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Friday Bill Round Up: Bikes, Firearms, and POWs

Friday Bill Round Up: Bikes, Firearms, and POWs

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. Firearms HB 253-Off Duty Firearms Carry  House […]
Friday Bill Round Up: Call Centers, Elder Fraud and More

Friday Bill Round Up: Call Centers, Elder Fraud 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. Call Centers HB 245-Consumer Protection Call Center […]
Ohio Supreme Court Reverses Itself-Allows Transfer of Juveniles to Adult Court

Ohio Supreme Court Reverses Itself-Allows Transfer of Juveniles to Adult Court

Yesterday, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that transferring older juveniles to adult court when they commit serious offenses does not violate their constitutional rights. If you're confused, it's natural. This was a reversal of the Court's December 2016 decision. The […]
A brief history of Memorial Day

A brief history of Memorial Day

As we prepare for all of the festivities we normally associate with the Memorial Day weekend – cook-outs, cold drinks in the hot sun, the first sunburn of the year – it’s important to reflect on the history of the […]
Coming Soon – The HCLL Book Shop!

Coming Soon – The HCLL Book Shop!

Did you ever wonder what happens to Law Library books that are withdrawn but don’t sell at auction? Beginning next week, they’ll be made available for purchase in the HCLL Book Shop! Stop by the copy room (next to the […]
Friday Bill Roundup: Traffic Cameras, Real Estate and More

Friday Bill Roundup: Traffic Cameras, Real Estate and More

If you have questions about these bills, or would like a whole list of legislation introduced this week, please contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Abortion  HB 214-Down Syndrome Abortion Ban House bill 214 would prohibit a person from performing, inducing, or attempting to […]
Book Bag Search Did Not Violate Student’s Rights, Ohio Supreme Court Rules

Book Bag Search Did Not Violate Student’s Rights, Ohio Supreme Court Rules

The Ohio Supreme ruled today that the warrantless 2013 search of a student's backpack was constitutional. The case stemmed from an incident at Whetstone High School in Columbus. On February 5, 2013, a bus driver found a book bag that […]
Resource Spotlight: CALI

Resource Spotlight: CALI

Has it been a while since Con Law? Do you need to brush up on your Criminal Practice and Procedure? Are you struggling to remember your Alternative Dispute Resolution? The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) is your one-stop shop […]
Friday Bill Roundup: Flu Vaccines, Firearms and More

Friday Bill Roundup: Flu Vaccines, Firearms and More

If you have questions about these bills, or would like a whole list of legislation introduced this week, please contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Abortion  SB 145-To criminalize and create a civil action for dismemberment abortions Senate bill 145 would criminalize dilation […]
Need Legislative History Research Help? Check Out Our Resources.

Need Legislative History Research Help? Check Out Our Resources.

Legislative history is one area of legal research that can be really frustrating. We have many resources here that can help. In print, we have the Ohio Session Laws from 1803-2006. (1997-2014 can be found here.) We also have the […]