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Affordable Care Act Arguments: Severability

On Wednesday, March 28, 2012, nearly two years to the day after 26 states, four individuals and the National Federation of Independent Business (collectively, the petitioners) filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of…more

| Constitutional Law, Health

Affordable Care Act Arguments: The Medicaid Expansion

On Wednesday, March 28, 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States (the Court) heard oral argument nearly two years after 26 states (collectively, the states) filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Medicaid…more

| Constitutional Law, Health

Affordable Care Act Arguments: Minimum Coverage Provision

March 29, 2012 Gregory Pemberton, Paul Hogan Perhaps the most significant, and most contentious, of the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010's (the Act) is the so-called "individual mandate."…more

| Constitutional Law, Health

Affordable Care Act Arguments: The Anti-Injunction Act

The initial oral argument in the Supreme Court of the United States' (the Court) consideration of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (the Act) deals with the federal Anti-Injunction Act (the AIA) and was held…more

| Constitutional Law, Health

NLRB approves significant changes in union election procedures

he purpose of a pre-election hearing shall be to determine whether a question of representation exists, and the hearing officer has authority to limit evidence submitted to that concerning whether there is a genuine issue of…more

| Labor & Employment Law

Portions of Ohio Construction Reform in HB 153 now active

The Ohio Legislature, in House Bill 153 (HB 153), significantly changed our century-old public bidding requirements. Some of those changes include increasing the bidding and prevailing wage thresholds and adding new contracting…more

| Construction Law, Government Contracting, Real Estate - Commercial,...

NLRB mandates posting notice of employee rights

In a final rule released this morning, Aug. 25, 2011, all employers covered by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), which includes most private sector employers, must post a notice informing employees of their rights under…more

| Labor & Employment Law

Trademark owners can block new .XXX domain names

Domain names for the top level domain .XXX will soon be available for registration with ICM Registry through accredited registrars. Only individuals, businesses and organizations that currently provide online adult entertainment…more

| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Intellectual Property

Could your public property be sitting on a shale fortune?

A recent surge of newspaper articles, along with abundant content from oil and gas industry websites and blogs, indicate that there is growing potential for major natural gas and oil production from the Marcellus and Utica shale…more

| Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Government Contracting, Real...

Tax relief in Ohio’s recently passed

Governor Kasich signed a $55.7 billion biennial operating budget for the State of Ohio on June 30, 2011. The Budget includes tax relief for Ohio residents by repealing the Ohio estate tax and creating temporary tax amnesty…more

| Real Estate - Residential, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

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