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DeWine breaks with GOP lawmakers on prepaid mail ballots

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday said he did not agree with a decision by the legislature, which is controlled by his fellow Republicans, not to pay for postage on mail-in ballots.

COVID-19 lawsuit immunity won’t help economy, might increase spread, poll of...

Covid immunity won't help economy, might increase spread, poll of economists says

Chief Justice: Virtual courtrooms, broken barriers the future of justice

The true nature of justice lies in its ability to change when society calls for it, according to the head of Ohio’s highest court. Ohio...

Ohio AG files brief in support of school districts letting employees...

Ohio’s Attorney General Dave Yost this week put his support behind a Butler County school district’s policy to arm school personnel. “This case presents the...

Consumer advocate wants to know where utility got $60M from in...

Ohio's official utility watchdog wants to know where Akron-based FirstEnergy got the $60 million that federal prosecutors say fueled the largest bribery scandal in Ohio history.

New tort law first step in getting justice for sexual assault...

There is no amount of money that can keep Jessica Simpkins from replaying the images of her rape at the hands of a church...

House arrest, monitoring not counted for time-served, Ohio Supreme Court rules

House arrest and electronic monitoring don’t count as part of jail-time credit, the Ohio Supreme Court said in a recent ruling. The decision reverses a...

‘You just have to act’: Thousands outraged by police brutality rally...

WASHINGTON – On the 57th anniversary of the original March on Washington and in the throes of a pandemic, thousands of demonstrators on Friday...

Ohio Supreme Court: School district firearms policy can go on, pending...

The Ohio Supreme Court has said a school district can go ahead with a firearm policy for personnel while the state’s highest court decides...

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...
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