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Columbus Man Pleads Guilty In Abortion-Gunpoint Case

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April
28, 2011

An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to charges that he tried to force his pregnant girlfriend at gunpoint to get an abortion.

Ohio High Court Looking To Mandate Court Interpreter Certification

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Over the past decade Ohio has seen its non-English speaking population grow. Sometimes immigrants find themselves in a courtroom struggling to understand an unfamiliar language.
12:00AM
March
21, 2011

Over the past decade Ohio has seen its non-English speaking population grow. Sometimes immigrants find themselves in a courtroom struggling to understand an unfamiliar language. While Ohio courts use interpreters, the state does not have any formal way of ensuring they are qualified. Ohio is slowly working toward a certification requirement.

Columbus Federal Jury Hears Muslim Mother’s Complaint

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March
1, 2011

A federal jury in Columbus today hears more testimony in a case brought by a Muslim mother against a Franklin County Children Services case worker.

Supreme Court Sides With Victims of Bluffton Bus Crash

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December
28, 2010

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled Bluffton University’s insurance covered a charter bus that crashed in Atlanta three years ago, killing the driver and six others.

Ohio Supreme Court Oks State’s Satellite TV Tax

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December
27, 2010

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a state tax on satellite TV companies does not violate federal commerce laws.

Ohio Supreme Court Candidates Take “Clean Campaign” Pledge

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July
21, 2010

Candidates for Ohio Supreme Court on this fall’s ballot vow to run clean campaigns.

Ohio Supreme Court Hears Debate Over Tobaco Money.

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July
6, 2010

The Ohio Supreme Court is ready to hear arguments over the state’s 2008 move to use about $230,000,000 set aside for tobacco prevention for other purposes. Ohio officials are expected to tell the court why they chose to put the funds toward expanded health care for children and optional Medicaid services.

Ohio Supreme Court Considers “Skill Games”

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June
10, 2010

Over the past 3 years, thousands of so-called “skill games” have popped up across Ohio at arcades, convenience stores, and even gas stations. The games reward players who can use buttons or joysticks to manipulate figures on a video screen. The Ohio Supreme Court is now deliberating in a case involving these skill games.

Gov. Strickland Appoints Interim Supreme Court Chief Justice

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April
14, 2010

It’s been more than a week since the sudden death of Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Moyer. The governor has now appointed the Democrat who’s running for Chief Justice to take his place. But critics say putting him on the bench is a slap in the face to the man he’s replacing.

Ohio Mourns State Chief Justice Thomas Moyer.

12:00AM
April
5, 2010

Ohio lost a major political figure suddenly on Friday, when chief justice Thomas Moyer died less than a day after being admitted to a Columbus hospital for what were thought to be non-life-threatening health issues. Moyer was the nation’s longest serving state Supreme Court Chief Justice.