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Toledo Legal News - News High court to settle postrelease control conflict


The Ohio public defender's office was successful in getting its appeal of a 10th District Court of Appeal decision that conflicted with a ruling by the Eighth District Court reviewed by the state's high court.

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KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

Rockets explode for 14 treys in 96-70 win at Marshall

Toledo rode a red-hot shooting first half and saw six players score in double figures en route to a 96-70 triumph at Marshall last Sunday afternoon before a crowd of 5,645 at the Cam Henderson Center.

Date Published: November 14, 2019

$3 million in grant funds to support more College Credit Plus teachers

The Ohio Department of Education together with the Ohio Department of Higher Education recently announced the release of $3 million in grant funding to help high school teachers obtain qualifications to teach college courses in high school as part of the College Credit Plus Program. The funding was allocated in the biennium budget, HB 166.

Date Published: November 13, 2019

Ohio Wildlife Council approves 3rd fishing line for Lake Erie, Ohio River

Anglers may use a maximum of three fishing lines on Ohio’s portion of Lake Erie and the Ohio River starting on Jan. 1, 2020, following new regulations passed by the Ohio Wildlife Council, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.

Date Published: November 13, 2019

Volunteers promote legal assistance for domestic violence victims

Thousands of lawyers, law firms, law schools and pro bono organizations across the country participated in volunteer events as part of the National Celebration of Pro Bono, which ran from Oct. 20-26. This year, ABA President Judy Perry Martinez asked volunteers to help address the need for legal assistance for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

Date Published: November 13, 2019

A focus on specific categories of violent crimes heled the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio drive down fatalities

Following up yesterday’s article about the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio’s success with Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), the following is a partial list of programs and cases which have yielded the Office a record number of violent criminal indictments in Fiscal Year 2019. Additional projects and cases will be detailed in tomorrow’s edition of the Toledo Legal News.

Date Published: November 12, 2019

Dispute resolution experts take cue from pro sports

The contact sport of football would appear to have little in common with the legal field of dispute resolution, where parties try to negotiate results rather than run over each other.

Date Published: November 12, 2019

A special Veterans Day message

It takes a special kind of person to pursue both freedom and justice. Few people possess the integrity, fortitude, mental acuity and determination required to serve in their country’s courtrooms and military.

Date Published: November 11, 2019

New projects expected to create more than $89 million in investments

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted recently announced the approval of assistance for nine projects set to create 1,222 new jobs and retain 1,883 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners. Collectively, the projects are expected to result in more than $82 million in new payroll and spur more than $89 million in investments across Ohio.

Date Published: November 11, 2019

Should each child have their own 529 Plan?

Congratulations on the newest addition to your family! As you start reworking your family budget, you may want to consider opening a new Ohio 529 Plan account to save for your newborn’s future higher education. While it’s not necessary, the benefits of a 529 plan can be best used if each child has their own 529 account. Why? Here are a few reasons.

Date Published: November 11, 2019

Lawmakers to hear opposition to nuclear development bill

Opponents of legislation that would create the Ohio Nuclear Development Authority and a for-profit consortium to more fully engage the state's nuclear energy portfolio were given a chance recently to weigh in on the bill before their representatives.

Date Published: November 8, 2019