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What US medical supply chain can learn from the fashion industry

(THE CONVERSATION) The shortage of crucial medical supplies, especially personal protective equipment, has crippled the United States' ability to quell the COVID-19 pandemic.
At least 54,000 nursing home residents and workers have died from COVID-19 in the U.S. as of June 26. This is a staggering number when compared to nursing ... (full story)

How American journalists covered the first use of the atomic bomb

(THE CONVERSATION) Seventy-five years ago this week, the U.S. military revealed the greatest and best-kept secret of the Allied effort to win World War II.
The use of the atomic bomb proved to the world that it was indeed possible to make one.
But how had it been possible to keep the secret? And how did US journalists brea ... (full story)

Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio takes the reins as OSBA president

Utilizing new technology to keep members informed during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, addressing legal issues around race and the criminal justice system and continuing to promote and advance the rule of law in uncertain times are among the key items on the agenda of Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) President Judge Linda Tucci Te ... (full story)


2 suits target Ohio voting procedures ahead of 2020 election

COLUMBUS (AP) — Voting rights groups and Democrats filed separate lawsuits in Ohio last Friday that the parties said were aimed at making voting easier in the battleground state this November amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Republicans, including Secretary of State Frank LaRose, immediately criticized the efforts, with a GO ... (full story)

Ohio pharmacy board backs down on banning drug for COVID-19

Ohio pharmacy board backs down on banning drug for COVID-19

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio pharmacy board reversed course last week and tossed a rule that would have prohibited use of a malaria drug for patients with COVID-19. The decision followed public feedback and a request by Gov. Mike DeWine to ditch the rule.
At issue was the prescribing of the drug hydroxychloroquine, whose effec ... (full story)

Online notarization: How to get your document notarized from a distance

Online notarization became legal in Ohio in September of 2019. The ability to manage a document online simplifies the entire process if you need a notarized signature – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Any document you may need notarized can now be notarized online, with the help of a certified online notary and th ... (full story)


Ohio Bar Exam goes online as California, other states adjust

The Ohio state bar exam has been rescheduled from September to October 5 and 6 and has shifted to an online format because of the Coronavirus emergency.
Ohio’s July exam, which was first delayed because of the pandemic, was scheduled for September 9-10. The Ohio Office of Bar Admissions website says: “In all discussi ... (full story)