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Expect stunning fall colors throughout Ohio this year

Fall is a special time of year in Ohio because of the stunning spectrum of colors that will soon transform trees around the state. Throughout the season, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), in partnership with Ohio. Find It Here., will be providing regular updates on the best locations to enjoy the unique activities and beautiful tones of autumn. Read More of "Expect stunning fall colors throughout Ohio this year"

Jail-time credit not awarded for time under house arrest

A criminal defendant is not entitled to jail-time credit while under postconviction house arrest or postconviction electronic monitoring because state law only grants credit to those confined to a public or private facility “intended for penal confinement,” the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently. Read More of "Jail-time credit not awarded for time under house arrest"

Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

Wife sentenced to prison in chop shop conspiracy involving the theft of more than 35 vehicles

A Columbus woman was sentenced in U.S. District Court recently for conspiring with her husband and others to steal at least 35 vehicles, earning more than half a million dollars by selling their parts. Read More of "Wife sentenced to prison in chop shop conspiracy involving the theft of more than 35 vehicles"

AG Yost's Robocall Enforcement Unit warns of potential scam calls and texts

An anti-robocall initiative launched six months ago by Attorney General Dave Yost has empowered Ohioans to report 27,931 illegal robocalls in an effort to help the Attorney General fight back against the growing nuisance. In turn, the Robocall Enforcement Unit has analyzed and shared the incoming data to try to put a stop to these illegal calls and texts, including filing a lawsuit to stop this behavior in June. Read More of "AG Yost's Robocall Enforcement Unit warns of potential scam calls and texts"

Julian Assange extradition would threaten freedoms of expression and media, says IBAHRI

As the landmark trial of the founder of Wikileaks Julian Assange resumes, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) states that a potential extradition of Mr Assange from the United Kingdom to the United States would: Read More of "Julian Assange extradition would threaten freedoms of expression and media, says IBAHRI"

Great news for Lake Erie walleye and perch anglers

Preliminary results from surveys in the western basin of Lake Erie indicate more great news for Ohio anglers, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The 2020 walleye and yellow perch hatches are both above average and continue an exceptional era of fish production in the western basin of Lake Erie. Read More of "Great news for Lake Erie walleye and perch anglers"

ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law to host virtual IP Fall Institute

Judges, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officials, in-house counsel, professors, private practitioners, and U.S. and global industry experts will come together virtually to discuss the latest in intellectual property developments and emerging issues during the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law’s IP Fall Institute, Sept. 29 through Oct. 2. Read More of "ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law to host virtual IP Fall Institute"

Seven charged in multi-state scheme to purchase vehicles and watercrafts using false and stolen identification documents

U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman announced recently that seven individuals were charged for using stolen identities of United States citizens from Puerto Rico and falsified identification documents to fraudulently purchase and finance vehicles and watercrafts from dealerships in Northern Ohio. The charges were made public in a forty-count indictment unsealed in a federal court in the Northern District of Ohio. Read More of "Seven charged in multi-state scheme to purchase vehicles and watercrafts using false and stolen identification documents"

County commissioners can proceed with hospital trustee removal effort

The Morrow County Board of Commissioners can proceed with efforts to remove the former chairman of the county’s hospital board, who has clashed with the commissioners over granting OhioHealth a contract to manage the county-owned hospital, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently. Read More of "County commissioners can proceed with hospital trustee removal effort"

Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

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