748 ABA Journal Ohio articles.
An Ohio lawyer has agreed to a public reprimand for his reaction to a judge’s adverse ruling that led to a well-publicized and unusual punishment.
Apr 14, 2021 11:40 AM CDT
The en banc 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Cincinnati has refused to block an Ohio law that bans doctors from providing abortions when they know a woman wants the abortion because of a fetal Down syndrome diagnosis.
Apr 13, 2021 4:45 PM CDT
Lawsuit challenges tax provision in COVID-19 relief bill
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed a lawsuit challenging a tax provision in the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. The provision…
Mar 18, 2021 4:33 PM CDT
Judge tosses challenge to ‘race-norming’ in dementia tests
U.S. District Judge Anita Brody of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has dismissed a lawsuit challenging “race-norming” in dementia tests used to…
Mar 9, 2021 3:03 PM CST
Panel recommends judge’s removal for school-dispute conduct
A judicial ethics panel has recommended removal of a judge in Union County, New Jersey, based on her conduct after her children’s Catholic…
Feb 5, 2021 4:18 PM CST
Cincinnati-based Dinsmore & Shohl started the new year by announcing that it acquired Wooden McLaughlin, a 47-attorney firm that has offices in three Indiana cities.
Jan 5, 2021 9:22 AM CST
Dentons will combine with Alabama law firm
Dentons has announced that it will combine with Sirote & Permutt, an Alabama law firm with 86 lawyers and offices in five locations.…
Dec 23, 2020 4:07 PM CST
Ten federal inmates were executed this year as a result of a push by the Department of Justice, putting the total number of federal executions above that of all 50 states combined.
Dec 17, 2020 3:07 PM CST
An Ohio judge has been removed from two upcoming criminal trials after a lawyer for the defendants alleged that the judge was failing to implement COVID-19 precautions.
Dec 15, 2020 12:36 PM CST
An Ohio attorney once described as the “prosecutor’s panties” lawyer by the Columbus Dispatch
has been disbarred for practicing law while suspended after having sex with a client.
Dec 3, 2020 1:59 PM CST
Top Pennsylvania court tosses challenge to mail-in ballot law
Republican plaintiffs waited too long to file a lawsuit challenging a 2019 Pennsylvania law that allowed no-excuse mail-in voting, the Pennsylvania…
Nov 30, 2020 4:17 PM CST
Ballot measures intended to reform policing gained approval in jurisdictions across the country last week, while several other criminal justice reforms also won approval.
Nov 9, 2020 2:55 PM CST
An Ohio lawyer is accused in an ethics complaint of propositioning clients and would-be clients, mentioning the possibility of marriage, and using names for them such as “gorgeous” and “baby doll.”
Nov 5, 2020 9:34 AM CST
A Portsmouth, Ohio, lawyer, who was formerly a city council member, was arrested Friday for allegedly running a sex-trafficking ring over a 15-year period.
Oct 26, 2020 10:47 AM CDT
An Ohio lawyer has been suspended for his over-the-top criticisms of litigation opponents and judicial decisions, including an assertion that a custody order was “the most absolutely insane decision” that he had encountered in almost 40 years.
Oct 7, 2020 3:16 PM CDT
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