807 ABA Journal Ohio articles.
An Ohio lawyer has received a stayed six-month suspension for alcohol-related conduct, including a profane outburst directed at a judge during a holiday party.
Apr 19, 2022 11:07 AM CDT
Senior U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton of Washington, D.C., had harsh words for former President Donald Trump on Thursday, after a jury convicted an accused Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol
rioter who said he thought that he was acting on Trump’s orders.
Apr 15, 2022 11:39 AM CDT
Seeking a more favorable climate in fights over election maps, Republicans are planning to spend record amounts on state supreme court races and introducing legislation to make judicial elections more political.
Apr 15, 2022 10:04 AM CDT
In an amicus brief filed Monday, the ABA urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reaffirm that counsel representing habeas petitioners should be able to investigate new evidence without first proving that the evidence will provide relief to their clients.
Apr 5, 2022 9:34 AM CDT
A federal judicial ethics body has vacated a misconduct finding imposed against an Akron, Ohio, federal judge because he refused to submit to a mental health evaluation.
Mar 29, 2022 3:14 PM CDT
A partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister's Columbus, Ohio, office, should receive a stayed suspension for allegedly having sex with a client, according to a recommendation by the Ohio Supreme Court’s Board of Professional Conduct.
Mar 15, 2022 3:29 PM CDT
Katrice Williams attends Cleveland State University’s Marshall College of Law, which is in the same town where police killed Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy who was playing at the park with a toy gun, in 2014. After that, in 2015, the city entered a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to make fundamental policy changes after it was found that police there had a pattern of excessive force.
Mar 14, 2022 8:34 AM CDT
A California federal court said Wednesday it would suspend in-person jury trials following similar announcements by other state and federal courts amid the surge in omicron COVID-19 cases.
Jan 6, 2022 11:59 AM CST
An Ohio municipal judge has been accused of ignoring state law by jailing unrepresented defendants for failure to pay fees and fines without holding a hearing to determine their ability to pay.
Dec 8, 2021 4:08 PM CST
Adjacent landowners owe no duty of care to a driver whose pickup truck hit a patch of black ice, veered off the road and hit their fortified mailbox in the right of way, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled in a 5-2 decision.
Nov 30, 2021 11:27 AM CST
Following a finding that the Cleveland State University's law school did not meet an ABA accreditation standard regarding program resources, it has since demonstrated compliance, according to recent notice
from the ABA's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
Nov 29, 2021 10:08 AM CST
Federal jurors in Cleveland on Tuesday found that CVS, Walgreens and Walmart are liable for contributing to the opioid epidemic in two Ohio counties.
Nov 24, 2021 10:23 AM CST
An Ohio judge has been suspended for a year for ordering a court spectator to take a drug test and sentencing her to jail when she refused.
Nov 11, 2021 11:49 AM CST
Laws that permit citizens arrests or entitle citizens to stand their ground have been blamed for vigilante shootings and tragic consequences. Yet many states still have them on the books.
Nov 9, 2021 3:40 PM CST
Texas voters on Tuesday passed a state constitutional amendment that allows the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to investigate and take disciplinary action against judicial candidates who are not currently judges.
Nov 3, 2021 2:29 PM CDT
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