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Law Library Resources Board Meeting

The Hamilton County Law Library Resources Board will hold its next regular quarterly board meeting on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 11am via Zoom. Call in information for the meeting is below. This meeting is open to the public. Should […]

Happy Constitutional Day 2020!

On September 17, 1878, the Constitutional Convention Delegates signed the final draft of the U. S. Constitution.  It was then sent to the states to ratify. Like many of you, I’m pretty sure I had to memorize the Preamble in […]

Friday First District Roundup 8-28-20

Friday First District Roundup will be going on hiatus for the months of September and October and will return mid-November. You can keep track of decisions on the Court’s website. In re: D.P. Case #C200223 Quote from Judgment Entry: The […]

Friday First District Roundup 8-21-20

Each Friday, we highlight decisions of the First District Court of Appeals in the past week. For question about these cases, contact Vanessa Seeger. Interested in getting these weekly updates sent right to your inbox? Sign up here! Joel Zalvin v. Andrea […]

AMENDMENT XIX

AMENDMENT XIX The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate […]

Remote Access to Westlaw Now Available for a Limited Time!

You read that right. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and thanks to the generosity of Thomson Reuters, the Law Library is pleased to announce remote access to Westlaw is available for a limited time to solo and small firm subscribers! […]

New database in Hein: COVID-19 in America: Response, Issues, and Law

A new database has been added to the Law Library’s HeinOnline subscription: COVID-19 in America: Response, Issues, and Law According to Hein, this database will allow users to: Find factual information about how COVID-19 has impacted public health, economics, society, and […]

A Jury of 12 Men: Jury Duty in the Wake of the 19th Amendment

When the 19th Amendment was ratified on August 18th, 1920, states across the nation found themselves grappling with the implications of this new suffrage. One aspect that was particularly divisive was jury duty. Most states selected their jury pool from […]

Friday First District Roundup 8-7-20

Each Friday, we highlight decisions of the First District Court of Appeals in the past week. For question about these cases, contact Vanessa Seeger. Interested in getting these weekly updates sent right to your inbox? Sign up here! State of Ohio v. […]

Law Library closed the week of August 3

The Law Library’s physical facility will be closed the remainder of the week of August 3. Please contact Lauren with any questions at lmorrison@cms.hamilton-co.org. Subscribers should please email any reference questions to reference@cms.hamilton-co.org as we are continuing to work remotely.