Archive | June 2011

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Kucinich Sues Obama Administration Over Libya Mission

On Wednesday, Dennis Kucinich and nine House colleagues sued the Obama administration over the President’s decision to provide support to NATO’s mission in Libya. The group wants an injunction to prevent the United States from going to war without Congressional consent. They filed suit in District Court after Rep. Kucinich failed to get a majority […]

Ohio to Allow Concealed Guns in Bars

On Wednesday, Ohio lawmakers passed a bill to allow people with concealed weapons permits to take firearms into facilities where alcohol is served. In a dumbfounding show of faith in people who hang out in bars with concealed weapons, the provision only allows the firearms in facilities where alcohol is served if bearers do not […]

Federal Court: Disclosure of Driving Records Not a Privacy Violation

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Ohio officials did not violate privacy laws in disclosing personal information from drivers’ records. In doing so, the Court dismissed a 2009 lawsuit filed against Ohio’s public safety and motor vehicle agencies by three Cincinnati residents. The lower court had ruled that state officials could be […]

Cuyahoga County Judge Convicted of Corruption

On Monday, a federal jury found Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Steven Terry guilty of three corruption charges related to fixing a foreclosure case for then-County Auditor Frank Russo and performing campaign work with county resources. The jury acquitted Terry of two other charges. Immediately after the verdict, Terry said he would resign his seat […]