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OSBA Legislative Update

Statehouse News April 16, 2014

Video: On The Books with Todd Book, Episode 6

​​In this episode of On The Books, Todd discusses Senate Bill 310, House Bill 300 and more.—OSBA News

State asks to delay recognizing legal same-sex marriages

The state is asking a federal judge to hold off implementing his decision in the same-sex marriage case because it could trigger “premature” reactions such as couples hurriedly traveling to other states to get married.—Columbus Dispatch

Ohio justice: Division over death penalty expected

The chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court says divisions about the death penalty on a panel that spent more than two years studying capital punishment in the state were to be expected.—Akron Beacon Journal

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