According to Mark Gillispie's October 21, 2015 News Herald article entitled "An explanation of a grand jury panel", last year Cuyahoga County grand juries found that the prosecution had met its probable cause burden to indict over 11,000 individuals and that the prosecution had not met is burden to charge only 326 times.
On April 10, 2015, then-United States Attorney General Eric Holder executed an order, which precludes immigration judges from considering evidence outside of the record of conviction in order to determine whether a non-citizen was removable on the basis of a conviction for a "crime involving moral turpitude"
In State v. Vanzandt, 2015 Ohio 236, the Ohio Supreme Court reversed the Ohio First District Court of Appeals and remanded the case back to the trial court with instructions to vacate its judgment. In reversing the First District, who had affirmed the trial court's granting of the State's motion to unseal the records from the sealed/expunged case to be used as evidence in a criminal prosecution, the Ohio Supreme Court held that courts do not possess discretion to create additional exceptions permitting access to sealed records for purposes other than those listed in R.C. 2953.53(D).
In Ohio an individual's Post Release Control ("PRC") under the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision ("ICAOS"). ICAOS facilitates the transfer of supervision services for offenders who want to move and are approved to reside and work in a state other than where they were convicted.
The Supreme Court of Ohio, Language Services Program has initiated a Complaint Process for individuals who want to report the failure of a local court to appoint an interpreter when Sup. R. 88 requires.
The Supreme Court of Ohio, Office of Judicial Services, has provide judges throughout the state a collection of court fines and costs reference guide which advises that judges may not hold an individual in contempt of court who has refused or failed to pay a fine or court costs or has failed to perform community service in lieu of either fines or court costs.
On January 1, 2013 the Cleveland Plain Dealer's Law and Order section described a Friday December 28, 2012 incident in which a homeowner shot a burglar and held that burglar at gunpoint until police arrived. Was the homeowner's conduct legal?