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Court Hears Dispute On Charter School Equipment

Blended learning combines traditional classroom schooling with distance learning.
23, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has heard a case brought by charter schools contending they are entitled to equipment bought by their management company with taxpayer dollars without having to pay for the property.

Ohio Supreme Court Orders Cleveland Suburb To Vote On Cameras

So-called red light cameras are controversial across Ohio
20, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered a Cleveland suburb to let voters have their say on a proposed ban on traffic cameras.

Supreme Court Sides With Kasich On Security Documents

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August 27, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed with Gov. John Kasich in a battle over releasing his public schedule.

Ohio Supreme Court Takes Up Mineral Rights Cases

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Shaded areas show the extent of Ohio's deep shale fields where geologists say natural gas and oil is trapped. Pending court decision could clarify mineral rights.
August 22, 2014

Big money is at stake in two cases argued this week before the Ohio Supreme Court. The decisions could change who profits from the boom in oil and gas drilling.

Ohio Bar Exam To Move For First Time In Half-Century

The Ohio bar exam is being held in the Greater Columbus Convention Center for the first time later this month. The move comes as Veterans Memorial is slated for demolition.
July 14, 2014

The Ohio bar exam is being held in the Greater Columbus Convention Center for the first time later this month. The move comes as Veterans Memorial is slated for demolition.

Condemned Ohio Killer’s Death Sentence Upheld

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A divided Ohio Supreme Court Thursday upheld the death penalty for Gregory Osie in a case involving murder to eliminate a witness.
July 10, 2014

A divided Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man who fatally stabbed his girlfriend’s business partner in an argument over a forged check.

Ohio Supreme Court Asked To Weigh ‘Speculative’ Terrorist Threat

Ohio Supreme Court justices are being asked to decide whether 'speculative' thoughts constitute a terrorist threat.
26, 2014

Threats in the workplace, in schools, and in public places are taken very seriously, and those who make them face serious criminal penalties. But one man in prison is appealing to the Ohio Supreme Court, saying he was unfairly convicted of violating the state’s terrorist threat law.

Ohio Justices: Payday Loans Legal Despite 2008 Law

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The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday the state's mortgage laws allowed an Ohio payday lender to charge an Elyria man 235-percent interest rate on a short term loan.
11, 2014

In a victory for payday lenders, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a two-week loan to an Elyria man that imposed more than 235-percent interest is not prohibited under Ohio’s mortgage lending laws.

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.