Law Library for San Bernardino County
The Law Library for San Bernardino County serves the legal information needs of the residents of San Bernardino County and the surrounding region. Law Library patrons have access to various legal resources in print and electronic formats. Employees of the Law Library may show patrons how to find legal information using these resources. They are not permitted to give legal advice.
For the safety of our patrons and staff, we strive to be COVID-19 compliant, and require adequate face coverings, 6 feet of distance between patrons, and appropriate hand hygiene. If you happen to see that another patron is not complying, please report this to staff at the Reference Desk, rather than arguing with someone about it. This will permit you to keep your safe distance, as well as to not escalate the situation. A patron who cannot/will not comply with these statewide and countywide safety and health requirements will not be able to utilize the Law Library until further notice.
Upcoming Library Hours and Closures
Until further notice, the Law Library will be closed to the public on Wednesdays.
If you would like to contact us, we can be reached at our intermittent hours on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at both of our two other Branches:
-West End (Rancho Cucamonga): 909-944-5106
-High Desert (Victorville): 760-243-2044
Should you need assistance, please call the San Bernardino location (909-885-3020) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to respond in a timely fashion during our normal business hours.
Due to the current Health Crisis, the San Bernardino and West End Branches are open to patrons from 9-2, and the High Desert branch is open from 9-1:30, with certain restrictions, including the number of people allowed in the building at any one time.
***Through the courtesy of CEB: attorneys and other law library patrons can access a 14 day free trial to CEB's legal research resources by going to ceb.com and clicking on the blue button with the following text "Start Your Free Trial." Alternatively, you can contact CEB's Customer Service at 800-232-3444, during normal business hours, to start your free trial.
The free trial provides online access to over 140 of CEB's practice guides, cases, statutes, our citator, TrueCite™ and CEB's newest product, Practitioner.
***We are also thankful for the generous donation by BNA/Bloomberg of several of their ABA titles for use at all of our law library branches. These titles include:
-How to Take a Case Before the NLRB (9th ed.)
-ADR in Employment Law w/ Supplement
-Discipline and Discharge in Arbitration
-Age Discrimination in Employment Law
-Occupational Safety and Health Law
-Federal Appellate Practice (3rd ed.)
-Patent Law and Practice (9th ed.)
-How ADR Works
-The Railway Labor Act w/ Supplement (4th ed.)
-Covenants Not To Compete: A State-By-State Survey (13th ed.)
For more information on these titles, please visit our law library catalog.
For temporary remote access to Westlaw, please use this link:
Search our website
Search for books/materials in our Catalog
Access to California Appellate Briefs
California Appellate Briefs are available online for free through LA Law Library's website. This is a part of their ongoing scanning project to provide public access to briefs. You will need the brief number to locate the document you want. Click Here for Access.
A full range of Appellate Briefs can be searched at any of our Branches through our subscription to the LLMC Digital Library. For assistance or additional information ask a staff member.
Find Your Law Library
Need Help Finding a California County Law Library? Try going to our "Find a California Public Law Library" page under the Research Tools heading at the top of this page. Not in California? You can use the State, Court, and Counties Law Libraries in the U.S. Map to find a law library in your state.
New California Laws for 2021
California Drought Info and Resources
Online access for the California Rules of Professional Conduct: Selected State Bar Act Sections and Statutes Regarding Discipline of Attorneys and Duties of Members of the State Bar of California can be found here.
Research Guides and Sample Motions are just a click away.
The Operations Manual for the California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation is available online.
The Law Library has been chosen to participate in a PACER Training Program sponsored by USGPO and USAOC.
Information and Training Materials.
Quick Facts about our Law Library!
The Law Library's three facilities are located in close proximity to the courthouses in San Bernardino, Rancho Cucamonga and Victorville, California.
The Law Library is open to all members of the public and serves the largest county in the United States.
The Law Library is governed by a seven member Board of Trustees, chaired by Board President Hon. Keith D. Davis. The Law Library director is Lawrence R. Meyer.
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