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Visitor Education Center Accepting Applications for Grants

Ohio Supreme Court News - Thu, 09/01/2011 - 21:03
Ohio schools can now apply for one of 100 grants to help pay for field trip transportation costs for students to visit the Ohio Judicial Center.

Supreme Court to Hear Four Cases During Highland County Session in October

Ohio Supreme Court News - Wed, 08/31/2011 - 17:29
The Supreme Court of Ohio confirmed today the four cases it will hear in official session in Highland County on Wednesday, Oct. 19, as part of its semiannual Off-Site Court Program.

Summit on Aging Follow-up Features County Action Plans

Ohio Supreme Court News - Mon, 08/29/2011 - 19:34
During a presentation today designed to enhance judges’ skills in handling elder abuse cases, keynote speakers Candace Heisler and former Judge Janice Martin stressed the importance of a coordinated response to elder abuse.

Former Supreme Court Justice Speaks on his Life, Law and Legacy

Ohio Supreme Court News - Thu, 08/25/2011 - 21:19
Celebrating his birthday on Wednesday with members of the Columbus Metropolitan Club, former Supreme Court Justice Robert M. Duncan spoke about several fundamental moments in his life.

Grant Money Available for Field Trips to Supreme Court

Ohio Supreme Court News - Tue, 08/23/2011 - 17:10
As many Ohio students head back to school this week, a field trip to the Supreme Court of Ohio will be more affordable for 100 financially pinched schools this school year.

South African Justice to Tell Life Story During Supreme Court Lecture Series

Ohio Supreme Court News - Mon, 08/22/2011 - 16:19
Even a bomb blast in which he lost his right arm and sight in one eye couldn’t deter Albie Sachs, former Justice on the Constitutional Court of South Africa, from fighting for freedom and human rights.

Supreme Court Connection to Civil War Concerns Famous General

Ohio Supreme Court News - Fri, 08/05/2011 - 14:36
As the nation observes the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, the Supreme Court of Ohio has a connection to a significant player in the “War Between the States.”

Court, Bar Association Host New Lawyer Mentoring Event

Ohio Supreme Court News - Thu, 08/04/2011 - 15:18
Columbus participants in the Supreme Court of Ohio Lawyer to Lawyer mentoring program gathered Wednesday to tour the new home of the Franklin County Common Pleas Court, General Division and to network at a reception with fellow mentors and new lawyers.

Mock Trial Competition Closes First Year of Law School Preparation Program

Ohio Supreme Court News - Fri, 07/29/2011 - 20:13
A group of central Ohio students involved in a program designed to bolster their skills for college and law school got a taste of life behind the podium last night during a mock trial competition at the Ohio Judicial Center. The 24 ingoing high school freshmen are enrolled in the Law and Leadership Institute, which seeks to increase the diversity of the legal profession and foster future leaders.

Friday Turns Page on Eclectic Career

Ohio Supreme Court News - Thu, 07/28/2011 - 15:25
If anyone had told Ralph W. Preston on the day he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in engineering physics and a master’s degree in physics that he would someday retire from the Supreme Court of Ohio, he likely would have responded with healthy skepticism.
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