Ohio Supreme Court http://wmub.org en Ohio Chief Justice talking about judicial election reform http://wmub.org/post/ohio-chief-justice-talking-about-judicial-election-reform <p>The Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court is continuing her statewide conversations about judicial election reform.&nbsp; Maureen O'Connor spoke Friday to the Clermont County Chamber of Commerce in Eastgate.&nbsp;</p><p>O'Connor said polling shows people like their local judges, but they think there are problems with the legal system.&nbsp; She said it is important to have an impartial judiciary.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 20:59:48 +0000 Jay Hanselman 21699 at http://wmub.org Ohio Chief Justice talking about judicial election reform Hamilton County must change ballot language http://wmub.org/post/hamilton-county-must-change-ballot-language <p>UPDATE:</p><p>Ohio&#39;s top court says Hamilton County must amend its ballot language on a Cincinnati charter amendment ahead of the November election.</p><p>The Supreme Court Thursday ruled the county must include omitted sections of the proposed amendment to reform the city&#39;s employee pension program.&nbsp; The group Cincinnati for Pension Reform put the issue on the ballot but objected to the modified language adopted by the Board of Elections.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 19:35:14 +0000 Tana Weingartner & Howard Wilkinson 18287 at http://wmub.org Chesley retires from practice of law in Ohio http://wmub.org/post/chesley-retires-practice-law-ohio <p>Stanley M. Chesley, the famed class-action lawyer who was disbarred in Kentucky and faced the same fate in Ohio, gave the Ohio Supreme Court notice that he is "permanently retired" from the practice of law.</p><p>The Ohio Supreme Court's Office of Attorney Services told WVXU this morning that Chesley's retirement was effective Thursday.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:53:39 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 11607 at http://wmub.org