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Jordan Byrd, 22, of 2757 Tremainsville Rd., was classified by Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Gene Zmuda as a child sex offender who must register his address with the sheriff where he resides, works, or goes to school for the rest of his life.
In many places in America the quality of public schools has declined and the cost of a private alternative is rising.
Require Ohioans who own lions and other wild animals to hold a permit and implant their animals with a microchip is constitutional, the 6th Circuit ruled.
With Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's office helping prosecute Sean Michael Phillips for the alleged murder of his daughter, baby Kate Phillips, the defense is getting high-profile help of its own.
Last spring, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that when power plant owners compare actual emissions to projected future actual emissions for the purpose of determining whether a project is subject to the Clean Air Act's NSR provisions, EPA may bring an enforcement action if the operator does not "make projections according to the requirements ... (more)
The admissibility of the Consumer Product Safety Commission's failure to take action to regulate products has been litigated in many courts throughout the United States, largely due to an ambiguous provision in the Consumer Product Safety Act.
At issue in Plumhoff v. Rickard was a 2004 high-speed car chase that started with a routine traffic stop and ended with the police firing 15 rounds into the fleeing vehicle, killing both the driver, Donald Rickard, and his passenger, Kelly Allen, both unarmed.
The Freedom to Read Foundation and American Library Association on Friday joined a broad range of organizations and bookstores in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in a case potentially affecting the right to challenge laws that infringe on the First Amendment prior to their enforcement.
Gov. Steve Beshear will defend the state's marriage ban in court without the attorney general .
Oral arguments will be next Wednesday in the appeals filed by former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora and county employee Michael Gabor.
On Tuesday, the Home School Legal Defense Association announced a drastic turnaround on the part of the federal government: The German Romeike family, which sought asylum in the United States to home-school their children, will now be allowed to stay in America.
A federal appeals court upheld Ohio's restrictions on exotic animals on Tuesday, rejecting a challenge by owners who had claimed the law was too stringent and forced them to join organizations they disagree with.
Sixth Circuit affirms the rejection of various federal constitutional challenges to provisions of the Ohio Dangerous Wild Animals and Restricted Snakes Act: You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit at this link .
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Mayor Dayne Walling called for a $70 million war on blight to tear down nearly 6,000 buildings during his annual State of the City address Monday, March 3. He asked U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Township, to get $70 million in federal money.