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Status of Online Primary Law in Ohio
The American Association of Law Libraries says
Register, Supreme Court Opinions, and Appellate Court Opinions are designated official. Statutes and Administrative Code are not designated official. Appellate Court opinions are now only officially published online (effective July 1, 2012).
Supreme Court Opinions and Appellate Court Opinions are authenticated. Register, Statutes and Administrative Code are not authenticated. At some point in early 2013 the Secretary of State’s office ceased print publication of the session laws in print so that only un-authenticated online sources are produced.
Register and Administrative Code are not preserved. Information for Statutes, Supreme Court Opinions, and Appellate Court Opinions is not available.
Permanent Public Access
The state has not guaranteed permanent public access for Statutes, Statutory or Administrative Code, Supreme Court Opinions, and Appellate Court Opinions. The official Register explicitly precludes preservation, and calls for the destruction of information according to set purgation schedules.
Administrative Code and Statutes are copyrighted. Register is not copyrighted. Information on Supreme Court Opinions, and Appellate Court Opinions is not available.
Track Pending Ohio Supreme Court Cases
Issues Accepted for Review
To find whether the Ohio Supreme Court will address a certain topic or issue, search this site. It includes all accepted jurisdictional appeals, accepted certified conflict cases, and accepted certified question of state law cases are viewable while open and for 180 days after they are closed. A search can be done using the issue, case caption, or case number.
Oral Argument Heard
Oral argument videos are listed with the most recently heard first. You can search by topic, such as negligence to find cases pending on a certain topic.
Case Activity Notification
When you find a pending case of interest, track developments in the case automatically via email notices or texts.
from the Ohio General Assembly's website
PDF version from the Ohio Secretary of State's office.
Ohio General Assembly
Bills and Acts back to 122nd General Assembly (1997-1998), Journals back to 125th Journals (2003-2004). Also find information about legislators on this page.
Ohio Revised Code
from Lawriter- more current than the print Ohio Revised Code. Current with legislation signed by the Governor about one month behind. A great choice if you want to link to a code section in another document.