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.
The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal by the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow arguing the Ohio Board of Education violated open meetings laws when deciding to order the school repay 60 million dollars in state funding in a dispute over how student participation was tallied.
Republican Ohio Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine has recused himself from a case over how the state calculated funding for the now-defunct online charter school operator The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, five months after it was argued.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has rejected legal arguments by the state's four electric utilities seeking to avoid returning proceeds from the federal tax cut to customers through rate reductions.
Attorneys for the now-closed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow and the Ohio Department of Education traded jabs before the Ohio Supreme Court yesterday over how the state should fund schools and if that funding should be tied to just enrollment or student participation.
A complaint filed Tuesday by a special disciplinary counsel accuses Ohio Supreme Court Justice Patrick DeWine of improperly hearing cases involving the office of his father, Republican Ohio Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine.
An ethics complaint says Ohio Supreme Court Justice Terrence O'Donnell should recuse himself from hearing a case affecting funding for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, for which he was commencement speaker in 2013.