Ohio prison officials want to be able to save money by releasing inmates who require round-the-clock medical care or are otherwise incapacitated.
Ohio Supreme Court Will Hear Nurse Drug Case.
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With so many Ohio inmates locked up on drug charges, a case before the Ohio Supreme Court this week could have a major impact. The justices will hear arguments Tuesday on whether a nurse who stole drugs can be eligible for a drug treatment program instead of prison, or whether her job makes her ineligible. Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler reports.