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Kern County Law Library Computer
The Kern County Law Library has placed a computer station at the Cerro Coso IWV campus library for general public use. It is available during regular library hours and some of its contents, such as LexisNexis and CEB OnLAW, are not accessible remotely or from other library computers.
In addition to the Kern County Law Library, the Cerro Coso library also subscribes to Nexis Uni. This database is available to all Cerro Coso students with login.
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Covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state court opinions, federal and state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings. Updated daily.
Legal Research on the Internet
Frequently used law sites are saved under "Favorites" in the web browser on the law library computer. These include:
Information on California courts, rulings, legal self-help, and more.
California Bar Association
Information for consumers, attorneys, and more.
Superior Court of California: Kern
Kern County cases, legal services, forms and documents, self-help resources, etc.
Kern County Law Library
Based in Bakersfield, the KCLL provides current legal materials so everyone may have equal access to justice along with staff to provide assistance in locating and using the collection.
California Secretary of State
Information on businesses, elections, lobbying, etc.
Cerro Coso Library Guide: Paralegal Research
A comprehensive Cerro Coso guide to paralegal resources available in the library and on the web.
Westlaw Patron Access
Get two free weeks of remote access to Westlaw. All you need is your email! If preferred, you can also call 1-800-328-4880 and use extension 855597.
Law Library Reserve Books
The IWV campus library has some law books on reserve, primarily from Nolo Press. These include:
- Black's Law Dictionary
- California Rules of Court: Federal and California
- Bieber's Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations
- Guide to California Law
- Represent Yourself in Court
- Foreclosure Survival Guide
- California Tenant’s Rights
- How to Probate an Estate in California
- Fight Your Ticket and Win in California
- How to Do Your Own Divorce in California
- Living Wills and Powers of Attorney for California
…And many other titles. Ask at the circulation desk for the full listing.