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Updated: Mayor Jackson suspends Cleveland red light traffic camera program that issued fines based upon snapshots of speeding motorists after appeals court deems the program unconstitutional and illegal, East Cleveland traffic cameras affected by ruling, Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to hear the issue pursuant to an appeals court ruling that deemed traffic cameras in Toledo, Ohio unconstitutional, bill to ban traffic cameras under state law passed the Ohio House of Representatives and is pending in the Ohio Senate

By  Kathy Wray Coleman Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. Kathy Wray Coleman is a 20-year investigative journalist and legal reporter who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's Black press)   ( ) /   ( ) Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson CLEVELAND, Ohio-A three-judge panel of the Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals unanimously ruled on Thursday that Cleveland's red light traffic ticket cameras that take snapshots of speeding motorists for subsequent fines are unconstitutional and illegal because Ohio's municipal courts have sole authority or jurisdiction over violations of codified city ordinances under the the Ohio Constitution. In that same case that same judicial panel also ruled 2 to 1 that appellant Sam Jodka, the trial court defendant who prosecuted th