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Daily Court Reporter - News Robert Duncan, first black justice on the Ohio Supreme Court dies at 85

 

Robert Duncan, first black justice on the Ohio Supreme Court dies at 85

Robert Morton Duncan, a pioneering Ohio jurist who was the first African American to ever serve on the Ohio Supreme Court and who decided the Columbus schools’ historic desegregation cases, died on Friday. He was 85.

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Date Published: November 9, 2012

 

 

Woman who scammed $360,000 from unemployment agencies loses appeal

The federal 6th Circuit Court of Appeals recently rejected arguments from a woman who challenged the prison sentence she received after she pleaded guilty to numerous charges of mail and wire fraud, identity theft and money laundering.

Legislature mulls new conditions to extend polling hours

House committee members recently heard further testimony in support of a Senate bill, requiring any Ohio elector who desires a polling place remain open beyond the standard 7:30 p.m. closing must file a petition with a county court and post bond, among other requirements.

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Ohioans facing issues with cemeteries can file complaint

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