On The Record: The Podcast of the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court

On The Record: The Podcast of the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court

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Conversation about the Court and how it operates.


The Pro Bono Project
Jul 5 • 9 min
The Pro Bono Project
Recovery Court
Mar 29 • 10 min
Judge Joan Synenberg talks with host Darren Toms about Recovery Court, a specialty docket that treats people with a dual diagnosis of addiction and related trauma.
Probation and Evidence-Based Practices
Feb 1 • 8 min
Probation and Evidence-Based Practices
Judge Michael Jackson
Dec 1, 2018 • 15 min
Judge Michael E. Jackson
Judge Stuart Friedman
Nov 1, 2018 • 14 min
Judge Stuart Friedman discusses his education, law career and time on the bench.
Judge Carolyn Friedland
Oct 1, 2018 • 6 min
Judge Carolyn Friedland retired in January of 2019, and looked back on what she calls “a great job.” Judge Friedland spent 30 years on the Bench, and she speaks with host Darren Toms about her education, career, and why she became a Judge.
Judge Janet R. Burnside
Sep 1, 2018 • 13 min
Judge Janet Burnside
Court Community Service
Aug 1, 2018 • 8 min
Court Community Service and how it works.
Veterans Treatment Court
Jul 1, 2018 • 11 min
Judge Michael E. Jackson talks about the Veterans Treatment Court.
Court Reporters
Jun 1, 2018 • 11 min
A look at the role court reporters play in the justice system.
Re-Entry Court
May 1, 2018 • 9 min
Judge Nancy Margaret Russo talks about Re-Entry Court
The Jury Room
Apr 1, 2018 • 7 min
A look at how jury service works.
Cuyahoga County Law Library
Mar 1, 2018 • 8 min
Kathy Dugan, director of the Cuyahoga County Law Library, sits down with host Darren Toms to discuss the library’s history and its role in the modern, electronic legal system.
CMBA Mock Trials
Feb 1, 2018 • 9 min
CMBA Mock Trial Competition
TASC
Jan 9, 2018 • 10 min
A conversation with Court’s TASC (Treatment Alternatives to Street Crime) Administrator Ronda Blaney. Community Outreach Coordinator Darren Toms and Ronda discuss the role of TASC and the emotional highs and lows of being case managers!
Psychiatric Clinic
Dec 1, 2017 • 8 min
Former Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Psychiatric Clinic Interim Director Dr. Julian Dooley talks with Darren Toms about the clinic’s role in the Court when it comes to assessing a defendant’s potential mental health issues.
Drug Lab
Nov 1, 2017 • 7 min
Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court has it’s own drug lab and runs hundreds of thousands of tests every year. Administrator Shannon Gray talks with Darren Toms about the lab and its dedicated workers.
Dispute Resolution
Oct 1, 2017 • 11 min
Matthew Mennes of the Court’s Dispute Resolution (formerly Alternative Dispute Resolution) department, discusses how the program works and why it’s a good option for a number of civil disputes.
Magistrates Department
Sep 1, 2017 • 8 min
Cuyahoga County Chief Magistrate Stephen Bucha III talks about the department with Community Outreach Coordinator Darren Toms.
Drug Court
Aug 1, 2017 • 11 min
Drug Court Judge David T. Matia discusses the specialized docket with Legal Support Coordinator Laura Creed. Judge Matia also talks about the opioid epidemic, how it is affecting his docket, and what he feels is needed to combat the crisis.
Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Docket
Jul 1, 2017 • 16 min
MHDD Chair Judge Hollie Gallagher discusses the five-judge docket, how it operates, and why it’s so important.
About The Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court
May 26, 2017 • 10 min
The Hon. Judge John J. Russo on the Court, his role as Administrative and Presiding Judge, and what the future holds for the Court.