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Is there a right to appeal an oil and gas drilling permit in Ohio? update: no
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2013

The Ohio Supreme Court this week ruled in the case Chesapeake Exploration, LLC v. Oil and Gas Commission, Slip Opinion No. 2013-Ohio-224, agreeing


Ohio Supreme Court to address issues arising in Schwartzwald’s wake
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2014

As all professionals whose business involves the prosecution of foreclosures in Ohio almost certainly know by now, the Ohio Supreme Court's decision


Sixth Circuit awards employer over $55,000 in costs in FLSA collective action
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

In September, we told you about the Sixth Circuit's decision in Frye v. Baptist Memorial Hospital, Inc., where the court handed down, not one, but two favorable rulings for employers in an FLSA collective action


Defending an FLSA auto-deduct policy case starts with the foundation -- another smart employer with smart policies sends another group of nationwide plaintiffs packing
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2013

The Northern District of Ohio is the latest in a long line of courts to send the following message to nationwide collective class plaintiffs: Stop


A false sense of security: fictitious checks and fraudulent transfers
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2013

When a person "pays" a debt with a fictitious check, someone other than the bad guy usually ends up losing. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals


SEC enforcement activity: Feb. 11- 15
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2013

Last November, a federal judge in New York rejected a proposed settlement between the SEC and Citigroup in connection with charges of misleading


Carroll County dormant minerals interest case decision favors mineral owners
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

Leora Dahlgren owned severed minerals pursuant to a reservation in a deed to Walter Dunlap in 1949. When Leora passed away in 1977, her estate was


Key e-discovery cases in February
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2014

In February, there again was a number of interesting spoliation decisions, including an order permitting the defendants to assert a counterclaim for


Who are an employer's supervisors for purposes of sexual harassment analysis?
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2012

Next term, the Supreme Court may resolve a split among the circuits about who qualifies as a “supervisor” under Title VII, which prohibits employers from engaging in race-based discrimination


Lawsuit challenges SEC rules on conflict minerals
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2012

On October 22, 2012, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Manufacturers Association, and the Business Roundtable filed a lawsuit in the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit seeking to modify or eliminate the Securities and Exchange Commission’s ("SEC") final rules governing conflict minerals