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Supreme Court Holds That Title VII Prohibits Certain Discrimination

In a 6-3 decision, the United States Supreme Court has determined that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits employers from discriminating.. Read More

A Note of Appreciation, Purpose and Resolve

At a time of great discord, one fact that meets with universal agreement:  2020 has been a year unlike any other.  From the ongoing ravages of the.. Read More

Faruki PLL Welcomes Summer Clerks for 2020

Faruki PLL is pleased to welcome Raika Casey and Greg Magarian as their 2020 summer clerks.  They bring distinctive views and experiences along with.. Read More

A Different Kind of COVID Protection: The Ohio Legislature Steps in to Protect Businesses from Lawsuits Relating to COVID-19 Infections

On May 28, 2020, the Ohio House of Representative passed House Bill 606 (H.B. 606), aimed at protecting businesses and health care providers from.. Read More

Sixth Circuit Decision Illustrates How Debtors are Often Unable to Discharge Judgment Debts for Business Tort Claims in Bankruptcy

Due to the economic repercussions of COVID-19, businesses are increasingly viewing bankruptcy as an option in light of their vanishing profits and.. Read More

A Plaintiff's Voluntary Dismissal Could Revive a Defendant's Previously Waived Defenses

It is well-established that the failure to assert many defenses, such as lack of personal jurisdiction, in an answer or motion to dismiss risks.. Read More

Faruki+ Partners in Business Recovery Collaborative

As business and institutions struggle to recover from the economic ravages dealt by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and look for ways to build towards.. Read More

No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problem? Legal Professionalism in the Time of Zoom

In this new age of social distancing, a serious question in the legal profession arises:  is the time honored formality of the courtroom in.. Read More

As Ohio Unemployment Claims Continue, State Asks Employers to Report Employees that Do Not Return to Work

The coronavirus pandemic and Ohio's resulting shelter-in-place order has caused unprecedented filings of unemployment by Ohio citizens.  The impact.. Read More

When the "False Light" Goes Out

Plaintiffs sometimes try to avoid statutes of limitations and other barriers to defamation claims by re-structuring their claims under the pretense.. Read More