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Netflix, Hulu fight to avoid ‘video service provider’ fees before Ohio Supreme Court

BY: - April 14, 2022

A small Ohio city asked the Supreme Court to declare that streamers like Netflix and Hulu are “video service providers” under state law and therefore must pay a franchise fee to their customers’ localities. As people increasingly sever ties with cable companies and opt for streaming services — be they live television offerings like sports […]

GOP Rep: Supreme Court should pay for 2nd primary after overturning redistricting maps

BY: - April 6, 2022

With likelihood growing of state lawmakers establishing a new date for a legislative primary, a freshman Republican proposed requiring the Ohio Supreme Court to fund the roughly $25 million election. State Rep. Ron Ferguson, of Wintersville, unveiled the proposal to reporters on Tuesday. This comes after the Ohio Supreme Court has rejected three sets of […]

How a 2005 Ohio ‘tort reform’ law has cost child rape victims millions

BY: - November 1, 2021

Placing limits on the money juries can award to lawsuit winners was “urgently needed to restore balance, fairness and predictability” into Ohio’s court system, the authors of 2005 “tort reform” legislation wrote. The absence of such maximums, they said, would hold the door for open runaway juries demanding corporations pay outrageous sums in legal disputes. […]

Earning $19 a month in jail, man looks to Ohio Supreme Court about a $9,000 court debt

BY: - January 8, 2020

Darren Taylor will likely spend the next 30 years incarcerated, where he earns $19 per month for prison work. On top of $6,500 in restitution, a judge ordered him to pay $9,000 in court costs and rebuffed a request to waive the court fees. Now, his attorney is asking the Ohio Supreme Court a question: […]