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  • Highlights
     

    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