The Akron Legal News
The Akron Legal News is a daily publication devoted to legal, financial, real estate and general news. Designated by the Federal, County and Municipal Courts as the Official Law Journal of Summit County, Ohio.
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In the 9th District Court of Appeals, a panel of three judges recently ruled that the Summit County Court of Common Pleas properly included several potential jurors in a rape trial despite the defendant’s claims that they could not be fair and impartial.
The case began with the indictment of Kevin Swift last year on charge ... (full story)
Virtual lawyers may sound like something from a science fiction novel but the concept is very real and growing in popularity.
Since the advent of websites like LegalZoom, online legal advice is readily available and easy to understand.
Rocket Lawyer and NoLo are also growing enterprises providing legal help for the layperson ... (full story)
Federal District Court Judge Peter Economus handed down a preliminary injunction in a case challenging changes to Ohio voting rules. The injunction restores 35 days of early in-person voting including evening hours and voting hours on an additional Sunday. The court also enjoined Secretary of State Jon Husted from preventing indivi ... (full story)