U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Only one appeal filed in federal redistricting case

BY: - June 9, 2022

A single appeal was filed in the federal redistricting case that deemed an unconstitutional map as the official map for the general election in November. But that appeal is to an issue that was folded into the original lawsuit, accusing the Ohio Redistricting Commission of discriminating against voters of color when they decided not to […]

Federal court won’t intervene in Ohio’s congressional districts

BY: - April 13, 2022

A federal three-judge panel still waiting on an Ohio legislative redistricting plan said Tuesday it won’t jump into congressional redistricting right now either. Chief Judge Algenon Marbley and judges Amul Thapar and Benjamin Beaton, representing the U.S. District Court’s Southern District of Ohio said a request by two Youngstown voters to wipe out the congressional […]

Lawsuit names Columbus Police Department officials, officers

BY: - July 10, 2020

Thirteen named plaintiffs filed a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday, alleging Columbus police used excessive force, “malicious prosecution” and “gross negligence” during recent months’ protests against police brutality.  The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and names the City of Columbus, Columbus Police Chief Tom Quinlan, […]