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Promptly and Appropriately Responding to Sexual Harassment Complaints Is Important to Help Shield a Public Employer from Title VII Liability

USA - January 3 2018 Sexual harassment in the workplace continues to be a major topic of concern in our society, garnering widespread media attention. It seems that every…

Alexander L. Ewing, Carly M. Sherman

New Ohio Law Provides Further Flexibility to Ohio Schools for the 2021-2022 School Year

USA - January 5 2022 Governor Mike DeWine recently signed Senate Bill 229 into law. The bill went into effect on December 14, 2021, as an emergency measure. The bill…

Alexander L. Ewing, Jack B. Hemenway II, Christopher D. Thomas

What you should know regarding the Sixth Circuit decision involving "policymaking" employees

USA - December 20 2012 This week, the Sixth Circuit decided Dixon v. University of Toledo, a First Amendment retaliation case.

Thomas B. Allen, Julie E. Byrne, Donald L. Crain, Lauren K. Hunter

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Eighth Amendment Excessive Fines Clause Applies to State and Local Governments

USA - February 22 2019 On February 20, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled unanimously in the case of Timbs v. Indiana that the Constitution’s prohibition on…

Alexander L. Ewing

Self-audit check: don't spend public money for political purposes

USA - March 6 2013 In the fall of 2012, Ohio Revised Code Section 9.03 was amended. ORC 9.03 provided (and still provides) that no governing body of a political…

Thomas B. Allen, Julie E. Byrne, Donald L. Crain, Scott D. Phillips, Thomas A. Swope