Honey Badger News: Policy Update

Relapse Reduction Act (SB25) Ohio Bill Aims to “Move the State Forward” in the Fight Against The Opioid Epidemic Last fall the Senate passed the Relapse Reduction Act (SB25). The bill aims to protect patients suffering from substance abuse. It does this by...

Honey Badger News: Policy Update

with volunteer staff writer Courtney Drenan Last month, the Ohio Senate began debating SB288. This nearly 1,800 page piece of legislation has taken more than five years to paste together. It’s a variety pack of criminal justice reforms, incorporating more than a half...
Volunteer Spotlight: Da’Wyna Pearson

Volunteer Spotlight: Da’Wyna Pearson

Da’Wyna initially came to OJPC looking for help with sealing her record. She talks about how her younger self didn’t have a lot of knowledge regarding the law. If she was stopped by police, she didn’t know much about the criminal justice system and so when she was...
More Than a Job

More Than a Job

By Caroline Miller, a summer legal intern at OJPC. I was thinking about going to law school after I earned my bachelor’s degree in marketing, but I decided to take a year off while I mulled it over and saved up for school. I took a job in food service management in...