87 Mercer County landowners for flood damage.

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12:23 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

SUPCO: Legislative Maps Constitutional

The Ohio Supreme Court says newly drawn state legislative district maps are constitutional.

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News
9:02 am
Tue November 20, 2012

SUPCO Applicant List Released

The Democratic Ohio Supreme Court justice who lost her election bid is not among the applicants for a coming vacancy to a separate seat.

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Election Coverage
9:29 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Campaign Donations Dominate SUPCO Forum

An accusation of improperly accepting campaign donations was one highlight of Wednesday's forum with four of the six candidates for Ohio Supreme Court.

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News
12:29 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

SUPCO Upholds Contempt Charge In Lesbian Custody Case

The Ohio Supreme Court says juvenile courts may issue temporary visitation rights to parents who have no blood relation to a child.

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