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McGown & Markling Files Ohio Supreme Court Amicus Curiae (“Friend of the Court”) Memorandum On Behalf Of The Ohio School Boards Association

Today, September 7, 2017, McGown & Markling had the honor and privilege of filing an amicus curiae preliminary memorandum with the Ohio Supreme Court on behalf of the Ohio School Boards Association (“OSBA”) and in support of the Olentangy Local School District Board of Education on (1) whether R.C. 2151.421 imposes civil liability upon a […]

U.S. Department of Education Revises Title IX Guidance and Enforcement

Today, September 22, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education (“DOE”) issued its “September 2017 Questions and Answers on Campus Sexual Misconduct” which can be read by clicking here and answers the following twelve questions: What is the nature of a school’s responsibility to address sexual misconduct? What is the Clery Act and how does it […]

Matthew John Markling Presents to Management Council and Educational Service Center Leaders

On September 11, 2017, Matthew John Markling is giving a presentation entitled, “ESC Legal Update” to Ohio educational leaders at the 2017 “Connect & Collaborate” Conference co-hosted by the Ohio Educational Service Center Association (“OESCA”), Ohio Treasurers of Educational Service Centers Association (“OTESCA”), and Management Council. Mr. Markling’s presentation will address current legal issues facing […]