4 posts categorized "Weapons Charges"

ZDL wins suppression hearing in Cleveland Municipal Court, leading to dismissal of client's charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and felony charge of improper handling of firearm in a motor vehicle

Posted by Zukerman on Monday, June 3, 2013

In State of Ohio v. Abang, 2011 TRC 051756, a State Trooper initiated a traffic stop on client's vehicle after observing that client's vehicle did not have a front license plate. The Trooper testified that he detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on client's breath and that client's... Continue reading "ZDL wins suppression hearing in Cleveland Municipal Court, leading to dismissal of client's charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and felony charge of improper handling of firearm in a motor vehicle " …

OHIO'S SENATE BILL 77: A NATIONAL MODEL OF REFORM

Posted by Zukerman on Tuesday, March 20, 2012

BY S. MICHAEL LEAR On April 5, 2010 Senate Bill 77, a comprehensive criminal justice reform package, was signed into law. SB 77 stemmed from a joint project between the Ohio Innocence Project and the Columbus Dispatch and the passage thereof was the culmination of the efforts of many individuals,... Continue reading "OHIO'S SENATE BILL 77: A NATIONAL MODEL OF REFORM" …

Ohio Criminal Background Check Requirements for Educational Institution Employees: Part 2

Posted by Zukerman on Tuesday, March 20, 2012

OHIO CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIREMENTS FOR INDIVIDUALS EMPLOYED BY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: PART II: BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR TEACHERS AND OTTHER LICENSED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES The following article is the second in a two-part series concerning criminal records check requirements imposed by the State of Ohio for employees of educational institutions. The first... Continue reading "Ohio Criminal Background Check Requirements for Educational Institution Employees: Part 2" …

How Convictions Affect State Licensure: Ohio Rehabilitation Criteria

Posted by Zukerman on Monday, March 19, 2012

IF THE APPLICANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF AN OFFENSE THAT IS ELIGIBLE FOR REHABILITATION, HE OR SHE MUST MEET THE REHABILITATION CRITERIA SET FORTH BELOW BEFORE THE STATE BOARD CAN ISSUE AN INITIAL LICENSE AND/OR A DISTRICT MAY EMPLOY THE APPLICANT: (A) At the time of the offense, the victim... Continue reading "How Convictions Affect State Licensure: Ohio Rehabilitation Criteria" …