Ohio Legal Materials Legal Research Boot Camp Chase College of Law & University of Cincinnati College of Law Shannon Kemen Call Numbers KFO Call Numbers: K= Law KF = U.S. Law KFO = Ohio Research Guides Research Guides • Ohio Legal Research: KFO75 .H357 – General research guide – Sample documents – Citation examples • Ohio Legal Research Guide: KFO75 .P88 – Detailed research guide – Outdated: Use with caution Legal Encyclopedias Ohio Jurisprudence, 3d • Ohio Jurisprudence: KFO65 .O35, Lexis, Westlaw (OHJUR) – A-Z Index – Table of Cases – Words & Phrases – Deskbook – Ohio Local & State Court Rules – Table of Statutes & Rules Cited Transactional Form Books Transactional Form Books • Ohio Forms: Legal and Business: KFO68 .O48, Westlaw (OH-LF) • Ohio Forms and Transactions: KFO68 .O363, Westlaw (OH-FT) • Ohio Transaction Guide: KFO213.A65 O35, Lexis • Couse's Ohio Form Book: KFO68 .C65, Lexis Pleading & Practice Form Books Pleading & Practice Form Books • Anderson's Ohio Civil Practice: KFO530.A8, Lexis • Ohio Forms of Pleading and Practice: KFO535 .A65 M5, Lexis, Westlaw (OH-PP) • Baldwin’s Ohio Practice: Ohio Summary Judgment and Related Termination Motions: KFO80 .M35, Westlaw (OHPRAC-MT) More Places to Find Forms • Ohio Revised Code: The text of a statute may contain a form. • Hamilton County Law Library: The Library’s Public Resources tab contains links to local court forms and practice forms on the Internet. • Multi-Jurisdictional Form Books: See American Jurisprudence Legal Forms, 2d. You must tailor the form to Ohio law. More Places to Find Forms • Law Reviews: Articles may contain sample forms. • Case Files & Dockets: Pleadings filed with the court vary in quality, so use with caution. • Gale LegalForms: Database from Cincinnati Public Library. Access with a library card. Practice Books Baldwin’s (Westlaw*) • Business Organizations (OHPRAC-BUS) • Elements of an Action (OHPRAC-OEA) • Civil Practice (OHPRACCIV) • Evidence (OHPRAC-EVID) • Criminal Law (OHPRACCRIM) • Domestic Relations (OHPRAC-DOM) • Probate Law (OHPRACPROB) • Real Estate (OHRELP) • And Many More!!! Anderson’s (Lexis) • Ohio Consumer Law Manual • Ohio Environmental Law Practice Manual • Ohio Creditor’s Rights • Ohio School Law Guide • Ohio Family Law • Ohio Securities Law and Practice • Ohio Elder Law Practice Manual • And Many More!!! Ohio Court Rules Ohio Court Rules –State, Federal & Local • Ohio Rules of Court: KFO 529 .A193, Westlaw* (OH-Rules) • Rules Governing the Courts of Ohio: KFO 529 .A195, Lexis Ohio Court Rules -State • Pages Ohio Revised Code: KF 30 1953 .P3, Lexis • Baldwin's Ohio Revised Code: KFO 30 1953 .A4, Westlaw (OH-RULES) • Ohio Rules of Court: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/LegalRes ources/Rules/default.asp Ohio Court Rules -Federal – Federal Rules of Court: http://www.uscourts.gov/ RulesAndPolicies/rules.asp x – US Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit: http://www.ca6.uscourts.g ov/internet/rules_and_pro cedures/rulesproc.htm – District Court (N.D.): http://www.ohnd.uscourts. gov/home/rules-andorders/ – Bankruptcy Court (N.D.): https://www.ohnb.uscourt s.gov/ – District Court (S.D.): http://www.ohsd.uscourts. gov/localrules.htm – Bankruptcy Court (S.D.): http://www.ohsb.uscourts. gov/FormsPublication/Loca lRulesSuggestions.aspx Ohio Court Rules -Local • Ohio Trial Court Rules: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/JudSystem/t rialCourts/default.asp • Ohio Courts of Appeals Rules: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/JudSystem/d istrictCourts/default.asp • Ohio Supreme Court Rules of Practice: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/LegalResour ces/Rules/practice/rulesofpractice.pdf Ohio Jury Instructions Ohio Jury Instructions • Ohio Jury Instructions: KFO542.6.A65 O3722, Casemaker, Lexis, Westlaw* (OH-JI) • OSBA Jury Instructions: Casemaker • 6th Circuit Criminal Pattern Jury Instructions: http://www.ca6.uscourts.gov/internet/crim_j ury_insts.htm Statutes Statutes • Page’s Ohio Revised Code: KFO375 .A3, Lexis • Baldwin’s Ohio Revised Code: KFO30 1994 .A2, Westlaw (OH-ST-ANN) • Loislaw: http://www.loislaw.com/snp/login.htp • LAWriter: http://codes.ohio.gov/orc Regulations Regulations • Baldwin’s Ohio Administrative Code: KFO440 .O37 1994, Westlaw (OH-ADC, OH-ADC-IDX) • Ohio Administrative Code: Lexis • LAWriter: http://codes.ohio.gov/oac • Ohio Monthly Record: KFO36 .O45 • Register of Ohio: http://www.registerofohio.state.oh.us/, Lexis Ohio Citation • The Supreme Court of Ohio Writing Manual: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/ROD/ma nual.pdf • Citation Manual at a Glance: https://www.law.csuohio.edu/sites/default/fil es/lawlibrary/combined_at_a_glance-3.docx Law Libraries • UC College of Law, 513-556-8078 • Chase College of Law, 859-572-6484 • Hamilton County Law Library, 513-946-5300 • 6th Circuit Law Library, 513-564-7321 Questions?