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Research, it’s kind of our thing.

Research, it’s kind of our thing.

We are not attorneys. We didn’t go to Law School (well, Lauren did), we didn’t pass the Bar (well, Lauren did) and we can’t practice the law (well, Lauren can). But we can research. Oh buddy can we research. We […]
It’s International Beer Day: Time to Brush Up on Ohio Liquor Law

It’s International Beer Day: Time to Brush Up on Ohio Liquor Law

Today, August 4th is International Beer Day!   As you celebrate, here are some state laws to be aware of. Ohio Revised Code Title 43 covers liquor law. 4301.01 defines beer as "all beverages brewed or fermented wholly or in part […]
How do I…?

How do I…?

Working in the library means you answer a lot of procedural and directional questions. “Where do I file this?” “Who do I talk to about that?” “How do I do this?” And while these are some of our favorite questions […]
Ohio Red-Light Camera Saga Continues With Latest Supreme Court Ruling

Ohio Red-Light Camera Saga Continues With Latest Supreme Court Ruling

Red-Light camera opponents were dealt a blow today with Ohio Supreme Court's ruling in Dayton v. State 2017-OHIO-6909. The ruling struck down three key provisions of  a 2015 law limiting the use of the cameras. Writing for the majority, Judge Patrick […]
Is it authoritative? A not-so-quick guide.

Is it authoritative? A not-so-quick guide.

In a time when anyone can post anything on the internet and swear it’s true, it’s more important than ever to ensure the information you are gathering is correct. And to be honest, it can be absolutely exhausting. This post […]

Video now available: Immigration Law

On Friday, July 14th, attorney Thomas Geygan, Jr. gave a presentation during our monthly You and the Legal System event detailing the path to citizenship for foreign nationals who marry citizens of the United States. Representatives from the Mexican Consulate […]
Hamilton County Ordinances & Municipal Codes

Hamilton County Ordinances & Municipal Codes

One of the most common questions we get here at the Law Library deals with ordinances and codes from the different municipalities and townships that make up Hamilton County. While Ohio law (O.R.C. 111.22 & 731.231) requires that each township […]
6 Tips for creating a power point that won’t put people to sleep

6 Tips for creating a power point that won’t put people to sleep

We’ve all sat through- and struggled to stay awake during- meetings with the same old Power Point presentation with the basic title at the top, basic text running in bullet points underneath and nothing exciting in between. You don’t need […]
Pacemaker Evidence May Be Used in Butler County Arson Trial

Pacemaker Evidence May Be Used in Butler County Arson Trial

On Tuesday, Butler County Judge Charles L. Pater ruled that evidence gathered from a defendant's pacemaker may be used in his criminal trial.  The case involves the September 2016 fire at the Middletown home of Ross Compton. Police were suspicious […]
Representing yourself in court – Part 2

Representing yourself in court – Part 2

Representing yourself in court is a serious and often terrifying prospect. The court system can be confusing and intimidating to even the most seasoned attorney, much less the general public. In this two-part series, you will find useful information to […]