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Justices in Hillsboro for Off-Site Court

Fri, 10/21/2011 - 17:23
Dozens of Hillsboro High School students spoke with the seven Supreme Court of Ohio justices before court convened in Highland County on Wednesday morning.

Advisory Opinion Answers Questions About Non-Attorneys’ Medicaid Activities

Tue, 10/18/2011 - 20:14
An advisory opinion recently issued by the Board on the Unauthorized Practice of Law of the Supreme Court of Ohio outlines the activities non-attorneys can and cannot engage in concerning Medicaid benefits.

Judge Jones Inducted into Civil Rights Hall of Fame

Thu, 10/13/2011 - 18:23
Former Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Nathaniel R. Jones was inducted today into the Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame.

Expectations Exceeded for Grant Application

Tue, 10/11/2011 - 20:28
The number of Ohio schools seeking a grant to help pay for transportation costs for students to visit the Ohio Judicial Center exceeded expectations.

Supreme Court Seeks Comment on Limited Liability Language Usage

Fri, 10/07/2011 - 15:08
The Supreme Court of Ohio will accept public comment until Nov. 8 on proposed amendments that change references to “partnership having limited liability” and “registered partnership” to “limited liability partnership.”

November's General Election Features 109 Municipal Judge Seats

Tue, 10/04/2011 - 15:44
Ohio voters will elect 109 judges to municipal courts across the state in the Nov. 8 general election with 39 of those contested races.

Columbus Bar Association Offers Public Courses on the Legal System

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 19:29
The Columbus Bar Association wants the public to be more informed when it comes to their rights, so it is partnering up with Columbus Law Finder to offer a program that gives the community insight on the legal system and how it works.

Chief Justice Supports State Issue 1

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:00
A statewide ballot issue that would raise the mandatory constitutional retirement age for Ohio judges to 75 has the support of Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor.

Construction Project Impacts Traffic Around Columbus

Tue, 09/27/2011 - 20:27
A major downtown interstate construction project under way in Columbus may affect attorneys’ and parties’ ability to arrive at the Supreme Court of Ohio for arguments or hearings in the usual amount of travel time. Parties are advised to please plan accordingly.

Toledo Municipal Court Implements Innovative Programs, Wins Award

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 18:32
The Toledo Municipal Court recently stepped up its technology initiative with two programs and is now being recognized statewide.

Students Speak with Chief Justice – Receive First Field Trip Tour of the Season

Thu, 09/22/2011 - 20:20
When high school junior Michelle Yang stepped into the Ohio Judicial Center for the first time, she was in awe.

Ninth District Judge Sits in on Supreme Court

Wed, 09/21/2011 - 20:57
Ninth District Court of Appeals Judge Eve Belfance said it was an “honor and a privilege” to sit on the Supreme Court of Ohio for the first time Tuesday.

Victims of Attorney Theft Awarded More Than $440,000 by Clients' Security Fund

Wed, 09/21/2011 - 20:41
The Board of Commissioners of the Clients’ Security Fund of Ohio (CSF) awarded $443,481 to 46 victims of attorney theft at its meeting Friday.

Former South African Supreme Court Justice: Freedom Requires Absolute Commitment to Human Rights

Wed, 09/21/2011 - 00:09
As people today struggle for freedom in places like Libya, a veteran of South Africa’s war to end apartheid told of how the only way to succeed in any struggle against oppression is to start first with upholding human rights and the rule of law.

Juvenile/Probate Judge Burns dies at 68

Mon, 09/19/2011 - 20:32
Members of Ohio’s legal and judicial community are mourning the death of an eastern Ohio county judge.

Social Studies Teachers Learn More about the Judicial System at Education Conference

Mon, 09/19/2011 - 17:57
More than 100 social studies teachers from across Ohio are gathering for the 21st annual Law and Citizenship Conference sponsored by the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education (OCLRE).

Cleveland Launches Veterans Treatment Docket

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 17:57
The Cleveland Municipal Court on Thursday opened a new Veterans Treatment Docket as Judge Lynn McLaughlin-Murray presided over the first cases.

Appellate Judges Elected to 2012 Association Offices

Mon, 09/12/2011 - 18:11
At its annual fall conference last week, the Ohio Courts of Appeals Judges Association elected officers for next year.

Chief Justice Delivers First State of the Judiciary Address

Fri, 09/09/2011 - 16:06
In her first state of the Judiciary address delivered Sept. 8, Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor announced the formation of a new joint task force to study the application of the death penalty in Ohio and called on Ohio’s judges to come together during these difficult economic times to continue to improve the administration of justice in the state.

Ohio Judges Attending Annual Meeting This Week

Wed, 09/07/2011 - 20:59
More than 300 judges are expected to attend the annual two-day meeting of the Ohio Judicial Conference this week.