Santa Clara County Law Library

The library will be closed December 25th through January 1st for the holidays and furlough.

The law library is currently open Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm. Our front doors will remain locked, but please ring the doorbell or call the front desk at 408-299-3568 and a staff member will be at the door shortly. Access will be granted for legal research only. You must be utilizing either the library's books or databases to use the law library. Studying for the bar exam is also allowed. Masks are recommended.

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LexisNexis Digital Library

From home you may check out 1 ebook at a time (7 day checkout period). You may also access eBooks in the library on your own laptop or wireless device by using the library's wi-fi and the guest login.

For patron access from home, use your email address to log in. If you have checked out a book from the library semi-recently, you are already in the system. If you are not already in the system, please email the circulation desk at A library card is not required to access ebooks. Please contact us and we will be happy to set you up with an account!

Lexis eBook titles include: The California Forms of Pleading and Practice, California Points and Authorities, and California Legal Forms: Transaction Guide. Access California Matthew Bender Practice Guides that cover a variety of topics such as: Civil Procedure, Family Law, Landlord/Tenant, Wills and Trusts, and more.

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New! Trellis

The Trellis database is now available inside the law library. You can use Trellis on your laptop or wireless device on the library's wi-fi, or from the library's computer terminals. Trellis provides state court trial documents (including Santa Clara County): rulings, dockets, documents, verdicts, judicial bios and analytics.

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Nolo Press Self-Help Titles can be accessed here
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