Ohio Supreme Court

Fight Over Elections Board Members May Go To Court

Jul 3, 2014

The Lucas County Republican Party plans to take Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted to court in a dispute over nominees for the county's troubled board of elections.

High Court To Decide Case Involving Insurance Definitions

Jun 30, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court often decides cases that are unusual.

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The Ohio Supreme Court has accepted the appeal of a former death row inmate from the Columbus area who says he did not commit the two murders for which he was convicted.

In a victory for payday lenders, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a two-week loan to an Elyria man that imposed more than 235-percent interest is not prohibited under Ohio's mortgage lending laws. 

Ohio Supreme Court Rules On Standing And JobsOhio

Jun 11, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court’s decision on JobsOhio doesn’t say anything about whether the legislature’s creation of that public-private entity was constitutional. 

SUPCO Upholds Cleveland Curfew Law

May 29, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court says the city of Cleveland has the right to enforce a curfew law for a downtown park.

SUPCO To Consider Public Records Cases

May 27, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court will hear arguments this week on two cases involving media requests to law enforcement for public records.

The Ohio Supreme Court is siding with the state in a case involving compensation for landowners for flooding losses near Ohio's largest inland lake. 

The Ohio Supreme Court has temporarily blocked Duke Energy from charging customers for pollution clean-up at its deactivated manufactured-gas plants.

Supporters of medical marijuana legalization will march in Cleveland this weekend as an effort to get a constitutional amendment before voters continues.

State Supreme Court Weighs time Limits In Sex Abuse Cases

Apr 30, 2014

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. 

SUPCO Strikes Down Child Enticement Law

Mar 7, 2014

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

SUPCO Hears Natural Gas Drilling Case

Feb 27, 2014

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.

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.

SUPCO Rejects Refunds For AEP Customers

Feb 14, 2014

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

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

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

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

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.

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.