Friday, October 17, 2014

Lindey and Parley on Separation Agreements and Antenuptial Contracts, 2d

This publication was updated October 2014 and includes revised chapters on Child Custody, Spousal Support, and Agreement Binding.  Click here to view the publication update.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Tax Planning for Partners, Partnerships, and LLCs (Release 33)

This title was updated in October 2014.  Follow this link for the publication's update information. 

Monday, September 22, 2014

Rails-To-Trails: Conversion of Railroad Corridors to Recreational Trails

Chapter 78A of Powell on Real Estate was revised in September 2014.  This 132 page treatise provides a comprehensive overview of the use of railroad corridors as recreational trails, or other public uses, when they are not being used for trains.  View this link for the introduction and synopsis. The complete publication is available at the law library. 

Monday, August 11, 2014

Criminal Law Deskbook (Release 30 - August 2014)

These chapters have been completely updated to reflect new changes in case law and analysis:

Chapter 3, Substantive Crimes and Their Elements
Chapter 11, Plea Bargaining and the Guilty Plea
Chapter 12, Preparation for Trial

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Ohio Employment Practices Law -- Baldwin's Ohio Handbook Series (2014)

Recent developments in the 2014 edition include:

  • Discussion of the legality of an employee discharge over an employee's social media posts, including coverage of the recent National Labor Relations Board case Butler Medical Transport, LLC, 2013 WL 4761153 (N.L.R.B. Div. of Judges 2013). See section 10:10.

  • Coverage of the decision of the United States Supreme Court in the case of US Airways, Inc. v. McCutchen, 133 S. Ct. 1537, 185 L. Ed. 2d 654, 55 Employee Benefits Cas. (BNA) 1845 (2013), in which the Court resolved the circuit split on whether "equitable defenses" could override an ERISA plan's reimbursement provisions. See section 14:2.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Ohio Planning and Zoning Law -- Baldwin's Ohio Handbook Series (2014)

New features and recent developments covered in the 2014 edition include:

  • Boice v. Ottawa Hills, 137 Ohio St. 3d 412, 2013-Ohio-4769, 999 N.E. 2d 649 (2013), in which the Ohio Supreme Court addressed a property owner's vested right in a lot's status as buildable. See section 7:1.

  • Koontz v.St. Johns River Water Management Dist., 133 S. Ct. 2586, 186 L.d. 2d 697, 76 Env't Rep. Cas. (BNA) 1649 (2013), in which the United States Supreme Court clarified the constitutional tests involved when a government demands either money or land from a land use permit applicant.  See sections 10:5 and 11:21.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Ohio Trial Practice -- Baldwin's Ohio Handbook Series (2014)

New features and recent developments in this 2014 edition of Ohio Trial Practice include:

  • Does the fact that a prosecutor breached a plea agreement to not speak on the issue of sentencing entitle a defendant to withdraw his guilty plea? See State v. Graham, 2013-Ohio-600, 2013 WL 659094 (Ohio Ct. App.5th Dist. Delaware County 2013), discussed in Section 4:33.

  • Should a trial court suppress a recording of a conversation between defendant and his mother in a closed interview room? See State v. Williams, 2013-Ohio-5076, 2013 WL 6081535 (Ohio Ct. App. 11th Dist. Trumbull County discussed in Section 29:2.

  • Can a court seal the records for a dismissed charge that arises as the result of the same act that supports a non-sealable conviction? See State v. Pariag, 137 Ohio St. 3d 81, 2013-Ohio-4010, 998 N.E. 2d (2013), discussed in Section 39:27.