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Ponzi scheme victims cannot sue brokers who sent funds to perpetrator

Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

Supreme Court of Ohio

Ohio law does not allow victims of an alleged Dayton Ponzi scheme to seek financial recovery from brokers that unknowingly purchased fraudulent investments from the scam perpetrator at the direction of the victims, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently.Read More of "Ponzi scheme victims cannot sue brokers who sent funds to perpetrator "

Date Published: August 24, 2018

A year after fatal State Fair ride accident, legislation still under discussion

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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As Ohio fair season continues throughout the summer and early fall, lawmakers in the Ohio House of Representatives have unfinished business relating to a bill that aims to beef up amusement ride safety, in the opinion of one of their own.Read More of "A year after fatal State Fair ride accident, legislation still under discussion "

Date Published: August 24, 2018

Report shows that stricter land regulations contribute to higher home prices

BRANDON KLEIN, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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With stricter land-use regulations, homeowners can expect higher home values and strong job growth, according to a new report.Read More of "Report shows that stricter land regulations contribute to higher home prices "

Date Published: August 24, 2018

Bill aimed to protect people's due process

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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Upon return from summer recess, lawmakers seated for a committee in the Ohio House of Representatives may consider a piece of legislation meant to correct officially a public record.Read More of "Bill aimed to protect people's due process "

Date Published: August 24, 2018

Annual 2018: Why women leave the law—and what we can do about it

American Bar Association

The issue of women leaving the practice of law at what should be the height of their careers, and what can be done about it was the focus of one of ABA President Hilarie Bass’ initiatives. At the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago, the “Long-Term Careers for Women in Law: What’s Pushing Women Out and What Can We Do to Keep Them in the Profession?” program laid out what a year’s worth of scientific research has revealed about the dilemma.Read More of "Annual 2018: Why women leave the law—and what we can do about it "

Date Published: August 23, 2018

Report: Despite evolving technology, Ohio still a manufacturing powerhouse

BRANDON KLEIN, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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Manufacturing continues to be a significant sector for Ohio - including Franklin County, according to a new report from the Ohio Manufacturers' Association.Read More of "Report: Despite evolving technology, Ohio still a manufacturing powerhouse "

Date Published: August 23, 2018

Chinese national living in Massachusetts pleaded guilty to distributing opioids and other drugs that were shipped from China to the U.S. and ultimately to Ohio

The United States Attorneys Office Northern District of Ohio

A Chinese national who had been living in Massachusetts pleaded guilty to distributing opioids and other drugs that were shipped from China to the United States and ultimately to Ohio.Read More of "Chinese national living in Massachusetts pleaded guilty to distributing opioids and other drugs that were shipped from China to the U.S. and ultimately to Ohio "

Date Published: August 23, 2018

Supreme Court of Ohio suspends lawyer for profanity-laced abuse of paralegal

Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

Supreme Court of Ohio

A Cleveland lawyer’s paralegal repeatedly recorded conversations of her boss berating her physical appearance and dress, and calling her a “ho,” “dirtbag,” and other obscenities. The lawyer’s explanation for his behavior was that he learned the lingo from rappers and hip-hop artists he represents as an entertainment lawyer, and he thought he was being funny.Read More of "Supreme Court of Ohio suspends lawyer for profanity-laced abuse of paralegal "

Date Published: August 23, 2018

Twelve charged in moving company scams

The United States Attorneys Office Southern District of Ohio

Law enforcement asks potential additional victims to call or email hotlineRead More of "Twelve charged in moving company scams "

Date Published: August 22, 2018

Bill launched by Attorney General’s CyberOhio Initiative signed into law

Ohio Attorney General's Office

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today released the following statement regarding Senate Bill 220, the Data Protection Act sponsored by State Senators Bob Hackett (R-London) and Kevin Bacon (R-Westerville) being signed into law:Read More of "Bill launched by Attorney General’s CyberOhio Initiative signed into law "

Date Published: August 22, 2018

Supreme Court of Ohio dismisses violations against attorney who represented man he never met

Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

Supreme Court of Ohio

The Ohio Supreme Court recently dismissed rule violation charges against a Cleveland attorney who filed and lost the criminal conviction appeal of man he never met or spoke to until after the case ended.Read More of "Supreme Court of Ohio dismisses violations against attorney who represented man he never met "

Date Published: August 22, 2018

Therapy dog’s ‘pawsitive’ influence on drug court participants noticeable

Csaba Sukosd, Supreme Court of Ohio

Supreme Court of Ohio

Facing a judge can be intimidating. But in Summit County, there’s a new probation officer who provides some hand holding, at least with his paws.Read More of "Therapy dog’s ‘pawsitive’ influence on drug court participants noticeable "

Date Published: August 22, 2018

Jury convicts former MetroHealth Chief Operating Officer and three others in kickback and bribery scheme

The United States Attorneys Office Northern District of Ohio

The former Chief Operating Officer of MetroHealth Hospital System and three other men were convicted by a jury for their roles in a conspiracy to defraud the hospital and others through a series of bribes and kickbacks totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars related to the hospital’s dental program.Read More of "Jury convicts former MetroHealth Chief Operating Officer and three others in kickback and bribery scheme "

Date Published: August 21, 2018

Lawyer suspended for failing to follow through with matter

Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

Supreme Court of Ohio

A Centerville attorney was suspended recently for two years with 18 months stayed for failing to follow through on a client’s debt-collection case and grudgingly cooperating with disciplinary investigators.Read More of "Lawyer suspended for failing to follow through with matter "

Date Published: August 21, 2018

Freak bicycle accident sends paralyzed woman on mission to popularize universal design

BRANDON KLEIN, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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Rosemarie Rossetti had to redesign her life over the last two decades after a fateful bicycle ride on June 13, 1998.Read More of "Freak bicycle accident sends paralyzed woman on mission to popularize universal design "

Date Published: August 21, 2018

Retired congressman’s papers donated to Ohio State

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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Ohio State University President Michael Drake recently announced the donation of the official papers of alumnus and retired congressman Pat Tiberi to the university.Read More of "Retired congressman’s papers donated to Ohio State "

Date Published: August 21, 2018

Man sentenced to 24 years in prison for leading conspiracy that brought 20 pounds of methamphetamine into Northeast Ohio

The United States Attorneys Office Northern District of Ohio

A Mexican national was sentenced to 24 years in prison for leading a conspiracy that brought 20 pounds of methamphetamine into Northeast Ohio.Read More of "Man sentenced to 24 years in prison for leading conspiracy that brought 20 pounds of methamphetamine into Northeast Ohio "

Date Published: August 20, 2018

Final defendants sentenced in pharmacy roberries case

The United States Attorneys Office Southern District of Ohio

The final two of eight defendants were sentenced in U.S. District Court late last month for their roles in pharmacy robberies in Fairfield, Middletown, Franklin, Hamilton, Westerville, Trotwood, Dayton, Oakwood, Kettering, Beavercreek, Moraine, Vandalia, Union Township and Cincinnati.Read More of "Final defendants sentenced in pharmacy roberries case "

Date Published: August 20, 2018

Romano Prodi to give keynote address at 2018 IBA Annual Conference in Rome

International Bar Association

Romano Prodi, who served as President of the European Commission (EC) (1999–2004) and was twice Prime Minister of Italy (1996–1998; 2006–2008), is to give the keynote address on Monday 8 October 2018 at the Opening Ceremony of the International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference (7–12 October) in Rome, Italy. Mr Prodi has had an extensive career in academia, politics, business, international diplomacy and at the helm of international organisations.Read More of "Romano Prodi to give keynote address at 2018 IBA Annual Conference in Rome "

Date Published: August 20, 2018

ABA’s IP Law section releases comments to USPTO to clarify patent subject matter eligibility

American Bar Association

The American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law (ABA-IPL) sent a letter to Director Andrei Iancu of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office identifying a set of principles to guide any future legislative work undertaken to clarify patent subject matter eligibility, under Section 101 of the Patent Act.Read More of "ABA’s IP Law section releases comments to USPTO to clarify patent subject matter eligibility "

Date Published: August 20, 2018

Ohio has among lowest concentration of affluent households in Midwest

BRANDON KLEIN, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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Ohio is near the middle among states for the concentration of rich households.Read More of "Ohio has among lowest concentration of affluent households in Midwest "

Date Published: August 20, 2018

Supreme Court of Ohio denies company’s tax exemption for natural gas use

Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

Supreme Court of Ohio

The Ohio Supreme Court recently rejected a Portage County company’s exemption from paying use taxes on natural gas to heat the six buildings where custom aluminum truck trailers are made.Read More of "Supreme Court of Ohio denies company’s tax exemption for natural gas use "

Date Published: August 17, 2018

Voluntary, non-opioid directive in medical treatment proposed

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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Shortly before adjourning for summer recess, lawmakers in the House of Representatives heard testimony in support of a plan to implement use of a voluntary, non-opioid directive in medical treatment of Ohioans.Read More of "Voluntary, non-opioid directive in medical treatment proposed "

Date Published: August 17, 2018

Supreme Court of Ohio seeks comments on rules updating domestic violence and civil protection orders

Anne Yeager, Supreme Court of Ohio

Supreme Court of Ohio

The Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comments until Oct. 12 on proposed changes to keep domestic violence, stalking, and juvenile protection orders current and relevant.Read More of "Supreme Court of Ohio seeks comments on rules updating domestic violence and civil protection orders "

Date Published: August 17, 2018

Ohio reports first Human West Nile virus case in 2018

Ohio Department of Health

ODH urges precautions to prevent mosquito-borne diseasesRead More of "Ohio reports first Human West Nile virus case in 2018 "

Date Published: August 17, 2018

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