When Mahoning County Juvenile Judge Theresa Dellick was honored recently by the Court Appointed Special Advocates/Guardian AD Litem program, she was presented with a chocolate gavel and a Shining Star award. But the work and advocacy she provides for children going through the justice system seems to go far beyond what candy or an ... (full story)
The fact that an appellant is untrained in the law does not establish good cause to excuse a delayed application for reopening a murder case, according to a recent 7th District Court of Appeals opinion.
The three-judge panel dismissed Gregory McGee’s application to reopen his appeal on May 1.
A Mahoning County jury con ... (full story)
The Akron Municipal Court’s Mental Health Court program, the first of its kind in Ohio, recently received the 2013 Community Service Partner of the Year Award from Community Support Services. The mental health-focused organization presented the award as part of its annual board meeting and staff celebration on April 18.
Th ... (full story)
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some Ohio conservatives who say they were targeted by the Internal Revenue Service went to Washington as federal investigations widen into the agency's handling of tax-exempt applications.
Several activists on Wednesday described in interviews IRS treatment they suspect was politically motivated.
The J ... (full story)
AKRON––Community Legal Aid recently received a $5,000 grant from the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio’s Attorney Admissions Fund for “Peace of Mind,” a bankruptcy by-pass program.
The by-pass program, launched in 2013, helps uncollectible low-income people communicate their f ... (full story)