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Retired Cuyahoga County common pleas judge Ronald Suster is assigned to hear civil and criminal cases of former colleague and accused wife beater Judge Lance Mason, Suster is a $500-a-day rent-a-judge handpicked by Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor, Suster allegedly denies indigent Blacks counsel, allegedly harasses Blacks, women, allegedly for the chief justice, corrupt politicians, others, Cleveland NAACP officials still on the take and silent on judicial corruption and racial disparities in sentencing against Blacks, community activists again call for passage of state House Bill 216 for random draw assignment and reassignment of cases of trial court judges at all times, a bill pushed by the Imperial Women Coalition and proposed by state Representative Bill Patmon, Bedford Pimp Judge Harry Jacob is now on trial

Retired Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Ronald Suster By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief,  Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog,  O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog  K a thy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 20 year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.  ( ) /   ( ) Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Lance Mason Cuyahoga County Chief Judge John Russo CLEVELAND, Ohio- Retired Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Ron Suster has been assigned by the court's chief judge, John Russo, to handle the civil and criminal cases of  Judge Lance Mason, his former colleague accused of beating his wife last weekend.  One of only three Black judges on the 34-member Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas General Division bench, Mason, 46, was charged last w

CBS 60 Minutes video examines Cleveland foreclosure crisis but not corruption by common pleas court and Sheriff Reid with Chase Home Finance

Community Activists call for fair trial for former Cuyahoga County Democratic Party chairperson Jimmy Dimora as it begins in federal court in Akron

Jimmy Dimora By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor ( ) and ( ) AKRON, Ohio-The political corruption and racketeering trial of former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora, the previous headstrong, hand-slapping and popular chairperson of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party, begins today before Federal District Court Judge Sara Lioi in Akron. And some area community activists are questioning whether he can get a fair trial. "Why does the same judge hear all of the cases?" asked veteran community activist Ada Adveryhart, a member of the grassroots groups dubbed the Carl Stokes Brigade and the Imperial Women Coalition. "Is it because the judge is doing what they want her to do and how did this judge give former common pleas judge Steven Terry the maximum of six years in prison and he is Black while former judge Bridget McCafferty, his counterpart, faced 50 years and got 14 months, and she is White? Av