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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has sent  a wrongful death lawsuit filed against two white Columbus police officers in the shooting death of a black man back to federal district court for more consideration. 

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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has ruled a Columbus Police officer is protected by qualified immunity after pepper-spraying a protester in 2017. 

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Backers of a ballot proposal to modernize Ohio's election laws to make voting easier have suspended their campaign. 

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Ballot campaigns in Ohio have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on their right to relaxed signature-gathering rules during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

A federal court panel has temporarily stopped Ohio ballot campaigns from proceeding under less restrictive signature-gathering rules they'd been granted amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

A three-judge panel of a federal appeals court in Cincinnati won’t get involved in a dispute over abortion and the state’s coronavirus  order regarding elective surgery – which keeps facilities that perform abortions open for now.

A federal judge has rejected the state's request to delay an order allowing six abortion clinics to remain open during the coronavirus pandemic. 

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The 6th  U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati Thursday  denied an effort led by Ohio Attorney General David Yost to stop a bellwether trial over the opioid crisis from starting this month in Cleveland.

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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has ruled Ohio's current lethal injection system does not pose an unconstitutional risk of suffering to condemned inmates. 

Federal prosecutors say several members of the Short North Posse will remain in jail despite a new court ruling. 

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More than a month after Governor Mike DeWine signed one of the most restrictive abortion bans in the country, a lawsuit has been filed in federal court to stop it from taking effect in July.

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Republicans say they will appeal a federal ruling that orders Ohio to draw a new congressional map for the 2020 elections. 

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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has ruled a civil rights lawsuit filed by three men who spent decades in prison for a Cleveland murder they didn't commit may proceed to trial. 

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The Ohio Department of Health is ending grants and contracts that send money to Planned Parenthood after a divided federal appeals court upheld a state anti-abortion law that blocks public money for the group.

Planned Parenthood officials are voicing outrage against the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati's ruling upholding a state law that blocks public funding for the organization. 

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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has upheld a lower court ruling dismissing a defamation lawsuit filed by a Chillicothe woman against actor James Woods over social media posts during the 2016 presidential campaign. 

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A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has denied a request by the state to delay a federal lawsuit seeking the redrawing of congressional district lines ahead of the 2020 election. 

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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has upheld a lawsuit by the widow of former Ohio State football star Jim Stillwagon. 

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A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. District Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has ruled  former Stanford University swimmer and Ohio native Brock Turner received a fair trial in 2016, where he was convicted of sexual assault. 

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has blocked an Ohio law that tried to divert public money from Planned Parenthood in an anti-abortion push by GOP lawmakers. 

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati  has upheld the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection protocol. 

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati  has revived a lawsuit alleging blind Ohioans have been denied "meaningful access" to the absentee voting system.

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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has rejected arguments to stop next month's execution of a death row inmate who says he's too ill for lethal injection.

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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has agreed the University of Cincinnati should not have suspended a student accused of sexually assaulting a fellow student.

A federal appeals court paved the way on Wednesday for Ohio to resume executions by lifting a lower court's decision to halt the state's lethal injection process.

It was a contentious decision that split the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges in an 8-6 vote.

In the case brought by death row inmates, the judges focused on the effects of the sedative midazolam, one of the three lethal injection drugs used by Ohio.

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The full 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati will re-examine Ohio's new and twice-rejected lethal injection protocol.

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A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has declined to block the deportation of a Mexican-born woman in Butler County who is the mother of four U.S.-born children.

A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine challenging what he called an unconstitutional health care tax levied on state and local governments.

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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has denied a request by the Highland Local School District in Morrow County to stop a transgender child from using the restroom of her choice while district officials appeal an earlier ruling in the student's favor.

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A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has granted a motion by Donald Trump's presidential campaign to block a restraining order obtained by Ohio Democrats.

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