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Accuracy at core of Supreme Court case over census question

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Elena Kagan's father was 3 years old when the census taker came to the family's apartment on Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn, New York, on April 10, 1930.
Robert Kagan was initially wrongly listed as an "alien," though he was a native-born New Yorker. The entry about his citizenship status appe ... (full story)


OSBA expands its advocacy and outreach efforts

COLUMBUS––The Ohio State Bar Association, the state’s largest network of lawyers and legal professionals, is boosting its advocacy and outreach efforts with the recent additions of Jocelyn Armstrong and Scott Lundregan to the team.
Armstrong will serve as the OSBA’s new Director of Inclusion and Outreach, ... (full story)


Justices pass on Second Amendment challenge in gun collection dispute

The state's high court turned down a Solon man's challenge to confiscation of his firearms as a term of his probation after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct.
A 5-2 majority of the Supreme Court of Ohio found no merit in John Broderick's assertion that the city significantly curtailed his Second Amendment right to bear arms b ... (full story)


Bill requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver's license

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A bill before the Ohio Legislature requiring teenage drivers under 18 years old to use their learner's permits for a full year would mean minors would have to be at least 16½ before they could get their probationary driver's license.
The proposed legislation aims to give young drivers more experie ... (full story)


Bipartisan plan would protect state's war relics

A proposal in the Ohio House of Representatives acknowledges the state's fallen sons and daughters and the role Ohio veterans have played in wars since before the country's founding.
At the same time, the Ohio Veterans' Heritage Protection Act was proposed to thwart future desecration of war memorials, cemeteries and relics throu ... (full story)