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Traffic Camera Case Focusing On Power Limits

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The Ohio Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday about the future of red light camera in Ohio.
10, 2014

While debate over traffic cameras usually centers on whether they are aimed at increasing safety or at increasing revenues, arguments before the Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday will focus on whether cities are overstepping their powers.

Ohio Supreme Court Reschedules Executions of Two Condemned Killers

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May 30, 2014

A Columbus federal judge had postponed the execution of Ronald Phillips and William Montgomery to allowe debate over the state’s new lethal injection procedures.

Attorney On Threats Made To Kasich: “They Won’t Tell Us Anything”

The Ohio Department of Public Safety argues any records on threats made against the governor fall under a public records exemption for security records.
27, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court this morning heard arguments over a refused public records request for records on threats made against Gov. John Kasich.

Ohio High Court Likely To Hear Warrantless GPS Tracking Case

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18, 2014

Whether police had the right to use GPS monitoring to catch a pair of Central Ohio home invasion suspects is going to the Ohio Supreme Court.

Report Includes Restrictions On Ohio Death Penalty

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The panel that spent more than two years studying changes to Ohio's death penalty law proposes that capital charges require biological or DNA evidence or a videotaped confession.
10, 2014

Prosecutors would need much stronger evidence against a murder defendant before bringing death penalty charges under recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee.

Prosecutor: Report Would End Ohio Death Penalty

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Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee would end the death penalty in Ohio if put in place.
April 10, 2014

A veteran prosecutor is criticizing recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee, saying many of them would end the death penalty in Ohio if put in place.

Ohio Supreme Court Denies Libertarian Ballot Access

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Ohio's top court has denied a libertarian party candidate access to the May 6th primary ballot
April 3, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has denied a request from a Libertarian candidate who was seeking to force the state’s elections chief to place his name on primary ballots.

Ohio Court Grants Stay For Ex-Cop Who Was Freed

The Ohio Supreme Court has blocked a lower court ruling that would have sent a former Akron police officer back to prison for his wife's murder.
March 20, 2014

Ohio’s highest court is temporarily blocking a ruling that says a former police captain should have been kept in prison even after his conviction in his ex-wife’s killing was overturned.

JobsOhio Touts Job Creation Numbers In Annual Report

The report from JobsOhio says it helped create 17,857 jobs in 2013. That's down from 21,099 in 2012.
4, 2014

The state’s private job creation corporation says it helped created nearly 18,000 jobs last year.

Ohio Supreme Court Considers Oil Drilling Case

Justice Paul Pfeifer asked pointed questions in oil drilling dispute.
February 26, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court is considering a case that could affect oil and natural gas drilling in Ohio and other states. An Akron suburb is trying to stop drilling on private property by a state-permitted well.