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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 […]
New Ebooks at the Law Library!

New Ebooks at the Law Library!

The Law Library has added new titles to our ebook collection from West Academic! Thanks to a very generous grant from the Statewide Consortium of Law Libraries, HCLL is now pleased to offer over 100 titles from West and Lexis […]
Friday Bill Round-Up: Bullies, Vicious Dogs and More

Friday Bill Round-Up: Bullies, Vicious Dogs 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. Animals HB 352-Dog Law Revision This bill would […]
$666 Is Not the Magic Number. Sixth Circuit Denies Law Prof’s Retaliation Claim.

$666 Is Not the Magic Number. Sixth Circuit Denies Law Prof’s Retaliation Claim.

This is one of those "stranger than fiction" stories perfectly timed as we move into the devilish Halloween season. On Tuesday, the Sixth Circuit ruled in Lifter v. Cleveland State University . The case involved law professor Sheldon Gelman, and his […]
Starting a new job: tips to survive as the new kid in the office

Starting a new job: tips to survive as the new kid in the office

Starting a new job can be terrifying. Exciting, sure, but mostly just terrifying. Even just knowing where the pens are kept and what to do if you run out of something takes time. The amount of effort that is required […]