When the Shale Gale Hit Ohio: The Failures of the Dormant Mineral Act, its Heroic Interpretations, and Grave Choices Facing the Supreme Court

Author:Fenner L. Stewart
Position:Fenner Stewart is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Calgary, Faculty of Law. He is a member of the University of Calgary's Energy Research Strategy, entitled 'Energy Innovation for Today and Tomorrow.' This confederation of scholars is a new interfaculty cluster from the Faculty of Arts, the Schulich School of Engineering, the ...

Ohio’s Seventh District Court of Appeals recently attempted to remedy the ODMA’s ambiguities. The appellate court, however, may not have the final word on the matter. The Ohio Supreme Court will review a number of issues in the coming year, and there are still others which may ultimately need to be reviewed. In light of this, this article will evaluate the appellate court’s judgments. This study... (see full summary)

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