Law Books and Dictionaries
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Legal Overview Sites
Law.com Legal Dictionary
Free online dictionary for legal terms
The Alameda County Law Library is supported by court fees and provides access to current legal information to the public, attorneys and residents. The main library is in Oakland, and there is a branch in Hayward. Go to this site to find hours and directions to these libraries and connect to gheir catalog. To access Nolo Press legal self-help books from your home, go to the Law Library website http://acgov.org/law/refservices/legaldata.htm and then NOLO (EBSCO Legal Information Reference Center).
Public Law Library
Provides a list of self-help centers for those representing themselves in court, a mini-class on doing legal research and a wide-ranging collection of legal links.
Well-organized and user-friendly site for do-it-yourself legal solutions including wills, divorce and rental issues.
A list of internet resources for legal issues by subject area, with a separate listing of California resources.
Contains links to international, federal and state law among other features. Recommended by law schools and attorneys.
Cornell Legal Institute
Comprehensive academic site including constitutions and codes, court opinions, and topic-based access to legal sources under "Law about…".
Ask Now's Law Librarian Service
Chat online and ask a law librarian your question.
American Bar Association's Law Info site
Information for the consumer, divided into eight sections: buying and selling, your finances, your home, your family, your job, the courts, criminal justice, and find a lawyer.
Provides information on current newsworthy cases and controversies. Also includes a Crime Library of famous cases.
Government Codes and Manuals Online
Find, read or download many government codes both Federal and California. Includes, but not limited to: 2007 California Code of Regulations; 2007 Administrative, Fire, Electrical, Plumbing, Building and Mechanical Codes; U.S. Government Manual; Copyrights. Free.