Happy Constitution Day (September 17th)

Tomorrow is Constitution Day, commemorating the signing of the US Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787. One fun way to celebrate is by checking out the activities and programs at the National Archives. On their website, you can even join the likes of James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and Benjamin Franklin by choosing to “sign” …

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First District Friday Roundup (9/16)

09/16/2022Russell M. Cook v. Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, City of Cincinnati, Board of County Commissioners of Hamilton County, Ohio, John Doe EntitiesC-220051Quote from Judge Myers: Cook filed a complaint against MSD, the city, and the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners seeking to recover for damage to his property caused by sewage flooding from …

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Friday First District Roundup (9/9)

Please join us for a 3 part CLE starting on Thursday, October 20, 2022, 2022, 12-1:30 PM, as we partner with the YWCA.  Danielle Firsich, Manager of Non-Residential Domestic Violence Services at YWCA Greater Cincinnati, will be teaching about gender based violence.  You can attend 1 or all 3 programs. Thursday, October 20, 2022, 12-1:30Training …

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First Friday – First District Roundup! (9/2)

The Law Library will be closed on Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day. Enjoy the three day weekend! 08/31/2022State of Ohio v. Catherine ScottC-210627Quote from Judge Crouse: On the evening of June 10, 2020, Scott was driving home from Friendship Park near downtown Cincinnati in her white Hyundai Sonata. Cincinnati Police Lieutenant David …

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It’s Friday! First District Roundup (8/26)

The Hamilton County Law Library will be Closed on September 5, 2022 in observance of Labor Day! Enjoy the 3 day weekend! 08/24/2022In re: S ChildrenC-210672, C-210680, C-220005, C-220006Per Curiam. This case originated with the death of A.S., and the subsequent complaint filed by the Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services (“HCJFS”) alleging …

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First District Monday Roundup! (8/22)

08/19/2022State of Ohio, ex rel. Ryan Thelen v. State Employment Relations Board, Cincinnati City School DistrictC-210576Quote from Judge Crouse: During the 2017-2018 school year, relator-appellant Ryan Thelen held a full-time social studies teaching position at Dater High School. In February 2018, a part-time seventh-grade teaching position came open at Walnut Hills High School. Thelen applied …

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Friday First District Roundup! (8/12)

8/10/2022In re: L.H.C-220161Quote from Judge Bock: In November 2018, the Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services (“JFS”) filed a complaint for emergency interim custody of L.H. and his older sibling, M.W., after JFS received reports of hazardous conditions in the home and that L.H.’s father, R.D., was abusing J.H. JFS alleged that, when …

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First District Friday Roundup! (7/29)

07/27/2022State of Ohio v. Porter MitchellC-210582Quote from Judge Myers: Defendant-appellee Porter Mitchell was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed weapon and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle after police conducted a warrantless search of a vehicle during a traffic stop and recovered a loaded handgun from under the front passenger seat …

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