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Former president of Steelworkers Union Local 5000 charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from labor union

A 29-count federal indictment was unsealed charging the former president of the Steelworkers Local 5000 with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the labor union. Read More of "Former president of Steelworkers Union Local 5000 charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from labor union"

OSBA announces Innovative Court Practices Award winner

The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) announced recently that this year’s winner of the Judicial Administration and Legal Reform Committee Innovative Court Practices Award is the Delaware County Probate/Juvenile Court, for its Girls’ Craft Group project, now known as the GIRLS (Gaining Invaluable Relationships & Learning coping Skills) Group. The purpose of the Innovative Court Practices Award is to bring greater visibility to exemplary programs in Ohio’s courts and facilitate the transfer of those programs to other courts in the state. Read More of "OSBA announces Innovative Court Practices Award winner"

Retrial for 2002 murder indictment does not violate man’s constitutional rights

Four attempts to try a man accused of murdering a Mahoning County woman have ended in a series of mistrials and hung juries over 14 years. A fifth attempt at prosecution does not violate his constitutional rights, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently. Read More of "Retrial for 2002 murder indictment does not violate man’s constitutional rights"

Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

Appellate court rules that federal court in lacked power to extend voting hours

The United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit recently ruled that a federal district court in Cincinnati did not have the power to extend polling hours in four counties during this year’s primary election. Read More of "Appellate court rules that federal court in lacked power to extend voting hours"

ANNIE YAMSON, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

Lanzinger, Osterud receive Ohio Center for Law-Related Education’s highest honors

The Ohio Center for Law-Related Education (OCLRE) presented its two highest honors—the Eiler Award for Mock Trial Coaching Excellence and the Founders’ Award—at the 26th annual Law & Citizenship Conference on Monday, September 19 in Columbus. Read More of "Lanzinger, Osterud receive Ohio Center for Law-Related Education’s highest honors"

PUCO issues Winter Reconnect Order for 2016-2017

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) recently approved the Winter Reconnect Order to help Ohioans reconnect or maintain electric and natural gas service during the winter heating season between Oct. 17, 2016 and April 14, 2017. Any customer of a PUCO regulated electric or natural gas utility may take advantage of the order. Last winter heating season, more than 246,000 Ohio utility customers utilized the PUCO’s Winter Reconnect Order. Read More of "PUCO issues Winter Reconnect Order for 2016-2017"

OSBA announces appointments of Toledo-area committee chairpersons

Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) President Ronald S. Kopp has appointed 44 lawyers to be chairpersons of OSBA committees and sections for 2016-2017. The OSBA maintains 32 (30 public and two non-public) standing committees, as well as 11 sections, each of which monitors a particular area of law. Committees and sections work to improve the justice system by keeping Ohio lawyers informed about the latest court decisions and regulatory changes. In addition, they comment on bills before the Ohio General Assembly and draft their own legislative proposals to improve existing laws. Read More of "OSBA announces appointments of Toledo-area committee chairpersons"

UT fundraiser Oct. 24 in Savage Arena

Toledo will hold its fifth-annual Cake, Rattle & Roll on Monday, Oct. 24 in Savage Arena, a musical squares fundraiser hosted by the Rockets from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. The cost is $45.00 per person, $85.00 per couple and $10.00 per child age 12 and under with all proceeds going to the UT women's basketball program. Read More of "UT fundraiser Oct. 24 in Savage Arena"

University of Toledo Athletics

A reflection on a deadly summer

How can African-American men stay cool, calm, and collected when they are constantly being killed by white law enforcement officers? The list continues with the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castille, July 5 and 6th. These killings are just another piece of racial disharmony in America. When I think of how blacks were brought over on slaves ships, hearing stories of black bodies hanging from trees in the south, Martin L. King’s assassination, Emmett Till’s gruesome death, little black girls bombed in church, Medgar Evers death, should we stay calm? Read More of "A reflection on a deadly summer"

Cora Louise Jones, Author, Toledo

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