Faruki Blog

District Court in Sixth Circuit Recognizes Novel Co-Conspirator Exception to the Direct Purchaser Rule for RICO Suits

In the final days of 2020, a district court within the Sixth Circuit became the first in the circuit to rely upon the disputed "co-conspirator.. Read More

Market Manipulation and Its Band of (Not So) Merry Men: The Fallout From the Robinhood Trading Freeze

On January 28, 2021, Robinhood, an app used for buying and selling stocks, took the unusual step of suspending their customers' ability to buy shares.. Read More

Ohio Simplifies Employment Discrimination Laws

On January 12, 2021, Ohio Governor DeWine signed the Ohio Employment Law Uniformity Act, which significantly amended Ohio's employment discrimination.. Read More

Ohio's Savings Statute (Again) Does not Save All.  Ohio's Medical Claims Statute of Repose is True Statute of Repose and the Savings Statute Does not Apply or Alter It

As I explained in my blog "Be Careful About the Ohio Saving Statute -- It Does Not Save All", in 2019, in Portee v. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 155.. Read More

Oh, the Lawsuits You'll Boldly File! The Ninth Circuit Says Fair Use Still an Affirmative Defense

The Ninth Circuit recently examined a mashup that infuses themes and characters from the popular television series Star Trek into Dr. Seuss works,.. Read More

Can Private Employers Require Their Employees to get Vaccinated for COVID-19?

The first person in the United States received the COVID-19 vaccine on December 14, 2020. Many front-line workers and members of the at-risk.. Read More

The End of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

With the first inoculations for COVID-19 occurring this week for first responders, the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel is finally beginning.. Read More

Faruki PLL Names New Co-Managing Partners

Erin Rhinehart and Brian Wright have been named Co-Managing Partners of Faruki PLL (Faruki+), a premier business litigation firm with offices in.. Read More

Adoption in Ohio: How to Create a Bond Stronger than Biology (by Ruth Kelly and Morgan Napier)

2020 has been a year for the record books, and Magnolia Earl is one record breaker worth celebrating.  This year, Magnolia won the Gerber Annual.. Read More

A Meeting of the Minds (or lack thereof) in Modern Contract Formation in the First Appellate District of Ohio (Authored by Clayton J. Prickett | Bar Results Pending | Faruki PLL)

Contract negotiations for a downtown Cincinnati building – abutting the southbound I-71 entrance ramp – became the perfect vehicle for the First.. Read More