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Math explains why the Democrats may have trouble picking a candidate

Math explains why the Democrats may have trouble picking a candidate

(THE CONVERSATION) With 24 declared candidates for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination (and counting), many Americans are likely wondering how the party will ultimately make up its mind and settle on the best candidate.
Asmathematicians, we wondered whether there might not even be a best candidate. In fact, this ... (full story)


Summit County drug defendant who represented himself gets new trial

A drug trafficking defendant’s convictions and sentence must be vacated because a Summit County trial court did not properly advise him of the dangers of self-representation, the 9th District Court of Appeals recently ruled.
The case began when an Ohio Highway Patrol trooper conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle occupied by ... (full story)


The Conversation: It's time for a new approach to travel

The Conversation: It's time for a new approach to travel

(THE CONVERSATION) When I overcame a flying phobia, I resolved to make up for lost time by visiting as much of the world as I could.
So in the course of a decade, I logged over 300,000 miles, flying everywhere from Buenos Aires to Dubai.
I knew intuitively that my travels would “make me a better person” and &ldquo ... (full story)


Akron Law prof. accepted as Fulbright scholar at Hanoi Law

Akron Law prof. accepted as Fulbright scholar at Hanoi Law<BR>

He has been a member of The University of Akron School of Law faculty since 2014, now Patrick Gaughan is making news as the first to receive the Core U.S. Fulbright Scholar award to teach at Hanoi Law University in Vietnam.
Gaughan, who is also the first U.S. Fulbright scholar among Akron Law faculty, was notified of his accepta ... (full story)


Longtime Youngstown solo practitioner remembered

Longtime Youngstown solo practitioner remembered<BR><BR>

Whether mentoring a new lawyer or advising one of his four children, Youngstown attorney Joseph W. Maxin provided profound encouragement, often citing his heartfelt belief in the power of the mind, which he said enabled individuals to achieve whatever they set out to do.
“My dad would often say, ‘Only you are the one ... (full story)