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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tools to Stay Ahead: Action Tracker and Case Notifications

Have you ever been in the process of wrapping up a case brief, all points well-argued, references thoroughly researched, only to discover that a new bill signed into law mere weeks before has completely unraveled your argument? Are you interested […]

Loislaw Treatises Available Through Fastcase

The Loislaw Aspen Treatises available through Fastcase provide a wide range of resources on over 20 different topics ranging from Bankruptcy and Business to Intellectual Property to Personal Liability and Torts. These are full-text practice guides, forms and checklists and […]

New Ebooks at the Law Library!

The Law Library has added new titles to our ebook collection from West Academic! Thanks to a very generous grant from the Statewide Consortium of Law Libraries, HCLL is now pleased to offer over 100 titles from West and Lexis […]

Fall is the Season of Mystery: Book Recs

The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are starting to change, the nights are getting longer. For me, this time of year always ushers in an intense desire to make a cup of tea, put on my flannel PJs and […]

Remote depositions…the future is now

Ohio Civ R 30(B)(6) states  “The parties may stipulate or the court may upon motion order that a deposition be taken by telephone or other remote means. For purposes of this rule, Civ.R. 28, and Civ.R. 45(C), a deposition taken […]

Combating Attorney Compassion Fatigue

I recently read an article about compassion fatigue and its effects on various professions and I realized something. Attorneys are kind of like Vulcans. There are a lot of emotions being bandied about in any court proceeding, but attorneys aren’t […]