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Lake Erie Bill of Rights’ Survival ‘Longshot,’ UT Legal Expert Says

November 20, 2020

Ken Kilbert, UToledo professor of law and director of the Legal Institute of the Great Lakes, discussed the Lake Erie Bill of Rights during the 20th annual Great Lakes Water Conference. Read: Lake Erie Bill of Rights’ Survival ‘Longshot,’ UT Legal Expert Says


Local gym owners planning to stay open

November 17, 2020

Rebecca Zietlow, the Charles W. Fornoff Professor of Law and Values in the UToledo College of Law, explains why a county judge’s ruling east of Cleveland is not binding in Lucas County.


Expert discusses legality of statewide shutdowns as more Michigan closures loom

November 17, 2020

Lee Strang, John W. Stoepler Professor of Law and Values in the UToledo College of Law, said if Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and the state’s health department close businesses again, he could be violating federal rules if it goes on for too long.


What SCOTUS’ Decision to Scrutinize Social Security Act Appointments Clause Case Means for Arthrex

November 17, 2020

Lee Strang, John W. Stoepler Professor of Law and Values in the UToledo College of Law, discusses Appointments Clause challenges to administrative agencies. Read:  What SCOTUS’ Decision to Scrutinize Social Security Act Appointments Clause Case Means for Arthrex


What to watch next in Trump’s legal challenges after presidential election

November 16, 2020

Lee Strang, John W. Stoepler Professor of Law and Values in the UToledo College of Law, discusses the lawsuits filed in several states by President Trump after the election.


Burlington reparations task force holds first meeting

November 12, 2020

Rebecca Zietlow, the Charles W. Fornoff Professor of Law and Values in the UToledo College of Law, is a member of a task force in Vermont examining the role the city of Burlington has played in the foundational injustice of chattel slavery and the responsibility of repairing its harm.


A Practical and Constitutional Proposal for Reparations for African-Americans

November 10, 2020

Benjamin Davis, UToledo professor of law, discusses his case for reparations. Read: A Practical and Constitutional Proposal for Reparations for African-Americans


Glimmer of hope remains for Lake Erie Bill of Rights

November 9, 2020

Ken Kilbert, UToledo professor of law and director of the Legal Institute of the Great Lakes, discussed the Lake Erie Bill of Rights during the 20th annual Great Lakes Water Conference. Read: Glimmer of hope remains for Lake Erie Bill of Rights


Ohio House Bill 6 lawsuit raises hidden constitutional concern

November 6, 2020

Evan Zoldan, UToledo law professor, writes in a op-ed that the lawsuit filed by Cincinnati and Columbus to block nuclear bailout fees—seeking to have HB 6 declared an unconstitutional tax—also suggests HB 6 may be unconstitutional “special legislation.” Read: Ohio House Bill 6 lawsuit raises hidden constitutional concern


What legal actions can the president take next?

November 6, 2020

Rebecca Zietlow, the Charles W. Fornoff Professor of Law and Values in the UToledo College of Law, discusses the counting of votes in the 2020 presidential election and what is next after judges dismiss Trump lawsuits in Georgia and Michigan.