Columbus is host to the National Hockey League All Star game this week-end. The NHL showcase will bring thousands fans and visitors to the city as well as international media attention.
Just as doctors are moving toward electronic medical records, so too are city and county courts in an effort reduce the paper chase that is part of court filings and proceedings.
A lawmaker wants to change the way business is done in hundreds of community or mayor’s courts around Ohio.
The Ohio legislature is considering a bill that would eliminate some mayor’s courts in Ohio.
More and more Ohio courts are finding they need to hire an interpreter in some cases, because a defendant or a key witness does not speak English. And now, the Ohio Supreme Court is stepping in, to help local judges decide when an interpreter should be brought in.