The Ohio Supreme Court said a judge should reconsider an inmate’s request for new DNA testing on a cigarette butt from the scene of a double murder that led to the prisoner’s death sentence.
The Ohio Supreme Court says the number of new mortgage foreclosures in the state was down in 2012 for the third consecutive year.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that to sustain a conviction for a restraining-order violation, prosecutors must prove the defendant was served with the document before the alleged violation.
The Ohio ACLU said some Ohioans are being wrongfully jailed because they’re too poor to pay court-imposed fines. WOSU reports seven courts received letters Thursday detailing the allegations.
The Ohio Supreme Court has set an execution date for a condemned killer who faked paralysis, then overpowered a deputy, hijacked a pickup truck and shot the driver to death in 1997.
The committee reviewing Ohio’s death penalty law is considering a proposal to require lawyers representing death penalty clients to extensively document the amount of time they spend on their cases.
The Ohio Supreme Court today certified more language interpreters. Interpreters are called in nearly 25,000 Ohio court cases per year.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that after state regulators issue a permit to drill for oil or natural gas, there’s no place for critics to appeal.
Ohio’s high court has agreed to settle a key legal question regarding the new private economic development entity created by Republican Gov. John Kasich: Do opponents have grounds to sue?
Republican Gov. John Kasich is appointing appellate judge Judith French to the Ohio Supreme Court.
French has served on the 10th District Court of Appeals in Columbus since 2004.