The Ohio State Bar Association's new video series,
On The Books, focuses on the latest legislative news from the Ohio Statehouse, brought to you by OSBA Director of Policy and Government Affairs
July 1, 2015
In this episode of On the Books, Todd
reviews the 2015 Ohio biennial budget.
April 8, 2015
Todd Book interviews Ohio State Bar Association member Ron Dougherty and discusses his unique connection to the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Canton legal community.
April 1, 2015
In this episode of On the Books, President Keith Faber and Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni face off in a jelly bean eating challenge.
Feb. 23, 2015
Todd Book sits down with Ohio Rep. Niraj Antani who is not only a legislator, but also a University of Dayton School of Law student.
Jan. 28, 2015
In this episode of On the Books,
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Douglas
Berman discusses the legislative impact if marijuana is legalized in
Dec. 31, 2014
Todd's in New Orleans for the NABE Government Relations Workshop, and he can't help but explore the streets of the Big Easy in search of voodoo tips for attorneys, a new WWII museum and much more.
Dec. 23, 2014
In this episode, Todd gives an update on important bills that passed during the lame duck session of the 130th Ohio General Assembly.
Nov. 13, 2014
In this episode, Todd gets an update from OSU professor Douglas Berman on likely legislative changes to capital punishment laws in Ohio. Todd also receives an update on the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission.
Nov. 5, 2014
Many legal professionals take an active role in their community, and the city of Circleville is no different. In this episode of On the Books, meet some of the attorneys and judges who volunteer to help make the annual Pumpkin Show one of Ohio's favorite fall traditions.
Oct. 29, 2014
It is alleged the Ohio Statehouse is haunted. In this episode of
On the Books we rounded up our own experts and investigated the claim.
Oct. 14, 2014
In this episode of
On the Books, Todd explores the future of executions in Ohio and an alcohol breath tester, the
Intoxilyzer 8000, has a bad day in court.
Sept. 22, 2014
In this episode of
On The Books, Todd highlights OSBA committees and sections and state representative Denise Driehaus discusses a case regarding lying in politics.
Sept. 5, 2014
In this episode of
On The Books, Todd discusses judicial salaries and a special guest correspondent heads to the Salem Witch Museum.
Aug. 29, 2014
In this episode of
On The Books, Todd trades law school survival tips for beauty coaching with Madison Gesiotto, reigning Miss Ohio USA and first-year law student at OSU Moritz College of Law.
Aug. 22, 2014
In this episode, Todd Book visits Mark Twain's historic house in Hartford, Connecticut.
Aug. 15, 2014
In this episode, Todd travels to the American Bar Association Annual Meeting in Boston where he chats with the ALA Teacher of the Year and more.
July 31, 2014
In this episode, Todd discusses Common Core, Ohio Supreme Court candidates signing the clean campaign pledge and the upcoming ABA Annual Meeting.
July 25, 2014
In this episode, Todd discusses the Ohio Manufacturers Association election guide, illegal debtors prisons and Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation premiums
July 17, 2014In this episode, Todd discusses Ohio's new 3+3 law school program, Speaker of the House Batchelder's special announcement and House Bill 594.
July 10, 2014In this episode of
On The Books, Todd discusses Cleveland's successful bid for the Republican National Convention and more.
Bee Special Part 2
July 2, 2014In this episode, Todd discusses the Supreme Court Civil Justice Task Force, a frontrunner for Speaker of the House and House Bill 474.
Bee Special Part 1
June 26, 2014
What is the legal buzz about bees?
June 12, 2014
In this episode of On The Books, Todd discusses House Bill 533 and 85 and Judge Deborah Alspach addresses Ohio's rising number of pro se litigants.
June 5, 2014
Todd covers the annual Gridiron show and gives some updates on the West Shore Bar Association in Rocky River and the last week of legislative activity before summer recess.
June 2, 2014
Todd gives an update on legislative activity before the summer recess and William K. Weisenberg reviews former Justice John Paul Stevens' new book.
May 15, 2014
Todd covers House Bill 201, William Weisenberg's retirement and the possibility of an official Ohio state rock song.
May 8, 2014
This episode covers the 2014 OSBA Convention, Supreme Court of Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor's plan to reform judicial elections and the new lawyer swearing-in ceremony.
April 24, 2014
In this episode of On The Books, OSBA Assistant Executive Director Bill Weisenberg addresses an important topic that affects all lawyers.
April 17, 2014
In this episode of On The Books, the Ohio State Bar Association heads to Washington, D.C., for ABA Day.
April 10, 2014
In this episode of On The Books, Todd discusses Senate Bill 310, House Bill 300 and more.
April 3, 2014
Todd heads to the Ohio Statehouse on April Fools' Day and discusses an important issue with state senators.
March 27, 2014
In this episode of On The Books, Todd discusses House Bill 261, Senate Bill 202 and more. State Rep. Jim Butler even drops by. Check it out.
March 20, 2014
The capitol budget bill is introduced, changes to rule 41(a) will be discussed, and candidates for OSBA president-elect make their cases.
March 13, 2014
In the news this week, the MBR bill is introduced, the Constitution Modernization Commission hires a director and a possible new way to tax lawyers.
March 7, 2014
The three "C"s vying for a national convention, OSBA bills moving through the legislature, the MBR is coming and looking forward to a spring break.