201710.31
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The First Amendment—and sexual relations?

The Ohio Supreme Court recently rendered a decision that concerns First Amendment rights in an unusual setting—sexual relations. The case concerned a statute that prohibits someone who knows he has the HIV virus from engaging in sex without first disclosing that fact to the other person. It’s a felony to violate the statute. Orlando Battista…

201710.03
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Financial industry files suit over CFPB rule

Last July, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized a rule that will allow consumers to join together in class-action lawsuits against banks, credit card companies and other lenders. This is a hot button issue for the financial industry, which promotes arbitration as a less expensive means to resolve disputes. Attorneys who represent consumers would…