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Ohio Primary Law Legal Research Guide: Historical Statutes

Guide based on Cleveland-Marshall's Ohio Primary Law Research Guide. Covers Ohio cases, statutes, legislative history, regulations, and administrative decisions.

Diagram History of Ohio Codes

Historical Codes

For information on the 1953 code revision, see Baldwin's Ohio Revised Code User Guide at page xlvi: Ohio Revised Code: Its Impact and Implications, Arthur Fiske, Cleveland Bar Journal, Dec. 1954; 26 Ohio Bar 375 (1953)

The following are also on HeinOnline - State Statutes a Historical Archive

Correlation Tables

If the researcher finds a General Code section in an old case, a correlation table will identify where this section was codified in the Ohio Revised Code.  There are also tables showing the corresponding sections in the General Code and the Revised Statutes.