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Ohio's attorney general to ask U.S. Supreme Court to override federal court's refusal to delay its order for state lawmakers to redraw Ohio's unconstitutional congressional map by June 14.... Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, a Republican, seeks the delay pending the outcome of his appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the state regarding a federal court ruling that deemed the current congressional map unconstitutional because it is drawn to favor Republicans elected to congress in Ohio over Democrats, among other issues.......By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of and, Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio in Columbus By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief Coleman is an experienced Black political reporter who covered the 2008 presidential election for the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio and the presidential elections in 2012 and 2016 at and , Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and Black blog , CLEVELAND, Ohio - A three-judge panel of the U.S.District Court for the Southern District of Ohio in Columbus on Thursday denied Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost's request or motion to stay the case or to block a ruling from going forward that the same judicial panel issued last Friday that orders the Republican-controlled state legislature to redraw its congressional map by June 14, an order issued in conjunction with the court's finding last week that Ohio's current congressional map is unconstitutional. Frida

Updated With Comments on Behalf Of Mayor Jackson: Mayor Jackson, Cleveland City Council lose appeal by Occupy Cleveland for violating First Amendment with unconstitutional city ordinance that bans protesting on Public Square, Judge Blackmon writes decision for 8th District Court of Appeals, win reverses convictions for 2 Occupy Cleveland members but is bittersweet as 4 former Occupy Cleveland members are serving long prison terms in foiled plot to bomb bridge that their lawyers called a sting by FBI informant that found them housing, fed them food, drugs

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson        Ohio 8th District Court of Appeals Judge Patricia Ann Blackmon Ken Silliman, Chief of Staff for Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) Leatrice Tolls of Occupy Cleveland Erin McCardle of Occupy Cleveland Occupy Cleveland protesters at a rally in front of Cleveland City Hall  (Photo by ) From top left Connor Stephens, Brandon Baxter and Douglas White, all former members of Occupy Cleveland that U.S. District Court Judge David Dowd Jr.  of the Federal District Court of the Northern District of Ohio in Cleveland sentenced to prison terms after the trio pleaded guilty earlier this year to a plot to bomb an Ohio bridge between Akron and Cleveland. From bottom Anthony Hayne, 35, (bottom left) also an Occupy Cleveland member who pleaded guilty and has been sentenced also, and Joshua Safford, 23, whose case is still pending as  he undergoes psychiatric analysis. By Kathy Wray Cole