Your ex needs to immediately and privately consult with a criminal defense attorney. He should not talk about the matter with anyone--including you--, because what he says can be used against him in court. Making a party admission is the easiest way to ruin one's case.
You should speak privately with an attorney about this matter. A lot of things would need to be taken into consideration (i.e., in which state you wish to practice law, the severity and circumstances surrounding the offense, how you have matured since the offense was committed, whether you fully disclosed everything about the matter to the character and fitness investigators, etc).
Character and fitness is an odd process. I’ve heard of people becoming lawyers who have been convicted of...
You should immediately consult with a lawyer who practices criminal defense and appellate law. You only have a very limited window to file an appeal; do not wait to see an attorney.
Your Brady rights may have been violated (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brady_v._Maryland).
There are really two issues that you raise: (1) can you sue and (2) can you sue without paying anything.
The statute of limitations for battery in a civil action in Ohio is usually only one year. (http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/2305.111). However, the statute is longer in certain situations that involve sex-related matters. See Id. and (http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/2305.115).
Whether the lawsuit would cost you anything upfront depends on a lot of factors, including but not limited to: (1)...
The age of consent in Ohio is sixteen for purposes of sexual conduct/contact (http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/2907.04). However, you could be charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor if you cause her to become unruly (not follow parents' orders) or if you cause her to break the law (such as a curfew violation). Also, do not take photographs of her nude or encourage her to send them to you--you can be charged with manufacturing child pornography.
What you mean by "date" will...
A U.S. citizen has a First Amendment right to petition the government for redress of their grievances. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Right_to_petition_in_the_United_States
It's not that judges don't like pro se litigants; rather, judges don't like people who don't understand or follow the rules of civil procedure and the rules of evidence.
You can consider consulting with a personal injury / consumer rights lawyer in Columbus, but since Game Stop gave you a new game after you complained, your damages are likely only nominal. I doubt you'd want to pay $200/hr for an attorney to sue Game Stop if you stand to win only $1 in damages.
You can consider filing a complaint with the Ohio Attorney General's Office.
You should speak privately with a criminal defense attorney. Many offer free initial consultations.
Take this matter seriously, for a conviction can have major ramifications for your career. An employer who hires someone with an alcohol-related conviction can be sued for negligent hiring if said employee commits a tort that involves alcohol. You shouldn't be eager to check the "I have been convicted of a crime" box on job applications. It can also have ramifications for professional...