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Reynoldsburg Teachers Threaten To Sue School Board Over Pay

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Fresh from the picket line, Reynoldsburg teachers are threatening to strike over back pay.
4:45PM
October 10, 2014

Fresh from a three week long strike, teachers now threaten to sue the Board of Education.

OSU Band Director Sues, Alleges Discrimination

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Fired OSUMB director Jon Woods (L) announced he has filed a lawsuit against Ohio State University. Former OSUMB director Paul Droste lent Woods support at the announcement.
3:20PM
September
26, 2014

Fired Ohio State marching band director Jonathan Waters has filed a lawsuit against “individuals and the university.”

ACLU, Others Sue Over Ohio’s Early Voting Rules

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The American Civil Liberties Union and others sue Ohio's elections chief over voting limits.
2:41PM
May 1, 2014

Groups including the American Civil Liberties Union are suing Ohio’s elections chief over limits on when voters can cast an early ballot in the perennial battleground state.

Ruling Clears Upper Arlington In Discrimination Claim

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Tree of Life Christian Schools has been trying since 2009 to consolidate its schools in an office complex in Upper Arlington.
9:05AM
April
30, 2014

A federal judge has ruled that Upper Arlington didn’t discriminate in blocking a Christian school that is trying to move to a large office complex in the city.

Columbus Officers Deny Wrongdoing In Excessive Force Lawsuit

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In the lawsuit, 21-year-old Joseph Hines of Jackson, Mich., accuses officers of a "brutal, unjustified physical attack" that led to a three-day hospitalization and permanent scars.
8:25AM
December 19, 2013

Columbus police officers accused of using excessive force on an Ohio State University student admit punching the young man up to seven times, spraying mace in his face, and hog-tying him, but say they did nothing wrong.

Judge Won’t Stop Condemned Ohio Killer’s Execution

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A federal judge has refused to delay the scheduled execution of Ohio death row inmate Ronald Phillips.
1:21PM
November 7, 2013

A federal judge has declined to block a child killer’s upcoming execution at the request of lawyers suing over Ohio’s new process for carrying out capital punishment.

Activists, Lawmakers Bring Promised Lawsuit Over Medicaid

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The lawsuit filed Tuesday with the Ohio Supreme Court by the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law argues the board violated the Legislature's intent by approving the expansion dollars.
8:15AM
October 23, 2013

Anti-abortion groups and six Republican lawmakers have filed a lawsuit against the state over a move to fund an expansion of the Medicaid health program.

Court Favors Abercrombie In Okla. Suit Over Hijab

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A federal appeals court in Oklahoma dismissed a lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch filed by a woman who claimed she was denied a job because she wore a hijab or headscarf during her interview.
2:28PM
October 2, 2013

A federal appeals court has dismissed claims by an Oklahoma woman who says she wasn’t hired by Abercrombie & Fitch because her headscarf conflicted with the retailer’s dress code, which has since been changed.

Ohio Man Claims Casino Caused Robbery Of $35,000

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11:39AM
July
25, 2013

A man who was robbed of more than $35,000 in gambling winnings is suing the Columbus casino where he won the money, arguing a cashier should have issued him a check instead of cash.

Ohio Town Latest Focus Of Religion Legal Debate

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The Jackson City School Board says a depiction of Jesus hanging in the middle school will stay despite a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union claiming the picture is unconstitutional.
12:11PM
February 13, 2013

A small southern Ohio city in the mostly rural Appalachia region suddenly finds itself as the latest battleground in a national legal debate over what displays of religion are constitutional or not.