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Catch up on the latest news about the library and in various practice areas.   Read our newsletter, select what categories of topical updates to subscribe to, and stay informed with our blog posts below. You can subscribe to our blog's RSS feed to get updates. To view pre-2013 posts, please visit our Blogger.

100 Facts about the Hamilton County Courthouse

We’re counting down to the Centennial Celebration on October 18 with 100 facts about the Hamilton County Courthouse in 100 days. Each day, we’ll post a new fact on social media and add it to this blog post. 100. Hamilton […]

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Countdown to the Centennial Celebration

The dedication of the Hamilton County Courthouse took place on the afternoon of October 18, 1919 to record crowds. Businesses closed early and the mayor declared a half-holiday for the entire city. A grand parade wound through the streets with […]

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Friday First District Roundup: Sufficiency of evidence, Legal Custody, Sentencing, Tort Immunity, Attorney’s Fees, Due Process, Plain Error

Each Friday, we highlight decisions of the First District Court of Appeals in the past week. For question about these cases, contact Vanessa Seeger. State of Ohio v. David Cruzbaez Case #C180263 2019 WL 2563808 SUMMARY FROM THE COURT Defendant’s aggravated-menacing […]

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Friday First District Roundup: Delinquency, Constitutional Law, Jurisdiction, Contracts, No contest pleas, Corporate veil

This week was a busy week in the First District Court of Appeals. Each Friday, we highlight decisions of the First District Court of Appeals in the past week. For question about these cases, contact Vanessa Seeger. In re: A.S. Case […]

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Friday First District Roundup: Arbitration

Each Friday, we highlight decisions of the First District Court of Appeals in the past week. For question about these cases, contact Vanessa Seeger. There were several cases considered on the accelerated calendar and judgments were entered but no opinions issued. […]

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The New Cincinnati City Ordinance on Marijuana

News that Cincinnati had decriminalized marijuana possession under 100 grams (about 3 ounces) spread far and wide yesterday and even made the front page of Reddit. Before everyone gets too excited though, there are a few things to remember. Public […]

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Friday First District Roundup: Immigration Consequences and Sentencing

Each Friday, we highlight decisions of the First District Court of Appeals in the past week. For question about these cases, contact Vanessa Seeger. State of Ohio v. Samuel Olugbemiga Afolabi  Case # C170658 2019 WL 2374663 SUMMARY FROM THE […]

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Pro Seniors, Inc. has received grant funding to create Legal Toolkits for lower income Seniors. Please feel free to checkout these new free resources! https://www.proseniors.org/toolkits/

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Book Review: Accident Prevention Manual Essentials

As a Law Library, most people assume that our books would only be of interest to attorneys and judges and would likely be completely incomprehensible to the average layperson. And while we do have some very dry and intimidating tomes, […]

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There’s a lot of debate right now about the cost for searching court dockets through resources like PACER, which can pack a hefty price tag with very little forewarning. Many are advocating for free PACER searching and Rep. Doug Collins […]

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