The Law Library has a carefully balanced collection of local, state and federal books, other materials, and resources accessible in both print and through online subscriptions.
- Collection includes print and electronic materials
- Oregon and federal primary and secondary books and access online
- Oregon, California and Washington practice materials
- Wide selection of legal texts and treatises
- Oregon law reviews in print and access to others online
- ORS from 1953, Oregon Laws from 1845 and OARs from 1980 in print
- Oregon legislative history materials in print, microfiche and microfilm
- Clackamas County Bar Association Newsletter
Clackamas County attorneys can check out materials that have a call number for up to 10 business days.
- Internet access for legal research purposes
- Lexis/Nexis, including Shepard's
- Westlaw, including Keycite
- Oregon Judicial Information Network (OJCIN)
- All OSB CLE deskbooks
- OSB and OLI CLE program handbooks with audiocassettes, compact discs or DVDs available to check out for credit
5 computer terminals are available at no cost for performing legal research. Results retrieved using Lexis can be directly emailed or faxed from the terminal at no cost. Attorneys may request by telephone or email up to ten citations per day to be emailed or faxed from Law Library staff.
Law Library staff can assist patrons with locating sample forms for use in helping them draft their own documents. Law Library staff can also assist with locating other forms.
Legal Research Assistance
Law Library staff members are available to provide both computer and traditional legal research assistance during all regular business hours. Legal research assistance requests may be made in person, by email, through Ask A Law Librarian or telephone.