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Giving peace of mind: Akron firm co-hosts free legal clinic with Legal Aid

Giving peace of mind: Akron firm co-hosts free legal clinic with Legal Aid<BR>

Barbara Clemons walked into Mason Community Learning Center fighting back tears.
Minutes later, she felt relief about her financial situation for the first time in years.
“I feel so much better,” Clemons said after consulting with Brennan, Manna and Diamond LLC partner Duriya Dhinojwala about an old $11,000 credit ... (full story)

New Mahoning County Area Court judge discusses goals

New Mahoning County Area Court judge discusses goals<BR>

From starting a suspended license intervention program (SLIP) to ensuring that people on probation have access to the most effective treatment programs— those are just two of the items on the agenda of Mahoning County Area Court Judge JP (Jonathan Paul) Morgan.
Judge Morgan was sworn in on March 11 after being appointed to ... (full story)

THE CONVERSATION: How the alt-right corrupts the Constitution

(THE CONVERSATION) About 10 years ago, I spent a sabbatical on the Maine coast writing a book about the Constitution.
One afternoon, an eager reference librarian who knew about my interests invited me to a talk at the library. The featured speaker was a woman who proudly called herself a “Constitutional Patriot.” (full story)

Common pleas court receives Civil Justice Program grant

AKRON––Judge Amy Corrigall Jones, administrative judge of the Summit County Common Pleas Court General Division, recently announced that the court has been awarded a Civil Justice Program Grant by the Ohio Supreme Court.
The Civil Justice Program seeks to provide direct civil legal assistance for Ohioans' housing, hea ... (full story)

Akron Muni Court’s Valor Court earns certification

AKRON––Valor Court, a specialized docket of the Akron Municipal Court, recently earned a renewed certification from the Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Specialized Dockets. It is now certified through De. 31, 2021. Judge Jerry Larson has presided over Valor Court since its inception in 2013.
In order to recei ... (full story)