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Research, it’s kind of our thing.

We are not attorneys. We didn’t go to Law School (well, Lauren did), we didn’t pass the Bar (well, Lauren did) and we can’t practice the law (well, Lauren can). But we can research. Oh buddy can we research. We […]

How do I…?

Working in the library means you answer a lot of procedural and directional questions. “Where do I file this?” “Who do I talk to about that?” “How do I do this?” And while these are some of our favorite questions […]

Is it authoritative? A not-so-quick guide.

In a time when anyone can post anything on the internet and swear it’s true, it’s more important than ever to ensure the information you are gathering is correct. And to be honest, it can be absolutely exhausting. This post […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Resource Spotlight: Espacenet

If you’re in need of a robust resource for international patents research, look no further than the European Patents Office’s Espacenet. Espacenet houses over 95 million patent documents from around the world. You can search by product name, product type, […]

Where are all the books going?

If you’ve been in the Law Library recently, you may have noticed an alarming number of empty shelves in the area by the Circulation desk. But never fear! This isn’t some great purge of the printed word to induce much […]