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Proposal designed to clarify property value challenges

The Ohio House of Representatives recently passed a bill codifying recent Ohio Supreme Court rulings that determined it is counter to state law to dismiss a property owner's challenge to property valuation on the basis of the misidentification of the property owner. Read More of "Proposal designed to clarify property value challenges"

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

Toledo Law commencement celebrates student, faculty achievements

The University of Toledo College of Law celebrated its annual commencement ceremony earlier this month. President Sharon Gaber conferred both Juris Doctor and Master of Studies in Law degrees. Judge Myron C. Duhart ’96, Lucas County Court of Common Pleas judge, gave the annual commencement address. The Judge encouraged graduates to give back to the communities that shaped them and to serve with altruism and honor. Additionally, several students and faculty members were recognized with individual awards. Read More of "Toledo Law commencement celebrates student, faculty achievements"

Woman sentenced to 10 years in prison, son to seven years for $8 million home healthcare fraud

A Cleveland Heights woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison for leading a $8 million healthcare fraud conspiracy in which participants provided forged documents and fraudulent forms to bill for services that were not provided, law enforcement officials said. Read More of "Woman sentenced to 10 years in prison, son to seven years for $8 million home healthcare fraud"

Give grads the gift of college with Ohio's 529 plan

Congratulations to the Class of 2017! If you are invited to graduation parties, you may be wondering what you should give the recent high school grad. A gift card to some restaurant or online store that you hope they like? Something practical like sheets, towels, or a shower caddy to take to college? Something expensive like a laptop? Read More of "Give grads the gift of college with Ohio's 529 plan"

‘Significant acts of dishonesty” lead to indefinite suspension of attorney

The Ohio Supreme Court recently indefinitely suspended a Columbus attorney who deliberately made false statements during legal proceedings, disobeyed rules in multiple courts, and engaged in dishonest conduct throughout his disciplinary proceedings. Read More of "‘Significant acts of dishonesty” lead to indefinite suspension of attorney"

Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

Proposed program aims to improve water quality in Ohio

Finding the balance between robust agricultural production, clean water and a tax base to support local institutions is the aim of the proposed Ohio Water Quality Improvement Program, championed in a bill before members of the House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee. Read More of "Proposed program aims to improve water quality in Ohio"

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

Where to find rebates, tax credits and rewards for energy-efficient home improvements

(BPT) If you're planning to make some home improvements this year, you're probably thinking about energy-efficient options, knowing they can save you money in the long run. However, many eco-friendly home improvements that help lower your energy bills can also pay off right away in the form of rebates and tax credits. Read More of "Where to find rebates, tax credits and rewards for energy-efficient home improvements"

Akron man ordered deported for hiding his activities during the war in the former Yugoslavia

An Akron man was ordered deported for failing to disclose his involvement in a military unit engaged in war crimes in the former Yugoslavia, said David A. Sierleja, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, and Steve Francis, HSI Detroit Acting Special Agent in Charge. Read More of "Akron man ordered deported for hiding his activities during the war in the former Yugoslavia"

Juvenile justice: Courts, counsel and kids

This month marks the 50th anniversary of a watershed ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court for the treatment of juveniles in the nation’s courts. The 1967 In re Gault decision held that youth are entitled to many of the same rights adults have when encountering the judicial system – the right to an attorney, the right to have an attorney appointed if not able to afford one, the right to remain silent, the right against self-incrimination, and the right to confront witnesses against them. Read More of "Juvenile justice: Courts, counsel and kids"

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