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Attorney General DeWine releases 2014 human trafficking report

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has released the Ohio Attorney General’s Office Human Trafficking Report, which outlines efforts of the Ohio Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Commission in 2014 to strengthen protections for victims, create stiffer penalties for traffickers, and educate Ohioans on human trafficking and what can be done to stop it.

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Date Published: February 6, 2015

 

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Ohio police detective among 25 law enforcement officers honored as recipients of The Attorney General's award for distinguished service in policing

Canton Police Detective Michael Rastetter was among 25 law enforcement officers and deputies from 12 jurisdictions across the country honored today by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Justice Department leadership recently as recipients of the second annual Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Policing, recognizing the exceptional work.

Columbus ranks 34th as 'boomtown'

Central Ohio was among the top 50 metropolitan areas considered to be the "biggest boomtowns" in America.

Attorney General DeWine joins coalition supporting bill aimed at reducing violence against women and helping survivors

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined 55 other state and territorial attorneys general to urge Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

Ohio millennials carry some of the highest debt in the country

(Columbus) Central Ohio was among the top 10 largest cities where millennials carried the most debt.

Two Assistant U.S. Attorneys from Northern Ohio and Canton police detective among those honored at Attorney General's Award ceremony

Two Assistant United States Attorneys who successfully prosecuted an international terrorism investigation and a Canton police detective who worked collaboratively to combat the opioid epidemic were among those honored with Justice Department’s highest recognition on Tuesday, September 18th.

Law and Leadership Institute celebrates 10 years of success in shaping Ohio’s legal community

On September 20th, Ohio’s legal professionals and community leaders gathered at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Law and Leadership Institute (LLI), a statewide non-profit that works with students from underserved communities to educate and prepare them for success in college, future leadership roles, and careers in the legal profession.

Proposed legislation seeks to recognize Latino contributions to the Buckeye State

Rather than having to introduce and pass a resolution every year to recognize the contributions Latin Americans have made to Ohio, a pair of Latino lawmakers has championed a bill that would codify a Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month.

Law schools across nation to host ABA competitions

Nine law schools will serve as regional hosts for the 2018-19 American Bar Association’s Negotiation Competition: Quinnipiac University School of Law, New York Law School, George Mason University School of Law, Elon University School of Law, Michigan State University College of Law, Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana, University of Houston Law Center, Pepperdine University School of Law and Santa Clara University School of Law.

Ohio, Indiana Volunteers of America groups merge into one organization

The Ohio and Indiana affiliates of Volunteers of America have merged into a new organization.

Dayton falls as Southeast Missouri pulls away from football, 40-21

The University of Dayton Flyers came from behind three times to take leads, but Southeast Missouri scored the last three touchdowns of the contest in the game's final 12 minutes to pull away 40-21 Saturday afternoon in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

WilmerHale Dogs of Fall Adoption Fest

Find a new furry friend on September 22nd at the annual “WilmerHale Dogs of Fall Adoption Fest!”

Comprehensive ABA report offers tips, roadmap for states working to improve access to justice

A new report by the American Bar Association provides a first-of-its-kind look at access to justice commissions nationwide, offering an in-depth analysis of their structures, activities, staffing and funding as well as best-practice recommendations.

BWC awards $426,000 in grants to protect Ohio firefighters

Forty Ohio fire departments will share $426,000 in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) under a program to protect firefighters from carcinogens and other harmful health hazards encountered by firefighters during their daily work activities.

Student achievement increases seen statewide in 2018 Ohio School Report Cards

The Ohio Department of Education recently released the annual Ohio School Report Cards and, once again, student achievement increased statewide in multiple areas — and with most subgroups of students.

Lake Erie western basin walleye and yellow perch futures look bright

Early data gathered by wildlife agencies in the western basin of Lake Erie indicate great news for Ohio anglers, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The 2018 walleye hatch appears to be exceptional, the second highest in the history of the Ohio survey, and the yellow perch hatch was strong, well above its long-term average.

Akron men indicted following arrest with 14 firearms, stolen police body armor and 1,000 grams of methamphetamine

Two Akron men were indicted in federal court after police arrested them with 14 firearms, stolen police body armor and more than 1,000 grams of methamphetamine.

Several Ohio colleges are investing in eSports

Perhaps the best indication that eSports is more than a passing fancy is the money college athletic departments, ESPN and aspiring team owners are chasing.

Audit of medical marijuana program finds numerous mistakes, inconsistent application of scoring rules

Auditors question authority of Commerce Department issuing additional licenses

BWC pilot program addresses opioid impact on workforce

$5 million program launches Oct. 15 in Montgomery, Ross and Scioto counties

Chief Justice O’Connor cites ‘catastrophic’ effects if state Issue 1 passes this fall

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor has issued the following statement on state Issue 1, a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution: