95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man who fatally shot his girlfriend three decades ago while on parole for killing his wife.
The Ohio Supreme court has thrown out Ohioâ€™s child enticement law, saying it criminalizes innocent behavior. The decision puts the responsibility to rewrite the law on Ohio legislators.
Justices heard arguments from the state and attorneys for a man who’s seen two mistrials, two hung juries, and one overturned conviction over the last 11 years.
The federal law defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman, which the court decided violated the Constitution’s guarantee of equal protection.
While the decision does not do away with the landmark law entirely, it rendered an enforcement mechanism moot unless Congress acts.
The wide-reaching poll also surveyed Ohioans on marijuana, same-sex marriage, and the practice of electing state Supreme Court justices.
The Ohio Bar Association says a state Supreme Court justice must demand the state GOP pull a controversial ad from the airwaves. But Republicans say the ad will stay on the air.
Despite the controversy SB 1070 caused in Arizona, one Ohio lawmaker wants to mirror the so-called “show me your papers” clause that’s been held up by the U.S. Supreme Court.
In a unanimous decision Wednesday, justices rejected claims by a Columbus tavern owner that argued the fines it was charged for violations were an illegal taking of property, violating the state’s legitimate police powers.
After months of protests and political jostling by both sides, representatives from Ohio and 25 other states are in Washington, D.C. today for Supreme Court arguments on the Affordable Care Act.