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North Korean foreign minister defends jailing of US student

North Korean foreign minister defends jailing of US student

NEW YORK (AP) — North Korea's foreign minister defended the jailing of an American university student for alleged anti-state activities, but told The Associated Press that he would inform authorities in Pyongyang there is concern in the U.S. over the student's fate. He also noted that other detainees have been released before ... (full story)


Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting for $6M

Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting for $6M

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city on Monday reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center.
An order filed in U.S. District Court in Cleveland said the city will pay out $3 million this year ... (full story)


Attorney’s license suspended for two years due to multiple conduct violations

Last week, the Supreme Court of Ohio’s Disciplinary Counsel imposed a two-year law license suspension on a West Chester attorney who was charged with 31 violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct and one violation of the Rules for the Government of the Bar.
The attorney, Jesse Jackson Jr., began his misconduct about a ... (full story)


Fifty years later, Miranda v. Arizona decision is this year's Law Day theme

This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most well-known United States Supreme Court decisions, Miranda v. Arizona, and in recognition of the anniversary the case is the theme of this year’s Law Day.
In a nod to this year’s theme, the Columbus Bar Association’s May 2 continuing legal education course w ... (full story)


Authorities: Pot operations found in homes where 8 died

Authorities: Pot operations found in homes where 8 died

COLUMBUS (AP) — Marijuana growing operations were discovered at some of the crime scenes where officials said eight family members were killed in a "pre-planned execution," raising more questions as authorities scrambled to find a suspect or suspects in the slayings in a rural southern Ohio community.
The killings ... (full story)