Ohio Supreme Court

Ohio House Minority Leader Emilia Sykes
Dan Konik

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled the state did not overstep its authority when it passed a law that forbids cities from placing residency requirements on workers employed by contractors doing business with those local governments.

Outside of the Ohio Supreme Court
Dan Konik

The Ohio Supreme Court has refused to take up an appeal from Dayton’s only abortion clinic that would pave the way for it to keep operating. The Women’s Medical Center doesn’t have a transfer agreement with a local hospital as required by state law. But despite the ruling, the clinic will remain open for now.

The bench of the Ohio Supreme Court
Daniel Konik

The ruling comes in a case that was laced with presidential politics.

Judge and Former Sec. of State Jennifer Brunner
The State of Ohio, Ohio Public Television

Some of the biggest races on the ballot next year could be for the Ohio Supreme Court. Two seats now held by Republican justices will be open. A prominent Democrat who has held statewide office says she wants one of them. 

Daniel Konik

A split Ohio Supreme Court has blocked a charge FirstEnergy customers have been paying since 2017, saying state regulators improperly allowed it to go forward.  This charge cost customers as much as $200 million for each of those two years.

It was a big year for the Ohio Supreme Court, with decisions on abortion, the death penalty and bobbleheads, and the final blow to what had been the state’s largest online charter school.

Ron Corby

The U.S. Supreme Court says it won’t hear a challenge to Ohio’s death penalty law in a case involving a convicted murderer and rapist from Marion.

The Ohio Channel

The Ohio Supreme Court says a lawsuit against the University of Notre Dame and the NCAA can proceed. The suit claims a former football player who died three years ago after suffering from brain diseases was disabled by concussions.

The Ohio Channel

The Ohio Supreme Court has likely dealt the final blow to what was the state’s largest online charter school, ruling the state could base funding for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow on student participation, not enrollment. 

Daniel Konik

When a sports fan goes to a game and gets a free promotional item like a bobblehead, does the team have to pay taxes on that freebie? That was the question before the Ohio Supreme Court.

Karen Kasler

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a city can’t be sued if a driver’s view of a stop or other traffic control sign is blocked by shrubs or plants, unless they’re actually growing on the sign.

Daniel Konik

The Ohio Supreme Court has made two big decisions on abortion involving two separate but related cases, by ruling on a case involving one of Ohio’s eight clinics and not ruling in another.

Andy Chow

The Ohio Supreme Court is all Republican now that Gov. John Kasich has appointed a new justice. This comes a day before the effective date of the resignation of embattled sitting justice Bill O’Neill who stepped down to run for the Democratic nomination for governor. 

Dan Konik

The Ohio Supreme Court will hear a case next month that tests the constitutionality of death penalty sentencing. 

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The only Democrat on the Ohio Supreme Court announced in October that he intends to run for governor next year, but Bill O’Neill now says he won’t leave the bench until January 26. But state lawmakers may try to force him out sooner.

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As expected, Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill has submitted his resignation. But it’s not effective immediately.

Ohio Supreme Court

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill says he intends to resign from the bench to run for governor.  As Statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles reports, O’Neill says he’ll make his resignation from the court formal tomorrow morning.

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After saying he'd leave the race for the Democratic nomination for governor if Richard Cordray runs, Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill now says he's staying in the race.

Kabir Bhatia

The entry of Richard Cordray into the Democratic primary for governor raises questions about what Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill will do now. O’Neill, who last month came under fire for his controversial Facebook posts outlining his personal sex life, is waiting to see what Cordray does before deciding on whether to run. 

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Earlier this week, Republican state Auditor Dave Yost called on Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill to step down. The criticism came from comments O’Neill made when he announced his intention to run for governor in 2018. O’Neill says he won’t give up his seat on the state’s highest court while running for the state’s top elected office.

Statehouse News Bureau

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill’s entry into the Democratic gubernatorial race is being met with calls for him to step down from the bench now. 

Daniel Konik

A divided Ohio Supreme Court says juvenile courts can dismiss sex charges against a child under 13 if the kids involved in sexual conduct were close in age. 

Daniel Konik

A state budget provision just taking effect would change an 80-year-old policy, requiring those who want to dispute tax decisions go to one of 12 regional appeals courts instead of the Ohio Supreme Court. But businesses say that will hurt them.

Attorney for Preterm, Cleveland
Dan Konik

The Ohio Supreme Court has heard yet another case involving one of the state’s abortion providers. It’s the second one this month. This case revolves around a different issue.

Columbus, Ohio
Jo Ingles

The state’s highest court has heard arguments about whether to keep open Toledo's only abortion clinic. And the case could affect Ohio's seven other clinics as well. 

Daniel Konik

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the right of cities to use traffic cameras without certain restrictions passed by state lawmakers, saying the state law that restricts those cameras is unconstitutional.

Daniel Konik

The Ohio Supreme Court has decided a tough case that involving two young parents, which will likely mean a two-year-old child will be taken from the Tennessee family he’s lived with since birth.

Daniel Konik

The Ohio Supreme Court will rule on an interesting issue – whether the free speech rights of people living with HIV violated by a law requiring they disclose their status to potential sexual partners.

Statehouse News Bureau

Kids under 13 can’t be charged with rape in Ohio. But the Ohio Supreme Court will decide if they can be charged with other sex crimes if both involved in the act were under 13.  The court heard arguments in a case involving a 12-year-old and a nine-year-old.

Daniel Konik

The Ohio Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a student’s constitutional rights weren’t violated by a search of an unattended book bag that led to the discovery of a gun.

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