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The Portage County Legal News is a daily publication devoted to legal, financial, real estate and general news. Designated by the Federal, County and Municipal Courts as the Official Law Journal of Portage County, Ohio.

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Man who robbed, beat victim loses appeal

The 9th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed the judgment of the Summit County Court of Common Pleas in a robbery case.
The defendant, David Sharrock, appealed from his conviction in the lower court arguing that it was against the sufficiency and manifest weight of the evidence.
Case summary states that, on Feb. 20, 201 ... (full story)

Ohio announces rules for testing lethal injection drugs

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio will test lethal injection drugs ahead of executions if it obtains specialty batches of the drugs, the state prisons agency announced last Monday in its latest update of capital punishment rules.
The revised policy applies to so-called compounded drugs, which are specially mixed versions of drugs not su ... (full story)

State can close Wilderness Boys Camp until it gets operating license

Nearly five years after a Noble County camp for troubled boys began fighting a state order to stop operating without a specific state license, a state appeals court ruled the camp can be closed until the license is issued.
The Seventh District Court of Appeals Friday approved an injunction against the Ohio Wilderness Boys Camp. T ... (full story)