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Balance tips to women at nation's law schools

Balance tips to women at nation's law schools

The year 2016 marked a notable landmark for women in the ranks of law schools nationwide. For the first time, women who were enrolled in juris doctor programs outnumbered men. Women’s ranks reached 55,766 at accredited law schools, while men’s totaled 55,059. Those numbers put women in a slight majority, at 50.32 percent ... (full story)


Prosecutor: Dozens of child sex assault cases were 'ignored'

Prosecutor: Dozens of child sex assault cases were 'ignored'

CLEVELAND (AP) — Assistant prosecutors in Cleveland "ignored" about 70 rape and sexual assault cases involving juvenile suspects and victims and failed to determine if criminal charges should be filed, the new Cuyahoga County prosecutor said last Tuesday.
Prosecutor Michael O'Malley said additional sexual assault ... (full story)


Updated bill on e-schools introduced

Ohio Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni, D-Boardman, introduced Senate Bill 39, a new version of his online charter school reform bill, which includes a new provision that would affirm that e-schools must "provide" rather than "offer" 920 hours of learning opportunities to students each academic year.
The ne ... (full story)


Trucking firm that violated unemployment comp laws loses appeal

A Fostoria-based trucking company lost its case in the 10th District Court of Appeals recently when a panel of three judges found that the company was properly found to have violated Ohio unemployment compensation laws.
MNH Truck Leasing Company is a limited liability company primarily in the business of freight brokerage and tru ... (full story)


Measure proposed would assist state schools with tech, security updates

The Port Clinton Republican who proposed a bill to assist Ohio schools with the purchase of technology and to make physical alterations to improve tech infrastructure and school security has reintroduced the measure after last session's bill did not advance past committee.
Rep. Steve Arndt, in House Bill 37, assigns the responsib ... (full story)