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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A panel of three judges in Ohio’s 9th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed the domestic violence conviction of Craig Coffman, a Lorain County man who assaulted his sister.
Coffman was ordered to serve 17 months in prison following a jury trial in the Lorain County Court of Common Pleas.
On appeal to the 9th Distri ... (full story)
The Ohio Supreme Court has set aside the death sentence of Bennie Adams, who was convicted in 2007 for the 1985 murder of a Youngstown State University student who lived in the same apartment building.
The state charged Adams with aggravated murder. Adams was eligible for the death penalty, the state alleged, because he murdered ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohioans will decide in the Nov. 3 election whether to legalize marijuana for medical reasons and recreational use, a vote that could shift the state from entirely outlawing pot to allowing it for all uses.
The proposed constitutional amendment, known as Issue 3, would make marijuana legal for adults 21 and o ... (full story)