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4 ways attorneys can use a MakerSpace to enhance their legal practice

The MakerSpace at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County offers dozens of services that can enhance your legal practice. Here are four practical ways you can use the resources in the MakerSpace to help you succeed. 1. Create […]

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Renovations Phase II has begun!

Thanks to a generous donation from the Cincinnati Law Library Association, the Kraft Boardroom and Computer Lab will be given a much-needed update! The Kraft Boardroom will be expanded and spruced so that more subscribers can take advantage of our […]

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Friday First District Roundup 10-4-19

In re: E.B. Case #C190054 Quote from Judge Bergeron’s Opinion: This child-custody dispute arises in an unusual posture—the appellant guardian ad litem (“GAL”) for the child insists that the child be placed in the permanent custody of the Hamilton County […]

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Speech given by William Howard Taft upon laying the cornerstone of the Courthouse

Speech given by former President of the United States (and future Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States) William Howard Taft, upon the laying of the cornerstone of the Hamilton County Courthouse on April 1, 1915. This […]

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Speech given by Senator Warren G. Harding at the Courthouse Dedication

Speech given by Senator Warren G. Harding at the dedication of the Courthouse on October 18, 1919 as reported by the Cincinnati Enquirer. “My Fellow Countrymen: It is a very fitting thing in dedicating this temple of justice and seat […]

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Complete contents of the time capsule encased in the cornerstone of the Hamilton County Courthouse

Complete contents of the time capsule encased in the cornerstone of the Hamilton County Courthouse as reported by the Cincinnati Enquirer. The Bible; a list of officials of Hamilton County, Ohio; financial statement of Hamilton County, 1915, prepared by County […]

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Come celebrate as the Courthouse turns 100!

On October 18th of 1919, Senator Warren G. Harding stood behind a podium on the steps of the newly constructed Hamilton County Courthouse and declared, “It is a very fitting thing in dedicating this temple of justice and seat of […]

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Friday First District Roundup 9-27-19

Phillip James Schaefer v. Tatiana Mazii Case #C180484 Quote from Judge Bergeron’s Opinion: In a case brimming with international intrigue and polygamy, we tackle today a procedural issue—whether the trial court correctly granted relief from judgment to enable one of […]

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Centennial Series: 1919 World Series

2019 marks the centennial of the Hamilton County Courthouse and I thought I would take a look at landmark cases, legislation and general events of the world from 100 years ago as a reflection on where we were then and […]

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Friday First District Roundup 9-20-19

State of Ohio v. Joshua Nettles Case #C180535 Quote from Judge Crouse’s Opinion: Defendant-appellant Joshua Nettles appeals from the municipal court’s judgment finding him guilty of assault and sentencing him to 90 days’ incarceration. In two assignments of error, Nettles […]

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