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High school 'classics' taught for generations – could they be on their way out?

(THE CONVERSATION) If you went to high school in the United States anytime since the 1960s, you were likely assigned some of the following books: Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," "Julius Caesar" and "Macbeth"; John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men"; F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby&qu ... (full story)


After legal fight, Oberlin says it will pay $36.59M to Gibson’s Bakery

Oberlin University has announced that it has paid a $36.59 million judgment that a local bakery won against the school after the Ohio Supreme Court denied the school’s final appeal of the case.
The Ohio Supreme Court had turned down Oberlin College’s request to grant jurisdiction in an appeal of a 9th District Court ... (full story)


State


Court revives lawsuits against Ohio State over sex abuse

COLUMBUS (AP) — A recent federal appeals court ruling revives unsettled lawsuits against Ohio State University over decades-old sexual abuse by the late team doctor Richard Strauss.
A district judge in Columbus had dismissed most of the unsettled cases, acknowledging that hundreds of young men were abused but agreeing with ... (full story)


'Car guy' Biden touts electric vehicles at Detroit auto show

'Car guy' Biden touts electric vehicles at Detroit auto show

DETROIT (AP) — President Joe Biden, a "car guy" with his own vintage Corvette, showcased his administration's efforts to promote electric vehicles during a visit recently to the Detroit auto show.
Biden traveled to the massive North American International Auto Show to plug the huge new climate, tax and health car ... (full story)


Lorain Cty. attorney suspended for defrauding family estate

A Lorain County attorney has been suspended from the practice of law for two years with one year stayed for fraudulently diverting funds from a family probate estate, including taking $5,200 to purchase a used BMW, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled recently.
In a unanimous per curiam opinion, the Court suspended Diana Jancura of S ... (full story)


Technology


Lawclerk app for freelance attorneys

Let’s say that you want to practice law but you don’t want to do all the fretting of having a physical law practice—overhead, employees, digging out clients, competition—all of that.
You just want to sit around and wait for business to come knocking at your door—specifically working for another att ... (full story)