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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.

Law Library and Public Library have teamed up to create superheroes

Not long ago, an article came out about how children’s books in law libraries increase access to justice. I would strongly recommend reading the article to understand the full benefits of having children’s books available in the law library, but […]

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Pre-Order The Hamilton County Courthouse: 100 years!

The Courthouse centennial celebration may be over, but Judge Marsh still has one more salute to the “grand lady” in the works. The Hamilton County Courthouse: 100 years will be published in spring of 2020 and you can request to […]

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Friday First District Roundup 10-18-19

Each Friday, we highlight decisions of the First District Court of Appeals in the past week. For question about these cases, contact Vanessa Seeger. Interested in getting these weekly updates sent right to your inbox? Sign up here! State of Ohio v. […]

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Your Guide to the Courthouse Centennial

Friday, October 18th marks the Centennial of the Hamilton County Courthouse and big celebrations are in the works. Here is your one-stop guide to the grand events planned for that day. There will be no dockets in the main Courthouse […]

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Friday First District Roundup 10-11-19

Each Friday, we highlight decisions of the First District Court of Appeals in the past week. For question about these cases, contact Vanessa Seeger. Interested in getting these weekly updates sent right to your inbox? Sign up here! State of Ohio v. […]

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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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