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National Constitution Center Podcast explores Finney Law Firm U.S. Supreme Court case

June 8, 2014

We missed this podcast, which has been “up” for more than a month, until now, on the important case the Finney Law Firm has pending before the United States Supreme Court, Susan B. Anthony List, et al. v. Ohio Elections Commission, et al. The National Constitution Center has an interesting dialogue on how the “best Amicus Brief ever” came … Continue reading National Constitution Center Podcast explores Finney Law Firm U.S. Supreme Court case

By: Christopher P. Finney

Navigating turbulent waters: Very early settlement discussions

June 8, 2014

The Finney law Firm is prepared to fully and vigorously litigate your claim, through appeals if necessary.  Indeed, our attorneys have handled appeals of a case all the way through the U.S. Supreme Court.  So, please do not read this article as a lack of resolve to pursue a case through the end.  Rather it reports … Continue reading Navigating turbulent waters: Very early settlement discussions

By: Christopher P. Finney

Valuation services right the portfolio

June 7, 2014

Isolated to a single property, the tax valuation services offered by Finney Law Firm can provide significant annualized property tax savings for clients.  Read about these services here. But for larger companies, “righting” their portfolio can have such a significant impact, that it affects a quarterly earnings report, and indeed increases the market capitalization of the company. … Continue reading Valuation services right the portfolio

By: Christopher P. Finney

Federal criminal “stings” thrown out

May 30, 2014

Two different federal judges have tossed criminal charges relative to drug stings as “outrageous,” “fabricated crimes” for being an unconstitutional procedure. The reasoning is not just the substance of the stings, but, as the article tells us, “Judges are getting really frustrated with not having sufficient answers on how these people were targeted or how they … Continue reading Federal criminal “stings” thrown out

By: Christopher P. Finney

OVI Arrest videos are no longer public records in three counties in SW Ohio

May 30, 2014

We are all used to seeing videos of OVI arrests on television.  Bob Huggins, Paavo Jarvi, and other luminaries’ arrest video have regularly appeared on television and www.youtube.com following the arrest. Well, pursuant to a recent decision from the 12th District Court of Appeals, in Clermont, Warren and Butler Counties (the area covered by the … Continue reading OVI Arrest videos are no longer public records in three counties in SW Ohio

By: Christopher P. Finney

Is filming an arrest a constitutionally-protected activity?

May 27, 2014

In my career, I have been asked to evaluate two cases in which our firm’s clients were arrested for merely filming the arrest of another person.  In one instance, our client was leaving a bar in Covington, Kentucky and observed another patron (whom he did not know) being arrested.  He whipped out his camera phone … Continue reading Is filming an arrest a constitutionally-protected activity?

By: Christopher P. Finney

Former Kings Superintendent featured on NBC Channel 4 in Columbus

May 27, 2014

Our firm is handling an important case dealing with the cruel child abuse of multiple-handicapped, non-verbal children at Kings Local School District’s Columbia Elementary School. The abuse occurred under the rein of Superintendent Valerie Browning.  Our readers may recall that we sued at the Ohio Supreme Court to obtain copies of eight deposition transcripts that documented … Continue reading Former Kings Superintendent featured on NBC Channel 4 in Columbus

By: Christopher P. Finney

After the fact: NYT’s Adam Liptak’s investigation into the editing of SCOTUS decisions

May 27, 2014

Sunday, Adam Liptak had this interesting piece in the New York Times shining a light on a little-known practice of our nation’s highest court: corrections “after the fact” of the original released decision. The late changes by the Justices do not change the outcomes of the decision — the winners and losers — but they … Continue reading After the fact: NYT’s Adam Liptak’s investigation into the editing of SCOTUS decisions

By: Christopher P. Finney

Pillars of Strength: Formatting a corporate signature to protect the “corporate veil.”

May 23, 2014

Two other posts (here and here) address techniques useful in protecting personal assets from the creditors of a corporate entity (I.e., limited liability company or corporation).  This post addresses specifically how to sign documents to aid in that effort to avoid “piercing the corporate veil.” The key is to sign documents not in your personal name, but in the … Continue reading Pillars of Strength: Formatting a corporate signature to protect the “corporate veil.”

By: Christopher P. Finney