Ohio 6th District Court of Appeals

Posted on: July 31, 2017

Proposed Amendment to Local Rule

Comments requested:  The Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals will accept public comments until August 31, 2017, on the following proposed amendment to Rule 10 of the Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals local rules.

Proposed Revision to 6th Dist.Loc.App.R. 10(C)

(C). Citation.  Reference to the record must include reference to the volumes and page number of transcript.  Juveniles shall be referred to by means of the juvenile’s initials, or a generic term or abbreviation such as “child,” however, this does not apply to juveniles who have been bound over to the court of common pleas and convicted of criminal charges.  Victims of criminal offenses shall be referred to by the victim’s initials or a generic term or abbreviation such as “Victim 1" or V1.  Case citations and other legal authorities must appear in the text of the argument after the point of law for which the case or legal authority is cited, NOT in a footnote, and must include the volume and page number of the case, and the particular page or paragraph number where the point of law is found. Citations shall conform to the Writing Manual A Guide to Citations, Style, and Judicial Opinion Writing issued by the Supreme Court of Ohio (2013).

Comments on the proposed amendment should be submitted in writing to Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals, Attention Jason A. Hill, One Constitution Avenue, Toledo, Ohio, 43604, or may be faxed to 419-213-4844 or e-mailed to 6thca@lucas.oh.us. 

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