The Collection

Online Services

The Law Library offers public Internet access, to aid in legal research on four computers. Access to the Internet is free of charge; however there is a charge for printing. When there is heavy computer traffic, a one hour time limit may be enforced, so please keep in
mind that others may be waiting.

In addition to general Internet access, the library offers several Fee – based online services free of charge.

Westlaw – Patrons are able to retrieve federal cases and codes, along with cases and codes from all 50 states. Law Journals from all 50 states are also available. Also on Westlaw ALR, AmJur2d, & California Practice Guides: The Rutter Group

Law Reviews and Journals are available through Hein Online, accessible through the Law Library computers.


We now have access to federal cases and codes, along with cases and codes from California. California Law Journals can be searched through Lexis. Shepard’s access is also available and alllows patrons to Shepardize any citation. California Forms of Pleading and Practice, California Legal Forms, and California Points and Authorities are also available. You also have the ability to e-mail information from this site to yourself.

Federal Tax Portfolios are available through

Printing from the computers is now .10 cents per page. Please be careful printing, you will be asked to pay for everything you print. If you
need help, please ask.

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For more information

Opening Times

Monday - Thursday:


1415 Truxtun Ave, Rm. 301 Bakersfield, CA 93301

Available Services

Including library services & resources availble for use.

Advice & Guidance

For example, which forms to complete and how to file them.