Sample: Nevada Anti-SLAPP Law under attack

The is an excerpt from a legal blog. Link at bottom. Ohio does not have an anti-SLAPP law. Anti-SLAPP statutes are there so that free expression doesn’t come along with a side helping of bankruptcy, if your speech offends the wrong person. They don’t protect you from liability for real defamation, but they do protect […]

Complaint asks PUCO to regulate ‘submeters’

Complaint asks PUCO to regulate ‘submeters’ A Columbus attorney is asking utility regulators to declare that it is illegal for a “submeter” company to company to charge a markup for electricity in his condominium. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2015/04/15 . . . From the original Dispatch series, Shocking cost of utility bills: “What it gets down to is the individual consumer,” said […]

Blackhearts

What is “reputation”. Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us. –Thomas Paine Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. –Lincoln How can I get a “good” reputation? […]

Cary considers stricter tree removal fines

Town could raise tree placement standards and fines Cary last year fined Amberwood’s management company, Ohio-based real estate firm The Connor Group, more than $70,000 before scrapping the fine in October in favor of a comprehensive tree replacement plan. In the Amberwood violation notice, Cary staff noted that apartment managers showed “no concern” for violating […]

Kingmaker: Evict Larry 2

This is an encore performance. While lazy, it is still appropriate. Governor’s office awards state loan to millionaire mortgage defaulter. At this point, Larry is dead wood. Dead wood that can drag you down or dead wood you can step on as a pulpit to herald a new day. Dead wood you can set on […]