Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Ohio Supreme Court justices decided two major cases in 2013. The cases highlight the year in the judicial branch of Ohio government.
One of the biggest rulings came two and a half weeks before the end of the year – the decision that upheld Medicaid expansion.
Ohio’s high court has upheld a state legislative panel’s vote to fund an expansion of Medicaid.
The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a lawyer’s request for records kept by the state’s privatized job-creation agency on procedural grounds.
The Wednesday arguments involving the state’s job creation program didn’t focus on the legality of the program, but on who can sue to settle questions about JobsOhio.
JobsOhio comes before the Ohio Supreme Court Wednesday, as a group of liberal and conservative activists make their arguments against lawyers for the job creation program and Gov. John Kasich.
The Ohio Supreme Court is taking steps to ensure that non-English speakers and people who are hearing impaired have access to foreign and sign language interpreters.
A national survey of judges, bailiffs and other court personnel shows growing support to ban mobile devices from courtrooms. The survey reflects a recognition of the impact of new media on the judicial process.
An Ohio Supreme Court committee studying changes to the state’s death penalty law is almost guaranteed to produce majority and minority reports on their findings when its work is finished later this year.
Two former state lawmakers who helped craft Gov. John Kasich’s ‘s privatized nonprofit job-creation entity tell the state’s high court that a lawsuit against JobsOhio shouldn’t be allowed to proceed.
A former Ohio Supreme Court justice who mostly sided with the majority in cases ending in executions says she now opposes the death penalty. Former Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton says she objects not for moral reasons but because she doesn’t think the death penalty is effective.