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Category: Current Issues

Here is a compendium of current issues that affect Ohio’s public entities, plus McGown & Markling news of note.

UPDATED: Transgender And Transitioning Status Discrimination Covered By Title VII Of The Civil Rights Act According to Federal Appellate Court

In the case EEOC v. R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, 884 F.3d 560 (6th Cir. 2018), a federal appellate court held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects transgender persons because of their transgender or transitioning status. Title VII prohibits employers from discriminating against their employees in matters related to employment – […]

Ohio Supreme Court Declines To Decide Miranda Issue – School Officials Are Required To Provide  Miranda Warnings In Certain Circumstances

In a long awaited decision, the Ohio Supreme Court dismissed the appeal in In re L.G., Slip Opinion No. 2018-Ohio-3750 as improvidently accepted, leaving the Ohio appellate court’s decision regarding the obligation of school officials to issue Miranda warnings in place. In this case, a young student made a bomb threat to a public middle […]