Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Ohio’s top judge says more must be done to insure that the best quality legal people head the state’s courts. And he’s asking for more money to help make that happen.
In about 25 Ohio counties, juvenile courts, not child services agencies, decide where to place delinquent or unruly youth. These so-called IV-E courts are reimbursed for a portion of their expenses by the federal government. But officials in Butler County are asking the state Supreme Court if the system creates a conflict of interest.