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...
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"...
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...
Ohio Lawyers to Volunteer as Poll Workers
Posted in In the news on August 14, 2020
Ohio has a plan to help close the expected shortfall at voting precincts this fall. The idea is to have attorneys serve as poll workers. An order from the Ohio Supreme Court allows state attorneys to receive Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit for serving as precinct election officials on Election Day. Attorneys must earn...