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The United States 6th Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a judgment granting qualified immunity to a Wood County police officer in an excessive force case.
Many Ohioans cannot get affordable dental care in their communities, according to a statewide nonprofit health organization.
Spencer Township trustees in Lucas County improperly declared that a trustee on military leave vacated his office and the trustees then illegally replaced him with an outgoing trustee who lost his re-election bid, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty announced recently that two Brecksville residents have been sentenced to serve time in prison after being convicted of stealing money from legendary late professional golfer Charles Sifford Sr.
Two Marion men were sentenced to prison for selling a mixture of heroin and fentanyl that resulted in an overdose death last year, law enforcement officials said.
Another school year has arrived and Ohio’s youth are also returning to athletic competition. News headlines remind parents of concussion risks and appropriate protective gear. But parents, are you financially protected if your child is injured requiring medical treatment?
The 2016-17 Wright State men’s basketball home schedule will include a few familiar faces and a few new faces as the Raiders will host a Thanksgiving weekend invitational that includes three post-season teams as well as other home match ups with local foes Miami (OH) and Toledo. The strong road slate includes Southern Illinois, Kent State, Loyola (IL), Murray State, Georgia State and Penn State of the Big Ten.
University of Dayton finance professor Fukuo Albert Wang has been named a visiting scholar for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, D.C.
Sinclair College began its regular fall term on Monday, August 22, 2016 with numerous new programs available to students that will lead to filling in-demand jobs in the Dayton Region. Overall fall enrollment is projected to match last fall, with many more students enrolling in the 2nd and 3rd special fall terms starting in mid-September and mid-October respectively. Overall, Sinclair is on track to enroll at least 28,000 unduplicated individuals in college credit programs between summer, this current fall, and the end of the school year next spring.
Newly minted lawyers are facing 21st Century practices that include virtual law firms and court rooms as well as automated case management, document assembly and document review, so the University of Dayton School of Law is responding with what is believed to be the nation's first technology competencies credential.
With 10 days of preseason camp in the books, the University of Dayton football team used last weekend to change gears, holding the Flyers' big preseason scrimmage on Saturday night and the team's annual Media Day on Sunday.
Five Lorain County men were indicted in federal court for selling heroin and/or fentanyl that resulted in overdoses.
A pair of Ohio lawmakers recently took up one of the causes of the Uniform Law Commission by introducing legislation that would authenticate electronic legal material, preserve it and make it permanently available to the public.
In a per curiam opinion issued by the 11th District Court of Appeals, a three-judge panel held that a man convicted of murder as a juvenile in 1987 was properly bound over to a common pleas court and that he was not entitled to a writ of habeas corpus.
The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) has become the first prison system in the United States to receive the American Correctional Association’s (ACA) Lucy Webb Hayes Award. This award is presented to an agency that demonstrates a strong commitment to public safety by ensuring all areas of operations meet highly regarded and nationally recognized industry standards.
Two state appeals courts disagree about whether the legislature made “analog,” or synthetic, drugs illegal in 2011 or 2012. The conflict involves two legislative bills that address controlled substance analogs, which have a similar effect to regulated drugs but are manufactured with a slightly different chemical makeup to evade drug laws. The Ohio Supreme Court heard arguments on the issue on earlier this week.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced recently that the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI), BCI's crime laboratories, and the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) all recently received re-accreditation.
A man who was convicted of various sex offenses 15 years ago lost his appeal recently because he filed a motion to vacate his life sentence under the wrong case number.
Immediate action on Social Security is what nearly three-quarters of Ohio female voters 50 years old and older want from their next president and U.S. Congress, according to the results of a new AARP Ohio poll.
A new firm based in Minneapolis, Minn. aims to tackle rampant alcoholism in the legal profession.