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Stay Safe on the Fourth! Check out these Fireworks Laws.

Stay Safe on the Fourth! Check out these Fireworks Laws.

As we head out to our parades and parties for the Fourth of July, it's important to stay safe. Check out this list of some of the local laws and ordinances to be aware of this summer holiday season. Ohio  […]
Sixth Circuit Decision Allows Ohio to Resume Executions

Sixth Circuit Decision Allows Ohio to Resume Executions

On Wednesday, the en banc Sixth Circuit ruled 8-6 that Ohio may resume lethal injections using a three drug mixture that includes the controversial sedative midazolam. The ruling reverses the injunction issued in January, and upheld in April.  The last […]
Representing yourself in court – Part 1

Representing yourself in court – Part 1

  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 […]
Latest News on Trump Travel Ban: Who Is Affected?

Latest News on Trump Travel Ban: Who Is Affected?

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered Trump a small victory in his ongoing battle over the so called "travel ban." While agreeing to take the case up in the fall term, they agreed to let parts of the order stay […]
Change in Library Hours

Change in Library Hours

Beginning July 24, 2017 and continuing for several months, the Law Library will be closing to both the public and subscribers at 4pm, due to staffing shortages. Any patrons in the library will need to finish their work before that […]
Ohio Board of Professional Conduct Releases Opinion on Virtual Law Offices

Ohio Board of Professional Conduct Releases Opinion on Virtual Law Offices

On Thursday, June 22, the Ohio Supreme Court's Board of Professional Conduct released Advisory Opinion 2007-5 which allows the operation of virtual law offices.  What is a virtual law office? In basic terms, it describes a lawyer or firm without […]
Resource Spotlight: Espacenet

Resource Spotlight: Espacenet

If you’re in need of a robust resource for international patents research, look no further than the European Patents Office’s Espacenet. Espacenet houses over 95 million patent documents from around the world. You can search by product name, product type, […]
Friday Bill Roundup: Airports, Dogs, License Suspensions and More

Friday Bill Roundup: Airports, Dogs, License Suspensions 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. Abortion  HB 258-Heartbeat Abortion Bill  House bill […]
Where are all the books going?

Where are all the books going?

If you’ve been in the Law Library recently, you may have noticed an alarming number of empty shelves in the area by the Circulation desk. But never fear! This isn’t some great purge of the printed word to induce much […]
Free and Low-Cost Resources for the Budget Conscious

Free and Low-Cost Resources for the Budget Conscious

Saving money on legal resources doesn’t have to be hard. There are dozens of free and low-cost resources available to the budget-conscious, if you just know where to look for them. Below is a list (with links!) to help you […]