Ohio Supreme Court

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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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6:44 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Mayor's Court Cases Decline

The number of traffic and misdemeanor cases being heard in mayor's courts is at a new low.

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7:26 am
Thu August 29, 2013

SUPCO Suspends Chillicothe Attorney's Law License

The Ohio Supreme Court has suspended the law license of a Chillicothe attorney for a year after he solicited sex from a woman he was representing in a child-custody case.

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6:40 am
Fri August 23, 2013

SUPCO Sets Date To Hear JobsOhio Challenge

The Republican-controlled Ohio Supreme Court has set a November 6th date to hear oral arguments over whether opponents of JobsOhio have the standing to sue.

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6:44 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Another JobsOhio Legal Challenge

An attorney who played a leading role in a legal challenge of Governor John Kasich's private job-creation entity has filed her own constitutional challenge against JobsOhio with the state Supreme Court.

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6:42 am
Tue July 16, 2013

SUPCO Death Penalty Panel To Issue Different Reports

An Ohio Supreme Court committee studying changes to the state's death penalty law is almost guaranteed to produce majority and minority reports on their findings when its work is completed later this year. 

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7:12 am
Fri June 28, 2013

SUPCO Panel Issues Death Penalty Recommendations

An Ohio Supreme Court committee studying the death penalty is recommending many of the added factors that lead to a capital punishment case, such as rape, robbery or burglary, be removed from the state's death penalty law.

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12:22 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Ex Judges Cannot Use That Title Anymore

The Ohio Supreme Court's Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline says former Ohio judges should not be using the title of judge when they are not on the bench.

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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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