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Ohio Supreme Court
The Ohio Supreme Court has many great resources for lawyers, including the ability to search Ohio Supreme Court and Ohio Appellate Court decisions and announcement.
Here is the Court's schedule for oral argument.
Ohio Courts of Appeal
The Ohio Supreme Court maintains a list of Appellate Court Websites. (http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/District_Courts/default.asp). All appellate court decisions are also available on the Ohio Supreme Court's website.
Ohio Trial Courts
Many trial courts also have websites. The Ohio Supreme Court keeps a fairly comprehensive list. http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/Web_Sites/courts/default.asp.
Ohio Statutes, Codes, Ohio Session Laws, and Rules of Court
At Anderson's, Ohio Revised Code and Ohio Administrative Code: (http://onlinedocs.andersonpublishing.com/)
At Ohio Supreme Court, Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of Appellate Procedure, Rules of Evidence, and others: (http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/Rules/)
Local Rules of Common Pleas Courts: (http://www.columbuslawlib.org/links.asp?cmd=OtherCounties)
Legislative Service Commission, follow up on the status of pending legislation: (http://www.lsc.state.oh.us/)
Ohio City Ordinances at http://clelaw.lib.oh.us/Public/Misc/Muni_Ct.html#Ord or directly to the Columbus, Ohio City Code at (http://ordlink.com/codes/columbus/index.htm)
Ohio Departments, Agencies, and Local Governments
The State of Ohio Front Page (http://www.state.oh.us/) provides access to all branches of state government and many state agencies. Especially useful are:
Directory of Agency Websites (http://www.state.oh.us/ohio/agency.htm).
Corporate registration information at the Secretary of State's office (http://www.state.oh.us/sos/). Hint: Look under Inquires for Business at the Secretary of State main page.
Insurance company principal place of business and agent information at the Ohio Department of Insurance (http://www.ins.state.oh.us/).
Ohio Attorney General decisions from 1994 to present: (http://www.ag.state.oh.us/opinions/agopinio.htm)
Ohio State University (including the College of Law)