On Tuesday, July 17, 2012, the Supreme Court of Ohio launched an expanded news program – Court News Ohio – that features stories about the Ohio judicial system. This archived page on the Supreme Court’s website only displays news stories that occurred before that date. News stories that occurred on July 17 and thereafter can be found at www.courtnewsohio.gov.

2011

July 2011 Bar Exam Questions and Answers Available - Dec. 30, 2011

17 Judges Retiring This Year - Dec. 30, 2011

CLE Commission Sanctions 260 Attorneys for Noncompliance - Dec. 29, 2011

Former Supreme Court Law Library Director Dies - Dec. 29, 2011

January 2012 Disciplinary Hearings Announced - Dec. 28, 2011

Supreme Court Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions - Dec. 28, 2011

Hicks Reappointed as Chair of Character and Fitness Board - Dec. 27, 2011

Santa Claus Works at Stark County Family Court - Dec. 23, 2011

Judge Donnelly Appointed Chair of Commission on Professionalism - Dec. 22, 2011

Law Library Activates iPhone App - Dec. 21, 2011

Judge Sage to Lead Practice and Procedure Commission - Dec. 20, 2011

Supreme Court Adopts Amendments on Limited Liability Language Usage - Dec. 19, 2011

Reception Planned in Honor of Retiring Judge Gorman - Dec. 19, 2011

New Judges Learn Rules of the Bench at Orientation - Dec. 16, 2011

Advisory Opinion Addresses Bar Association Elections Question - Dec. 15, 2011

Supreme Court Adopts Seven New Probate Forms - Dec. 15, 2011

Information Sought on 2011 Pro Bono Work - Dec. 14, 2011

McColley to Lead Domestic Relations Judges in 2012 - Dec. 13, 2011

CLE Deadline Approaching for Half of State's Attorneys - Dec. 12, 2011

Kontos to Lead Common Pleas Judges in 2012 - Dec. 9, 2011

Toledo Municipal Court Names Court Administrator - Dec. 8, 2011

Governor Appoints Blanchard to Coshocton County Probate/Juvenile Court - Dec. 7, 2011

Ohio Association of Magistrates Elects New Officers - Dec. 6, 2011

Victims of Attorney Theft Awarded Nearly $170,000 by Clients' Security Fund - Dec. 6, 2011

Grievances and Discipline Board Elects Chair, Vice Chair - Dec. 5, 2011

Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center Dedication - Dec. 2, 2011

Justices Speak at 'The Power of One' to Honor Rosa Parks - Dec. 1, 2011

December Disciplinary Hearings Announced - Nov. 30, 2011

Supreme Court Expands Mentoring Program - Nov. 30, 2011

Governor Appoints Butler to Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court - Nov. 29, 2011

New Registration Procedures for 2012 Judicial College Courses - Nov. 29, 2011

Supreme Court Adopts New Writing Manual - Nov. 28, 2011

Justices to Honor Rosa Parks and Power of One - Nov. 23, 2011

UPL Board Elects Chair and Vice Chair - Nov. 23, 2011

Victims of Attorney Theft Received $1.2 Million in Fiscal Year 2011 - Nov. 22, 2011

Six Seminars Scheduled for 2012 Judicial Candidates - Nov. 21, 2011

Annual Seminar Covers Aspects of Unauthorized Practice of Law - Nov. 18, 2011

Specialized Dockets Conference Features Sessions on Supreme Court Standards - Nov. 17, 2011

Governor Appoints McKenney to Summit County Probate Court - Nov. 17, 2011

Supreme Court Awarded $30,000 Grant to "STOP" Domestic Violence - Nov. 17, 2011

67 More Attorneys Suspended for Failure to Register - Nov. 16, 2011

Governor Appoints Williams to Hamilton County Juvenile Court - Nov. 10, 2011

Character and Fitness Deadline Nov. 15 - Nov. 10, 2011

Voters Defeat Issue 1, Unseat Nine Judicial Incumbents - Nov. 9, 2011

Bar Admissions Ceremony - Nov. 7, 2011

Buryatia Delegates Visit Supreme Court of Ohio - Nov. 7, 2011

First Grant Recipient School Tours Ohio Judicial Center - Nov. 4, 2011

Court Professionals Complete Three-Year Training Program - Nov. 4, 2011

New Attorneys to be Admitted to the Bar During Ceremonies at Ohio Theatre Monday - Nov. 4, 2011

Death Penalty Task Force Receives Charge - Nov. 3, 2011

227 Attorneys Have Ohio Law License Suspended for Failing to Register with Supreme Court - Nov. 2, 2011

Ohio Teachers Learn In-Depth Lesson on Branches of Government - Nov. 2, 2011

Attorney Services Fund Releases 2011 Annual Report - Nov. 1, 2011

November Disciplinary Hearings Announced - Nov. 1, 2011

Death Penalty Task Force to Meet for First Time - Oct. 31, 2011

Ohio Judicial Center to be Named in Honor of Late Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer - Oct. 31, 2011

More than 950 Applicants Pass July 2011 Ohio Bar Exam - Oct. 28, 2011

Justice Appointed to Health and Juvenile Task Force - Oct. 28, 2011

Bar Admissions Deadline - Oct. 27, 2011

Late Attorney Registration Period Ends Monday - Oct. 27, 2011

OACA Announces Moyer Scholarship Winner - Oct. 26, 2011

Criminal and Juvenile Sentencing Law Review - Oct. 26, 2011

Week of Events Highlights Pro Bono Work - Oct. 25, 2011

Ohio Court Administrators Attend Fall Conference - Oct. 21, 2011

Justices in Hillsboro for Off-Site Court - Oct. 21, 2011

Advisory Opinion Answers Questions About Non-Attorneys' Medicaid Activities - Oct. 18, 2011

Advisory Opinion Answers Multijurisdictional Practice Question - Oct. 17, 2011

Supreme Court Seeks Comments on Rules of Practice and Procedure - Oct. 14, 2011

Supreme Court Seeks Comments on Traffic Rule Amendment - Oct. 14, 2011

Judge Jones Inducted into Civil Rights Hall of Fame - Oct. 13, 2011

Expectations Exceeded for Grant Application - Oct. 11, 2011

Supreme Court Adopts Disciplinary System Amendments - Oct. 10, 2011

Supreme Court Seeks Comment on Limited Liability Language Usage - Oct. 7, 2011

Supreme Court Adjusts Judicial Campaign Rule Based on Timing of 2012 Primary - Oct. 5, 2011

November's General Election Features 109 Municipal Judge Seats - Oct. 4, 2011

October Disciplinary Hearings Announced - Sept. 30, 2011

Columbus Bar Association Offers Public Courses on the Legal System - Sept. 29, 2011

Chief Justice Supports State Issue 1 - Sept. 28, 2011

Construction Project Impacts Traffic Around Columbus - Sept. 27, 2011

Supreme Court Rules of Practice Changes Effective Oct. 1 - Sept. 27, 2011

Toledo Municipal Court Implements Innovative Programs, Wins Award - Sept. 23, 2011

Students Speak with Chief Justice – Receive First Field Trip Tour of the Season - Sept. 22, 2011

Ninth District Judge Sits in on Supreme Court - Sept. 21, 2011

Victims of Attorney Theft Awarded More Than $440,000 by Clients' Security Fund - Sept. 21, 2011

Former South African Constitutional Court Justice: Freedom Requires Absolute Commitment to Human Rights - Sept. 20, 2011

Juvenile/Probate Judge Burns dies at 68 - Sept. 19, 2011

Social Studies Teachers Learn More about the Judicial System at Education Conference - Sept. 19, 2011

Survey Seeks Feedback on Continuing Legal Education - Sept. 15, 2011

Cleveland Launches Veterans Treatment Docket - Sept. 13, 2011

Appellate Judges Elected to 2012 Association Offices - Sept. 12, 2011

Governor Appoints Grendell to Geauga Juvenile/Probate Court - Sept. 9, 2011

Chief Justice Delivers First State of Judiciary Address - Sept. 8, 2011

Ohio Judges Attending Annual Meeting This Week - Sept. 7, 2011

Evaluation Cites Effectiveness of Judicial College Education - Sept. 6, 2011

Supreme Court Seeks Public Comment on Seven New Probate Forms - Sept. 2, 2011

Visitor Education Center Accepting Applications for Grants - Sept. 1, 2011

Governor Appoints Barker to Cuyahoga Common Pleas Court - Sept. 1, 2011

Supreme Court to Hear Four Cases During Highland County Session in October - Aug. 31, 2011

September Disciplinary Hearings Announced - Aug. 30, 2011

Summit on Aging Follow-up Event Features County Action Plans - Aug. 29, 2011

Attorneys Must Register by Sept. 1 - Aug. 26, 2011

Supreme Court Adopts New Specialization Area - Aug. 25, 2011

Former Supreme Court Justice Speaks on his Life, Law and Legacy - Aug. 25, 2011

Rosemarie Hall Appointed to Stark County Family Court - Aug. 24, 2011

Grant Money Available for Field Trips to Supreme Court - Aug. 23, 2011

Governor Appoints O'Neill to Hocking Co. Municipal Court - Aug. 23, 2011

South African Justice to Tell Life Story During Supreme Court Lecture Series - Aug. 22, 2011

Supreme Court Adopts Specialized Dockets Standards - Aug. 19, 2011

Supreme Court Adopts New, Revised Probate Forms - Aug. 18, 2011

Supreme Court Adopts Rules of Practice Amendments - Aug. 17, 2011

Supreme Court Amends Rule for Judicial Candidates - Aug. 9, 2011

Supreme Court Connection to Civil War Concerns Famous General - Aug. 5, 2011

Court, Bar Association Host New Lawyer Mentoring Event - Aug. 4, 2011

GAL Pre-Service Course Dates Start Aug. 24 - Aug. 1, 2011

Mock Trial Competition Closes First Year of Law School Preparation Program - July 29, 2011

Friday Turns Page on Eclectic Career - July 28, 2011

Smith Appointed to Fairfield County Court of Common Pleas - July 27, 2011

More Than 1,200 Prospective Lawyers to Take Ohio Bar Exam This Week - July 26, 2011

New Technology Improves Judicial College Webinars - July 25, 2011

New Ohio Court of Claims Clerk Hired - July 22, 2011

Governor Appoints Judge Wallace to Hocking Common Pleas Bench - July 22, 2011

Justices to Appear on Capitol Square Program - July 22, 2011

Judicial College Hosts Magistrate Courses at Annual Event - July 20, 2011

August Disciplinary Hearings Announced - July 19, 2011

Supreme Court Adopts Court Interpreter Rule - July 18, 2011

Portrait Honors Former Justice Locher - July 14, 2011

First Woman Reporter of Decisions Hired - July 13, 2011

Municipal, County Judges Meet for Summer Conference - July 13, 2011

Ukraine Judges Attend Rule of Law Sessions in Ohio - July 12, 2011

OSBA Accepting 2011 Moyer Award Nominations - July 12, 2011

Ohio Judges Identified as Justice System Leaders - July 11, 2011

Mayor's Court New Case Activity Drops Below 300,000 in 2010 - July 8, 2011

Judges Elected to OSBA Board of Governors - July 8, 2011

Ohio Federal Trial Courts Included in Camera Pilot - July 7, 2011

Ohio to Expand Differential Response in Child Protective Services Statewide - July 6, 2011

Supreme Court Seeks Public Comment on Disciplinary System Amendments - July 5, 2011

Supreme Court Adopts Amendments to Practice, Procedure Rules - July 1, 2011

Attorney Registration Period Approaching - June 30, 2011

Victims of Attorney Theft Awarded More Than $288,000 by Clients' Security Fund - June 29, 2011

Lucas County Resident Appointed Chair of Supreme Court Committee - June 28, 2011

Former Disciplinary Counsel Dies - June 27, 2011

July Disciplinary Hearings Announced - June 24, 2011

Supreme Court Tours Include Municipal Court Jurors Too - June 22, 2011

IOLTA Scam Still Making Rounds - June 21, 2011

1,275 Seek to Take July Bar Exam - June 20, 2011

Common Pleas Judges to Hear About Human Trafficking - June 20, 2011

2011 Law and Leadership Program Begins June 27 - June 17, 2011

Judge & Attorney Discipline Board Hires Senior Staff Counsel - June 16, 2011

Appellate Judges' Summer Conference Convenes This Week - June 15, 2011

NCSC Webinar Helps Court Personnel Navigate Certification Opportunities - June 14, 2011

Applications Open for 2012 Court Management Training Program - June 10, 2011

Judge Associations Elect Leadership Teams - June 9, 2011

New Web Site Helps Ohio Bar Applicants - June 8, 2011

Celebrezze Serves as Visiting Judge - June 8, 2011

Miami University Professor Discusses Self-Governance - June 7, 2011

Governor Fills Two Judicial Vacancies - June 7, 2011

New Video Aids Courts in Assisting Deaf People - June 3, 2011

Governor Appoints Adkins to Montgomery County Bench - June 2, 2011

Probate, Juvenile, Domestic Relations Judges to Hold Association Meetings - June 2, 2011

More Pro Bono Work Reported in 2010 - June 1, 2011

Supreme Court Seeks Public Comment on Rules of Practice Amendments - May 31, 2011

Justice Stratton Hosts Third Veterans Summit - May 26, 2011

Ohio, Judicial Community Mourn the Loss of Judge Charles "Chip" Henry - May 26, 2011

June Disciplinary Hearings Announced - May 25, 2011

Supreme Court Issues Late Compliance Reminder to Attorneys - May 24, 2011

Supreme Court Launches Historical Justices' Biography Site - May 23, 2011

2010 Report Shows Continued Decrease in New Cases Filed in Ohio Courts - May 20, 2011

Leadership Ohio Visits Supreme Court, Learns about Branches of Government - May 19, 2011

Supreme Court Lecture Series to Feature Miami University Professor - May 17, 2011

Creators of Winning Video Honored by Bar Foundation - May 16, 2011

Court Managers Meet at Spring Conference - May 13, 2011

Portrait Dedication Honors Former Chief Justice Celebrezze - May 10, 2011

219 New Attorneys Admitted to the Bar in Ceremony at Ohio Theatre - May 9, 2011

Supreme Court Seeks Public Comment on New Parenting Coordination Rules - May 9, 2011

Supreme Court Justices Involved in Commencement/Graduation Ceremonies - May 6, 2011

Chief Justice O'Connor Speaks to State Bar Group - May 5, 2011

Primaries Decide Candidates That Will Compete for Municipal Court Judgeships in November - May 4, 2011

Supreme Court Seeks Public Comment on 'Dueling' Orders Rule - May 2, 2011

Supreme Court Adopts Traffic Rule Changes - May 2, 2011

Kasich Appoints Bender to Fayette County Bench - April 29, 2011

Case Management Group Convenes for First Meeting - April 29, 2011

Magistrates Conclude Spring Conference - April 29, 2011

More than 270 Applicants Pass February 2011 Bar Exam - April 29, 2011

Jon Marshall Recognized for Many Years of Outstanding Service to the Legal Community - April 28, 2011

Supreme Court Justices to Recognize Law Day - April 27, 2011

May Disciplinary Hearings Announced - April 26, 2011

Ohio to Expand Differential Response in Child Protective Services to More Counties - April 25, 2011

New Judges Attend Judicial College Orientation - April 15, 2011

New Online Science Courses for Judges and Magistrates Now Available - April 14, 2011

Supreme Court Launches New Online Judicial Education Site - April 12, 2011

Veteran Lawyer Named to Lead Lawyer Discipline Board - April 11, 2011

Former Supreme Court Justice Francis Sweeney Dies - April 11, 2011

Foundation Announces New Board Leadership - April 8, 2011

Chief Justice O'Connor Speaks at Drug Abuse Summit - April 6, 2011

Appellate Judge Hears Supreme Court Case - April 5, 2011

Supreme Court Librarian Completes Internship at Lincoln Library and Museum - April 4, 2011

Governor Appoints O'Brien to Summit County Bench - April 1, 2011

Grievances & Discipline Board Welcomes New Member - March 31, 2011

April Disciplinary Hearings Announced - March 30, 2011

Justices Named to Women's Bar Foundation Leadership Institute - March 29, 2011

Four Cases on Schedule for Supreme Court Guernsey County Session - March 28, 2011

Supreme Court Adopts Amendments for Reinstatement Procedure - March 28, 2011

Supreme Court Adopts Justice Recusal Process Rule - March 28, 2011

Chief Justice Meets With Medina County Bench/Bar - March 28, 2011

Cincinnati Event Highlights Benefits of Mentoring for New Lawyers - March 23, 2011

New Magistrates to Attend Judicial College Orientation - March 22, 2011

Judges Gain Financial Knowledge at Ohio and National Judicial College Course - March 18, 2011

Governor Appoints McClelland to Cuyahoga County Bench - March 17, 2011

Governor Appoints Aslinger to Darke County Bench - March 17, 2011

Voluntary Pro Bono Reporting Period Coming to a Close - March 15, 2011

Former Summit Common Pleas Judge Dies - March 14, 2011

Notices Sent to Update Attorneys on CLE Deficiencies - March 11, 2011

Ohio Judicial Center Hosts Annual Gathering of Associated Press Editors, Reporters - March 10, 2011

Columbus Bar to Name Courtroom After Chief Justice Moyer - March 9, 2011

Victims of Attorney Theft Awarded More Than $410,000 by Clients' Security Fund - March 8, 2011

Ohio Juvenile Courts Look To the Future at Statewide Conference - March 7, 2011

Current Supreme Court Membership Represents Third Female Majority - March 4, 2011

March Disciplinary Hearings Announced - March 3, 2011

Visiting Judge Makes History at Supreme Court - March 2, 2011

Appellate Judge Hears Supreme Court Case - March 2, 2011

Supreme Court Launches LinkedIn Group for Mentoring Program - March 1, 2011

Supreme Court Seeks Public Comment on New, Revised Probate Forms - Feb. 28, 2011

Supreme Court Seeks Comment on New Specialization Area - Feb. 28, 2011

Local Court Rules Accessible Through Supreme Court Web Site - Feb. 25, 2011

Appellate Judges Meet for Annual Winter Session - Feb. 24, 2011

400 Prospective Lawyers Took Ohio Bar Exam This Week - Feb. 24, 2011

Supreme Court to Hold Off-Site Court in Guernsey County in April - Feb. 23, 2011

Chief Justice Kicks Off Local Bench/Bar Meetings - Feb. 22, 2011

Supreme Court Hosts National Faculty Development Program - Feb. 18, 2011

Leadership Class Learns About Supreme Court - Feb. 18, 2011

Juvenile Domestic Violence Rule, Forms Adopted - Feb. 17, 2011

Justice McGee Brown Featured Speaker at Black History Event - Feb. 15, 2011

Appellate Judge Hears Supreme Court Case - Feb. 15, 2011

Supreme Court Initiative Wins National Recognition - Feb. 14, 2011

Chief Justice Records Pro Bono Video Statement - Feb. 11, 2011

Foreclosures Down 4 Percent in 2010 - Feb. 10, 2011

Supreme Court Seeks Comment on Specialized Dockets Rule - Feb. 7, 2011

Municipal, County Judges Elected as Association Officers - Feb. 3, 2011

Supreme Court Recognizes Employees at Annual Awards Ceremony - Feb. 2, 2011

Judicial Leaders Participate in Prison Policy Roll-Out - Feb. 2, 2011

First Supreme Court Certified Interpreters Honored - Feb. 1, 2011

February Disciplinary Hearings Announced - Jan. 31, 2011

Supreme Court Appoints Commission Chair, Vice-Chair - Jan. 28, 2011

OLAF Selects Lloyd as New Executive Director - Jan. 27, 2011

Second Ohio Veterans Court Opens in Youngstown - Jan. 26, 2011

More Than 475 Seek to Take February Bar Exam - Jan. 25, 2011

Supreme Court Submits Amendments to Rules of Practice and Procedure - Jan. 24, 2011

Supreme Court Seeks Comment on Court Interpreter Rule - Jan. 24, 2011

CLE Transcript Deadline Approaching on Jan. 31 - Jan. 21, 2011

Grievances & Discipline Board Names Chair - Jan. 20, 2011

Returning Justices Sworn In to New Terms - Jan. 18, 2011

Swearing-In Ceremonies for Justices Pfeifer, Lanzinger scheduled for Tuesday Afternoon - Jan. 18, 2011

Former Supreme Court Justice Clifford Brown Dies - Jan. 14, 2011

Supreme Court Seeks Volunteer Guides - Jan. 14, 2011

Supreme Court Seeks Comments on Amendments to Traffic Rules - Jan. 10, 2011

McGee Brown Sworn In as Ohio Supreme Court Justice - Jan. 8, 2011

Ohioans Celebrate O'Connor as First Woman Chief Justice - Jan. 7, 2011

Chief Justice O'Connor Public Swearing-In Ceremony Scheduled for 3 p.m. Today - Jan. 7, 2011

Justices Administer Oaths to General Assembly - Jan. 4, 2011