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Walsh Jesuit High School - October 12, 2017

The Court held oral arguments at Walsh Jesuit High School in Summit County on October 12, 2017.  Judge Julie Schafer, Judge Thomas Teodosio, and Judge Lynne Callahan heard oral arguments in two cases.

The Judges and attorneys participated in question and answer sessions following both oral arguments.  The Judges also enjoyed lunch with the students following the conclusion of the oral arguments.

The Court appreciates the time spent by the school to organize the visit and the willingness of the attorneys to participate in oral arguments at the high school.

 

University of Akron School of Law - April 7, 2017

The Court held oral arguments at the University of Akron School of Law on April 7, 2017.  Judge Jennifer Hensal, Judge Thomas Teodosio, and Judge Lynne Callahan heard oral arguments in three cases.  Judge Donna Carr sat with Judge Hensal and Judge Callahan on a fourth case.

    

About 100 students and faculty attended to watch the oral arguments.  The judges and attorneys then answered questions from the students during lunch following the last oral argument.  The Court thanks the attorneys for appearing at this special Friday session of oral arguments and for participating in the question and answer session.  The Court also thanks the University of Akron School of Law for the work that went into planning the oral arguments and hosting lunch after to allow the judges, attorneys, and students to have an engaging discussion.

 

Revere High School - March 21, 2017

The Court held oral arguments at Revere High School in Summit County on March 21, 2017.  Judge Donna Carr, Judge Thomas Teodosio, and Judge Lynne Callahan heard oral arguments in two cases.

The Judges and attorneys answered questions from the students and teachers following the oral arguments.  The Court appreciates the effort spent by the teachers and school to organize the visit and the time spent by the attorneys attending oral arguments at Revere High School.

 

Street Law Summit - April 27, 2015

The Court heard oral argument in one case at Quaker Station at the University of Akron as part of the 2015 Street Law Summit.  Students from high schools in Summit County participated in the program.  Judge Donna Carr, Judge Carla Moore, and Judge Beth Whitmore heard oral arguments in a criminal case followed by a question-and-answer session with the students.

The judges enjoyed talking with the students and teachers before the oral argument.  They appreciated the opportunity to meet so many Street Law students and talk with them about the legal profession and their roles as judges.

 

Street Law Summit - April 28, 2014

The Court heard oral argument in one case at the Quaker Square Inn at the University of Akron as part of the 2014 Street Law Summit.  More than 150 students from high schools in Summit County participated in the program.  Judge Eve Belfance, Judge Donna Carr, and Judge Jennifer Hensal heard oral argument in a criminal case followed by a question-and-answer session with the students.

The judges enjoyed talking with the students and teachers before the oral argument.  They appreciated the opportunity to meet so many Street Law students and talk with them about the legal profession and their roles as judges.

 

Buchtel High School - November 21, 2013

The Court held oral arguments at Buchtel High School on November 21, 2013.  Judge Eve Belfance, Judge Jennifer Hensal, and Judge Carla Moore (a graduate of Buchtel High School), heard oral arguments in two cases before the high school's seniors.  After the oral arguments were completed, the judges held a question-and-answer session with the students.

Western Reserve Academy - November 29, 2012

The Court held oral arguments at Western Reserve Academy on November 29, 2012.  Judge Donna Carr, Judge Clair Dickinson, and  Judge Beth Whitmore, heard oral arguments in two cases before all of the school's students.  After the oral arguments, the judges met with a class to answer questions.

Stow-Munroe Falls High School - October 18, 2012

The Court held oral arguments at Stow-Munroe Falls High School on October 18, 2012.  Judge Donna Carr, Judge Beth Whitmore, and Judge Carla Moore, heard oral arguments in two cases before about 500 students. 

After each argument, the judges answered questions from the students who attended.

 

University of Akron School of Law - August 23, 2012

For the seventh consecutive year, the Court held oral arguments at the University of Akron School of Law as part of the Law School's Orientation Week for new law students.  Judge Eve Belfance, Judge Clair Dickinson, and Judge Beth Whitmore heard oral arguments in three cases.  They answered questions from the students after the cases were argued.

Avon Lake High School - May 1, 2012

Avon Lake High School hosted oral arguments on May 1, 2012, as part of Lorain County's Law Day festivities.  Judge Eve Belfance, Judge Donna Carr, and Judge Beth Whitmore heard oral arguments in two cases.  The Judges and attorneys fielded questions from the students after the cases were argued.

Wooster High School - December 8, 2011

The Court held oral arguments at Wooster High School on December 8, 2011.  Judge Donna Carr, Judge Clair Dickinson, and Judge Carla Moore heard oral arguments in two cases.  The Judges and attorneys answered questions from the students after the cases were argued.  The students were very engaged in the arguments and had a good discussion with their teacher after the arguments.

University of Akron School of Law - August 17, 2011

The Court held oral arguments at the University of Akron School of Law on August 17, 2011, as part of the Law School's Orientation Week for new law students.  Judge Eve Belfance, Judge Clair Dickinson, and Judge Beth Whitmore heard oral arguments in one case.  The Judges and attorneys answered questions from the students after the case was argued.

 

Street Law Summit - May 4, 2011

The Court heard oral argument in one case at the Quaker Square Inn at the University of Akron as part of the 2011 Street Law Summit.  More than 100 students from high schools in Summit County participated in the program.

Judge Eve Belfance, Judge Carla Moore, and Judge Beth Whitmore, presided over the oral argument and responded to questions from the students.

 

Revere High School - December 2, 2010

The Court held oral arguments at Revere High School on December 2, 2010.  Judge Donna Carr addressed the students before each argument to tell them how cases reach the Court, what happens before oral argument, and what the judges do after the case is argued.  Judge Eve Belfance, Judge Donna Carr, and Judge Carla Moore then heard oral arguments in two criminal cases.  After each oral argument, the students asked numerous questions.  The Judges appreciate the work of the teachers and principal for allowing the Court to visit the school and students.

 

Stow-Munroe Falls High School - October 20, 2010

The Court held oral arguments at Stow-Munroe Falls High School on October 20, 2010.  Judge Beth Whitmore talked with the students before the oral arguments about how cases reach the Court, what happens before oral argument, and what the judges do after the case is argued.

Judge Donna Carr, Judge Clair Dickinson, and Judge Carla Moore then heard oral arguments in two criminal cases.

            

 

After each oral argument, students asked questions and the judges shared some of their experiences with them.

The Court appreciates the effort of the teachers, principal, and students to make the visit a success.

 

University of Akron School of Law - August 17, 2010

The Court held oral arguments at the University of Akron School of Law on August 17, 2010, as part of the Law School's Orientation Week for new law students.  Judge Donna Carr talked with the students before the oral arguments about the appellate process.  Judge Eve Belfance, Judge Carla Moore, and Judge Beth Whitmore then heard oral arguments in four cases.

 

Street Law Summit - May 3, 2010

The Court heard oral argument in one case at the Quaker Square Inn at the University of Akron as part of the 2010 Street Law Summit.  More than 100 students from high schools in Summit County participated in the program.  Judge Donna Carr, Judge Clair Dickinson, and Judge Carla Moore presided over the oral argument and responded to questions from the students.

 

University of Akron School of Law - August 18, 2009

The Court held oral arguments at the University of Akron School of Law on August 18, 2009.  Judge Beth Whitmore, Judge Clair Dickinson, and Judge Eve Belfance heard oral arguments as part of the Law School's Orientation Week programs for new law students.

 

Street Law Summit - April 27, 2009

The Court heard oral argument in one case at the Quaker Square Inn at the University of Akron as part of the 2009 Street Law Summit.  More than 200 students from high schools in Summit County participated in the program.  Judge Donna Carr, Judge Clair Dickinson, and Judge Beth Whitmore presided over the oral argument and responded to questions from the students.

 

University of Akron School of Law - August 19, 2008

The Court held oral arguments at the University of Akron School of Law on August 19, 2008.  Judge Lynn Slaby, Judge Beth Whitmore, and Judge Clair Dickinson heard oral arguments as part of the Law School's Orientation Week programs for new law students.

 

North Ridgeville High School - January 31, 2008

The Court heard three oral arguments at North Ridgeville High School on Thursday, January 31, 2008.  Judge Donna Carr, Judge Carla Moore, and Judge Clair Dickinson heard cases in three one-hour sessions to allow different groups of students to watch each argument and to ask questions of the Judges and attorneys.

The Court appreciates the work of the school teachers and principal to make the visit a success and the willingness of the attorneys to participate in this program.

 

Nordonia High School - November 27, 2007

The Court visited Nordonia High School on Tuesday, November 27, 2007.  Judge Lynn Slaby, Judge Carla Moore, and Judge Clair Dickinson heard oral arguments in five cases pending before the Court of Appeals.  A sixth case was submitted to the panel without oral argument.

 

University of Akron School of Law - August 21, 2007

The Court held oral arguments at the University of Akron School of Law on August 21, 2007.  Judge Lynn Slaby, Judge Beth Whitmore, and Judge Clair Dickinson heard oral arguments as part of the Law School's Orientation Week programs for new law students.

 

University of Akron School of Law - May 1, 2007

Judge Lynn Slaby, Judge Beth Whitmore, and Judge Carla Moore heard a full session of oral arguments at the University of Akron School of Law on May 1, 2007.  The Court heard arguments at the Law School as part of Akron area Law Week 2007 festivities.

 

University of Akron School of Law - August 22, 2006

The Court convened at the University of Akron School of Law on August 22, 2006.  Judge Lynn Slaby, Judge Beth Whitmore, and Judge Carla Moore heard oral arguments in three criminal cases and three civil cases.  The Court held session in conjunction with the Law School's Orientation Week programs for new law students.

The Court appreciates the willingness of the attorneys to participate in this program, including the Law School's own Professor J. Dean Carro, Director of the University of Akron School of Law Legal Clinic.

 

Stow-Munroe Falls High School - May 8, 2006

The Court visited Stow-Munroe Falls High School on Monday, May 8, 2006.  Judge Lynn Slaby, Judge Donna Carr, and Judge Beth Whitmore heard oral arguments in two criminal cases pending before the Ninth District Court of Appeals and a third case was submitted on briefs without oral argument.

The Court heard arguments in the High School's auditorium.  Several classes attended the arguments and the Judges and attorneys - Prosecutor Phil Bogdanoff and defense attorneys Donald Hicks and James Reed - answered questions from the students.

 

The Court wants to thank the attorneys who agreed to present their arguments at the school and answer questions for the students.  And, of course, the Court appreciates the opportunity to visit another school and the effort of the teacher who organized the visit and all the teachers involved who prepared their students.

 

Medina High School - March 23, 2006

The Court visited Medina High School on Thursday, March 23, 2006.  Judge Donna Carr, Judge Carla Moore, and Judge Edna Boyle heard oral arguments in three cases pending before the Ninth District Court of Appeals.

Medina High School arranged for the Court to hear the arguments in the Performing Arts Center.  The Court heard arguments in three, one-hour sessions to allow three different groups of students to observe the process.  Judge Lynn Slaby began each session by providing background information about the Court and answering questions from students and teachers.

Judges Carr, Moore, and Boyle then heard the oral argument for each case, followed by another question and answer session that included the attorneys.


The Court extends its thanks to the attorneys who agreed to present their arguments at the school:  David Gedrock, Russell Hopkins, and Joseph Salzgeber.  And, of course, the Court appreciates the School's invitation and the effort of the teachers involved to prepare their students for the visit.

 

Hudson High School - March 3, 2005

The Court heard four cases, both criminal and civil, at Hudson High School.  Judge Lynn Slaby, Judge Donna Carr, and Judge William Batchelder presided over the oral argument session.

 

Green High School - May 20, 2004

The Court heard six cases, both criminal and civil, at Green High School.  Judge Lynn  Slaby, Judge Donna Carr, and Judge Beth Whitmore heard the oral arguments.

 

Orville High School - April 22, 2004

The Court heard three cases, a mix of criminal and civil, at Orville High School.  Judge Lynn Slaby, Judge Donna Carr, and Judge Beth Whitmore presided at this session.

 

Lorain Admiral King High School - April 8, 2004

The Court heard six cases, both criminal and civil, at Lorain Admiral King High School.  Judge Lynn Slaby, Judge Donna Carr, and Judge William Batchelder composed the panel for these arguments.

 

Revere High School - March 18, 2004

The Court heard two cases at Revere High School.  Judges Donna Carr, Beth Whitmore, and Lynn Slaby presided over the oral arguments.

 

Revere High School - January 22, 2004

The Court heard one case at Revere High School.  Judges Donna Carr, Beth Whitmore, and William Batchelder heard this appeal.

 

University of Akron School of Law - April 28, 2003

The Court heard two cases at the University of Akron School of Law.  Judges Lynn Slaby, Donna Carr, and Beth Whitmore, all graduates of the University of Akron School of Law, heard oral arguments in two cases.

 

University of Akron School of Law - October 3, 2002

The Court heard three cases at the University of Akron School of Law.  Judges Lynn Slaby, Donna Carr, and Beth Whitmore, all graduates of the University of Akron School of Law, heard oral arguments in three cases.

 

Garfield High School - May 1, 2001

The Court heard five cases, both civil and criminal, at Garfield High School.  Judges Lynn Slaby, Donna Carr, and William Batchelder presided over the oral arguments.

 

Lorain Community College - October 19, 2000

The Court heard five cases at Lorain Community College.  Judges William Baird, Lynn Slaby, and William Batchelder presided over the oral arguments.