In his first article for the Blog, Associate Member Chris Colloton advocates for the passage of the Ohio Fairness Act to extend the state’s current anti-discrimination statute to its LGBTQ citizens and suggests that the Ohio puts itself at a significant disadvantage by not doing so.
In her first article for the UCLR Blog, Associate Member Micah Kindred explains how sales tax on software in Ohio can be a complex issue for developers.
Notes and Comments Editor Sarah Stoner argues that states need more than simple procedural guidelines to protect against gerrymandering, and looks at the Ohio legislature's recent attempt to enact an unconstitutional district plan.
Notes and Comments Chair Margaret Tierney explores a recent rise in pay transparency laws, which "allow employees to discuss their compensation with others and inquire into the compensation and benefits of other employees without fear of retaliation or discrimination by the employer."
Executive Editor Lisa Rosenof discusses void and voidable marriages under Ohio law, arguing that Ohio's current approach in voiding marriages that are "shocking to good morals" is problematic and overbroad.
Blog Editor Caleigh Harris examines the Supreme Court's recent decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. Caleigh discusses historical abortion jurisprudence, the consequences of the Dobbs decision, and Ohio's current abortion laws.
Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash J.P. Burleigh, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review I. Introduction Ohio was set to conduct its primary election on Tuesday, March 17th. But on the evening of March 16th, the state’s executive branch postponed the election to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The delay contradicted an earlier statement from Governor DeWine... Continue Reading →
Photo by Max Böhme on Unsplash J.P. Burleigh, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review I. Introduction During the 19th century, Congress granted railroad companies rights of access to build and operate railroads across public lands. After the Interstate Highway System was built, many railroad companies stopped operating and once-busy railroads fell into disuse. The “rail-trail” movement began... Continue Reading →
"Roulette table gambling"by Best Free Bets is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Theron Anderson, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review This is the second article in a two-part analysis on sports betting. Click here to read an in-depth discussion of Murphy v. NCAA. Introduction After being granted the discretion to authorize sports betting within its... Continue Reading →
"Dungeness"by nigelphoto2011 is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 William Malson, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review Disclaimer: the author is employed by a group seeking to hold a referendum on H.B. 6. Background In 1966, the Atomic Energy Commission discontinued operations of the Piqua Nuclear Power Facility just outside the southern city limits of Piqua,... Continue Reading →