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Stranger Than Fiction: Chilling True Crime Reads for the Halloween Season

Stranger Than Fiction: Chilling True Crime Reads for the Halloween Season

Ok, it's confession time. I'm Laura, and I'm a true crime addict. I often joke that if I'm ever a suspect, and the police look at my bookshelf and see all the Ann Rule paperbacks, I'm in big trouble. But […]
Call for Presenters

Call for Presenters

Here at the Hamilton County Law Library, we are dedicated to increasing access to justice for individuals from all walks of life. Thanks to a generous grant from the Consortium of Ohio County Law Libraries, we are able to reach […]
Friday Bill Round Up: Firearms, Cyber Security and More

Friday Bill Round Up: Firearms, Cyber Security and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Cyber Security SB 220-Safe Harbor  Senate bill 220 […]
New Help Center and Law Clinics Increase Access to Justice

New Help Center and Law Clinics Increase Access to Justice

The Hamilton County Courthouse has a new tenant, one that will hopefully help level the playing field for Pro Se litigants attempting to navigate the legal system on their own. The Help Center, located on the first floor of the […]
Friday Bill Roundup: Free Speech, Land Installment Contracts and More

Friday Bill Roundup: Free Speech, Land Installment Contracts and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Criminal Law  SB 207-Felonious Assault Expansion  Senate bill […]
Tools to Stay Ahead: Action Tracker and Case Notifications

Tools to Stay Ahead: Action Tracker and Case Notifications

Have you ever been in the process of wrapping up a case brief, all points well-argued, references thoroughly researched, only to discover that a new bill signed into law mere weeks before has completely unraveled your argument? Are you interested […]
New US Supreme Court Terms Begins Today-Key Cases to Watch

New US Supreme Court Terms Begins Today-Key Cases to Watch

Today, the US Supreme Court begins a new term. This will be the first full term with Justice Neil Gorsuch, and his opinions will be closely watched. Here are several key cases with long ranging implications the Justices will be […]
Friday Bill Round Up: Regan Tokes Bill, Property Tax, Free Speech on Campus and More

Friday Bill Round Up: Regan Tokes Bill, Property Tax, Free Speech on Campus and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Criminal SB 201-Regan Tokes Law-Incarceration  SB 202-Regan Tokes […]
Loislaw Treatises Available Through Fastcase

Loislaw Treatises Available Through Fastcase

The Loislaw Aspen Treatises available through Fastcase provide a wide range of resources on over 20 different topics ranging from Bankruptcy and Business to Intellectual Property to Personal Liability and Torts. These are full-text practice guides, forms and checklists and […]
Changes to Ohio Board of Tax Appeals Procedure Go Into Effect Friday

Changes to Ohio Board of Tax Appeals Procedure Go Into Effect Friday

Beginning September 29, Ohio has made a change in the process for appealing Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) decisions. Currently, taxpayers can file an appeal directly to the Ohio Supreme Court. Now as a result of changes in House Bill […]