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Blog Posts in February, 2012

  • Chardon, Ohio Shooter Makes First Appearance In Geauga County Juvenile Court

    Tuesday, T.J. Lane, accused of shooting five fellow students at Chardon High School on Monday morning, appeared for the first time in the Geauga County Juvenile Court . Juvenile Court Judge Tim Grendell ordered that Lane to be detained in the Portage-Geauga County Juvenile Detention Center until charges were officially filed. Judge Grendell also declined to release juvenile court and family court ...
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  • United States Supreme Court Rules Prison Inmates Not Entitled To Miranda Warnings

    Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling stating that investigators are not required to advise prison inmates of their Miranda rights prior to conducting jailhouse interrogations regarding crimes unrelated to offense underlying the current incarceration. In Howe v. Fields , Slip Opinion No. 10–680, the Court voted 6-3 to overturn a 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision throwing out ...
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  • Amy Corrigall Jones To Be Sworn In As Summit County Court Of Common Pleas Judge

    Judge Amy Corrigall Jones New Summit County Court of Common Pleas Judge Amy Corrigall Jones will be sworn in today at 4:30 p.m. at the Summit County Courthouse. Jones was appointed to replace retired Judge Patricia Cosgrove on January 13, 2012, and took the bench immediately thereafter. The invesiture will be conducted by Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor . The attorneys at ...
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  • Brunswick, Ohio Police Department To Run Saturation Patrols For Super Bowl Weekend

    The Brunswick Police Department announced that it will be cracking down on drunk drivers Super Bowl weekend by running saturation patrols. Brunswick Police Lt. Brian Ohlin stated, “The men and women of law enforcement are going to be out in the community enforcing the law very strictly during Super Bowl weekend. It's during these peak times we want to make a big impact and let people know that ...
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  • Ohio White Collar Crime Bill Passes House Of Representatives

    Thursday, it was announced that the Ohio House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 66 , and the Bill is now awaiting Ohio Governor John Kasich to sign it into law. If approved by Kasich, the Bill would create a system for Ohio citizens and public employees to anonymously report fraud, waste and abuse of tax dollars. The Bill will make reporting of illegal business practices easier ...
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