November 27, 2016
Ohio empowers its citizenry in some instances to act on behalf of municipalities “to restrain the misapplication of funds of the municipal corporation, the abuse of its corporate powers, or the execution or performance of any contract made on behalf of the municipal corporation in contravention of the laws of or ordinance governing it.” (R.C. … Continue reading Ohio’s Political Subdivision Immunity Act Does Not Undercut Ohio’s Taxpayer Action Statute
September 11, 2016
Finney Law Firm attorney Chris Finney has been selected to co-instruct the seminar entitled “Local Government Law from Start to Finish” on December 15th. Mr. Finney’s topic will be “Taxpayer Actions in Ohio.” We will share more details and sign-up information as it becomes available.
January 9, 2016
For those readers following the Indian Hill School District class action litigation (read here for more), yesterday, Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Martin approved the global settlement. This is good news for all involved, as a six-year legal battle has now wound to a successful end. Today’s Cincinnati Enquirer has an update here. … Continue reading Advocating in the halls of government: Indian Hill class action settlement approved by Judge Steve Martin
January 8, 2016
Christopher P. Finney has been pleased to serve as one of three attorneys in the case of Fred Sanborn et al v. The Board of Education of the Indian Hill Exempted Village School District, et al.. This case is featured in a thorough analysis in today’s Cincinnati Enquirer. As the story relates, the case is in part about the … Continue reading Finney Law Firm represents Plaintiffs in Indian Hill Schools property tax class action settlement
September 26, 2014
It was one of the more unusual chapters in our firm’s public interest law practice. Tuesday night in a vote before Maple Heights Council. that battle ended. In July and August, a group of citizen volunteers in the small northeast Ohio City of Maple Heights followed the procedures set forth in the Ohio Constitution, gathering signatures of … Continue reading Maple Heights, Ohio finally succumbs — Red Light Cameras to be on the ballot!