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There is more than one religious view on abortion - here's what Jewish texts say

(THE CONVERSATION) Alabama’s governor signed a bill last week that criminalizes nearly all abortions, threatening providers with a felony conviction and up to 99 years in prison.
It is one of numerous efforts across the United States to restrict access to abortion and challenge the Supreme Court’s 1973 decision in Ro ... (full story)

Roetzel & Andress continues to beef up its legal force

Roetzel & Andress continues to beef up its legal force<BR>

With multiple offices in Ohio as well as locations in Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Florida, Roetzel & Andress continues to grow its legal team, recently adding seven attorneys in Ohio and Florida.
In Akron, associate Michelle R. Reese joined the real estate practice group earlier this year, where she focuses on a wide variet ... (full story)

9th District reverses Wayne County capital murder case

A Wayne County trial court abused its discretion by finding a capital murder defendant accused of killing his parents remained incompetent to stand trial, the 9th District Court of Appeals ruled recently.
Rodney Stutzman was apprehended in West Virginia several days after police conducted a welfare check at his parents’ hom ... (full story)

New Gates-funded commission aims to put a value on a college education

THE CONVERSATION) The Gates Foundation is poised to disrupt American higher education with a new Postsecondary Value Commission. As its name suggests, the commission aims to define the value of a college degree.
Among other things, the commission plans to “aid policymakers in gauging what the public gets for its investment ... (full story)

Why are there so many candidates for president?

(THE CONVERSATION) Seven Democratic presidential candidates gathered on national television early in the 1988 campaign to debate each other.
The field of candidates, derided by Republicans as the “Seven Dwarfs,” pales in comparison to the 24 Democratic candidates who have – at last count – declared their ... (full story)