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Dozens of attorneys representing four states, and the lawsuits against them, have converged in Washington D.C. to argue whether same-sex marriage should be allowed in two of those states and whether they should be recognized in the other two.

Mayoral Race and SCOTUS on Same-Sex Marriage

Apr 28, 2015
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This hour: interviews with mayoral candidates Zach Scott and James Ragland, in two back-to-back segments. Afterward, a look at the same-sex marriage case currently in the Supreme Court.

Justices Will Hear Ohio's Gay Marriage Cases April 28

Mar 5, 2015

The Supreme Court will hear arguments over same-sex marriage on April 28.

The court released its calendar Thursday for the final two weeks of arguments this term and allotted the gay marriages cases two-and-a-half hours on the last Tuesday in April.


The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday challenging whether the federal government can pay subsidies to people in Ohio and other states that don’t have state-created health insurance marketplaces set up after the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s landmark health insurance law.

So what could the ruling mean for Ohio?

High Court Weighs Limits On Child Abuse Evidence

Mar 2, 2015

The Supreme Court is considering limits on the type of evidence that can be used in child abuse cases, a move that could hamstring prosecutors in domestic violence trials.

The justices on Monday debated whether out-of-court statements that children make to their teachers about abuse can be used as evidence if a child is unable to testify in person.

10am A month after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to rule on gay marriage, the issue is headed back its way again. Yesterday, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel upheld laws against the practice in four states — Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee.

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The first Monday in October kicks of the new session of the U.S. Supreme Court. And when the court talks, people listen. But that wasn’t always the case. This hour we'll discuss the story of John Marshall, the man who devised a system that forced the government to recognize the judiciary as a partner in power in the United States.


11:00 This is a special edition of All Sides... Ann will provide live coverage of the Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of President Obama's Affordable Care Act. Guests for this show will be announced at a later time.

10:00 This is a special edition of All Sides... Ann will provide live coverage of the Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of President Obama's Affordable Care Act. Guests for this show will be announced at a later time.

10:00 The Supreme Court health care hearings are over and we'll have a decision by June... What do you think will happen to President Obama's health care law? Guest

  • Ruth Colker (Professor, OSU Moritz College of Law)

10:20 It's officially spring, and the sounds of birds can be heard around the state. On this hour of "All Sides," we'll talk about the migration of birds this spring. Guest

  • Julie Zickefoose (natural history writer, artist, author and NPR commentator)

10:00 It's day three of the Supreme Court's hearings on Obama's health care law... On this segment, we'll give you an update on the progress and future of the hearings. Guest

10:00 It's day two of the Supreme Court arguments on President Obama's health care law... Yet public opinion polls show that the public is extremely divided on the law. What happened in the hearings yesterday? What will happen today? How do you feel about Obama's health care law? What do you think the Supreme Court will rule in the next few days? Join the conversation on this hour of "All Sides." Guest

Sharon Davies is a law professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and the author of the book, Rising Road: A True Tale of Love, Race, and Religion in America about the supreme court trial over the murder of a Catholic priest in 1920s Birmingham, Alabama.

Women in Judicial and Legal Professions

Jul 8, 2010

Discussion of statistics and trends related to women in judicial and legal professions in Ohio, with Dayton Daily News reporter Mary McCarty and Ohio Supreme Court justice Maureen O’Connor.

Chief Justice Thomas Moyer, who led Ohio’s Supreme Court for nearly a quarter of a century, was the nation’s longest-serving active state chief justice when he passed away last week. Remembering Chief Justice Thomas Moyer, with Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith Ann Lanzinger and The Columbus Dispatch senior editor Joe Hallett. In a controversial decision, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the U.S.