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Things aren't looking up for Lyft

Dear Mr. Berko: Lyft, a hot issue, will be coming public soon between $65 and $70. I'm not a big customer, but my broker offered to get me as much as 100 shares. What do you think? -- J.O., Wilmington, N.C.
Dear J.O.: I may be wrong as Corrigan, but if you were offered 100 shares, then Lyft "ain't" a hot issue.
Yes, ... (full story)


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Akron Law sponsors globalization of the legal industry lecture

The Brennan Courtroom lecture hall at the University of Akron School of Law was at capacity for the inaugural lecture in the Miller Becker Center for Responsibility series on “Lawyers and the Globalization of Legal Services.”
Renowned Penn State Dickinson Law professor Laurel S. Terry delivered an energetic and highly ... (full story)


Mahoning County Bar Assn. unveils Law Day festivities

It’s been more than 60 years since former President Dwight Eisenhower first started Law Day in 1958 to celebrate the country’s commitment to the rule of law. Three years later Congress issued a joint resolution designating May 1 as the official date that the nation would commemorate the event.
This year’s Law Da ... (full story)


State


Accuracy at core of Supreme Court case over census question

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Elena Kagan's father was 3 years old when the census taker came to the family's apartment on Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn, New York, on April 10, 1930.
Robert Kagan was initially wrongly listed as an "alien," though he was a native-born New Yorker. The entry about his citizenship status appe ... (full story)


OSBA expands its advocacy and outreach efforts

COLUMBUS––The Ohio State Bar Association, the state’s largest network of lawyers and legal professionals, is boosting its advocacy and outreach efforts with the recent additions of Jocelyn Armstrong and Scott Lundregan to the team.
Armstrong will serve as the OSBA’s new Director of Inclusion and Outreach, ... (full story)


Justices pass on Second Amendment challenge in gun collection dispute

The state's high court turned down a Solon man's challenge to confiscation of his firearms as a term of his probation after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct.
A 5-2 majority of the Supreme Court of Ohio found no merit in John Broderick's assertion that the city significantly curtailed his Second Amendment right to bear arms b ... (full story)


Bill requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver's license

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A bill before the Ohio Legislature requiring teenage drivers under 18 years old to use their learner's permits for a full year would mean minors would have to be at least 16½ before they could get their probationary driver's license.
The proposed legislation aims to give young drivers more experie ... (full story)