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The Portage County Legal News is a daily publication devoted to legal, financial, real estate and general news. Designated by the Federal, County and Municipal Courts as the Official Law Journal of Portage County, Ohio.

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Column: Religious freedom in the Kavanaugh era

Of the many unfortunate aspects of the recent hearings regarding Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court, one of the most unfortunate was the outsized attention given to his opinion of Roe v. Wade.
I understand that it’s a sentinel culture war issue that it lends itself to easy messaging and that Sen ... (full story)

Police to file criminal complaint after fetus remains found

Police to file criminal complaint after fetus remains found

DETROIT (AP) — Police in Detroit said they would file a criminal complaint against the owners after the remains of 10 fetuses and one infant were found hidden in a former funeral home that had lost its license when decomposing embalmed bodies were found there earlier this year.
A criminal complaint will be opened against th ... (full story)

Longtime Akron attorney honored for pro bono service

It’s been about four years since Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs attorney Bill Dowling first approached Barberton Municipal Court judges David Fish and Todd McKenney, along with other municipal court judges, to discuss the legal needs of Summit County residents and how Akron Bar Association lawyers looking to provide pro ... (full story)