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On Earth Day, Attorney General Yost Applauds His Environmental Team’s Success Thus Far in 2024

Mention the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, and Ohio residents probably think about its efforts to protect consumers, combat human trafficking or investigate crime. But the office also plays a crucial role in safeguarding the state’s environment. 


AG Yost Asks Ohio Supreme Court to Narrow ‘Unlawful’ Injunction on HB 68

In an emergency motion filed today with the Ohio Supreme Court, Attorney General Dave Yost argues that a Franklin County judge overstepped his judicial authority by placing on hold the entirety of House Bill 68.


Stark County Attorney Who Swindled Clients Sentenced to Prison

A former Canton-area attorney was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay restitution after pleading guilty to stealing from his clients, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Stark County Sheriff George T. Maier announced today.


Statement from AG Yost on House Bill 68 Ruling

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding today's ruling on House Bill 68 in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas.


Citing Constitutional Concerns, Yost Urges DOJ to Scrap ‘Red Flag’ Gun-Confiscation Program

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 18 other state attorneys general are opposing a new federal program that promotes aggressive enforcement of “red flag” gun-confiscation laws.


Grant Funding Available to Aid Ohio Courts in Reporting Criminal Data to BCI: Yost's Office Earmarks $2.45 Million for Local Improvements

The office of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is accepting applications through mid-May for three pools of federal grant money — $2.45 million in all — to continue improving the accuracy and completeness of the state’s criminal-records database.


In a Victory for AG Yost and 20 Colleagues, Court Rules That Emissions Rule Constitutes Federal Overreach

A federal judge in Kentucky has declared the Federal Highway Administration’s Emissions Rule unlawful, agreeing with Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 20 of his counterparts that the restrictions both exceed the authority Congress granted the Agency and encroach on the authority of the states.


Ex-School Resource Officer Indicted for Sexual Battery

A former school resource officer accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student has been indicted by a Preble County grand jury, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Report: Ohio’s Capital-Punishment System Remains Unworkable

With the release today of the “2023 Capital Crimes Report,” Attorney General Dave Yost reiterated his call for Ohio’s elected leaders to address the state’s costly and ineffective capital-punishment system.


Contempt Charges Filed Against Robocaller Operating While Under Ban

One of the co-owners of a shuttered robocall business is facing contempt charges for defying a court order prohibiting him from placing or facilitating robocalls, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and seven other state attorneys general announced today.

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