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Who owns the moon? A space lawyer answers

Who owns the moon? A space lawyer answers

(THE CONVERSATION) Most likely, this is the best-known picture of a flag ever taken: Buzz Aldrin standing next to the first U.S. flag planted on the Moon. For those who knew their world history, it also rang some alarm bells. Only less than a century ago, back on Earth, planting a national flag in another part of the world still amo ... (full story)


Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio discusses goals as OSBA president-elect

Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio discusses goals as OSBA president-elect<BR>

During her many years on the Summit County Juvenile Court bench, Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio has introduced a number of innovative programs, including those designed to identify and provide services to human trafficking victims, reunite families and assist youth with co-occurring mental illness and/or substance dependence and develop ... (full story)


DNA testing companies offer telomere testing – but what does it tell you about aging and disease risk?

(THE CONVERSATION) Over the past few years direct-to-consumer genetic tests that extract information from DNA in your chromosomes have become popular. Through a simple cheek swab, saliva collection or finger prick, companies offer the possibility of learning more about your family tree, ancestry, or risk of developing diseases such ... (full story)


Portage County OVI motion to suppress improperly reversed

A Portage County trial court erred in granting a drunken driving defendant’s motion to suppress based on a claimed “impossibility” defense to the underlying charge - rather than whether the stop was reasonable for Fourth Amendment purposes, according to the 11th District Court of Appeals.
Kenneth L. Batcho, 20, ... (full story)


Sowing the seeds of hope
New Oriana House gardening program growing more than just plants

Sowing the seeds of hope <BR>New Oriana House gardening program growing more than just plants<BR>

A new program designed to help change problematic behavior by instilling hope and providing valuable hands-on skills to female offenders has taken root at the Cliff Skeen Community Based Correctional Facility in Akron.
Women housed at the 70-bed facility, which is for female felony offenders in need of long-term rehabilitative pr ... (full story)