Ohio

Court Security

Spat between judge and courthouse security officer is resolved by requiring all judges to show ID

Legal Ethics

Client says lawyer hypnotized her into sex acts; emergency license suspension sought

Banking Law

Fannie Mae pursues borrowers for foreclosure losses in ‘robo-signer redux’

Legal Ethics

Disciplinary counsel seeks judge’s suspension, says morning cases are often called in midafternoon

Constitutional Law

Man charged for covering church directory at courthouse with text of First Amendment

Constitutional Law

6th Circuit upholds same-sex marriage bans in 4 states; will issue now go to US Supreme Court?

Legal Ethics

Judge faces ethics investigation over prosecutor’s viewing of live courtroom feed

Personal Lives

Lawyer is more worried about climate change than Ebola; chance of wedding-shop exposure is remote

Criminal Justice

Ex-judge gets 60 days and 6 months of house arrest for prostitution and court records convictions

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who told client to destroy cellphone SIM card is acquitted of obstruction charge

Trials & Litigation

Jury convicts juvenile judge on 1 felony count, deadlocks on 8 others

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is federally indicted in heroin case, had $90K seized at airport

Criminal Justice

Woman is arrested after complaining to police about unflattering mug shot

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS blocks early voting scheduled in Ohio for today; ACLU official predicts confusion

The Modern Law Library

How a series of attacks by a breakaway Amish sect became a landmark hate-crimes case (podcast)

Criminal Justice

Grand jurors clear cops in fatal shooting of man carrying air rifle at Wal-Mart

Law Firms

Toledo law firm founded 45 years ago closes its doors

Criminal Justice

Ex-official gets time in law firm kickback case

Judiciary

After prosecutor’s live courtroom feed is disclosed, judges consider expanding viewing areas

Criminal Justice

Judge accused of punching, choking and biting his wife is indicted and put on leave