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Marsy’s Law allows victim to challenge order granting fmr. spouse’s gun rights

A Warren County judge wrongfully restored the gun possession rights of a man convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently. The Supreme Court ruled the victim, the man’s ex-wife, could invoke Marsy’s Law to block the judge’s ruling.
In a 4-3 decision, the Court ruled that War ... (full story)


Attorney who mishandled six client matters suspended for two years

The Ohio Supreme Court recently suspended a Cleveland attorney for two years for committing several ethical violations, including billing a client’s mother twice for round trips to Youngstown to visit his client in prison when the man was in the local county jail.
The Supreme Court voted 5-2 to suspend Harvey Bruner and or ... (full story)


Foreign students returning to US, but below pre-COVID levels

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BOSTON (AP) — International students are returning to U.S. colleges in stronger numbers this year, but the rebound has yet to make up for last year's historic declines as COVID-19 continues to disrupt academic exchange, according to a new survey.
Nationwide, American colleges and universities saw a 4% annual increase in in ... (full story)


GOP-majority court chosen to consider Biden vaccine mandate

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Challenges to President Joe Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private employers will be consolidated in the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, a panel dominated by judges appointed by Republicans.
The Cincinnati-based court was selected recently in a random drawing using ping-pong balls, a process employed when challenges to ... (full story)


Columbus lawyer suspended for mishandling client matters

The Ohio Supreme Court recently suspended a Columbus attorney for 18 months with 12 months stayed for mishandling client matters, including providing an opposing party with her client’s personal information that the client did not want released.
In a unanimous per curiam opinion, the Supreme Court issued its second suspens ... (full story)