Voting. The firm represented long time African American leaders Marian and Donald Spencer in an effort to remove Republican “challengers “from polling places in the African American precincts in Cincinnati the week before the November 2004 presidential election. The statute permitting challengers was later revised. Spencer v. Blackwell, S.D. Ohio No. 1:04-CV-738; 2006 Ohio Senate Bill 3.

Free Speech. The firm successfully defended the Black United Front and the Rev. Damon Lynch III on defamation charges brought by a police officer engaged in a deadly force incident who was offended by their criticisms. Co-counseled with Scott Greenwood and Kenneth Lawson. Jorg v. Cincinnati Black United Front, 153 Ohio App.3d 258 (1st Dist. 2003).

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