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Activists say enhanced protest punishments will lead to more police misconduct

Police already have been overly aggressive in this year's civil rights protests, some protesters say. If Ohio adopts enhanced penalties related to protests, that...

House bill would impose harsh new penalties on protesters and their...

In the wake of this summer’s massive civil-rights protests, two Republicans in the Ohio House have filed a bill that imposes harsh new penalties on certain protest-related activities.

Ohio Supreme Court, legislation address victims rights bills

The Ohio Supreme Court said a city is not considered a victim under a law that would give restitution to crime victims. The city of...

Reproductive rights battles will continue after small election changes to judiciary,...

While anti-abortion groups claim victory in Ohio with little change to the majority conservative Ohio legislature, abortion-rights groups are ready for continued fights in...

Ohioan reports being recruited for plot targeting Gov. DeWine at his...

Note: This story has been updated. A Miami County resident reported to police being recruited to take part in a citizen’s arrest of Gov. Mike...

Barrett nomination advances to the U.S. Senate floor with a GOP-only...

WASHINGTON — Republicans on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, as...

Ohio Supreme Court candidates talk impartiality, inequity

The roles Ohio Supreme Court justices should avoid are just as important as the roles they do play, according to justices and the judges...

Supreme Court confirmation hearings to plow ahead amid COVID-19 infections

Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett will face the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee beginning Monday for what’s expected to be an unusual and contentious four...

DeWine: Judges, economy justify supporting Trump

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has resolutely refused to condemn President Donald Trump's controversial words and actions — including some that have undermined DeWine's own efforts to get people to protect themselves and others against coronavirus.

DeWine’s tough spot shows in Thursday presser

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday provided a glimpse of how difficult it is to be a traditional Republican office holder in the era of Trump.
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