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Ohio Poverty Law Journal

Senate Bill Undercuts Fair Housing Law Protections and Enforcement

July 2014

On June 24, 2014 Senator Bill Seitz introduced Senate Bill 349, which purpose is described by the Legislative Services Commission as “to make permissive actual damages and attorney’s fees, to limit certain punitive damages, to allow respondents to recover attorney’s fees in certain instances, to prohibit actual or punitive damages from being awarded to a […]

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The Future of Payday Lending in Ohio – Take 2

June 2014

In a previous post, I suggested that the Ohio Supreme Court may or may not decide the future of payday lending in Ohio.  On Thursday, June 12, the Court did issue a decision.  Unfortunately for Ohio consumers and voters, the Court validated the current industry business model, deciding that these short term, small dollar predatory […]

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