Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
Prosecutors Criticize Ohio Death Penalty Review
Prosecutors are criticizing final proposals in a report about Ohio’s capital punishment law, calling them anti-death penalty.
A dissenting report says the committee that spent more than two years studying the state’s death penalty law did not follow a mandate that put abolition of the law off the table.
The 49-page report released Tuesday calls the recommendations biased in favor of defense attorneys, one-sided and likely to create endless delays.
Supporters of the committee’s work have said the 56 recommendations improve the law while making sure only the worst of the worst criminals face capital punishment.
Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor convened the committee in 2011 to produce a fair, impartial and balanced analysis of Ohio’s three-decades-old death penalty law.