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Ohio Supreme Court Weighs Anti-Porn Law.

12:00AM
October
21, 2009

The Ohio Supreme Court is looking over an Ohio law that was created to protect children from receiving or seeing adult material when they’re online, after an appeals court ruled the law was too broad to be constitutional.

Ohio Must Pay 6% Interest On Unclaimed Funds

12:00AM
August
19, 2009

Earlier this year, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled it was unconstitutional for the state to stop paying interest to people who were retrieving money they had forgotten about in dormant bank accounts, rent or utility deposits, and insurance policies. Now, a judge has declared what the new interest rate has to be.

County Court Creates Programs To Help Prostitutes, Drug Abusers

12:00AM
July
14, 2009

Franklin County Municipal Court is creating two new programs to help prostitutes and drug abusers avoid jail time and get treatment. Officials say it will save city and county government $2 million a year.

Ohio High Court Rules For Abortion Record Privacy

12:00AM
July
1, 2009

The Ohio Supreme Court says parents who are suing over their underage daughter’s abortion are not entitled to see confidential medical records maintained by the clinic that performed the procedure.

Ohio Supreme Court Rules Against Residency Rules

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12:00AM
June 10, 2009

A divided Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that city governments may not require employees to live within city limits.

Ohio Supreme Court Rules That Advanced Age Alone Can’t Cancel Agreement

12:00AM
May
7, 2009

The Ohio Supreme Court says a voluntary agreement signed by a resident as she moved into a nursing home can’t be thrown out just based on her advanced age. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler has details.

Ohio Supreme Court: Wildlife Officers Can Enter Private Property Without ‘Good Cause’

12:00AM
March
5, 2009

Ohio wildlife officers have the legal authority to go onto private property, even when they don’t have “good cause” to believe that the law is being violated. That’s the ruling today from the Ohio Supreme Court. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Supreme Court Reverses Party ID Ruling

12:00AM
January
21, 2009

In the space of 3 weeks, the Ohio Supreme Court has reversed itself on the issue of whether candidates for judgeships may advertise their party affiliation. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Supreme Court Will Rule on Provisional Ballot Case

12:00AM
November
25, 2008

A 3-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday that the Ohio Supreme Court rather than federal court is the proper forum to decide whether thousands of provisional ballots will be counted. Riding on the outcome of that count is the congressional race in Ohio’s 15th District where Republican Steve Stivers leads Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy by fewer than 600 votes.

Federal Judge Hears Provisional Ballot Case

12:00AM
November
17, 2008

A federal judge in Columbus says he’ll rule by Thursday on whether 1,000 disputed provisional ballots should be counted. The ballots were cast in Franklin County and could determine the outcome of the 15th Congressional District race.