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Library News

Law Library Board Meeting: The Law Library Board of Trustees meets on the third Wednesday of every month except December at 12:15 p.m. in the Law Library Boardroom. The public is invited to attend. For information about the next meeting call the Law Library at (209) 468-3920.

The LexisNexis Digital Library provides free remote access to our collection of Lexis, Matthew Bender, and James Publishing e-books. Look for it under the Legal Databases tab. Call or email the Library to gain access to this resource.

The Law Library now offers Bell’s Compendium online. The print version will continue to be available in the Library. Bell’s Compendium is used to find California, 9th Circuit and United States Supreme Court cases on searches, seizures and bugging. 

Upcoming Holiday: The Law Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 for Independence Day.

Passport Facility

The Law Library’s Passport Facility is now open. For more information go to our passport page,

Library Job Opportunities

Do you have an interest in the law, libraries, or computers? The San Joaquin County Law Library may have a part-time position as a library assistant for you. Contact library director Jack Schroeder to learn about working for the Law Library: jsschroeder@sjgov.org.

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