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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 […]
Get Your Passport to the LexisNexis Digital Library for on-the-go Research!

Get Your Passport to the LexisNexis Digital Library for on-the-go Research!

Interested in learning more about the off-site access to Lexis treatises available with your subscription to the Hamilton County Law Library? Attend a free webinar offered by Lexis on June 17th, 2019 at 12:30pm, conveniently accessible from your home or […]

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

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 […]

Law Library partners with local Law Schools to help students ‘Bridge the Gap’

The Hamilton County Law Library is embarking on an ambitious new project with the Cincinnati Bar Association's Legal Research & Information Resources Committee, the University of Cincinnati College of Law and Northern Kentucky University’s Chase College of Law to help […]

New Parenting Coordination Page from the Supreme Court of Ohio

The Dispute Resolution Section of the Supreme Court of Ohio has a new section on Parenting Coordination that went into effect on April 1. This includes a toolkit, sample forms, a survey and Supreme Court Rules. This information can be […]

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!

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

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

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 […]