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Alert | Employment Law Alert - Illinois
Jun 28, 2022 | Chicago City Council Expands Sexual Harassment Provisions
Employers who maintain business facilities within the geographic boundaries of the City of Chicago and/or who are subject to one or more of the City’s license requirements should be aware of recent amendments to the sexual harassment aspects of the C...
Alert | Education Law Alert
Jun 27, 2022 | Supreme Court Holds School Board Cannot Prohibit Coach From Praying on the Football Field
The Supreme Court today held a public school football coach can openly pray on the football field and have students participate. Kennedy v. Bremerton School Dist., concerned an assistant football coach at a public high school. For eight years, the co...
Alert | Education Law Alert
Jun 23, 2022 | Title IX’s Anniversary Gift – Proposed Changes
On Title IX’s 50th Anniversary, the Department of Education announced its proposed changes to Title IX’s implementing regulations concerning sexual misconduct to better align them to Title IX’s nondiscrimination mandate. The proposal keeps some of th...
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Jun 14, 2022 | Ohio School Boards Permitted to Allow Employees to Carry Guns in Schools
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 99 into law yesterday, which allows school boards and governing bodies to permit individuals, including board employees such as administrators, teachers, cafeteria workers, and custodians, who have complete...
Alert | Real Estate Alert
Jun 14, 2022 | New Bill in Ohio House Could Dramatically Change Eminent Domain Law
On June 7, 2022, House Bill 698 was introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives. The Bill would amend Ohio’s eminent domain law, Ohio Revised Code Chapter 163, in numerous ways that are favorable to property owners and unfavorable for appropriati...
Alert | Public Law Alert
Jun 3, 2022 | State Issues Set for November Ballot
Ohio voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on two constitutional amendments on the ballot this November. HJR 2 and HJR 4 cleared the Ohio legislature yesterday during marathon sessions as the General Assembly worked to wrap up loose ends pr...
Alert | Transportation Alert
Jun 1, 2022 | Beware of “Crash Tax” — Dealing with Accident Response Fees
Some Roetzel clients are surprised to receive an additional bill following a motor vehicle accident involving their driver: a bill for emergency services provided by the local fire and police departments. An accident response fee, or a so-called “cra...
Alert | Education Law Alert
May 31, 2022 | New Ohio Law Prohibits Restrictions Against Students Wearing Religious Apparel While Competing
Boards of education and their administrators should take note that new Section 3313.5317 of the Ohio Revised Code, enacted through Senate Bill 181, took effect on May 30, 2022. This new law prohibits a board of education, governing body of a non-publ...
Alert | Community Association Law Alert
May 27, 2022 | Governor DeSantis Signs Senate Bill Establishing Building Safety Act for Condominium and Cooperative Associations
Introduction Yesterday, the Governor signed into law Senate Bill 4-D, passed during special legislative session and which is effective upon becoming law. This Bill is a response to the Surfside collapse last year and modifies Florida Statutes Chap...
Alert | Real Estate Alert
May 12, 2022 | U.S. Supreme Court Decides Important Regulatory Taking Case In Favor of Property Owners
Property owners won a significant victory in the recent case of Pakdel v. San Francisco, in which the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a restrictive view of the “finality requirement,” which generally requires a government decision to be final before the...
Alert | Education Law Alert
May 11, 2022 | Juneteenth – A Legal Holiday in Ohio for Non-Teaching School District Employees?
Paid holidays for non-teaching school employees are changing again. Effective June 10, 2022, Juneteenth, which is celebrated on June 19, will now be a paid holiday for non-teaching school employees who work 11 or 12 months. A non-teaching employee wh...
Alert | Education Law Alert
May 10, 2022 | 504 Regulations Will Be Amended: Get Your Comments In
The U.S. Department of Education made a recent announcement that it intends to strengthen and protect rights for students with disabilities by amending the regulations implementing Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (“Section 504”), the Fe...
Alert | Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas Alert
May 6, 2022 | Court of Appeals Rules That Oil and Gas Company Has Ongoing Obligation to Restore Property Despite General Release of Damages in Surface Use Agreement
On April 11, 2022, the Fourth District Court of Appeals issued a significant decision in Zimmerview Dairy Farms, LLC v. Protégé Energy III LLC establishing that a general release of damages signed in connection with a pad site surface use agreement d...
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May 4, 2022 | Primary Election Recap
The Highlights: Trump-backed J.D. Vance emerged victorious in a crowded Republican primary field for U.S. Senate. Vance will face U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan in November. Former Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley won the Democratic primary for governor, while in...
Alert | Education Law Alert
May 2, 2022 | Will Ohio Be Next in Allowing High School Athletes to Profit From NIL?
Over the next two weeks, May 1 – May 16, 2022, 817 Ohio High School Athletic Association (“OHSAA”) school principals will vote in a referendum on Issue 12B, a proposed bylaw that would allow high school athletes to profit off their name, image and li...
Alert | Corporate, Tax & Transactional Alert
May 2, 2022 | Legislation Passed by House of Representatives Would Expand Retirement Benefits
The House of Representatives recently passed The Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2022 (H.R. 2954), also known as the “Secure Act 2.0,” which would expand and encourage retirement savings by an overwhelming vote of 414-5. The Senate is expected to...
Alert | Education Law Alert
Apr 22, 2022 | Limitations on School District Participation in Tax Valuation Disputes Will Be Law
The Governor of Ohio signed amended House Bill 126 into law on April 21, 2022, greatly restricting the ability of Ohio’s public school districts to challenge property tax valuations. Once the law goes into effect on July 19, 2022, school districts...
Alert | Real Estate Alert
Apr 21, 2022 | Court Rejects Use of Eminent Domain for Recreational Trail
There has been a major development in the ongoing legal fight over the ability of the Mill Creek Metropolitan Park District in Mahoning County to condemn private property for its bikeway project.  While previous efforts to stop the bikeway focused...
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Apr 14, 2022 | U.S. Supreme Court Expands Definition of What Constitutes a Physical Taking
In a boon to property owners, the U.S. Supreme Court recently expanded the definition of what constitutes a physical taking (one that takes possession of property away from its owner) by including what many practitioners would have classified as a po...
Alert | Oil & Gas Alert
Apr 1, 2022 | What is “Reasonable Diligence” Under the DMA? The Ohio Supreme Court Offers More Guidance to Landowners
On March 24, 2022, the Ohio Supreme Court reviewed the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act and further clarified the steps a surface owners must take to identify and locate mineral holders before serving notice of abandonment.  In Fonzi v. Brown, Slip Opinio...