September 22, 2015

Lexology September 17, 2015 by Baker & Hostetler LLP This week the Ohio Supreme Court denied three Ohio counties’ attempts to ban high-volume hydraulic fracking. But that denial was procedural, not substantive, so the victory is limited to the instance at hand and the counties are free to try again. Earlier …

September 22, 2015

Lexology September 16, 2015 by Bricker & Eckler LLP On September 16, 2015, the Ohio Supreme Court handed down a per curiam opinion — a victory for both Secretary of State Jon Husted, who was represented by Bricker, and the oil and gas industry — in State ex rel. Walker et al. v. …

September 2, 2015

The Washington Times September 1, 2015 By JULIE CARR SMYTH Residents in three Ohio counties where Secretary of State Jon Husted invalidated anti-fracking ballot issues this fall argued in a court filing Tuesday that voters, not the elections chief, should decide the substance of such issues. Residents in Fulton, Medina …