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Lawyer Gets Mercy: Ohio Supreme Court Nice To Wrongdoing Lawyer

The right to practice law is usually governed by the state Supreme Court. When lawyers do wrong they can be punished by the bar with private reproval, public reproval, suspension, or disbarment. For reasons known only to the members of the state supreme court lawyers who do bad things are seldom disbarred...

State Net Capitol Journal: States Embracing Efforts to Combat Rise in Heroin Deaths

By Rich Ehisen For years, America's "war on drugs" has inspired police and lawmakers to take a very tough minded, arrest-and-incarcerate approach to dealing with illicit drug use. But an alarming increase in heroin overdose deaths nationwide has a growing number of states turning away...