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Legal News Roundup: October 14
Posted in In the news on October 13, 2020
Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Notes From Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation Hearing Reuters - Amy Coney Barrett said on Tuesday at her U.S. Senate confirmation hearing that she is not hostile to the Affordable Care Act. The conservative federal appellate judge declined to specify whether she believes landmark rulings...
Recent Recalls and Withdrawals from the FDA
Posted in In the news on October 8, 2020
The list below provides information about certain recalls of FDA-regulated products. Food and Beverage Whole cantaloupe, select cut cantaloupe fruit trays and bowls Company name: Meijer Brand name: Kandy Brand, Meijer Brand Recall reason: Salmonella Remedy: Consumers who have purchased this product should throw it away or return the product to the nearest Meijer...
Legal News Roundup: October 7
Posted in In the news on October 7, 2020
Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Amazon Not Liable for Local Teen's Death Medina Gazette - The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Ohio product liability law does not extend to an online marketplace like Amazon.com. In their unanimous decision, justices ruled that Amazon is not defined as a "supplier"...
Do Your Part. Be Cyber Smart.
Posted in In the news on October 5, 2020
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Now in its 17th year, NCSAM aims to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across the country, ensuring that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. This year's theme is "Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart. According to the Department of Homeland...
Legal News Roundup: September 30
Posted in In the news on September 30, 2020
Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Charges Against Former Solon High School Band Director 19 News - A Cuyahoga County grand jury indicted 50-year old Edward Kline with 17 counts of gross sexual imposition and one count of sexual imposition. Documents state the nature of Kline’s alleged crimes, including sexual...
Legal News Roundup: September 24
Posted in In the news on September 24, 2020
Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Grand Jury Indicts One of Three Officers in Breonna Taylor Shooting Courier Journal - A Jefferson County grand jury Wednesday indicted Brett Hankison on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment. Jurors said several bullets he fired outside Taylor's apartment March 13 went into a neighboring unit where a pregnant...
Legal News Roundup: September 16
Posted in In the news on September 16, 2020
Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Ohio Enacts COVID-19 Liability Shield Law360 - Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed a law that shields businesses, health care providers and schools from civil liability for coronavirus-related injury and wrongful death suits. More than a dozen other states have similar provisions in place. The...
Ohio Supreme Court Candidates to Take Part in Virtual Forum
Posted in In the news on September 15, 2020
The four candidates running for the Ohio Supreme Court will take part in a virtual forum on October 9, according to a cleveland.com story by Laura Hancock. Participants will be: Sharon L. Kennedy (incumbent) John P. O'Donnell (challenger) Judith L. French (incumbent) Jennifer L. Brunner (challenger) [caption id="attachment_31909" align="alignright" width="212"] Get to know the...
Voting Information for the 2020 General Election
Posted in In the news on September 11, 2020
Election Day is Tuesday, November 3. In Ohio, voters can request a ballot by mail or vote in person. The state also offers early voting. Dates and Deadlines The deadline to register online to vote is Monday, October 5. The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (postmarked by) Monday, October 5. The...
Legal News Roundup: September 9
Posted in In the news on September 9, 2020
Here's a roundup of some legal stories from the past week. Upcoming Vote on Coronavirus Relief Bill ABC News - Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that the Senate will vote on a GOP-proposed coronavirus relief bill on Thursday. It is another attempt to pass a coronavirus aid bill before the November 3 presidential and...