Plus Feature: Ohio Supreme Court Holds That Crimes Are Torts

Author: Jeremy Gilman (former Partner at Benesch Law)

Crimes are crimes.  And torts are torts.  And now, in Ohio, crimes are also torts.

Let me explain.  In Ohio, as elsewhere, crimes are subject to criminal prosecution and rules of criminal procedure.  The government prosecutes crimes and asks courts to impose criminal penalties.  Continue reading “Plus Feature: Ohio Supreme Court Holds That Crimes Are Torts”