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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 […]
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, […]