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Cook County Law Library - Main Library

50 West Washington Street, 29th Floor (Daley Center)
Chicago, IL 60602

United States

312-603-5423

Type: Library

Web site: http://www.cookcountyil.gov/agency/law-library/

Events: https://www.cookcountyil.gov/service/educati…

Catalog URL: https://lawlibrary.cookcountyil.gov

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Description: he Cook County Law Library (CCLL) serves the legal information needs of the legal profession, judiciary, self-represented litigants, and the public. CCLL connects residents to legal information. The Main Law Library, located in the Daley Center in downtown Chicago, offers all library users an extensive collection of practical legal resources in print and many premier legal databases. Specialized collections include government documents and foreign and international law including current and historical materials. The Law Library has five branch locations at outlying courthouses including Criminal Courts, Bridgeview, Maywood, Markham, and Skokie.

---from http://www.cookcountyil.gov/

Hours: M-F: 8.30AM-7:00PM; Sat: 12:30PM-4:30PM*; Sun: Closed

*Law Library is open only to attorneys and current litigants on Saturdays. Patrons must present a valid ARDC card and/or court papers stamped within the past year.

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Upcoming events

Mar
29
Drinking from a Fire Hydrant - Basic Legal Research with LexisAdvance (Wednesday, March 29 at 1:30pm)
The Cook County Law Library presents:

Drinking from a Fire Hydrant - Basic Legal Research with LexisAdvance

Wednesday, March 29

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Presenter: Dayna Trautwein
The session will cover:
• Using Citations, Party Names & Source Selection
• Refining Your Search
• Sections of a Case
• Citation Services
• Research History

1.0 CLE Hour available.

Attorneys: Bring ARDC number & email address for credit.

The Cook County Law Library offers free on site access to Lexis Advance, a premier legal information database.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information about the Cook County Law Library and our services please visit our website. (djsanborne)
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Apr
11
Litigation Research with Westlaw (Tuesday, April 11 at 2pm)
The Cook County Law Library Presents: Litigation Research with Westlaw

Tuesday, April 11, 2:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Presenter: Aloha Mateo-Figueroa, Esq.

Learn how to research procedural issues, retrieve court rules and determine whether you can rely on a case.

Discover how you can use Westlaw for briefs, pleadings, motions, and jury verdicts.

The Cook County Law Library offers free onsite access to Westlaw, a premier legal information database.

1.0 Hour MCLE Credit available

This event is free and open to the public.

To register or for more information please see the Cook County Law Library website. (djsanborne)
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May
9
Maximize Your Research: Practical Law Tools on Westlaw (Tuesday, May 9 at 5pm)
The Cook County Law Library Presents: Maximize Your Research: Practical Law Tools on Westlaw

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 5:00p.m.-6:15p.m.

Presenter: Jeremy Meador, Esq.

Learn about Practical Law tools available via Westlaw. This class covers:

* Practice notes, checklists and forms

* Understanding the law and how it applies in practice

* Current awareness, telling you what you need to know and why

* Coverage across all major practice areas

The Cook County Law Library offers free onsite access to Westlaw, a premier legal information database.

1.0 Hour MCLE Credit available

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information about this event, including registration, please see the Cook County Law Library website. (djsanborne)
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Jun
13
Topical Research on Westlaw (Tuesday, June 13 at 2pm)
The Cook County Law Library Presents: Topical Research on Westlaw

Tuesday, June 13, 2:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Speaker: Aloha Mateo-Figueroa, Esq.

Learn how to use Westlaw for topical legal research. Covers the use of Westlaw's tools, features, and content. This class will help legal researchers already familiar with the basics to develop effective more effective topical research strategies.

The Cook County Law Library offers free onsite access to Westlaw, a premier legal information database.

1.0 Hour MCLE Credit is available.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, including registration, please see the Cook County Law Library website. (djsanborne)
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