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Ohio Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Armed Teachers Case

14 Jan , 2021  

by Susan Tebben, Ohio Capital Journal

The issue of whether or not school districts should be allowed to determine firearms policies and the level of training needed comes down to grammar and the English language, according to attorneys who argued the case before the Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday.

The state’s highest court heard arguments in a lawsuit regarding a Butler County district’s ability to allow personnel to carry guns on school property.

The focus of the lawsuit became the meaning of one sentence in Ohio law creating conditions on being armed in schools. More…

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Mansfield Attorney Suspended

17 Jun , 2020  

By: Court News Ohio

On Tuesday, the Ohio Supreme Court suspended a Mansfield attorney who “actively avoided” paying a settlement to a former client who sued him for legal malpractice.

In a unanimous per curiam opinion, the Supreme Court suspended Byron D. Corley for two years, with 18 months stayed, on the conditions that he pay the nearly $25,000 he owes his former client and not commit any further misconduct.

The Office of Disciplinary Counsel filed a complaint against Corley with the Board of Professional Conduct in 2019, charging him with neglecting a client matter and refusing to pay a judgment that he agreed to begin paying in January 2014. More…