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Working with Non-Gender-Normative Clients and Coworkers: An Interview

Working with Non-Gender-Normative Clients and Coworkers: An Interview

When I was younger, the word “queer” was considered derogatory. It meant weird, strange or different and was flung like hot tar at those who weren’t quite “normal”, to stick, stain and burn for all to see. Now “queer” is […]
Thursday Bill Roundup: Counterfeiting, Veterans’ Courts and More

Thursday Bill Roundup: Counterfeiting, Veterans’ Courts and More

Each week, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Criminal Law  HB 405-Counterfeiting Law  This bill would create […]
Under Pressure? Just Shake It Off by Avoiding the Sound of Silence.

Under Pressure? Just Shake It Off by Avoiding the Sound of Silence.

There have been countless studies by universities (here, here, here, and here)  that show that listening to music while studying helps students perform better on exams, decreases anxiety and improves overall school performance. Medical facilities have also studied the calming effect […]
Friday Bill Roundup: Health Insurance, Sales Tax Holiday and More

Friday Bill Roundup: Health Insurance, Sales Tax Holiday and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Constitutional Law  HJR 5-Change Constitutional Amendment Procedure This […]
Friday Bill Roundup: Beekeepers, Eviction and More

Friday Bill Roundup: Beekeepers, Eviction and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Animals  HB 392-Bee Keeper Immunity House bill 392 […]
Stranger Than Fiction: Chilling True Crime Reads for the Halloween Season

Stranger Than Fiction: Chilling True Crime Reads for the Halloween Season

Ok, it's confession time. I'm Laura, and I'm a true crime addict. I often joke that if I'm ever a suspect, and the police look at my bookshelf and see all the Ann Rule paperbacks, I'm in big trouble. But […]
Call for Presenters

Call for Presenters

Here at the Hamilton County Law Library, we are dedicated to increasing access to justice for individuals from all walks of life. Thanks to a generous grant from the Consortium of Ohio County Law Libraries, we are able to reach […]
Friday Bill Round Up: Firearms, Cyber Security and More

Friday Bill Round Up: Firearms, Cyber Security and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Cyber Security SB 220-Safe Harbor  Senate bill 220 […]
New Help Center and Law Clinics Increase Access to Justice

New Help Center and Law Clinics Increase Access to Justice

The Hamilton County Courthouse has a new tenant, one that will hopefully help level the playing field for Pro Se litigants attempting to navigate the legal system on their own. The Help Center, located on the first floor of the […]
Friday Bill Roundup: Free Speech, Land Installment Contracts and More

Friday Bill Roundup: Free Speech, Land Installment Contracts and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Criminal Law  SB 207-Felonious Assault Expansion  Senate bill […]