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Wernert, et al. v. Ohio Parole Board

In 1978 the US Supreme Court found Ohio's death penalty process unconstitutional. Individuals who had previously been sentenced to death were resentenced, often to life with the possibility of parole. The Ohio Parole Board has a practice of denying these people parole, regardless of circumstance.

July 28, 2021 Prisoners' Rights

Brust v. Ohio Parole Board

The Ohio Parole Board’s policy of denying access to victim statements precludes meaningful consideration because it prevents individuals seeking parole from knowing about, rebutting, or responding to information that is being considered by the Board.

July 22, 2021 Prisoners' Rights

Woodson v. ODRC

The garnishment of prisoners’ relief checks for debts other than child support, when all other Ohioans’ relief checks are treated are fully immune to non-child support garnishments, violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Ohio Constitution.

May 1, 2021 Prisoners' Rights