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Judge N.M. Russo Given ODRC Award

Judge N.M. Russo Given ODRC Award

Cleveland: Judge Nancy Margaret Russo has been given the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction's Partner Of The Year Award.


The award was presented on Friday, December 7, by Todd Ishee, Director of the ODRC's Northeast Ohio Region. Judge Russo's work with women in the Northeast Reintegration Center was highlighted in the ceremony.


The award itself was made by inmates in the Welding Class at Trumbull Correctional Institution. The hand-painted metal court seal features a three-dimensional landscape.


Judge Russo presides over the Cuyahoga County Re-Entry Court docket, which helps incarcerated individuals re-enter society.