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Ohio chief justice: New redistricting amendment needed

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COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio's efforts to curb gerrymandering are not working and voters must once again amend the constitution to take politics completely out of the process, the retiring chief justice of the state Supreme Court said recently.
The current redistricting commission, created by constitutional amendment in 2015, has ... (full story)

Canton attorney suspended for neglecting clients’ divorce cases

The Supreme Court of Ohio recently suspended a Canton lawyer for two years, with one year stayed, for neglecting two client matters and lying to the clients for months about the status of their cases.
In a unanimous per curiam opinion, the Supreme Court suspended Seth Arkow of Canton who failed to secure documentation two women ... (full story)

Driving under suspension charge requires moving vehicle, court rules

To be guilty of driving under suspension for operating a vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol (OVI), one must actually move the vehicle, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled today.
A divided Supreme Court ruled that while the term “operation of a motor vehicle” is not defined in the state law covering dri ... (full story)

Court revives lawsuits against Ohio State over sex abuse

COLUMBUS (AP) — A recent federal appeals court ruling revives unsettled lawsuits against Ohio State University over decades-old sexual abuse by the late team doctor Richard Strauss.
A district judge in Columbus had dismissed most of the unsettled cases, acknowledging that hundreds of young men were abused but agreeing with ... (full story)

'Car guy' Biden touts electric vehicles at Detroit auto show

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DETROIT (AP) — President Joe Biden, a "car guy" with his own vintage Corvette, showcased his administration's efforts to promote electric vehicles during a visit recently to the Detroit auto show.
Biden traveled to the massive North American International Auto Show to plug the huge new climate, tax and health car ... (full story)