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Research Hack: Using Bloomberg Law for Docket Searches

There’s a lot of debate right now about the cost for searching court dockets through resources like PACER, which can pack a hefty price tag with very little forewarning. Many are advocating for free PACER searching and Rep. Doug Collins […]

New Books: DSM-5 and Psych Evals for the Courts

The Law Library has added two new books! Psychological Evaluation for the Courts has released a 4th Edition and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is in its 5th edition and we have added both to our collection! […]

Read the Books

Among some of the historic materials in our collection, I discovered the transcript from the centennial celebration of the Cincinnati Law Library Association, which was the original governing body of the Law Library. The event was held at the Court […]

CBA 10 Minute Mentoring

Tomorrow morning, April 4, at 8:00, is the final session in the CBA’s new 10 Minute Mentoring Talk series.  The talks are modeled in a Ted talk style, with speakers wisely providing their insights into topics relevant to lawyers at […]

New NOLOs!

The Law Library has added a large collection of updated NOLOs! The titles cover topics from Landlord-Tenant Law to Employer Law all the way to resources for pro se litigants. These book can be checked out by subscribers for 2 […]

Celebrating National Library Week as a Special Library

When it was decided that celebrating National Library Week would be a priority for our library, I went where every librarian goes looking for programming ideas: the internet (read: Pinterest). I tried all the official and unofficial sources out there […]

Mock Trial 2019

On Friday, January 18, 2019, more than 3,000 high school students entered courtrooms in 26 counties across Ohio, to take part in the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education’s (OCLRE) 36th Annual Ohio Mock Trial Competition.   Their journey continued Friday, February […]