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.