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Friday First District Roundup: Immigration Consequences and Sentencing

Each Friday, we highlight decisions of the First District Court of Appeals in the past week. For question about these cases, contact Vanessa Seeger. State of Ohio v. Samuel Olugbemiga Afolabi  Case # C170658 2019 WL 2374663 SUMMARY FROM THE COURT: The trial court did not err in imposing a maximum sentence where the court …

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Friday Bill Round Up: Regan Tokes Bill, Property Tax, Free Speech on Campus and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Criminal SB 201-Regan Tokes Law-Incarceration  SB 202-Regan Tokes Law-Monitoring  Senate Bill 201, and its companion bill, 202 are named for Regan Tokes, an …

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Ohio Supreme Court clarifies OVI sentencing laws

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled today on Ohio’s sentencing laws for operating a vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol (OVI), clarifying some confusion about the repeat-offender statute and resolving a conflict between Ohio district courts. In an opinion penned by Justice French, the court found that when someone is convicted of an OVI …

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