Siferd’s Ohio Law Blog

Lima, Ohio Legal Commentary Blog

This blog is the work of Richard E. Siferd and contains his opinions – which are sometimes right and sometimes wrong. It is dedicated to the judges and lawyers who are fair-minded and try to seek justice in an imperfect system.

Blog Posts

Redistricting in Ohio is a Joke

In my opinion the failure of Justice Dewine, a Republican, to recuse himself from the redistricting dispute is a sad commentary on the state of the Republican Party in Ohio.

The Arbitration Scam

How can a large corporation which defrauds, cheats, and steals from people avoid getting sued in court? It sticks a clause into the “agreement” that any dispute has to be arbitrated.

What Are the Best Courts in Ohio?

A recent case decided by the Ohio Supreme Court caught my eye. In Hoyle v. DTJ Enterprises, Inc. 2015-Ohio-843 the issue was insurance coverage, and who contributes to Supreme Court races.