Tuesday, July 23, 2013
The Ohio Supreme Court has denied admission on character and fitness grounds to a recent graduate of the University of Dayton Law School.
The applicant was convicted of a fifth degree felony while a senior in college. After suffering some financial setbacks, she and a friend were caught shoplifting designer jeans with the intent to resell.
The conviction was fully disclosed on law school and bar applications.
Another incident -- plagiarism from an internet source for a college academic paper --was not disclosed.
The applicant will be allowed to sit for the July 2014 Ohio bar exam. (MIke Frisch)