FREE CONSULTATIONS (614) 444-1900

Blog Posts & Articles

Attorney Brian Joslyn Discusses Debate Around Juvenile Programs For Mentally Ill Youth

According to a new report on the status of Ohio’s youth prison system by the Department of Youth Services, the state needs to amend its juvenile correction program, immediately.  Specifically, the Department of Youth Services is urging the state to find a way to pay for and transport juvenile offenders in Ohio who are considered…
Read More »

Ohio Police Increase Holiday OVI Arrests; Columbus OVI Defense Attorney Brian Joslyn Discusses The Increase and Ohio OVI Laws

This year, in an effort to decrease car accident deaths related to impaired driving during the holiday season, Ohio state police and the Ohio Department of Public Safety (OSHP) are making an extra effort to catch individuals driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Ohio Holiday OVI (operating a vehicle under the influence of…
Read More »

Columbus Sex Crime Lawyer Explains Proposed Ohio Rape Kit DNA Testing Legislation

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine issued an $850,000 initiative urging Ohio police to send all rape kits to local or state forensic crime labs for DNA testing. The project intends to help victims of sexual abuse cases dating as far back as the early 1990’s bring their attackers to justice. DeWine believes about half of…
Read More »

Four Armed Robbery Crime Alerts In One Month For Ohio State University

Today ignites uneasiness around the Ohio State University campus with the fourth police issued ‘timely’ crime alert in a month, due to reports of armed robbery.  The attacks came on or near campus this month, creating quite a stir among students, faculty and staff, with a concerning for safety.  All reports have at least one…
Read More »

New Database Offers Insight Into the Civil Impact of Criminal Convictions in Ohio

One of the many unfortunate consequences of being a convicted felon is the hardship it places on finding suitable employment. Ohio has recently reformed state sentencing statutes and many advocates for ex-offenders are concerned about the collateral sanctions that create barriers for ex-offenders who are seeking employment to support themselves and their families.  Collateral sanctions…
Read More »

A Close Look at Drug Trafficking in Ohio

In 2007, one of the most successful drug raids occurred in Mexico City, Mexico with the cooperation of The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Mexican Police. During the raid over $200 million in U.S. currency was seized along with a pill making machine, luxury vehicles and various weapons, which included guns and semiautomatic…
Read More »