Ohio

Criminal Justice

Ex-lawyer accused of hypnotizing clients for sexual pleasure faces multicount indictment

Judiciary

Judge fines himself for ringing cellphone

Criminal Justice

Suspended judge to get prison time in wife-assault case

Constitutional Law

Prostitution law violates my client’s right to sexual privacy, lawyer says; group takes stand

Judiciary

Judge is suspended for ogling litigant and losing temper in ‘attorneys are stupid’ tirade

Trials & Litigation

Woman captured 5 days after fleeing courthouse; bailiff allegedly struck by her truck during escape

Legal Ethics

Judges may not refuse to perform gay marriages, Ohio ethics opinion says

Civil Rights

Acquitted man sues ‘Cold Justice’ producers and sheriff over claimed malicious murder prosecution

Legal Ethics

Court upholds lawyer’s bribery conviction for civil settlement offers made to rape victims

Judiciary

Judge tells defendant he would do society a favor by killing himself

Criminal Justice

Murder case against cop over fatal traffic stop ‘absolutely unwarranted,’ his lawyer says

Criminal Justice

White police officer faces murder case in shooting of black motorist in license-plate traffic stop

Privacy Law

Cellphone user had no expectation of privacy in pocket-dialed call, 6th Circuit rules

Trials & Litigation

Request for documents from the beginning of time is too broad, federal judge says

Criminal Justice

Court closed after shot accidentally fired by security officer; reporter arrested in meeting melee

Court Security

Grenade-shaped perfume bottle caused evacuation at Ohio courthouse

Associates

Federal judge sees late-night deadline issue as ‘sad commentary’ on lives of associates

Criminal Justice

Judge finds probable cause to charge police officers in Cleveland boy’s shooting death

Criminal Procedure

Little-used Ohio law will be invoked by Cleveland community leaders seeking charges against cops

Sentencing

Judge offers pepper-spraying woman a choice between jail and a shot of her own medicine