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Upcoming Holiday Closings:

Closed January 20, 2014 -  Martin Luther King Day

Closed February 17, 2014 -Presidents' Day

The Supreme Court of Ohio published Writing Manual, Second Edition, effective July 1, 2013. A Print copy is available in the Law Library.  Link to the Writing Manual can also be accessed here:  http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/ROD/manual.pdf

Recent Advisory Opinion Regarding Use of Judicial Titles By Former Judges was decided June 6, 2013 by Ohio Supreme Court's Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline  Opinion No. 2013-3.  http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/Boards/BOC/Advisory_Opinions/2013/Op_13-003.pdf


"11 Great Social Media Videos for Litigators and Litigation Support" http://www.a2lc.com/blog/bid/64027/11-Great-Social-Media-Videos-for-Litigators-and-Litigation-Support

Social Media Article, "5 Questions To Ask Before Axing Workers For Facebook Posts", http://www.law360.com/articles/436839/5-questions-to-ask-before-axing-workers-for-facebook-posts  print copies of this article available at the front desk.



Amended Substitute Senate Bill Number 337, regarding juveniles, child support suspensions on driver's license, and time served for inmates.

Bill:

http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/BillText129/129_SB_337_EN_N.html

Analysis:

http://www.lsc.state.oh.us/analyses129/12-sb337-129.pdf

The Board of Commissioners on Grievance and Discipline of the Supreme Court of Ohio issued Advisory Opinions 2012-1 and 2012-2 on June 8, 2012.   

Opinion 2012-1 is titled "Surreptitious (Secret) Recording by Lawyers." http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/Boards/BOC/Advisory_Opinions/2012/Op_12-001.pdf

Opinion 2012-2 is titled "Identification of Nonlawyers on Law Firm Letterhead, Websites, and Business Cards." http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/Boards/BOC/Advisory_Opinions/2012/Op_12-002.pdf

A complete searchable collection of the Board's advisory opinions, a subject index, and an advisory opinion status list are available at http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/Boards/BOC/ .


Ohio Driver's License Reinstatement Handbook (2nd Edition - Revised 1/01/2012)

http://www.ohiojudges.org/_cms/tools/act_Download.cfm?FileID=3765&/OH%20Drivers%20Lic%20Reinstatement%20Handbook01-01-2012.pdf


Full Text of HB 267, "Revised Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Association Act"

http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/bills.cfm?ID=129_HB_267

Analysis of HB 267

http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/analyses.cfm?ID=129_HB_267&ACT=As%20Enrolled  


Senate Bill 117, "Uniform Power of Attorney Act", Effective March 22, 2012

http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/bills.cfm?ID=129_SB_117

Analysis of Senate Bill 117 by the Legislative Service Commission

http://www.lsc.state.oh.us/analyses129/11-sb117-129.pdf 


Online at http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/ROD/manual.pdf

You will find:

The Supreme Court of Ohio

Writing Manual: A Guide to Citations, Style, and Judicial Opinion Writing.

Effective January 1, 2012


Ohio Sentencing Reform Bill
Reference & Research Citations

Link to full text of HB 86:
http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/BillText129/129_HB_86_EN_N.html

Analysis:
http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/analyses.cfm?ID=129_HB_86&ACT=As%20Enrolled