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Judge Cook discusses Family Recovery Court Program

During her time on the Akron Municipal Court bench, Judge Katarina Cook presided over the OVI (operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs) Court program for a number of years, sometimes dealing with parents whose OVI offenses prevented them from seeing their children.
“I remember one of my cases involv ... (full story)

HHM unveils new YouTube series

Name, areas of focus and experience—that’s the typical information available to a potential client looking to find an attorney by visiting a law firm’s website.
But leaders at the regional northeast Ohio law firm Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell are taking things a step further, unveiling a new video series tha ... (full story)

What the huge COVID-19 testing undercount in the US means

(THE CONVERSATION) Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other institutions recently published a study which estimated that the true number of people infected by COVID-19 could be six to 24 times higher than the number of confirmed cases. Melissa Hawkins, professor of public health at American Universit ... (full story)

Don't want federal agents in your city or town? Then protect federal property

(THE CONVERSATION) I recently visited Portland, Oregon, and saw the destruction around the federal courthouse there – walls defaced with graffiti, fences vandalized, and the remains of garbage fires that had been set.
The vast majority of anti-racism protests over the past two months in the city have reportedly been peace ... (full story)

Young Black Americans not sold on Biden, the Democrats or voting

(THE CONVERSATION) Most political analysts define "swing voters" as those who swing their support from one party to the other between election cycles – determining winners and losers in the process.
According to this conventional wisdom, the "swingiest" voters are working-class whites in the Midwest, w ... (full story)