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Online database access

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Free remote access to Nolo self-help titles is available. Nolo is one of the largest publishers of legal self-help books and there are titles covering a variety of topics. King County Law Library has created a short video about using Nolo. After watching, return here to use the Clark County Law Library login.

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Free remote access to CasemakerLibra is available. Casemaker Libra is a searchable library of Washington State secondary source titles on common legal topics. After logging in, click on the Libra Books link on the menu and then click My Books. Then click on the + sign to access the titles available through the WSBA.

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Free remote access to LexisAdvance is available. LexisAdvance is a legal research database, and use is normally allowed only in the Law Library. You need to create an account that you will be allowed to use free under the terms of their offer. This guide shows you how to search and browse LexisAdvance. Thanks to LexisNexis for allowing this access to our patrons.

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Free remote access to Westlaw is also available. Westlaw is a legal research database, and use is normally allowed only in the Law Library. Westlaw is offering patron access passwords that will be good for 20 hours of use over 14 days. You need to register in order to use the service. This guide shows you how to find cases in Westlaw. Thanks to Thomson Reuters for allowing this access for our patrons.

Help Washington LawHelp improve their website

You can help improve Washington LawHelp and get a gift card. If you live in Washington, you can participate in a short phone call or online meeting to help them improve their website. There are no right or wrong answers. Most of their projects focus on educating the general public and better understanding their experiences. You don't need to have a specific background to participate in the program. Learn more and sign up.

New Continuing Legal Education Titles

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From the Clark County Bar Association
Insider's View of Washington's Appellate Courts, by Dan Lloyd
Uniform Guardianship Act Impacts on Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Less Restrictive Alternatives: Preparing for 2022, by Kay King, AOC Office of Guardianship

 

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From the Washington State Bar Association
20th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference

 

 

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From the Washington Labor Education and Research Center
Washington Workers Rights Manual (revised 2020)