Cerro Coso Community College

Library Books

Kern County Law Library - Virtual Branch

Law Library Computer

The Kern County Law Library has placed a computer station at the Cerro Coso IWV campus library for general public use. It is available during regular library hours and is not accessible from remote computers. The available resources are as follows:


Westlaw provides federal and state codes and cases, California Court Rules, American Law Reports, and Rutter Group practice guides, as well as other databases with dockets, forms, treatises, and more.

Nexis Uni

In addition to the Kern County Law Library, the Cerro Coso library also subscribes to Nexis Uni, an online database which includes federal and state court opinions and statutes as well as news, SEC filings, and more. This resource is available to all Cerro Coso students.

Internet Access for Legal Research

Frequently used law sites are saved under "Favorites" in the web browser. These include:

Law Library Reserve Books

The IWV campus library also has some law books on reserve, primarily from Nolo Press. These include:

  • Black's Law Dictionary
  • California Rules of Court: Federal and California
  • Bieber's Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations
  • Guide to California Law
  • Represent Yourself in Court
  • Foreclosure Survival Guide
  • California Tenant’s Rights
  • How to Probate an Estate in California
  • Fight Your Ticket and Win in California
  • How to Do Your Own Divorce in California
  • Living Wills and Powers of Attorney for California

…And many other titles. Ask at the circulation desk for the full listing.