Criminal Justice

Legal assistance foundation: Pro bono work sees increase

A nonprofit legal assistance group said Ohio’s attorneys have contributed to a significant increase in free legal services in the last year. The Ohio Access...

A judge denied him early release. Now there’s an outbreak in...

Storm Harrington didn’t produce any evidence of a “specific nexus between himself and COVID-19,” wrote Judge Kevin Braig on May 4, denying the 30-year-old’s...

At least 26 trans people have been killed in the U.S....

As of July 31, at least 26 trans people have been killed in the U.S. this year, and a vast majority of them were...

Acting Homeland Security chief rebuts criticism of use of federal force...

WASHINGTON — The top official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security last week defended the deployment of federal officers to counter protesters in...

The Rev. William Barber to Ohio politicians: Refocus policy to address...

A prominent civil rights leader and anti-poverty advocate said Friday Ohio legislators need to be focused on passing bills against racism, and refocusing their...

As COVID-19 cases surge, ACLU urges release of misdemeanor offenders from...

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Ohio is urging state criminal justice officials to eliminate money bonds and release eligible people from Ohio’s...

Top Homeland Security official vows federal agents ‘will not back away’...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s number two at the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday defended federal law enforcement officers’ intervention in protests in...

DeWine might use former president of dark money group to lobby...

Not only does he intend to keep Dan McCarthy in his administration, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine might use McCarthy to lobby the legislature for...

Former Dem leader says he failed to stop massive corruption scandal

Anybody in the know about Ohio politics has a perspective on what federal law enforcement is calling the biggest bribery scandal in state history.  But...

Bar exam postponed amid pandemic, prolonging uncertainty for aspiring lawyers

The Ohio Supreme Court announced last week that the Ohio Bar Examination — the compulsory test to be licensed to practice law — will be postponed...
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