Starting early next year, the 300-plus Ohio mayor’s courts will have a new portal to the Ohio Supreme Court for the reporting of their court statistics.
Mayor’s courts have been required to report their statistics to the Supreme Court on a quarterly basis since 2003. Now, this web-based portal will make that job easi ... (full story)
The 11th District Court of Appeals ruled recently that a defendant did not receive ineffective assistance of counsel that resulted in an involuntary guilty plea in the Ashtabula County Court of Common Pleas.
The defendant, Tiffany Strong, appealed her conviction for one count of conspiracy to commit illegal assembly or possessio ... (full story)
Police officers may enter a home without a warrant after seeing a defendant standing inside holding a gun, the 11th District Court of Appeals ruled recently.
The incident began around 1 a.m. on Nov. 22, 2012, after Ravenna police responded to a domestic violence call on Myrtle Street.
Patience Mattocks called 911 reporting he ... (full story)
In April, at the urging of Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor, representatives from domestic relations courts and other parties in interest will gather in Columbus at Ohio’s first Domestic Relations Summit meeting.
“This is an exciting opportunity to see what other courts around the state are doi ... (full story)
In response to the recent rash of school shootings, State Representative Anthony DeVitis (R-Green) has sponsored a bill he hopes will help alleviate concerns about schools’ safety without affecting their budgets.
House Bill 215, introduced in June and currently under consideration by the House Education Committee, would a ... (full story)