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Donated Historical Law Books

Donated Historical Law Books

The Hamilton County Law Library recently received a donation of historical Ohio law books, including several volumes of the Ohio Weekly Bulletin, Ohio Nisi Prius Reports and records from the Cincinnati Superior Court, supplementing our collection with materials contemporaneous to […]
Keep Right Except to Pass: A Comparison of Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky Laws

Keep Right Except to Pass: A Comparison of Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky Laws

Is there anything more frustrating than commuting into work in the morning and getting stuck behind someone traveling in the left lane of the highway while driving below the speed limit and the speed of the prevailing flow of traffic? […]
National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Melissa Barney

National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Melissa Barney

Melissa is the crafter among us at the Law Library so it’s no surprise that her current reading list includes The New Hexagon, by Katja Marek. This book teaches the art of English paper piecing, or using paper to stabilize […]
National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Amy Kurlansky

National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Amy Kurlansky

Amy’s reading list reflects the diversity of an attorney who also worked at a public library. Working at a public library affords the best exposure to new material because you’re constantly checking in material from people with vastly different reading […]
National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Lauren Morrison

National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Lauren Morrison

Lauren’s current reading list reflects her dual life as a librarian and mother. For herself, she is reading Sing, Unburied Sing by Jesmyn Ward, with her oldest daughter, she is reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling […]
National Library Week – What We’re Reading, Featuring Vanessa Seeger

National Library Week – What We’re Reading, Featuring Vanessa Seeger

It’s pretty rare for me to be reading only one book at a time. Right now I am reading three. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien If you haven’t read this series, you really should. […]
Upcoming Activities for National Library Week!

Upcoming Activities for National Library Week!

This year National Library Week is April 9-13 and to celebrate, we have a variety of activities planned for our subscribers and the public alike. To kick things off, Monday April 9th is free popcorn day! Stop by the subscriber […]
Leveraging the Law Library’s teleconference equipment to save you money

Leveraging the Law Library’s teleconference equipment to save you money

It’s Monday. You’ve got two hearings in the morning plus a bench trial in the afternoon. It’s raining, the traffic is terrible but somehow you’ve got to manage to meet with your client who is currently incarcerated in Butler County. […]
New Staff Member: Amy Kurlansky!

New Staff Member: Amy Kurlansky!

The Law Library is exceptionally pleased to welcome our newest staff member, Amy Kurlansky! Amy is assuming the role of Reference Librarian for the Law Library and will be in charge of the newsletter and all CLEs (so feel free […]
If Knowledge is Power, Then Law Libraries are the Power Lines

If Knowledge is Power, Then Law Libraries are the Power Lines

A member of the public came to the Law Library recently to have a document notarized. He walked through the door and stopped dead, looking around with wonder at all the law books on the shelves (it’s a pretty impressive-looking […]