James Kent knew that there was something wrong with his computer. He had only recently acquired the computer — not through a purchase of his own, but through his employer. Kent taught public administration at a college in upstate New York and the computer had been installed in his office as a replacement for an older one. When the IT department had put the new one in they simply moved Professor Kent’s files onto the new computer’s hard drive.
It’s not often that a Republican Governor and an ACLU legal director are in agreement on something. It’s even rarer if that agreement is over a criminal justice reform bill. Such are the strange times in which we find ourselves in Ohio. The bill was House Bill 86 and its provisions enact broad and sweeping reforms of criminal and juvenile justice.
A judge on Monday ordered a competency hearing to determine if a 12-year-old Sunbury-area boy accused of murdering his mother’s fiance can understand the court proceedings against him.
May 3 2011 | Posted in Current News
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