The American Bar Association launched its celebration of Law Day 2021 this month with a virtual panel discussion about the Law Day theme, “Advancing the Rule of Law Now.” The program provides suggestions on how to prepare for a virtual Law Day celebration. Law Day is generally held on or around May 1 in schools and communities across the nation.
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The First Amendment tablet that overlooked America’s Main Street in Washington, D.C., for the past 13 years is headed to a new home in Philadelphia, the birthplace of our democracy.
Lawmakers in the Ohio House of Representatives recently heard testimony related to a seemingly straightforward bill to require transfer of a school student’s records within five days of changing schools that positions government-run schools and private schools at odds.
Qualified opinion included in state of Ohio audit
(BPT) What do planting a tree, building a patio, installing a pool and putting up a fence have in common? These popular home improvement projects add value to your home, and they all require an important safety step: getting utility lines marked before digging.
The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility released recently a formal opinion that catalogues the relevant model rules and technological considerations that lawyers should be alert to when practicing virtually.
Historic level of enforcement action during national health emergency continues
(StatePoint) Running a household on a budget? Smart shopping strategies can help your family save on favorite foods, wellness essentials and more.
(StatePoint) With mortgage rates hovering near three percent, experts say there are still a number of homeowners who could benefit from refinancing. In fact, borrowers who refinanced in 2020 to lower their mortgage rate saved over $2,800 in mortgage payments annually, according to the latest Freddie Mac research.
(StatePoint) Working or learning from home? It’s more important than ever to ensure you move throughout the day. Doing so will help keep your mind and body healthy and agile. Here are a few tips to move more throughout the day.
A baby bird has tumbled from its nest. A young white-tailed deer is discovered at the base of a tree. A nest of immature rabbits calls a suburban yard home. These are all common situations Ohioans experience when wildlife reproduction peaks in the spring, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Each situation has a natural solution, and professional intervention should remain a last resort.
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost recently joined six other states in filing suit against a pair of Texas businesses accused of blasting billions of illegal robocalls, including over 59 million calls to Ohioans.
The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday, March 31st, heard four oral arguments, including one asking if a juvenile can be charged in adult court for crimes that a juvenile court found no probably cause.
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, along with 51 other attorneys general, recently encouraged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to facilitate continued collaboration between states and telecom companies to help trace illegal robocalls to their source.
Owens Community College has been named a finalist in two categories – Outstanding College/Corporate Partnership and Students Success – for the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) 2021 Awards of Excellence. The national awards recognize exceptional work among the nation’s two-year colleges.
Ohio is now at the start of prime tree planting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Forestry. Tree roots begin to lengthen as the buds break in the spring when soil moisture is typically the highest. This allows the growing roots to move through the soil to find water and nutrients needed for the tree to grow in its new home.
The Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday, March 30th, heard four oral arguments, including one regarding the rights of a state trooper whose follow up to a citizen’s call to action resulted in a motorist’s arrest for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol (OVI.)
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) is taking immediate steps in response to a report released recently that found racial inequity in the state’s children services system. Those steps include launching a new approach to recruiting, retaining, and racial equity training for children services caseworkers via virtual reality headsets to help them be mindful of possible implicit racial bias in their decisions affecting children.
Committee members in the Ohio House of Representatives were to hear more testimony in support of a bill that looks to codify COVID-19-related eviction and foreclosure moratoriums late last month at the Ohio Statehouse.
Thirty-six high school students from across the nation were selected to participate in the 2021 Virtual National Civics and Law Academy for eight weeks. The 8th annual academy will be held virtually because of the pandemic.