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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 […]

Ebooks of the Week: Indiana and Kentucky Jury Instructions

Our most-requested research item is, without a doubt, jury instructions. And while the only way you can access Ohio Jury Instruction remotely is to email our reference inbox ( and have us send them to you during business hours, all […]

Renovations will soon be underway at the Law Library!

After several years of planning, preparing and praying, the renovations of the State of Ohio room are finally ready to begin! Thanks to a generous gift from the Cincinnati Law Library Association, the State of Ohio room will be transformed […]

New Database Available in HeinOnline!

At close to 50,000 titles, the new HeinOnline database GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions is a robust addition to the Hein collection. According to Hein this database “contains reports on audits, surveys, investigations, and evaluations of federal programs conducted […]