As we dive into a new year, here is an update on criminal-legal legislation at the Ohio Statehouse Compilation and analysis by OJPC’s Policy Director, Kevin Werner Senate Bills Pending: Senate Bill 3 (Eklund-R, O’Brien-D) Express intent to reform drug sentencing laws. S.B. 3 had its 10th hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Dec. 17. This bill is a direct result […]
On a drizzly morning last summer, Patricia Jackson opened her door to two strangers. They told her they had come on behalf of a man named Angelo Robinson. Ms. Jackson grew cold at the mention. Angelo Robinson was the man who had shot and killed her sister, Veronica, 21 years earlier. She told them she […]
On Thursday, Angelo Robinson walked out of an Ohio jail. Mr. Robinson, 43, had spent more than half of his life behind bars and, until quite recently, he had no reason to believe he would get out anytime soon. Read the rest of Campbell Robinson’s story on OJPC client Angelo Robinson here.
CINCINNATI — Michelle Robinson didn’t pull the trigger that day in 2007, but her sentence was stiffer than the man who did. After a decade in jail and a failed appeal, it was a detailed letter from a co-defendant professing her innocence that allowed the 47-year-old to walk free. Read the rest of Cameron Knight’s story here.
An attorney at Cincinnati’s largest law firm has been named to a leadership position of an Ohio advocacy group. Read the full story by Bill Cieslewicz here.