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Tax exemption available on school property used for non-school purposes
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2016

On December 30, 2015, the Ohio Supreme Court held that all property owned by a public board of education is exempt from taxation, regardless of


What went wrong? First criminal prosecution in U.S. for campaign finance coordination serves as election season reminder
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

With the 2016 races well under way, many candidates, committees, corporations and organizations are stepping up their involvement in the political


Office for Civil Rights settles Illinois transgender locker room access case
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that its Office for Civil Rights has entered into a Resolution Agreement with an Illinois school


House Bill 2's changes to community school law effective Feb. 1
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2016

When House Bill 2 (H.B. 2) goes into effect on February 1, it will fundamentally alter the legal landscape relative to community schools in Ohio. In


FEC issues 2015 legislative recommendations
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2015

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has issued to Congress seven legislative recommendations to improve various federal election processes. The


H.B. 56 would prohibit criminal history disclosure on public employment applications
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2015

On December 9, 2015, the Ohio General Assembly passed "ban the box" legislation, which, if signed by the governor, will prohibit public employers


Candidates file petitions for 2016 elections
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2015

Today, candidates across Ohio filed petitions to run on Election Day in 2016. Of course, the 2016 presidential election has been making news for


Buckeye Valley School District bond issue passes after recount
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

On Monday, November 30, the boards of elections in four Ohio counties met for a recount of a proposed $31 million bond issue for new schools in the


U.S. reaches $95.5 million settlement in for-profit education case
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2015

The Justice Department recently reached a $95.5 million settlement with Education Management Corp. to settle claims that it "illegally paid


Smart political contribution or felony?
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2015

In addition to the Federal Elections Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) also has enforcement authority over campaign finance violations