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)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When Liz DeRouen needs any kind of health care services, from diabetes counseling to a dental cleaning, she checks into a government-funded clinic in Northern California's wine country that covers all her medical needs.
Her care and the medical services for her children and grandchildren are paid for a ... (full story)
A police officer may legally install a GPS tracking device on an individual’s car when he is authorized to do so by a judge, the 5th District Court of Appeals recently ruled.
Timothy Harrington argued that evidence against him in a copper theft case should have been suppressed because it was obtained during an unlawful tre ... (full story)
The 1st District Court of Appeals recently remanded a case for proper calculation of a defendant’s jail-time credit.
The Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas calculated conflicting jail-time credit amounts in the case of Judah Hargrove.
Hargrove was indicted on Oct. 25, 2007 on one count of identity fraud and one count ... (full story)
A Canton lawmaker has reintroduced a bill into the Ohio General Assembly that would allow Ohio Third Frontier to award grants for the establishment and operation of data centers and the development of a high-speed fiber optic network in Ohio.
House Bill 136, sponsored by Rep. Kirk Schuring, would establish the Data Center Develo ... (full story)
A defendant cannot be charged with escape if he or she was not under detention, as defined by the Ohio Revised Code, at the time of the alleged offense, the 5th District Court of Appeals recently ruled.
In a 2-1 opinion, the appellate panel held that a woman was wrongfully convicted of escape and her indictment on the charge sho ... (full story)
The 2nd District Court of Appeals recently determined that the Clark County Court of Common Pleas properly sentenced a defendant in a drug possession case and properly imposed fines despite the defendant’s protests that he was indigent.
Michael Edwards was originally indicted on one count of possession of cocaine and one c ... (full story)
The 8th District Court of Appeals recently ruled that the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas properly denied a defendant’s motion for leave to file a motion for a new trial.
Willis Williams was convicted of aggravated murder and aggravated robbery by a jury in 1979.
The court of appeals affirmed his convictions in 19 ... (full story)