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The Daily Legal News is a daily publication devoted to legal, financial, real estate and general news. Designated by the Federal, County and Municipal Courts as the Official Law Journal of Mahoning County, Ohio.

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Murder verdict upheld by 7th District

The 7th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed the murder conviction and sentence in a Campbell robbery gone wrong.
Dreon A. Williams was found guilty by a Mahoning County jury of murder, attempted murder, felonious assault and tampering with evidence for an Aug. 6, 2010 incident. He was sentenced in 2011 to 33 years to lif ... (full story)

Ohio justice: Division over death penalty expected

Ohio justice: Division over death penalty expected

COLUMBUS (AP) — Divisions were to be expected on a panel that spent more than two years studying capital punishment in the state, the chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court said as the group wraps up its work.
The panel convened in 2011 by Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor finalized its recommendations last week and now awai ... (full story)

Crosses displayed in Ohio village challenged

COLUMBUS (AP) — A group advocating the separation of church and state is protesting a pair of crosses displayed for Easter on a tiny eastern Ohio village's municipal building.
The Madison, Wis.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation has challenged the claim by the mayor of Stratton that it's constitutional to display the c ... (full story)