Lauren Morrison

Interpreters play a vital role in access to justice, reports Ohio Supreme Court

Court News Ohio recently offered a profile of certified court interpreter Catherine Piña Arrieta, who is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Italian. Arrieta serves as an interpreter for the Cleveland Municipal Court and has traveled to courts all over the state to educate court staff about using interpreters. The Supreme Court of Ohio began certifying interpreters in …

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NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio sues Ohio Department of Health over access to records

The Northeast Ohio Media Group (via Cleveland.com) and the Columbus Dispatch report that NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio has sued the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) for failing to respond to a public records request the organization made this fall. NARAL (the National Abortion Rights Action League) had requested records of the agency’s communication with Ohio Right to …

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Ohio argues Supreme Court should not hear the “full faith and credit” same-sex marriage case

According to the Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to take somewhat unusual action in the same-sex marriage cases out of Ohio that have petitions pending with the Court. As we discussed previously, the 6th Circuit upheld bans on same-sex marriage in all states in its jurisdiction in November, creating …

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