The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with a coalition that’s pushing a voting rights amendment for this fall’s ballot. The justices rejected a decision made by majority Republicans on the state ballot board to split the amendment into four parts.
The Ohio Supreme Court struck down a Cleveland law requiring public works construction projects to hire city residents for 20 percent of the work, or the city could cut their contract price by 2.5 percent.
An Ohio Supreme Court panel has recommended indefinitely suspending the law license of Franklin County Appeals Court Judge Tim Horton for having sex with a former intern and for vulgar conversations with a secretary that was peforming campaign work for him at his direction.
A three-judge panel has dismissed a complaint that a Republican Ohio Supreme Court justice failed to recuse himself from cases involving his father, state Attorney General and Governor-elect Mike DeWine.