Gavel and Themis statue in the court library
Gavel and Themis statue in the court library.

Law’s Michael Benza discusses the gravity of violent threats made to Ohio schools

NEO schools face rash of threats. No matter if it’s credible, the punishment is severe.

WEWS: Michael Benza, senior instructor of law, discussed a recent rash of school threats. “They are in a special category of crimes in the Ohio code labeled terrorism, and those are the types of charges that these students would be looking at,” he said, adding that in some cases, prosecutors will charge students as adults.