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The Northern Kentucky Bar Association publishes a newsletter, Lex Loci. The Chase Law Library contributes to the research column in this publication. The research articles focus on Kentucky legal research and other aspects of research. The articles range from tips in beginning your research to instruction on developing a legislative history. You will find guides to the best form books and find help in locating court rules.

  • Jennifer Baker, Compiling Comprehensive Background Reports, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, October 2017, at 8-9. PDF
  • John Schlipp, Steely Library is an Official Patent & Trademark Resource Center for the USPTO, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, August 2017, at 8-9. PDF
  • Mike Whiteman, Research Saving Tips: Casemaker, Fastcase, and Google Scholar, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, June 2017, at 4. PDF
  • Thomas Heard, Free Legal Information Sources on the Web, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, April 2017, at 16-17. PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Advising Kentucky Nonprofit Organizations, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, February 2017 at 8-9. PDF
  • Thomas E. Heard, Military & Veteran Resources, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, December 2016 at 20-21. PDF
  • Jane Underwood, Better Than Just the Internet: Legal Databases at the Chase Law Library, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, October 2016 at 14-15. PDF
  • Carol Bredemeyer, Following the 2016 Election, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, August 2016 at 8-9. PDF
  • Jennifer Mart-Rice, How Do Your Tune In?: Reliable Court News & Blawgs, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, June 2016 at 12. PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Kentucky Legal Ethics Research: A Crib Sheet, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, February 2016 at 12-13. PDF
  • Mary Lynn Wagner, It's All About the Marketing, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, December 2015 at 23. PDF
  • Bradford Thomas & Jennifer Mart-Rice, Setting Up Shop: Technology Options Y Recommendations, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, August 2015 at 10-11. PDF
  • Aaron M. Beck, Hanging a Shingle, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, June 2015 at 14-15. PDF
  • Carol Furnish & Jennifer Mart-Rice, Back to the Basics in 2015: Practical Information for Setting Up Shop, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, February 2015, at 9. PDF
  • Jane Underwood, Useful Sources for Agriculture Law, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, October 2014, at 8-9. PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Researching Kentucky Foreclosure Laws, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, August 2014, at 18-19.  PDF
  • Jane Underwood, Animal Law - It’s More Than Activism, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, June 2014, at 10-11.  PDF
  • Thomas Heard, Fracking and Kentucky, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, April 2014, at 14-15. PDF
  • Michael Whiteman, A Light in the Darkness: ABA Publication for Solo or Small Practice, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, February 2014, at 8-9. PDF
  • Donna Bennett, Staying Up-To-Date, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, December 2013, at 12-13. PDF
  • Jennifer Mart-Rice, Who’s Looking for Free Access?: Legal Databases at the Chase Law Library, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, October 2013, at 6-7. PDF
  • Shannon Kemen, Evaluating the Potential Business Client, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, August 2013, at 20-21. PDF
  • Thomas Heard, Servicemembers: Civil Relief Act Resources, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, June 2013, at 18. PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Kentucky Employment and Labor Law Sources, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, April 2013, at 10-11. PDF
  • Jane Underwood, Attorney Directories, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, February 2013, at 22-23. PDF
  • Jennifer Mart-Rice, Five Useful Online Resources for Solo Practitioners, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, December 2012, at 22-23. PDF
  • Thomas Heard, Cloud Computing:  Is it Right For You, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, October 2012, at 8.  PDF
  • Shannon Kemen, Kentucky Estate Planning Practice Materials, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, August 2012, at 12-13.  PDF
  • Mary Lynn Wagner, Find That Guy, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, June 2012, at 10.  PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Best Blogs for 2011, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, February 2012, at 8 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Family Law Resources, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, December 2011, at 8-9 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Google Update: Improving Your Searches, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, October 2011, at 16-17 PDF
  • Mary Lynn Wagner, How to Shine Like a Star, LEX LOCI, August 2011, at 8-9. PDF
  • Emily Janoski-Haehlen, Low Cost Alternatives for Legal Research: Using Casemaker and Loislaw, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, April 2011, at 4-5 PDF
  • Michael Whiteman, NKBA and the NKU Chase College of Law Library: Partners in Legal Research, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, December 2010, at 8 PDF
  • Shannon Kemen and Emily Janoski-Haehlen, Follow the Money! What Are You Spending on Research Sources? Part III: Teaching Old Resources to do New Tricks, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, November 2010, at 22-23 PDF
  • Mary Lynn Wagner, Follow the Money! What are you Spending on Research Sources? Part II: Controlling Costs, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, August 2010, at 4-5 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Follow the Money! What Are You Spending on Research? Part I: Know the Basics, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, June 2010, at 18-19 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Better Than the Web! Libraries Still Offer Quality Information, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, January 2010, at 10 PDF
  • Carol Furnish and Isaac Burkhart, Researching Kentucky Legislative History: A Checklist, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, October 2009, at 22-23 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, The Kentucky Building Code: A History and Research Guide, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, August 2009, at 4-5 PDF
  • Michael Whiteman, Where's Waldo? Finding Web Sites From the Past, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, April 2009, at 20 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Google Scholar in a Nutshell, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, October 2008, at 16-17 PDF
  • Greta Hoffman, Kenton County Law Library Expands Free Westlaw Access to Public Library, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, October 2008, at 17 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Career Development Services, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, June 2008, at 15 PDF
  • Thomas Heard, Free PACER Access at Chase, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, April 2008 PDF
  • Emily Janoski-Haehlen, Why Re-invent the Wheel? Utilize Appellate Court Briefs Databases, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, February 2008, at 9 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, A Guiding Light - Let the Chase Law Library Web Site Guide You to Legal Information on the Web, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, October 2007, at 8 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Chase Law: An Arsenal of Legal Writing Tools, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, August 2007, at 8 PDF
  • Thomas Heard, Chase Law: Background Check Yourself, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, June 2007, at 6 PDF
  • Michael Whiteman, Finding Kentucky Administrative Law, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, Mar/Apr 2007, at 6 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, New Rule - Permitting Citing Nonpublished Decisions, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, January 2007, at 6 PDF
  • Michael Whiteman, Eight Reasons Solo Lawyers Should Use Law Libraries, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, Nov/Dec 2006, at 12-13 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, This Just In... Current News Sources on the Web, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, September 2006, at 14-15 PDF
  • Thomas Heard, Have you Read a Blawg Today?, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, July/Aug 2006, at 13 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Kentucky Ethics Research: The Basics, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, May 2006, at 14-15 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Research Tips, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, March 2006, at 14-15 PDF
  • Thomas Heard, Ohio Legislative Histories, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, Jan/Feb 2006, at 14-15 PDF
  • Michael Whiteman, Following the 2006 Kentucky General Assembly, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, December 2005, at 14-15 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Kentucky Legislative Histories: Finding Your Way Part II: Piecing Together a Legislative History, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, November 2005 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Kentucky Legislative Histories: Finding Your Way Part I: Tracing a Current Statute Back to its Origin, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, October 2005 PDF
  • Iain Barksdale, The Emperor Has no Clothes: When Free Internet Information Can cost You and Your Client, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, Aug/Sept 2005, at 14-15 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, What's it Worth? Finding Jury Verdicts and Settlements, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, July 2005, at 14-15 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Mining the Gold: Finding Kentucky Information, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, June 2005, at 14-15 PDF
  • Donna Bennett, Special Collections at the Law Library, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, May 2005, at 18-19 PDF
  • Michael Whiteman, Across This Great Big Country, Federal Forms For All, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, April 2005, at 18 PDF
  • Michael Whiteman, Crossing the Ohio: Forms in the Buckeye State, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, March 2005, at 18 PDF
  • Michael Whiteman, Don't Reinvent the Wheel, It's All in Form... Part Two: Kentucky Legal Forms, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, Jan/Feb 2005 at 14-15 PDF
  • Claudia Zaher, Westlaw Public Access Available at Chase Law Library, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, November 2004, at 12 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Local Libraries: Offer Cost Saving Services, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, October 2004, at 12-13 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, Kentucky State & Local Government Services, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, Aug/Sept 2004, at 19 PDF
  • Carol Bredemeyer, Quick Tips, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, July 2004, at 18 PDF
  • Carol Furnish, From the Ohio River to Washington D.C.: the Legal Papers of Abraham Lincoln and Salmon P. Chase, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci, June 2004, at 24 PDF