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Video now available: Immigration Law

On Friday, July 14th, attorney Thomas Geygan, Jr. gave a presentation during our monthly You and the Legal System event detailing the path to citizenship for foreign nationals who marry citizens of the United States. Representatives from the Mexican Consulate […]
Hamilton County Ordinances & Municipal Codes

Hamilton County Ordinances & Municipal Codes

One of the most common questions we get here at the Law Library deals with ordinances and codes from the different municipalities and townships that make up Hamilton County. While Ohio law (O.R.C. 111.22 & 731.231) requires that each township […]
6 Tips for creating a power point that won’t put people to sleep

6 Tips for creating a power point that won’t put people to sleep

We’ve all sat through- and struggled to stay awake during- meetings with the same old Power Point presentation with the basic title at the top, basic text running in bullet points underneath and nothing exciting in between. You don’t need […]
Pacemaker Evidence May Be Used in Butler County Arson Trial

Pacemaker Evidence May Be Used in Butler County Arson Trial

On Tuesday, Butler County Judge Charles L. Pater ruled that evidence gathered from a defendant's pacemaker may be used in his criminal trial.  The case involves the September 2016 fire at the Middletown home of Ross Compton. Police were suspicious […]
Representing yourself in court – Part 2

Representing yourself in court – Part 2

Representing yourself in court is a serious and often terrifying prospect. The court system can be confusing and intimidating to even the most seasoned attorney, much less the general public. In this two-part series, you will find useful information to […]
Stay Safe on the Fourth! Check out these Fireworks Laws.

Stay Safe on the Fourth! Check out these Fireworks Laws.

As we head out to our parades and parties for the Fourth of July, it's important to stay safe. Check out this list of some of the local laws and ordinances to be aware of this summer holiday season. Ohio  […]
Sixth Circuit Decision Allows Ohio to Resume Executions

Sixth Circuit Decision Allows Ohio to Resume Executions

On Wednesday, the en banc Sixth Circuit ruled 8-6 that Ohio may resume lethal injections using a three drug mixture that includes the controversial sedative midazolam. The ruling reverses the injunction issued in January, and upheld in April.  The last […]
Representing yourself in court – Part 1

Representing yourself in court – Part 1

  Representing yourself in court is a serious and often terrifying prospect. The court system can be confusing and intimidating to even the most seasoned attorney, much less the general public. In this two-part series, you will find useful information […]
Latest News on Trump Travel Ban: Who Is Affected?

Latest News on Trump Travel Ban: Who Is Affected?

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered Trump a small victory in his ongoing battle over the so called "travel ban." While agreeing to take the case up in the fall term, they agreed to let parts of the order stay […]
Change in Library Hours

Change in Library Hours

Beginning July 24, 2017 and continuing for several months, the Law Library will be closing to both the public and subscribers at 4pm, due to staffing shortages. Any patrons in the library will need to finish their work before that […]