Covers Ohio cases, statutes, legislative history, regulations, and administrative decisions.
Last Updated: May 17, 2013
Primary law is the law itself as issued by the government. Sources of primary law in Ohio include:
For information on Secondary Sources, which explain primary law and help to find primary law on point, see the library's Ohio Secondary Sources Guide.
Also see the library's Mobile Apps Guide - Ohio.
- Bloomberg Law
Click on All Legal Content (Upper Left, under Getting Started-Research). Select US Law>Jurisdiction (in the grey bar). Click on the plus sign to open up State, and then Ohio. Click on the words "Combined Ohio" to search all Ohio sources. Or select multiple individual sources by clicking on the name of the source.
Use the pulldown menus underneath the search box to select (1) Content Type (cases, statutes and legislation, administrative codes and regulations, administrative materials, etc. - can add secondary sources also or search everything) and (2) Jurisdiction - Ohio.
Use the Ohio tab, or drilldown to the Ohio page
. Check the sources you want to search and hit Search Selected.
From the Browse Sources Menu, click on the state materials tab, then Ohio. Type a search in the search box to search all Ohio content. Alternatively, click on the radio button, Specify Content to search, and select multiple sources.
Select sources from the Ohio tab. OR scroll through the Directory to find sources, and add the source abbreviations, eg. OH-CS-ALL, to the Search for a Database box to search multiple sources at once.
- Ohio Primary Materials Custom Search Engine
Ohio Revised Code, case law, Ohio Administrative Code
- Everything Ohio Law Custom Search Engine
Searches Ohio Revised Code, case law, Ohio Administrative Code, research guides and FAQs on Ohio law by any school or library, and Ohio law blogs.
- Ohio Custom Search Engines
There is one for primary law, one for blogs and one for research guides.