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Michael L. Buenger, the administrative director and top non-elected officer of the Supreme Court of Ohio, is leaving in September to become Executive Vice President of Operations with the National Center for State Courts (NCSC).
Too many people in our criminal justice system are there because of substance abuse disorders. This is undeniable. We know that substance abuse disorders are a major driver in criminal justice spending. We also know that through long-term treatment and therapy, those addicted can lead law-abiding, productive lives.
While Supreme Court justices hear dozens of oral arguments each year, there are numerous events and engagements outside their courtroom where they can be heard.
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced September disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct.
The Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comment on amendments for the annual update to the Rules of Practice and Procedure, including those concerning waiver of service and pre-trial release in criminal cases.
The Ohio Supreme Court has resided in several homes since it first met in 1803, including the Ohio Statehouse and its Judiciary Annex, pictured below and completed in 1901. The justices who’ve walked the Court’s halls each helped to mold the institution’s legal legacy.
Representatives of state sentencing commissions from across the nation gathered for three days in Columbus this week to share ideas and experiences about enhancing justice and ensuring fair sentencing.
Following the unanimous recommendations of a 16-member task force appointed by Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor to study the Ohio bar exam, the Ohio Supreme Court announced today that it will join with more than 30 states and U.S. territories and begin using the National Conference of Bar Examiner’s Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) beginning in July 2020.
Members of the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (OGRA) got to see how Ohio's state government operates as guests of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) and National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC).
The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted changes concerning the designation of an administrative judge in a multi-division municipal court.
Specialized docket courts are growing by leaps and bounds in Ohio, and now there’s a resource at the public’s fingertips to access key information about veteran, drug, and mental health courts.
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today issued two advisory opinions concerning the political and campaign activities of magistrates and the ethical limitations of lawyer and law firm website domain names as a form of advertising.
With so many songs, musical styles, and influences, it’s inevitable that some things will sound the same. The end result could be lawsuits.
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced it has filed five disciplinary case reports with the Supreme Court of Ohio.
Facing a judge can be intimidating. But in Summit County, there’s a new probation officer who provides some hand holding, at least with his paws.
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced August disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct.
The Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comments until Oct. 12 on proposed changes to keep domestic violence, stalking, and juvenile protection orders current and relevant.
Ohio’s next potential crop of attorneys traveled to Wilmington for their final feat that, if successful, will allow them to practice law.
Law school graduates, both recent and in years past, have taken countless tests over the span of two decades during their academic careers.
As people embrace technology to expand their access to information and streamline many activities, Ohio courts experiment with ways to apply these tools to benefit the public and the justice system.