Ohio Supreme Court http://wyso.org en Ohio Court To Hear Former Death Row Inmate's Claim http://wyso.org/post/ohio-court-hear-former-death-row-inmates-claim <p>The Ohio Supreme Court has accepted the appeal of a former death row inmate trying to clear his name in a pair of slayings he didn't commit.</p><p>Dale Johnston of suburban Columbus was sentenced to die in 1984 for the shooting deaths of his teenage stepdaughter and her fiance two years earlier.</p><p>The case against him fell apart on appeal, and he was freed in 1990. Another man confessed in 2008 to killing the couple.</p><p>Two years ago, a Franklin County judge declared the 80-year-old Johnston innocent in the slayings, allowing him to seek compensation from the state.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:40:53 +0000 Associated Press 51909 at http://wyso.org Ohio Supreme Court Ruling Sets Future For Medicaid Expansion For Now http://wyso.org/post/ohio-supreme-court-ruling-sets-future-medicaid-expansion-now <p>Now that the Ohio Supreme Court has made a decision on Medicaid expansion, it appears it’s here to stay - at least for now.&nbsp; After the Medicaid expansion vote before the Controlling Board in October, the lawsuit was filed and then was fast-tracked to get a ruling by the end of the year so there were no oral arguments before the justices. Four of them agreed that the Controlling Board had the authority to approve spending $2.5 billion federal dollars on Medicaid expansion. The other three dissenting justices wanted to dismiss the case.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:04:00 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 43757 at http://wyso.org Ohio Supreme Court Hears Complicated Case That Could Have Implications For “Snowbirds” http://wyso.org/post/ohio-supreme-court-hears-complicated-case-could-have-implications-snowbirds <p>As the weather gets colder, there are more than a few Ohioans who are right now planning their annual extended stays in Florida or other warm climates. But there's a complicated case in the Ohio Supreme Court which hopes to answer the question where a person who has two homes actually lives.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:04:00 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 41948 at http://wyso.org JobsOhio: Who Can Challenge It? http://wyso.org/post/jobsohio-who-can-challenge-it <p>Governor Kasich’s private job creation entity, JobsOhio, has been at the center of controversy since it began. Because it's partially a private board, it's free from some of the regulations and public scrutiny that government organizations face.</p><p>A lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of JobsOhio was brought before the Ohio Supreme Court this week. But as Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler tells Emily McCord, before that decision can be made, the question of who is allowed to sue JobsOhio must be settled first.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 19:18:17 +0000 Emily McCord 41803 at http://wyso.org JobsOhio: Who Can Challenge It? "First Ladies of Dayton" To Be Celebrated http://wyso.org/post/first-ladies-dayton-be-celebrated <p>On Monday, August 26th, the Greater Dayton League of Women Voters will honor several “first ladies of Dayton.” Ohio’s first female Supreme Court Justice, Maureen O’Connor, will be the keynote speaker at the Women’s Equality Celebration at the Dayton Marriott.&nbsp;</p><p>Among the women who will be honored at the dinner are Vickie Hensley, Dayton’s first female police Sergeant, and Rhine McLin, Dayton's first female mayor.</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 03:56:52 +0000 Jerry Kenney 38254 at http://wyso.org "First Ladies of Dayton" To Be Celebrated