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Academic Freedom on Trial in Forest Hills School District

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio recently denied a motion to dismiss in a case brought against the Forest Hills.. Read More

Afroman Can't Have His Cake and Eat It Too

The infamous Joseph Edgar Foreman, also known as "Afroman" recently failed in his effort to have the court dismiss a lawsuit that several members of.. Read More

Deposit Battle: The Deposit Requirement for Publishers Under Copyright Law Is Ruled (Somewhat) Unconstitutional

"Vestigial structure" is defined as "a structure in an organism that has lost all or most of its original function in the course of evolution, such.. Read More

Netflix Must Continue Defending The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker Claims

The "true crime" genre is a popular staple of the American entertainment diet. True crime documentaries, TV shows, movies, podcasts, and the like are.. Read More

No Qualified Immunity for Arrest of Journalist

A Des Moines, Iowa police officer who arrested a photo-journalist covering protests following the death of George Floyd recently lost his bid to have.. Read More

Shield Law Victory in Las Vegas

Not all wins in Las Vegas happen at casinos. The media recently won a victory there vindicating a newspaper's privilege to protect its editorial.. Read More

Faruki PLL Awarded Honors by Benchmark Litigation

DAYTON and CINCINNATI, OH — [October 5, 2023] – The Benchmark Litigation 2024 Guide once again ranked Faruki PLL as one of Ohio's preeminent.. Read More

One of Firm's Original Founders, Bill Gilliam, Passes Away

Armistead W. ("Bill") Gilliam, Jr., passed away peacefully September 22, 2023 at his home in Sedona at the age of 93, with his wife Kath by his side... Read More

Texas Ban On Drag Shows Unconstitutional

A federal court sitting in Texas recently struck down as unconstitutional a law banning "drag shows." Angela King and Josh Williams, two Ohio.. Read More

Essential Elements of A Libel Claim are Indeed Essential

The Faruki firm recently helped several clients prevail on an appeal of an earlier grant of summary judgment in a defamation case involving Google.. Read More